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The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer

The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer

ALYSSA MACALUSO

ALYSSA MACALUSO, Head Copy Editor

Alyssa Macaluso (she/her), FCLC ’23, is a head copy editor at The Observer. She is majoring in American studies but loves taking classes across disciplines. Aside from trekking across the city to try yet another ice cream shop, Alyssa loves climbing rocks (and the occasional tree), kickboxing, visiting niche bookstores and going to concerts.

All content by ALYSSA MACALUSO
Sunday, May 8

Sunday, May 8

May 8, 2022
The Observer's Daily Mini Crossword will return this Fall! Until then enjoy solving previously published puzzles on the website.
Saturday, May 7

Saturday, May 7

May 7, 2022
Take a minute to play The Observer's Daily Mini Crossword, posted everyday at 12:00 A.M.
Friday, May 6

Friday, May 6

May 6, 2022
Take a minute to play The Observer's Daily Mini Crossword, posted everyday at 12:00 A.M.
Thursday, May 5

Thursday, May 5

May 5, 2022
Take a minute to play The Observer's Daily Mini Crossword, posted everyday at 12:00 A.M.
elon musk twitter

Some Things Shouldn’t Be for Sale, Elon Musk

May 4, 2022
There should be some things, like Twitter, that simply aren’t for sale.
Wednesday, May 4

Wednesday, May 4

May 4, 2022
Take a minute to play The Observer's Daily Mini Crossword, posted everyday at 12:00 A.M.
Tuesday, May 3

Tuesday, May 3

May 3, 2022
Take a minute to play The Observer's Daily Mini Crossword, posted everyday at 12:00 A.M.
Monday, May 2

Monday, May 2

May 2, 2022
Take a minute to play The Observer's Daily Mini Crossword, posted everyday at 12:00 A.M.
Saturday, April 23

Saturday, April 23

April 23, 2022
Take a minute to play The Observer's Daily Mini Crossword, posted everyday at 12:00 A.M.
Tuesday, April 19

Tuesday, April 19

April 19, 2022
Take a minute to play The Observer's Daily Mini Crossword, posted everyday at 12:00 A.M.
Monday, April 18

Monday, April 18

April 18, 2022
Take a minute to play The Observer's Daily Mini Crossword, posted everyday at 12:00 A.M.
In Defense of Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Supreme Court Nomination

In Defense of Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Supreme Court Nomination

April 12, 2022
Jackson brings the much-needed public defender perspective to the Supreme Court, which has been lacking it for far too long.
MARQUEE OF irving plaza announcing concert

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Outside the entrance to Irving Plaza, the marquee announces...

gayle opener with blue and red light shining on her as she sings

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Seventeen-year-old GAYLE, one of the openers for Tate...

gayle sings at mcrae concert

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GAYLE raises her arm during her rendition of her hit...

mimi webb sings with white and red lights behind her

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Opener Mimi Webb sings to a captivated crowd.

mimi webb singing at mcrae concert as opener with pink and yellow lights

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Mimi Webb cups the microphone while several audience...

stage with tech crew preparing for tate mcrae concert

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The tech crew prepares the state for Tate McRae to...

fan holding hands in shape of a heart for tate mcrae with red lighting

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A fan holds up a heart sign made with their hands to...

tate mcrae holds up a finger while singing pointing toward the audience

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Tate McRae holds a finger up to audience members during...

tate mcrae sings r u ok with her hand on her chest with feeling. behind her is a letter t and a number 8, signifying her name

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Hand to chest, Tate McRae passionately belts out the...

tate and her background dancers dancing to bad ones with t and 8 in background again

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Tate McRae and her backup dancers execute synchronized...

tate mcrae sings to her audience holding the microphone

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In a vulnerable moment during her song “wish i loved...

with blue lighting behind her tate mcrae sings wearing a white bejeweled cowboy hat

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Tate McRae wears a white, bejeweled cowboy hat bearing...

hands of fans at mcrae concert with tate barely visible

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The floor of Irving Plaza shakes as fans jump and sing...

Stretch limo with the ram van logo

Limos Supplant Entire Ram Van Lineup

April 1, 2022
Starting April 1, all ram vans will be replaced with Ford Expedition Stretch SUV limousines, fully equipped with mini bars.
Sunday, March 13

Sunday, March 13

March 13, 2022
Take a minute to play The Observer's Daily Mini Crossword, posted everyday at 8:00 A.M.
Saturday, March 12

Saturday, March 12

March 12, 2022
Take a minute to play The Observer's Daily Mini Crossword, posted everyday at 8:00 A.M.
Friday, March 11

Friday, March 11

March 11, 2022
Take a minute to play The Observer's Daily Mini Crossword, posted everyday at 8:00 A.M.
Thursday, March 10

Thursday, March 10

March 10, 2022
Take a minute to play The Observer's Daily Mini Crossword, posted everyday at 8:00 A.M.
Wednesday, March 9

Wednesday, March 9

March 9, 2022
Take a minute to play The Observer's Daily Mini Crossword, posted everyday at 8:00 A.M.
Tuesday, March 8

Tuesday, March 8

March 8, 2022
Take a minute to play The Observer's Daily Mini Crossword, posted everyday at 8:00 A.M.
Monday, March 7

Monday, March 7

March 7, 2022
Take a minute to play The Observer's Daily Mini Crossword, posted everyday at 8:00 A.M.
steward in front of pink and red flowers tony sign

‘Be Brave’: Behind-the-Scenes Broadway Star Morgan Steward’s New York Mindset

January 20, 2022
Her trajectory is unabashedly a success story: At just 25, Steward is living the life many her age and older could only dream of.
environment image with car and recycle symbol and words ecoguilt ecological grief eco anxiety

Individuals Shouldn’t Be Held Responsible for Protecting the Environment

December 31, 2021
Everyday consumers are scorned if they don’t recycle, drive an electric car or carry around a set of reusable straws to save the environment.
Ram Libs: A Walk in the Park

Ram Libs: A Walk in the Park

November 5, 2021
With the seasons changing, the weather growing colder and classes getting duller, take it slow for a morning and go for a walk in the park.
graphic of various contraceptives over a womans face

Baring It All: The Injustice of Female Birth Control

October 25, 2021
We need more transparency and research to make birth control safer, more predictable and more targeted to the issue it is meant to address.
Image of Anthony Hazell and Dr. Elizabeth Stone, with Hazell holding an award.

The Stone Age: A Look Back at The Observer’s Roots

June 1, 2021
Elizabeth Stone is a fundamental part of The Observer's history and has inspired a community of students throughout her time at Fordham.
cover of OK Orchestra, AJRs latest album

Ram Jams: In ‘OK Orchestra,’ Drums, Violins, Insecurities, Oh My!

April 17, 2021
New York-based indie-pop band AJR released their fourth studio album, “OK Orchestra,” on March 26, and it is so much more than just OK.
a snow covered path in Central Park with midtown buildings in the background

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

February 4, 2021

A snow-covered path in Central Park leading to Columbus...

graphic illustration of Apple pie with turkey and rolling pin along with a note from Grandmother

Thanksgiving Traditions in Trying Times

November 16, 2020
Thanksgiving amid a pandemic forces holiday traditions to change in order to celebrate safely.
Supreme Court Building, for an article about original / originalism and Amy Coney Barrett

An Original Interpretation of Amy Coney Barrett

October 18, 2020
If we continued to interpret the law according to the original writers’ intentions, then women might be still largely confined to domestic duties and Black people might still be enslaved.
an application for mail-in voting with a pen and stamps

Addressing Absentee Ballot Concerns: The ABC’s of Mail-in Voting

September 17, 2020
As Nov. 3 approaches, it is important to understand the ins and outs of mail-in voting.
map of UWS restaurants

Hungry for Business: UWS Restaurants Still Troubled by COVID-19 Measures

August 19, 2020
Many of the familiar places around Fordham’s Lincoln Center campus will be operating differently than before the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, if at all.
grain of salt e-board and logo

Forget Perfection: How 5 Fordham Students Redefined Magazine Writing

July 8, 2020
Created by a group of five Fordham juniors, grain of salt magazine showcases the art and writing of young women and nonbinary individuals without the pressure of perfection.
Courtney Celeste Spears featured in A Mothers Rite

Dancing Queen: Courtney Celeste Spears

June 19, 2020
Driven by ambition, Fordham-Ailey BFA graduate Courtney Celeste Spears rarely lets anything get in the way of her success.
postcards with various designs

Staying Connected Through Service

May 12, 2020
Students stay connected through service at food banks, community centers, and letter communications to continue to support each other from afar.
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