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

ALEX SEYAD, Opinions Editor Emeritus

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The Dec. 7 incident at Rodrigue’s Coffee House has reignited the free speech debate at Fordham. (ANDREW BEECHER/THE OBSERVER)

What Counts as Free Speech?

January 25, 2018

Free speech is a term that seems to appear in every other news article in recent cycles. In everything from the white supremacist rallies in Charlottesville to students protesting on campus, free speech...

United Student Government at Lincoln Center (USGLC) is one of the three main student governing bodies at Fordham. (JESSI CARLUCCI/THE OBSERVER)

Has Fordham Destroyed Student Representation?

October 26, 2017

What is the difference between student government in high school and college? In high school, your class president was probably placed in charge of spirit week and some other school events but never really...

(Courtesy of Sarah Mirk/Flickr)

Why We Can’t End Racism

October 5, 2017

I want to start this article with an extremely unpopular opinion: we are all, to some degree, racist. Whether we realize it or not, we all have had at least one moment in our lives in which we have felt...

The last semester saw numerous protests on campus at Lincoln Center.

What Can We Expect from Fordham this Year?

August 30, 2017

As the fall semester comes to a start and the hallways at Fordham come back to life with fresh faces, there will be a sense of calm before the storm of cycles of stress and anxiety takes over. For us upperclassmen...

Several controversies at Fordham this academic year have led some students to lose confidence in the university. (ELIZABETH LANDRY/The Observer)

Should Students Have a Vote of No Confidence at Fordham?

May 10, 2017

This last academic year has been plagued by a multitude of issues on campus that have made many of us question the integrity of our university. From the clash between Students for Justice in Palestine...

(STEPHEN MELKISETHIAN VIA FLICKR).

We Need To #Findourgirls

April 22, 2017

In March, the D.C. Metro Police Department released over a dozen files of missing girls, all of whom were of African-American or Latinx descent, on it’s social media account. The police department also...

ASEAH KHAN/THE OBSERVER

The Low Attendance Rates Plaguing Fordham

March 29, 2017

Fordham Lincoln Center proudly boasts a vast array of clubs and activities spread throughout the week and now thanks to LC After Dark, there are events during the weekends. Unfortunately, many of the clubs...

Many players around the NBA rose to support Charles Oakley after his negative treatment by the New York Knicks organization. (PHOTO COURTESY OF KEITH ALLISON VIA FLICKR)

Fordham Students Weigh in on the Charles Oakley Dilemma

February 24, 2017

The New York Knicks have become the epitome of a hyper-dysfunctional sports franchise. They have had a disappointing season thus far and have been embroiled in rumors involving Carmelo Anthony and team...

A media frenzy occurs after President Trump calls out press for promoting

In the Age of Trump, Keep Watch for “Fake News”

January 25, 2017

Following President Barack Obama’s farewell address in Chicago that called for Americans to come together and fight forces trying to divide our nation, President Donald Trump held a press conference...

Regardless of Trump, The Electoral College Should Remain

Regardless of Trump, The Electoral College Should Remain

November 16, 2016

In the most recent presidential election we were faced with a situation in which one candidate secured the majority of electoral votes while the other won the popular vote. The candidate who won the electoral...

Students from both the Lincoln Center and Rose Hill campuses can join intramural leagues in order to stay active without the responsibilities of a college sports team. (ALLY WHITE/FORDHAM SPORTS)

Stay Active with Fordham Intramural Sports

November 16, 2016

While the Lincoln Center campus is known to be Fordham’s home for the liberal arts including dance and theater, along with a large amount of science majors, it has never been known as a center for sports....

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