The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer

The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer

The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer

Rev McShane sits in an office and points while speaking
BREAKING: 32nd University President Rev. Joseph McShane, S.J., Announces Retirement
Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J., announced his retirement on Sept. 2, 2021. He will officially leave his position at Fordham on June 30, 2022. 
BREAKING: Flooding on Campus Following Tropical Storm
Tropical storm Ida has caused flooding in Garden Lounge, club offices, and the lobbies of McMahon Hall and the Lowenstein Center.
New Year, Same Rules: Mask Mandate Reinstalled
Fordham originally planned to not mandate masks for the in-person and vaccinated fall, but due to rising cases, it overturned its decision.
Class of 2025 Discusses Difficult College Decisions
The Class of 2025 is the largest class Fordham Lincoln Center has welcomed to campus, with students eager to begin their in-person courses.
Fordham to Require Masks for the Fall 2021 Semester
The university announced on Aug. 19, 2021, that all students will once again be required to wear masks indoors while on campus.
Fordham Welcomes the New Vice President for Mission Integration and Ministry
After spending six years as the provincial of the USA Northeast Province of the Society of Jesus, Rev. John J. Cecero has returned to Fordham as the new VP for Mission Integration and Ministry.
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voters line up to vote for their candidates of choice in the New York primary election
Primary Elections Determine How NYC Will Move Forward
for an article about masks not being required on campus, students sitting on Eddies Parade in the sunshine
Fordham Lifts Mask Restrictions for Fall Semester
for the fiscal year 2021, a graph showing projected revenue of $500,000 vs actual of $4.5 million
Fordham Announces Budget for Fiscal Year 2022
for an article about academic dishonesty at Fordham, a picture of the outside of the Gabelli School of Business
Fordham Deans Clarify Incident of Academic Dishonesty at GSB
People in India line up to get their temperatures checked, wearing masks and standing 2 m apart
Fordham Students React to India’s Deadly COVID-19 Surge
headshot of José Luis Alvarado, the new dean of Fordham
Fordham Hires New Dean of Graduate School of Education
Two children reading pamphlets at a May Day rally.
Labor Organizers Shine During May Day Protests
New Yorkers rallied throughout the city to promote workers and call for an end to corporate greed in May Day rallies around Union Square.
Clashes and Celebrations Unfold on NYC Streets
After Joe Biden was declared president-elect, people celebrated in the streets, after days of protests for Black Lives Matter.
Election Day in Manhattan
As of Nov. 6, there have been no widespread protests or marches in the city directly related to the outcome of the election.
Students Advocate for Voting in New Sunrise Movement Hub
Students created the Sunrise Movement for combating climate change opponents and hosted an event at Van Cortlandt Park to motivate voters.
New York City Delays the Start of Public Schools
Due to the pandemic, New York City public schools are facing a delayed opening; instead of beginning on Sept. 10, students are returning to school on Oct. 1 this year. A student and teacher reflect on the decision to delay reopening, as well as the risks of returning in-person.
Tightening the Circle: Police’s New Tactics in LC Neighborhood
As Fordham Lincoln Center students return to campus, they may notice an increased police presence in the neighborhood surrounding the university.
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A gathering of students in a backyard, with their teacher, Mobeen Ahmed, at the center.
Fordham Alum Dedicates Himself to Classroom: ‘When I saw that kids wanted to learn, it made me realize that I wanted to teach’
By JOE KOTTKE July 15, 2021
Teaching fourth graders in an unprecedented year, Mobeen Ahmed found ways to touch the the lives of his students with his Fordham education.