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ANA KEVORKIAN

ANA KEVORKIAN, Managing Editor

Ana Kevorkian (she/her), FCLC ’24, is the managing editor at The Fordham Observer. This is her third year with The Observer, having previously served as head copy editor, and she is so excited to serve the organization which has given her so much in this capacity. When she’s not doing Observer-related tasks, you can find her watching movies (see: “Fordham Cinephiles Can Finally Know Peace”), listening to Taylor Swift, reading and wandering the city aimlessly.

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KenKen: November 15, 2023

KenKen: November 15, 2023

November 17, 2023

1. Each row and column of the KenKen puzzle should be filled in with a number from 1-5 exactly once. 2. The bolded lines break the puzzle into multiple sections of 1-5 cells, with each section containing...

The neon-lit New York City nightclub, Calliope, serves as the main setting for “My Sweetest Baby Angel Princess.”

‘My Sweetest Baby Angel Princess’ Explores Sexual Exploitation

November 17, 2023
In her senior thesis, playwright and director Vivienne Blouin, FCLC ’24, delves into the exploitation and isolation sex workers face.
Word Search: Spooky Season?

Word Search: Spooky Season?

November 1, 2023
Play this word search and uncover some truly terrifying things!
Fordham has not announced and declined to confirm details regarding the program’s status.

LSE Study Abroad Program Not Offered in 2024-25

November 1, 2023
Fordham University will not offer an exchange program with the London School of Economics for the 2024-25 session.
Sam Kless and Brianda Goyos Leon perform at Racket on Sept. 23.

[Photo] Just Friends’ Performance at Racket Was ‘Supersonic’

September 26, 2023

Sam Kless and Brianda Goyos Leon perform at Racket on Sept. 23.

Since the pandemic, ODS (Office of Disability Services) has seen an uptick in accommodations requests.

Office of Disability Services Adjusts to Post-Pandemic Influxes

October 18, 2023

The number of students requesting disability accommodations at Fordham has risen sharply since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. This led the university to approve the hiring of two new full-time employees...

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UC Davis Professor Kathryn Olmsted will receive the 2023 Sperber Award for her work on “The Newspaper Axis: Six Press Barons Who Enabled Hitler.”

Olmsted Set To Receive Sperber Prize Award

September 29, 2023
Kathryn Olmsted will be awarded the Ann M. Sperber Prize for her book, “The Newspaper Axis: Six Press Barons Who Enabled Hitler.”
The King’s College, an evangelical liberal arts college located in Manhattan’s financial district, announced it will not hold classes for the fall 2023 semester.

King’s College Closure Stuns Students

September 27, 2023
28 King’s College students transfer to Fordham after board announces closing.
Sam Kless and Brianda Goyos Leon perform at Racket on Sept. 23.

Just Friends’ Performance at Racket Was ‘Supersonic’

September 26, 2023

Just Friends’ took the stage on Sept. 23 when they headlined at Racket NYC, a venue in Chelsea. The self-described “band from the Bay” has accrued acclaim over 10 years as a band and four LPs —...

Zapata will step down at the end of the month to focus on his family after five years as the chief diversity officer.

BREAKING: Rafael Zapata To Leave Fordham

September 25, 2023
Rafael Zapata, chief diversity officer of Fordham University, will depart from his role at the end of September after five years.
Crossword: Puzzle for the Press!

Crossword: Puzzle for the Press!

September 13, 2023
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Fordham’s Core Curriculum Stifles Curiosity

Fordham’s Core Curriculum Stifles Curiosity

September 12, 2023
I came to college eager to pursue my interests in all their varied forms. Instead, I found myself bogged down in fulfilling requirements.
The gallery draws parallels between the U.S.’s violent history of enslavement as well as the ongoing gentrification of communities of color in New York City.

Ildiko Butler Gallery Shines Light on Centuries of Black Displacement

August 30, 2023
Shana M. griffin presents over 60 works at the Ildiko Butler Gallery highlighting Black displacement and the lasting consequences of slavery.
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The ordination mass at the University Church began at 10:30 a.m. on June 10 and brought several Jesuits and their families to the Rose Hill campus.

Fordham Hosts Ordination of Three New Jesuit Priests

June 11, 2023
Three Jesuits were ordained into priesthood by the USA East Province of Jesuits at Fordham University Church on June 10.
The smog from the wildfires has lightened, turning into a grayish sky, but the air quality is still “very unhealthy” with a score on the air quality index (AQI) of 322 according to AirNow. The AQI was last updated at 7 p.m., and this photo was taken at the Lincoln Center campus at 8:06 p.m.

[Photo] Public Safety Issues Advisory Over Poor Air Quality Conditions in New York City Area

June 7, 2023

The smog from the wildfires has lightened, turning into a grayish sky, but the air quality is still “very unhealthy” with a score on the air quality index (AQI) of 322 according to AirNow. The AQI...

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After months of negotiation, the Faculty Senate has reached a compensation agreement with the administration

Faculty Senate Negotiates New Contracts

May 8, 2023
Fordham's Faculty Senate is dissatisfied with tenure-track options after the University announced tuition increase to meet employee demands.
‘Dungeons and Dragons: Honor Among Thieves’ Has Me Confused

‘Dungeons and Dragons: Honor Among Thieves’ Has Me Confused

April 28, 2023
While “Dungeons and Dragons: Honor Among Thieves” features all the tropes of an action-adventure fantasy film and enough D&D lore to appeal to diehard fans, it falls short in terms of originality and substance
Fordham Cinephiles Can Finally Know Peace

Fordham Cinephiles Can Finally Know Peace

April 19, 2023
To be clear: You don’t need to travel very far to see a good movie. We have two world-famous theaters within a five-minute walk of campus
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The Unending Legacy of ‘Titanic’

March 2, 2023
25 years after its initial release, Jack and Rose’s tragic love story continues to move its audience in theaters
Fordham Faculty (and Students) United

Fordham Faculty (and Students) United

January 20, 2023

There was one word on everyone’s mind during 2022 — and no, Merriam-Webster, it wasn’t “gaslighting.” Rather, the word that defined the past year’s political and social discourse was “union.” From...

Tár is about the cult of genius, the veneration of artists and the idolatry of regular, flawed human beings.

Deconstructing Genius in ‘Tár’

October 18, 2022
"Tár" is a tightly constructed character study of an artist whose intense commitment to her art becomes overshadowed by her celebrity status.
Associate Vice President for Presidential Operations Dorothy Marinucci accepted the letter in place of Fordham President Tania Tetlow, J.D.

[Photo] Students Present Open Letter in Support of Faculty Union

October 7, 2022

Associate Vice President for Presidential Operations Dorothy Marinucci accepted the letter in place of Fordham President Tania Tetlow, J.D.

While many predicted nominees missed out on the recognition, some major streaming services pulled in record breaking nominations this year.

Emmy Awards to Celebrate the ‘Golden Age of Television’

July 27, 2022
On Tuesday, July 12, JB Smoove and Melissa Fumero announced the nominees for the upcoming 74th Primetime Emmy Awards.
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‘The Northman’: A Fresh Take on a Viking Revenge Saga

May 6, 2022
For a film set in the ninth century, “The Northman” feels extremely contemporary with its critique of hypermasculinity.
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Ti West’s ‘X’: A Good Dirty Movie

March 29, 2022
“X” fulfills everything you want out of a slasher — and so much more. It doesn’t simply rely on the shock of murders to grip the audience.
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The Real-Life Magic of ‘Licorice Pizza’

December 29, 2021
Anderson's new coming-of-age film "Licorice Pizza" explores love, fame and youth against the backdrop of the 1970s San Fernando Valley.
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Adam McKay’s ‘Don’t Look Up’ Proves Satire Is Dead

December 27, 2021
Adam McKay’s star-studded new film “Don’t Look Up,” satirizes the government’s response to climate change — or lack thereof.
the aron prize is given to philosophy student

Jada Heredia Awarded Philosophy Prize

December 27, 2021
The Aron Memorial Prize is awarded to a rising senior who showcases outstanding achievement in the field of philosophy.
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