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



Alison Ettinger-DeLong, Fordham College at Lincoln Center ’23, is a multimedia editor for The Observer. She is a dual sociology and urban studies major. Alison’s favorite part of creating multimedia content is making graphics and editing videos. She also loves discussing intersecting social demographics, caring too much about fonts and eating lots of vegetarian sushi.


What Does The Observer Mean to You?

April 11, 2021
In celebration of its 40th anniversary, The Observer asked former and current staff, aged 18 to 59, what The Observer means to them.
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QUIZ: Test Your Fordham Sports Knowledge

March 22, 2021
Test your Fordham sports knowledge with this interactive quiz.

35 Questions with Dean Laura Auricchio

March 22, 2021
Learn more about Dean Auricchio’s neighborhood favorites, her advice for Fordham students, her Instagram and more.
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Enclaves: Jackson Heights

March 10, 2021
Jackson Heights is regarded as one of the most diverse neighborhoods not only in New York City, but in the country.
graphic for winter activities quiz of two hands holding a face mask

QUIZ: Tell Us Your Favorite Winter Activities and We’ll Tell You What Mask You Wore

February 28, 2021
Find your next favorite mask by planning your perfect winter day in New York.
a child drags a sled up a snowy hill in the park

[Photo] Scenes From a Snowy City: Historic Snowstorm Hits NYC

February 4, 2021

A child walks up a hill in Ewen Park, located in the...

New Yorkers React to Joe Biden’s Presidential Victory

November 13, 2020
When Joe Biden was declared the presumptive winner of the 2020 presidential election, New Yorkers from across the city went to the streets to celebrate.

Election Day on the Upper West Side

November 6, 2020
Find out from Upper West Side voters why they chose to vote on Election Day and what their thoughts were on the 2020 election.

Dealing with Anxiety During Uncertain Times

November 3, 2020
In these times of uncertainty, it is important to assess your own levels of anxiety, as well as find solutions for when you are struggling.
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Breaking Down Fordham’s Ballot

October 29, 2020
The Observer conducted an anonymous survey of 211 Fordham students to study their values and analyze opinions of the political system of the United States.

A Day in the Life: College Students During a Pandemic

October 20, 2020
Three Fordham students, two in New York and one in Abu Dhabi, go through a typical day of online learning for the fall semester.

The New Normal: Class in Central Park

October 19, 2020
Professor Chris Toulouse and his students discuss what's it like to teach and take a class in Central Park during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Making Banana Pudding with Gillian Russo

May 2, 2020
Learn to make Magnolia Bakery-inspired banana pudding with ingredients most people can find around the house.
Tell Us About Yourself and We’ll Tell You Your Perfect Zoom Virtual Background

Tell Us About Yourself and We’ll Tell You Your Perfect Zoom Virtual Background

April 9, 2020
Learn which Zoom background is perfect for you.
The Desk at 140 West: Homunculus Boogie

The Desk at 140 West: Homunculus Boogie

March 3, 2020
"The Desk at 140 West" is an NPR "Tiny Desk" influenced music series created by the Fordham Observer Multimedia team. This episode features Homunculus Boogie, a band comprised of four sophomores from Fordham College at Rose Hill.

The Desk at 140 West: Chesca Mac

January 22, 2020

Chesca Mac, originally from New Jersey, has always been surrounded by music. First, it was what her parents listened to: Journey, Whitney Houston. Then, she found her own sound influenced by artists such...

Hot Cocoa Crawl

December 20, 2019
Kendall Bottjer goes on a hot cocoa crawl of the Upper West Side, tasting and evaluating which cup is the best.
Student Spotlight: Coco de Marneffe

Student Spotlight: Coco de Marneffe

December 4, 2019
Caroline "Coco" de Marneffe recaps her experience as one of two Fordham students to in the TCS New York City Marathon. She is one out of the 59 runners in the 18-19 year range to complete the 26.2 mile long race.
Fordham in 17 syllables

Fordham in 17 syllables

October 25, 2019
Alison Ettinger-DeLong and Maya Nayman share haikus describing the experience of being a student at Fordham University in October.
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