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

biden in front of a hospitalizations from covid-19 chart
Vaccine Patent Protections and the Hypocrisy of US Health Care
By AIDAN LANE
Moderate Democrats, including Biden, continue to legislate as if health care corporations work in the best interest of the American people.
The Myth of a Crumbling United States: From the Perspective of a ‘Puppet State’ Citizen
By ERIC KIM
The United States is still a beacon of hope to the world, shining as an example for all other Westernized and democratic nations to follow.
Sliding Scale Fines and Why Criminal Justice Reform Needs To Adjust to Civil Law
By CLARA GERLACH
Civil law reforms, such as the implementation of sliding scale fines, are necessary step in creating a more equitable and fair government.
Christianity Shouldn’t Be a Political Vehicle
By NICHOLAS SCOTCHIE
Politicians must stop using Christianity merely for political opportunism and actually advocate to improve the lives of God's children.
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for an article about investing, a graphic of the stonks meme with a fordham hat on
‘Bogleheads’: Investing for the Busy Student
By TREVOR WOITSKY
Jake Eraca and mother with cancer with his siblings
Mommy Has Cancer, Not a Cold
By JAKE ERACA
a couch and a laptop on a coffee table in a room designated for quarantine after students tested positive for COVID-19
So You’ve Tested Positive for COVID-19 — Now What?
By ISABELLA SCIPIONI
Kill Your Idols: In Defense of the Modern Antihero
Kill Your Idols: In Defense of the Modern Antihero
By MICHAEL LEIFER
a woman in a green dress holds a bowl of congee made here in a Taiwanese style with garlic cucumbers and pork floss
Karens and Congee: Asian Foods Do Not Need White People’s Input
By JESSICA YU
Thinking congee needs to be “gourmet” and adapted to a modern, Western audience is incredibly insensitive, if not flat-out delusional.
Your All-in-One Guide to Daily @afffirmations
By JESSICA YU
The meme page @afffirmations is an easy and free alternative to seeking help by giving you advice, and here is a guide to its prescriptions.
The Police Do Not Belong at Pride
By JESSICA YU
With the announcement that New York City Pride organizers have banned police officers from marching in uniform at the Pride parade, it is important to understand the violence the LGBTQ+ community has faced at the hands of police
Far From Mars, Musk Is Colonizing Vulnerable Communities
By STEVIE CORTEZ
Elon Musk has proposed a Starbase in Brownsville, Texas, that, rather than improving the local area, will harm residents and the environment.
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for a satire piece on psychology, drawing of a couch with a sign reading the doctor is in
Fordham Spearheads New Couch Psychology Practice
By CLARA GERLACH
You can go to any bathroom in Lowenstein to meet with a psychology major, pre-med student, or a mom friend for some advice and hugs.
image of tiktok screen on colorful background
TikTok, Other Cultures Aren’t Your Vernacular
By JAKE ERACA
TikTok trends, often terms found in the cultures of marginalized people, trivialize the words' origins and allow others to profit off them.
Are We Too Cool To Be Monogamous?
By AASTHA AGGARWAL
Young adults have lost sight of love and prioritized noncommittal relationships that grant short-term gratification to fulfill our needs.
TV, the Modern Bonfire, Unites Families to Their Roots and to Each Other
By BRIAN PFAIL
The TV set has become the modern bonfire, solidifying the strength of the American family through a communal activity.
Paranormal Romance Has More to Offer Than Shirtless Vampires
By EMILY ELLIS
Paranormal romance novels are insightful and convey meaningful themes, making them deserving of respect not often granted to the genre.
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graphic rose hill map with colored buildings
A Rose Hill Survival Guide
By GRACE GETMAN
graphic of a book of customer service competency. text reads: Customer Service Competency, Introduction, Unit 1: The Basics, conversation skills, behaviors, vocab, practice test; Unit 2: Grocery Stores; Unit 3: Restaurant Etiquette; Unit 4: Clothing Stores.
Customer Service Competency Class Now a Requirement for Fordham Admission
By ISABELLA SCIPIONI
Lowenstein II building on Minecraft, a realistic sandstone structure like the real Lowenstein Center
University Unveils Plans for Lowenstein II
By OWEN ROCHE
the inside of the Fordham Lincoln Center bookstore, where a freshman can buy merchandise
The Freshest of Freshmen
By ABBIGAIL RAMNARINE
graphic of a persons head with a mullet hairdo on a blue diamond-shaped background, with text reading business in the front, party in the back
Zoom University Makes Me Want to Get a Mullet
By MADELINE KATZ
graphics of the 12 zodiac signs of astrology
7 Things That Are NOT Your Fault: Blame it on Astrology
By JESSICA YU
a graphic of the thinker statue on a train, representing commuters
Commuters Deserve More at Fordham
By MYA ABDELWAHAB
Though Fordham's commuters have access to on campus services, many feel isolated from the community and are unable to go to social events.
Fordham’s First-Year Class Size Is Causing Problems
By BRIANNA DOUCETTE
With more students on campus than ever, the first-year class of over 1,000 is unsustainable for Fordham's future as a small school.
Why You Should Be Glad Fordham Doesn’t Have Greek Life
By ISABELLA SCIPIONI
Fordham's lack of Greek life is a benefit to students who are free from the toxicity, hate and social pressure Greek organizations promote.
Welcome Back to School: A Guide to Our Bittersweet Reunion After COVID-19 and Isolation
By ANGELA LOCASCIO
As Fordham students return to in-person class and come back to school, they must treat each other with respect and care for their boundaries.
March Midterms Madness
By ISABELLA SCIPIONI
An extended midterms period during an already stressful semester has made this semester’s exam season more frustrating and exhausting than necessary.
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Students Need Free and Available Testing
Students Need Free and Available Testing
By THE OBSERVER EDITORIAL BOARD October 8, 2021
With the uptick in cases throughout September and into October, Fordham should provide more testing at no cost to students coming to campus.