The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

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The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer

The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer

Fordhams Core Revision Is Underway
Fordham's Core Revision Is Underway
The Diversity Action Coalition also proposed a core curriculum revision in response to the university’s diversity and inclusion mission in 2016.
Students and Administration Celebrate Grand Opening of McMahon RamFit Center
The Offices of Student Involvement (OSI) and Residential Life (ResLife), alongside Dean of Students at Lincoln Center Jenifer Campbell, hosted a grand opening celebration of the McMahon RamFit Center on Jan. 19, a week after the center became fully operational.
Faculty Union Calls Off Strike
Under the new contract, adjunct faculty members at GSSS with a master’s degree and zero to three years of experience will see an increase from $4,900 to $6,900 over the course of three years. Those with a doctoral degree and the same amount of experience will see an increase from $5,400 to $7,400. 
Fordham Faculty Union Votes To Strike
Fordham Faculty United (FFU), the union representing nontenure-track professors at Fordham University, voted to authorize a strike effective Jan. 30 if the university’s administration does not agree to the union’s most recent contract proposal.
ABA Removes LSAT Requirement for Law Schools
The American Bar Association (ABA) voted to eliminate the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT) as an admissions requirement for law schools across the country on Nov. 18.
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Public Safety officers are instructed to check proof of vaccination for all visitors, but students have disclosed that this does not always happen.
Confusion Remains Regarding University’s Enforcement of Bivalent Booster Mandate
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
The 2022 midterm elections pressed voters with important issues including drug policy, voting access and reproductive rights.
Students and Staff React to 2022 Midterm Elections
At this event for the World Day of the Poor, leaders addressed the importance of reducing global poverty and climate change.
Fordham Hosts UN Event for Pope Francis’ World Day of the Poor
If the Supreme Court decides to prohibit affirmative action policies, the values of diversity in Fordham admissions could be impacted.
SCOTUS’ Affirmative Action Ruling May Impact Fordham Admissions
Some students have been dissatisfied with the necessary requirements for obtaining an excused absence such as paying for a doctors visit to receive an official note.
Students Disappointed With Fordham’s Attendance Policy
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
The geology of New York is underlain by a mosaic of different types of rocks formed over a long period of geologic time, dating back to nearly 460 million years ago.
Seneca Village: A Forgotten Story
Seneca Village was a flourishing community that served as an escape from the harsh treatment that Black people endured in Manhattan.
NYBG Fosters 131 Years of Conservation and Plant Research
The NYBG has a general commitment to furthering the research on the natural world.
Spikes in Crime Threaten Safety of NYC Parks
Similar to Washington Square Park, recent NYPD statistics reveal that crime in Central Park is also on the rise.
Lanternflies in New York: Squash or Spare?
The increasing presence of lanternflies makes efforts to control and manage them challenging.
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Photo from inside of the Randall’s Island Shelter showing the housing layout provided to migrants.
Fordham Welcomes Asylum Seekers Into Lincoln Center Area
By MATTHIAS LAI January 25, 2023
Due to an influx of asylum seekers arriving in buses at New York’s Port Authority Bus Terminal, The Watson Hotel, located on West 57th Street, was converted into a temporary shelter for migrants by the City of New York on Nov. 10, 2022.