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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ANGELIKA MENENDEZ, Social Media Editor Emerita

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Johnny Travers, FCLC 20 has landed the role of Yancey in the Off-Broadway show Matata and Jesse James: An American Tragedy. (COURTESY OF JOHNNY TRAVERS)

Travers Takes on Off-Broadway

April 4, 2018

The classroom was bubbling with excitement as Mrs. Slagel, the third grade teacher of Johnny Travers, Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) ’20, passed out scripts for the class’s showcase, a compilation...

Student-run organization Active Minds advocates for mental health visibility and support.

Stop the Stigma of Mental Illness

March 15, 2018

Fordham Lincoln Center’s mental health club, Active Minds, has a saying that goes “Not everybody struggles with mental illness, but everyone deals with mental health.” This is to say that depression,...

Grace Howie sails alongside the best view: the New York City skyline.

Grace Howie Sails To Victory

March 15, 2018

Time began to pass away, the winds began to pick up and the temperature began to drop at Eastchester Bay as Fordham College at Rose Hill (FCRH) sophomore Grace Howie began to wrestle against the rough...

On the Shore of the Wide World is performed at the Atlantic Theater Company’s Linda Gross Theater (ELVERT BARNES VIA FLICKR)

Off-Broadway Shows Steal the Spotlight

October 6, 2017

Bright lights and giant advertisements may not appear all over New York for these shows, making off-broadway seem less lavish, but the quality of the shows is just the same as any show on the Great White...

Freshman Sarah Takash expresses her creativity through dance and her passion for photography.  (ERIN OFLYNN/The Observer)

Ailey Dancer Combines Her Love for Dance With Visual Arts

May 9, 2017

Despite having a busy schedule because of the Ailey dance program, Sarah Takash, Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) ’20, manages to make time to pursue a bachelor of arts in her second passion:...

Storm has been able to translate her success on the softball field to success in the classroom. (COURTESY OF HILLARIE VIA FLICKR)

Storm Looks to Lead Fordham Softball

March 31, 2017

Starting at a young age, sophomore Jordana Storm loved watching baseball and was determined to continue with this passion. She found this enthusiasm in softball. This dedication followed her to college,...

Entering his final season of play for Fordhams mens tennis team, Nick Borak hopes to make it a memorable and successful one. (GEORGE HORIHAN/THE OBSERVER)

Borak Looks to Lead Fordham Men’s Tennis into Postseason

March 9, 2017

The Fordham men’s tennis team began its 2017 spring season on Jan. 28 with a matchup against Davidson College. Despite losing with a score of 0-7, the team made up for it the week after with a 6-1 win...

Anderson not only leads Fordham on the court, but also in the classroom. (JILLIAN JAYMES/THE OBSERVER)

Antwoine Anderson’s Path to Success Begins in the Classroom

February 22, 2017

The clock was ticking and the Rams were running out of time to score. The buzzer rang, signaling that the game against Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) was headed into overtime. Luckily, Antwoine...

Sleujtes has learned how to thrive both in the classroom and in the pool. (ASEAH KHAN/THE OBSERVER)

Sleutjes Succeeds as Student and Swimmer

February 9, 2017

Hailing from over 1,000 miles away in Sherman Oaks, California, Christopher Sleutjes, Gabelli School of Business at Rose Hill (GSBRH) ’20, is a freshman on the Fordham University swim team. He specializes...

Members of the Bronx Community Board 6 organized an event with PAL participants and the New York Jets on Martyrs Lawn. (PHOTO COURTESY OF BRONX COMMUNITY BOARD 6)

Flag Football Jets to Rose Hill

November 26, 2016

On Nov. 1, the Police Athletic League (PAL) and the New York Police Department (NYPD) 48th precinct in partnership with the New York Jets, hosted a flag football game for children from the Bronx. The game...

A new recruit from Czech Republic joins Fordham basketball. (PHOTO COURTESY OF PROKOP SLANINA)

Slanina Looks to Succeed as a Ram

November 4, 2016

Hailing all the way from his hometown in Brno, Czech Republic, forward-center Prokop Slanina is a sophomore basketball player currently attending Fordham College at Rose Hill (FCRH) ‘19. This is Prokop’s...

Fordham Rams defeated the University of Pennsylvania Quakers in front of a packed crowd at the Homecoming game on Sept. 24. (PHOTO COURTESY OF FORDHAM SPORTS)

Rams Crush Quakers on Homecoming

September 29, 2016

As students crowded into the stadium, a sea of maroon took over and excitement filled the bleachers. On Sept. 24, the Fordham Rams played the University of Pennsylvania Quakers in the highly-anticipated...

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The Best Free Events NYC Has to Offer

September 16, 2016

The “freshman 15” is an issue all freshman face when they come to college, worrying about what to eat and where to work out. Many students are unaware of all the free health classes offered around...

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