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The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

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The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

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ALANNA KILKEARY, Features Editor Emerita

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Fordhams underground poetry club, The Poetry Club, meets every Thursday night. (PHOTO BY ANDRONIKA ZIMMERMAN/THE OBSERVER)

The Underground Poetry Collective, The Best Kept Secret Of Fordham Lincoln Center

April 20, 2016
Every Thursday night at around 10 p.m., a group of students gather in a McMahon apartment. Some bring tea, while the others rely on coffee to keep their minds awake for the reading about to take place.
Senior Drew Jones, featured above, both acts and directs. (ALANNA MARTINE-KILKEARY/THE OBSERVER)

Student Director Talks Social Issues in Next Play

November 5, 2015
Drew Jones is directing "Master Harold and The Boys," a play set during the 1950s apartheid in South Africa.
Isnt it nice to redecorate your dorm every school year? (PHOTO BY JESSICA HANLEY/THE OBSERVER)

5 Things We Love About Fordham in the Fall

September 15, 2015
There's more to love about Fordham than just its location... check out what we love about Fordham in the fall!
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Spring Summer 2015, PHOTO/ ALANNA KILKEARY

A Day In The Life Of A Fashion Intern By The Numbers

September 8, 2015
This is what it’s like to intern in the fashion industry during its prime time.
LinkedIn is a great source to connect with colleagues in your field! 
(Alanna Kilkeary/The Observer)

How To Succeed in Business: Right Reasons Required!

March 25, 2015
“Can’t wait to put this on my resume,” she let out a sigh as I finished helping her put away the rest of the photographs into my boss’ folder. I looked over at her. Really?

Spring Break: Your Dream Destinations

March 11, 2015
Heading out of town for Spring Break? Or just staying home to relax? Whether your day dreaming of a Spring Break location to head to or booking your ticket tomorrow, check out these five one-of-a-kind Spring Breaks that’ll have you on a plane with The Observer in hand (duh.)
Russell Stover, everyone’s favorite classic Valentine’s Day gift 
(Jessica Hanley/The Observer)

Treat Yo Self This Valentine’s Day: Six Must-Visit Chocolate Shops

February 11, 2015
Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day or not, there’s one item that everyone craves at this time of the year: it’s nine letters, there are tons of different kinds, and Willy Wonka has a river of it in his factory-CHOCOLATE! Of course.
Some of the faces of 2014 feminism, from left to right: Beyoncé Knowles, Lena Dunham, Amy Poehler, Ellen Page, Taylor Swift and Emma Watson. (Lionel Hahn / Abaca Press/TNS; Apega/Abaca Press/TNS; Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times/ TNS)

Feminism in 2014: An Abridged History

December 22, 2014
Hours later, “***Flawless Feminism” would burst from headlines across the country at news outlets such as The Huffington Post, TIME Magazine and CNN. Her performance shook up social media, conceiving hashtags on Twitter, lists on Buzzfeed and gifs on Tumblr. All of these outlets had one thing in common—a capitalized single word: FEMINIST.
Members of FCLC’s delegation to the Ignatian Family Teach-In. (Courtesy of Carol Gibney)

Dorothy Day Goes to Washington, D.C.

November 20, 2014
Over 50 Lincoln Center and Rose Hill students representing Campus Ministry, Global Outreach (GO!) and the Dorothy Day Center for Service and Justice attended IFT.

Pet Peeves at Fordham: What Makes You Tick?

November 6, 2014
The crowded ascending elevator comes to an abrupt halt as a violent ding commands the doors to open on the second floor of McMahon Hall.
A simple change in the use of your flower crown turns a bohemian vampire look into a “Mother Nature” look. (Alanna Kilkeary/The observer)

Transform Your Costume Without the Cost for Halloweekend

October 22, 2014
To avoid any Halloweekend malfunctions, here are four accessories that can give you multiple looks over the holiday.
Part of the green space of Fordham College at Lincoln Center’s Robert Moses Plaza. (Lauren MacDonald/Observer Archives)

A Day on the Plaza

October 8, 2014
I turn over as the light peeks into my bedroom window on the 10th floor of McMahon Hall. It’s supposed to be a beautiful day, and by the bright sunlight, it seems that it is going to be.

People’s Climate March: A Short Journey for an Enduring Cause

September 21, 2014
Armed with colorful posters, men and women of all ages made their way from 86th Street by the National History Museum all the way down to 34th and 11th Avenue for this year’s People’s Climate March.
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