The Observer

Role of Faculty’s Influence on Athletics Creates Debate at Fordham

By JOE ARTISE May 29, 2011

Published: November 8, 2007 Faculty members and athletic department administrators from universities all across the country assembled in Washington, D.C., at the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate...

Fordham Students Weigh in on NBA Season

By JONATHAN HAINES May 29, 2011

Published: November 8, 2007 Towards the end of July, still amidst the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) off-season, power seemed to shift to Boston, Mass., where basketball greatness once...

Returning Seniors Look to Lead Rams to Postseason

By LEA M. ANDERSON May 29, 2011

Published: November 8, 2007 On a team with five returning seniors, two of which who have been named preseason All Atlantic 10 picks, the Fordham University Rams 2007-08 men’s basketball team looks...

New York Takes to the Pavement

By ROB WHITBECK May 29, 2011

Published: November 8, 2007 The 2007 ING New York City Marathon, held on Nov. 4, featured a record-setting 39,085 entrants running 26.2 miles through all five boroughs. Martin Lel of Kenya finished...

Would You Leave Your Teammate Solo?

By BRENT NYCZ May 28, 2011

Published: October 25, 2007 Before the start of the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team’s semi-final World Cup match against Brazil on Sept. 27, head coach Greg Ryan controversially decided to...

FCLC Soccer Comes From Behind To Tie

By JOE ARTISE May 28, 2011

Published: October 25, 2007 The Fordham College at Lincoln Center soccer team played its way to a 2-2 draw on Oct. 14 against Gowanus Athletic at Bryant High School in Astoria, Queens. Gowanus...

Fordham Starts Conference Play with Three Straight Wins

By ROBERT BEATSON May 28, 2011

Published: October 25, 2007 The Fordham University Rams entered their Oct. 13 contest against Georgetown University 2-0 in the Patriot League, while the winless Hoyas came seeking an upset on their...

Skelton Making an Impact in Sophomore Season

By LEA M. ANDERSON May 28, 2011

Published: October 25, 2007 After a freshman year in which he started the final six games of the year and became the first freshman quarterback to start since 2000, John Skelton, CBA ’10, has...

Pimp My Costume

By JENNIE NAU, KIRAN HEFA, and ROBERT BEATSON May 28, 2011

Published: October 25, 2007 New Yorkers take Halloween to a whole new level, so if you want to stand out, you’ll need a costume that goes above and beyond the traditional witch’s hat and kitty...

Fordham Parties for Playoffs in Style

By JOE ARTISE May 27, 2011

Published: October 11, 2007 Nothing says October like the start of the Major League Baseball playoffs. This postseason is expected to be every bit as thrilling and unpredictable as last year’s. Baseball...

The Tenants of Tailgating

By BRENT NYCZ May 27, 2011

Published: October 11, 2007 Football season is here again and you know what that means; tailgating is also upon us. Football fans all over the country will be pulling up lawn chairs, firing up the grill...

Cecil Harris, FCLC ’93, Returns to His Roots

By KIRAN HEFA May 27, 2011

For Cecil Harris, FCLC ’93, sports writing wasn’t a lifelong career aspiration, but an alternative to accounting. “I would fall asleep in [accounting] class and do some soul searching,” Harris...