The Observer

Fordham Baseball Blanks LIU in Home Opener, 3-0

The Rams braved the cold in their return to the Bronx, winning their home opener against LIU.

By GEORGE MCKNIGHT, Contributing Writer

February 21, 2020

After a rocky first weekend of play at Florida International University in Miami, Fordham (1-3) bounced back in a major way at Houlihan Park this Wednesday.

Pressure Mounts for Neubauer in a Game of Wins and Losses

Fordham basketball fans are once again upset with Coach Neubauer after another disappointing season.

By PATRICK MOQUIN, Sports & Health Editor

February 18, 2020

Another disappointing Fordham men’s basketball season is coming to a close, and fans are once again calling for Coach Jeff Neubauer’s termination. Many Lincoln Center students may be unaware, but Neubauer’s Fordham career started hopefully before slowly degrading over time. With a year left on his contract, it is unclear whether Fordham will remove him as fans continue to make their voices heard.

30 Minutes, 5 Ingredients, 1 Day of Meals

Cooking doesn't need to be complicated for Fordham students on a budget.

By RAHUL SUKESH, Staff Writer

February 18, 2020

A great way to save money and time is to make your own food at home. Here are just a few recipes that any Fordham student can put together in no time.

Baseball Loses Big Down South to Start Season

Billy Godrick, FCRH '20, unsuccessfully tries to advance to third base in Fordham's third game against FIU.

By PATRICK MOQUIN, Sports & Health Editor

February 18, 2020

In their first series of the season, Fordham baseball lost badly to Florida International University in all three games. The Panthers far outclassed the Rams, outscoring them 46-9 across 25 innings of baseball. Historically though, difficult preseason games have paid off for Fordham later in the season.

Women’s Basketball Stuns Davidson on Cavanaugh Game Winner, 47-46

Bre Cavanaugh, FCRH '21, celebrates with her team after hitting a three-pointer in the final seconds to defeat Davidson.

By PATRICK MOQUIN, Sports & Health Editor

February 14, 2020

In a very important game for Fordham women's basketball, captain Bre Cavanaugh, FCRH '21, hit the shot of the season thus far. With four seconds remaining, she hit a three-pointer to win the game for the Rams, 47-46.

How to Get the Most from Your Avocado Toast

By adding toppings like an egg to your avocado toast, you can get more essential nutrients and protein from the Instagram worthy breakfast.


February 11, 2020

Avocado toast is not only good for your Instagram feed but when paired with the right toppings can also have significant health benefits. Whether you are looking to put a tasty spin on your favorite breakfast or increase consumption of protein or vitamins, avocado toast is the vessel for all of your nutritional needs.

Men’s Basketball Rolls Over Against Richmond, 59-53

Joel Soriano, Fordham College at Rose Hill (FCRH) ’23, managed 11 rebounds in the match against Richmond.

By PATRICK MOQUIN, Sports & Health Editor

February 11, 2020

In their game against Richmond, men’s basketball gave up a seven-point lead in the second half in what would eventually result in a 59-53 defeat. It is their ninth loss in the Atlantic 10 conference this season and the fourth occasion in which they blew a first half lead.

How Men Approach Depression Differently

According to Director of Counseling and Psychological Services (CPS) Jeffrey Ng, male participation in CPS has increased 4% since the 2017-2018 school year.

By LUKE OSBORN, Sports & Health Editor Emeritus

February 11, 2020

Did you know only 32% of male Fordham students seek help from Counseling and Psychological Services (CPS), but 61% of Fordham’s undergraduate and graduate enrollment are men? Jeffrey Ng, CPS director, points to recent psychological research indicating that men may avoid seeking help for psychological issues like depression to align with rigid masculine gender roles.

Fordham Fights in Vain in Loss to No. 7 Dayton, 70-56

Joel Soriano, FCRH '23, looks to score against an elite Dayton defense.

By PATRICK MOQUIN, Sports & Health Editor

February 5, 2020

In their game against the nationally ranked Dayton Flyers, men’s basketball was routed, 70-56. However, in a game they were supposed to lose, the Rams showed flashes of efficient play, giving small hope to an already doomed season.

Should You be Wearing a Face Mask This Flu Season?

Face masks have become commonplace in a community fearful of the spread of the coronavirus.

By LUKE OSBORN, Sports & Health Editor Emeritus

February 5, 2020

You might see people wearing face masks more often in response to the spread of the coronavirus. Though face masks may help prevent the spread of the virus, both the WHO and CDC do not recommend that healthy individuals wear them. Other precautions may have a bigger impact on protecting you from the coronavirus.

Figure Skating: For More Than Just the Pros

Jill Rice, FCLC '22, practices a backspin at Sky Rink at Chelsea Piers.

By JILL RICE, Copy Editor

February 5, 2020

From Sports and Health, one ice skater explains that figure skating is a great way to exercise, especially in the wintertime. Skating can be a competitive and high-intensity sport, but it can also be a fun way to relax for many people.

Women’s Basketball Loses on the Road, VCU Remains Undefeated

Offensive woes and early foul trouble led to a tough Fordham defeat on the road.

By LEO BERNABEI, Staff Writer

February 5, 2020

Fordham women's basketball led for much of the game against undefeated VCU on the road, but gradually lost control in an eventual 62-52 defeat.