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

Construction on the RamFit Center is set to be completed by Dec. 27, with the cardio and weight rooms opening for use on Dec. 12.
McMahon RamFit Center Scheduled To Open in January
The RamFit Center, located on the second floor of McMahon Hall, is slated to reopen for use by all Fordham students on Jan. 12, according to Joseph Scaltro, director of engineering services.
Students Dissatisfied With Course Offerings
Following the registration period for the spring 2023 semester, which began on Oct. 31 and continued through Nov. 18, many students began to express disappointment and frustration with the course offerings at Fordham Lincoln Center (FLC).
Confusion Remains Regarding University’s Enforcement of Bivalent Booster Mandate
Although the policy is outlined in the university’s COVID-19 guidelines, the enforcement of the bivalent booster mandate on outside guests visiting the university remains inconsistent as some students have reported their guest needing to show proof of vaccination while others were not checked for their vaccination status.
Fordham Hosts UN Event for Pope Francis’ World Day of the Poor
On behalf of Fordham, Schwalbenberg and Hincapié first presented the 2022 issue of the Pope Francis Global Poverty Index, a global multidimensional poverty measure.
SCOTUS’ Affirmative Action Ruling May Impact Fordham Admissions
At Fordham, affirmative action has served as a vital role in diversifying the student body and acknowledging the collective disparities which pro-affirmative action groups have fought to convey during the Supreme Court hearings, according to Patricia Peek, dean of undergraduate admissions at Fordham University.
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Students sit and wait upward of four hours inside the McShane Center’s Great Hall awaiting their bivalent booster dose on Oct. 31.
Bivalent Booster Mandate Triggers Debates Across Fordham
The large rock formations allow for visitors to picnic, lounge and catch views of the Manhattan skyline.
New York Rock Exchange: Understanding the Geological Variations of Central Park
This field was once occupied by the flourishing Seneca Village community where Black Americans owned homes and were able to escape the harsh treatment they faced in everyday life.
Seneca Village: A Forgotten Story
The Enid A. Haupt Conservatory is one of the notable centerpieces of the NYBG and was inspired by the Royal Botanical Gardens in the United Kingdom.
NYBG Fosters 131 Years of Conservation and Plant Research
NYPD cars parked outside the Columbus Circle entrance to Central Park which had a 24% increase in crime.
Spikes in Crime Threaten Safety of NYC Parks
The spotted lanternfly population has been growing in New York City as temperatures are rising. They are an invasive species that can inhibit photosynthesis in the plants they infest.
Lanternflies in New York: Squash or Spare?
A train operator motions a peace sign to the camera after dropping the window and says Have a good day now as his train leaves.
Running the Tracks: Faces of the MTA
We intended to accurately represent the faces of the transit employees in an effort to bring attention to their work and lives.
Students and Staff React to 2022 Midterm Elections
The 2022 U.S. general midterm elections, which concluded on Nov. 8, highlighted multiple issues on ballots across the nation and consisted of tight electoral races between candidates that determined governorships and party controls for the House and Senate.
Litter in New York City Parks Continues to Grow
At the same time that parks in dense, urban areas have experienced a growing trash problem, commitment to the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation’s budget has wavered.
New York City’s Green Spaces Date Back to 1733
New York City alone houses more than 1,700 parks, playgrounds and recreational facilities across its boroughs, which take up 14% of the city in total.
Iranian American Community Responds to Death of Mahsa Amini, as Seen From NYC
“Iran is always in my heart. Iran is my home,” she said. “The people don’t deserve this. Enough is enough. The whole of Iran has become a jail.”
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The noise from students and atmosphere on campus are what John Borelli Jr. loves most about working in the mailroom.
The Faces of Fordham Facilities Management
By QUINCY REYES October 12, 2022
The lives of the people working behind the scenes at Fordham are what make up the inner workings of the university.