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

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ALYSHA KUNDANMAL, Features Editor Emeriti

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Fordham's 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....

(PHOTO BY JASON HOWIE VIA FLICKR)

Ray Bradbury Was Right

January 26, 2016

It’s one of those days that scares me. You know the days when changing out of your pajamas seems like too much effort? Those days when laying in bed, clutching your iPhone and scrolling through various...

Going back home for the holidays sounds fun - until you have to deal with your family. (HANA KEININGHAM/THE OBSERVER)

FCLC’s Holiday Survival Guide

December 6, 2015

You finally get to that last unopened present - the one from Uncle Joe and Aunt Patty who live in Nebraska. You haven't seen them in upwards of 10 years, so at their arrival you were met with high-pitched...

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FCLC Student’s First Marathon

November 12, 2015

One year ago, Yiana Matthews was congratulating marathoners as they ran past the finish line, wishing them a healthy, speedy recovery. Now, she has recovered from running 26.2 miles herself, she proudly...

CPS offers several options to reduce stress and help students succeed (PAYTON VINCELETTE/THE OBSERVER)

FCLC’s School Survival Guide: Importance of Self Care

October 27, 2015

With the temperature rapidly dropping and midterms season in full swing, getting sick seems inevitable. While physical ailments are easy to spot because they manifest in runny noses, fevers or achy muscles,...

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In Defense of Trigger Warnings

October 22, 2015

Recently there has been a lot of criticism, particularly pointed at college campuses, for being too sensitive and fostering overly politically-correct discourse. Some students have asked professors to...

Tom Hanks found a Fordham College at Lincoln Center senior's Fordham ID.

Tom Hanks Finds Fordham ID

October 4, 2015

UPDATED: 9:47 p.m., October 6, 2015 On Tuesday, Oct. 6, Tom Hanks tweeted a photo of a Fordham ID he found in “the park.” As of 1:00 p.m. the Tweet had 2,300 retweets and 5,000 favorites. Lauren...

With so many options for planners available, there's an organizational system for everyone!

PHOTO BY: ALYSHA KUNDANMAL / THE OBSERVER

FCLC’s School Survival Guide: 30 Percent of Your Grade

October 1, 2015

One of the worst possible pieces of information you can acquire in a college class is learning that you have a test in said class that day. The stomach-drop feeling that mirrors the ones from roller coasters...

Toby's Estate was one of the many vendors at NYCF.

PHOTO BY: ALYSHA KUNDANMAL / THE OBSERVER

No Shortage of Caffeine at Coffee Festival

October 1, 2015

Coffee connoisseurs gathered at the 69th Regiment Armory the weekend of Sept. 25-27 for the inaugural New York Coffee Festival. Attendees ranged from industry professionals looking to expand their brands...

FCLC's Declassified School Survival Guide: Funny Ways to Make Friends

FCLC’s Declassified School Survival Guide: Funny Ways to Make Friends

September 17, 2015

By now I’m sure you’ve already introduced yourself to hundreds of people and have probably forgotten who they were the next day. Don’t worry, we’re all in the same boat, but  everyone is (secretly)...

FCLC's Declassified School Survival Guide: The First Week

FCLC’s Declassified School Survival Guide: The First Week

August 28, 2015

Welcome to college and, more importantly, welcome to Fordham! I know you’re beyond excited to be here, but I also know you might be a little scared (even if you won’t admit it). And that’s completely...

An example of cultural appropriation is the Coachella music festival in Indio, California.  (Arkasha Stevenson/Los Angeles Times/MCT)

My Culture is Not Your Fashion Accessory

April 28, 2015

With music festival season in full swing, it’s no secret that eager attendees are painstakingly crafting their trendiest, artsiest, most eye-catching outfits. Since festivals like Coachella, Lollapalooza...

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