The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

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The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

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The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer

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

21-year-old British-born Texan and Fordham Lincoln Center senior Drew Brandon Jones is an actor-turned-director. In response to the recent social and racial issues of 2015, Jones is directing “Master...

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

1) The crunch of leaves under our every step while walking through the plaza to class: What better than crisp foliage to really brighten your walk to your 8:30 class. Not only does our plaza really exhibit...

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

In honor of New York Fashion Week, Alanna shares a day in her life by the numbers, serving as a digital editorial intern for Harper’s Bazaar and contributor for Olivia Palermo. This is what it’s like...

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? I couldn’t believe...

A sunny day in Mauritus ( PHOTOGRAPH BY LARRY BLEIBERG /DALLAS MORNING NEWS)

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...

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...

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

About 10 minutes into Beyoncé’s 2014 VMA Performance, an audio recording from “We Should All Be Feminists,” a TEDxEuston talk by Nigerian author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, began pounding through...

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

Sitting just beyond the glass wall doused in colorful block letters and team member baby photos, four Dorothy Day Center activists have eager, passionate expressions on their faces, ready to speak about...

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 girl with a backpack hanging off one shoulder steps into the elevator...

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

Halloween is approaching fast, and for Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) students, it’s time to break out the cobwebs and jack-o-lanterns in McMahon, McKeon and Lowenstein. It’s also time...

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

September 25, 2014, 6 a.m., Eastern Standard Time 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,...

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

September 21, 2014

  “Hey Obama, we don’t want no climate drama” was the chant that echoed through the Upper West Side early Sunday afternoon. Armed with colorful posters, men and women of all ages made...

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