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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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ANA FOTA, Arts & Culture Editor Emerita

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Jane Tuv (FCLC 07) is one of the writers and a member of the cast of Behind the Curves (PHOTO CREDIT MARK GUREVICH)

Fordham Alumna Presents Life “Through The Curves”

November 19, 2017

When the play she had been working on throughout the summer fell through, Fordham alumna Jane Tuv, Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) ‘07, along with the other five women in the cast, contemplated...

Hughes took on the role of Johnny for the national tour of American Idiot, back in 2011. (COURTESY OF VAN HUGHES)

Fordham Alum Van Hughes Takes a Look Back

November 19, 2016
On a warm fall afternoon, Broadway actor Van Hughes and I were sipping coffee in the backyard of a Williamsburg cafe.
The cast hopes students will relate to the characters on stage. (COURTESY OF THE SPLINTER GROUP)

Get Caught in “Eternal Ramnation” with the Splinter Group

November 17, 2016
It is often said that art imitates life. Fordham Lincoln Center’s musical theatre club, the Splinter Group, will be doing just that through their new musical, “Eternal Ramnation.”
The Splinter Groups Production of “A Chorus Line” (2015) (PHOTO COURTESY OF SPLINTER GROUP)

Splinter Group Showcases Fordham Talent

September 28, 2016
It is no surprise that a college campus only a few feet away from Manhattan’s Theatre district would have its own musical theatre club.

Empanada Mama to Reopen in Hell’s Kitchen

September 16, 2016
The new school year will also bring about a new beginning for beloved food chain, Empanada Mama.
“The Cherry Orchard” opens on Sept. 15 at the American Airlines Theatre. (ANA FOTA/ THE OBSERVER)

This Fall on Broadway: What You Need to See

August 28, 2016
As the curtain closes on many beloved Broadway shows and the Hamilton buzz finally begins to subside, theatergoers anxiously await the start of the 2016–17 season.
Bright Star is one of the five musicals nominated in the Best Musical category. (ANDRONIKA ZIMMERMAN /THE OBSERVER)

Editors React to the 2016 Tony Nominations

May 5, 2016
The Observer’s Arts & Culture staff has compiled a list of their Tony nomination reactions, while discussing the standout performances from the 2015–2016 season.
The Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre will become the scene of Patrick Bateman’s latest crimes on April 21.

“American Psycho” Takes a Stab at Broadway

April 23, 2016
A loud noise and flashing lights scare the audience straight into their seats. The room goes dark and quiet, building suspense.
Disaster opened March 8 at the Nederlander Theatre, 208 W 41st Street, bewteen 7th and 8th Ave. (YUNJIA LI/THE OBSERVER)

Curtain Up on Broadway’s Spring Season

March 9, 2016
As spring blossoms, the curtain rises on Broadway’s preview and premiere season. While enjoying the warmer weather, make your way to some of the most anticipated new shows in town.
Fordham students light candles in memoriam for the victims of the seven recent attacks in Paris.  (ANA FOTA/THE OBSERVER)

Students Organize Vigil for Attack Victims

November 19, 2015
Students and administrators gathered in the Plaza, to honor and commemorate victims of the recent terror attacks in Paris, Beirut and Baghdad.
Six students  presented their statements regarding their experience with institutionalized racism in front of the senators, the university president and the provost. (ANA FOTA/THE OBSERVER)

Faculty Senate Hears Students on Institutionalized Racism at Fordham

November 19, 2015
Six students were invited to talk at the last Faculty Senate meeting, about how they would like to see the faculty handle the recently reported "bias incidents."
Around 100 students gathered at the meeting held on Thursday. (CECILE NEIDIG/THE OBSERVER)

Mandatory Meetings on “Bias Incidents” held by Res Life

November 4, 2015
The office of Residential Life at Lincoln Center held town hall style meetings to address the two bias incidents with students.
Students learn about the history of Capoeira, a Brazilian martial art form. (ANA FOTA/THE OBSERVER)

Latino Club Hosts Hispanic Heritage Week

October 22, 2015
The Student Organization of Latinos (SOL) at FCLC held a series of events to honor Hispanic Heritage Month.
Father McShane, president of Fordham University, was the first to speak at the meeting. (ANA FOTA/THE OBSERVER)

Faculty Senate Discusses Racial Incidents, University Finances

October 5, 2015
The Fordham Faculty Senate met on Oct. 2nd, to address diversity issues on both campuses and plans for the University’s future.
Stanley Tucci arrives for the 82nd Annual Academy Awards at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, California on Sunday, March 7, 2010. (MICHAEL GOULDING/ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER VIA TNS)

Stanley Tucci Filming at Rose Hill

October 1, 2015
Tucci, an Oscar nominated actor, is filming a role on the Bronx campus

Student Retracts Sexual Assault Claim

September 30, 2015
Members of the Fordham community received an update on the sexual assault report from Sept. 27th.

Papal Viewing Stations Set Up at LC

September 24, 2015
Temporary viewing stations on campus will be showing the latest Papal coverage.

Second Bias Incident Takes Place at Rose Hill

September 20, 2015
On Sept. 20 at 7:19 p.m, members of the Fordham community received a security alert, informing them of another “suspected bias crime” at the Rose Hill campus.
(Maurizio Brambatti/Ansa/Zuma Press/MCT)

Fordham Prepares for Papal Visit to the US

September 18, 2015
The Fordham community has been preparing for the Papal visit to New York.
Leighton Magoon, president of USG, working in the clubs office, located on the second floor of Lowenstein. (ANA FOTA/THE OBSERVER)

USG Election Season Kicks Off at LC

September 13, 2015
Elections for the USG senate positions and the vice president of student affairs are underway. Candidates are preparing their campaigns, while winners will be announced by the end of the month.

Fordham Student Robbed at Knifepoint near LC Campus

September 13, 2015
A Female Fordham student reported that she had been robbed at knifepoint a week prior, on September 3, between 8 and 8:30 p.m., on West 62nd Street in Manhattan.
Associate Chair of Communication and Media Studies Gwenyth Jackaway featured above. (OBSERVER ARCHIVES-Angelica Garza)

Changes to Communications Major Up Pending for State Approval

August 28, 2015
If changes to Fordham’s Communications major are approved by the New York State Department of Education (NYSED), Lincoln Center will have four new majors under the umbrella of the Communication and Media studies department.
Ana, on a path through the Carpathian Mountains, in the heart of Romania. (PHOTO COURTESY OF ANA FOTA)

Toto, We’re Not In Romania Anymore

August 28, 2015
Your first day of college is always nerve-wracking... imagine what that's like coming from another country.
Larger Class Means Less Space For LC Students

Larger Class Means Less Space For LC Students

August 26, 2015
The incoming freshman class holds the record for largest registered class at Fordham Lincoln Center (LC), with over 600 students.
The amount of money each club receives is discussed and decided upon within SABC, while trying to meet the demands of club leaders (PHOTO BY CONNOR MANNION/THE OBSERVER)

SABC Budget Remains Stagnant, While Number of Clubs Increases

August 26, 2015
With a record number of clubs on campus, how will the Student Activities Budget Committee (SABC) fund all 51 of them?
The Observer Ranked in Top 10 College Papers

The Observer Ranked in Top 10 College Papers

August 5, 2015
The Observer took the eighth overall spot in The Princeton Review’s ‘Best College Newspaper’ rankings for 2015 along with the Ram.
St. Bartholomew’s 
Episcopal Church in Midtown Manhattan where the marriage took place. (PHOTO VIA FLICKR)

Fordham Gives Blessing to Theology Professor’s Same-Sex Marriage

July 22, 2015
Fordham University has fully endorsed the marriage of J. Patrick Hornbeck II, professor and chair of the theology department, to his partner Patrick Bergquist.
Tuition On Rise, Club Funds Stay Small

Tuition On Rise, Club Funds Stay Small

April 29, 2015
The cost of a Fordham degree is growing.
Construction of the Old Law Building will be completed by Fall 2016.

Fall 2016 Brings Old Law Building New Purpose

April 23, 2015
While the new law school building and McKeon residence hall are almost a full academic year old, construction is underway on the old law building.

Measuring Fordham’s Return on Investment

April 15, 2015
Parents and students alike wonder about the importance of a college degree in the job market.
Acevedo and Moniot agree, money shouldn’t be a deciding factor when it comes to picking a major. (Jess Luszczyk/The Observer)

Deciding on Majors: Passion Versus Profit

March 25, 2015
Students at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) have trouble reconciling choosing between money and passion.
At least five new crossing paths will be added to both sides of Columbus Avenue between 63rd Street and 66th Street. (Jessica Hanley/The Observer)

2015 Brings Changes to LC Cross- Section

March 11, 2015
Community Board 7, in charge of the Upper West Side, held its monthly meeting on Monday, March 2, in FCLC’s Pope Auditorium. The board voted on multiple resolutions, including the redesign of the one of the most dangerous areas on the Upper West Side: the Lincoln Square Bow Tie Intersection, where Columbus Avenue crosses Broadway and 65th Street.

Undoing Racism Collective Holds 2nd Open Meeting

March 5, 2015
During “A week of Reflection on Race Relations in America" as called for by President McShane, the Undoing Racism Collective holds its second open meeting.
Pictured above, the training programs are led from the Dorothy Day Center of Service and Justice. (JASON BOIT/OBSERVER ARCHIVES)

Fordham Students Volunteer for 10th Annual Hope Count

February 11, 2015
On Monday, Feb. 9, the Department of Homeless Services (DHS) conducted its 10th annual Homeless Outreach Population Estimate (HOPE) Count. A hundred out of the 3,000 volunteers that canvassed the streets of New York City were Fordham students. The event gives the city an estimate of how many people do not have a place to stay.
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