The Observer

The 1942 Sugar Bowl and the Tragedy of Fordham Football

the blocked punt that resulted in Fordham scoring

By OWEN ROCHE

August 19, 2020

The lowest possible scoring combination in American football isn’t usually grounds for classification as “the outstanding triumph of Fordham athletic history,” in the words of one Fordham Ram reporter. But it was.

Persevering Despite Disappointment: Student-Athletes Reflect on Suspended Season

empty stands at a stadium

By PATRICK MOQUIN

July 31, 2020

The players on the affected teams have had to come to terms with losing the opportunity to compete in the fall.

STEM Students Resume Research Remotely

After shuttering all research since spring, students and teachers alike are now returning to their labs, although mostly continuing to work remotely.

By AIZA BHUIYAN and LUKE OSBORN

July 30, 2020

Students doing research with mentors from the Natural Science and Integrative Neuroscience departments have adapted to remote work.

Making It or Breaking It? Baseball Players Reflect on Future Plans

john stankiewicz throwing a baseball

By PATRICK MOQUIN

July 29, 2020

Shortstop Jake MacKenzie and starting pitcher John Stankiewicz signed MLB contracts last month.

BREAKING: Atlantic 10 League Suspends Fall Season

two A10 people kicking a soccer ball with a referee in the background

By GILLIAN RUSSO

July 17, 2020

The A10 plans to reschedule all fall competitive events for spring 2021; exact dates have yet to be announced.

Football Season Suspended for the Fall

Fordham football player #65 reaches his arm out to block a member of the opposing team

By GUS DUPREE

July 15, 2020

The fall season for the Fordham football team has been postponed indefinitely, bringing the Rams’ seasonal aspirations to a halt.

How to Keep Your COVID-19 Guard Up While Enjoying Summer

Individuals resuming summer activities

By LUKE OSBORN

July 7, 2020

As members of the Fordham community resume typical summer activities, it is important to continue practicing social distancing measures to prevent the further spread of COVID-19.

New York Has Slowed the Coronavirus, But Can Other States Follow Suit?

collage of a crowded beach that reopened and an empty new york street photo

By GUS DUPREE

June 28, 2020

With cases continuing to spike across the United States, many across the nation are forced to reckon with the fact that the battle with coronavirus may drag on longer than previously hoped.

Protesting in Light of COVID-19

Artwork of person with face mask and gloves protesting with a BLM sign

By PATRICK MOQUIN and GUS DUPREE

June 19, 2020

Social unrest and the COVID-19 health crisis have many people caught between a desire to promote change and a responsibility to curb the pandemic’s spread.

Fordham Baseball Welcomes 11 New Players for 2021 Season

Fordham Baseball collage

By PATRICK MOQUIN

June 18, 2020

This summer, 11 incoming freshman players were announced as the newest members of the highly successful Fordham baseball program.

CPS Launches New Services to Support Black Students

CPS Schedule

By MAGGIE MCNAMARA

June 18, 2020

Counseling and Psychological Services have launched support groups and workshops for students affected by the killings of Black Americans.