The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

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The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer

The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer

ANNUNZIATA SANTELLI, Assistant Opinions Editor Emerita

Banned books were wrapped in caution tape. (Courtesy of covs97 via Flickr)

Please Don’t Ban Required Reading Books

September 8, 2015
Required reading should be seen as an opportunity for students to expand their modes of thinking beyond their current views.
Donald Trump speaks with the Chicago Tribune Editorial Board Monday, June 29, 2015 in Chicago. (Michael Tercha/Chicago Tribune/TNS)

Donald Trump: Are We Just Infatuated by Controversy?

August 28, 2015
The support for Trump seems to convey the Republican constituents' need for change.
Hillary Clinton is preparing for a historically expensive campaign. (Karl Mondon/Bay Area News Group via TNS)

We Should Scrutinize Presidential Campaign Funding

April 29, 2015
Information about the candidates’ proposed campaign fundraising is being released, as the 2016 presidential elections are taking form.
Andrew Cuomo will reform education in New York. (Courtesy of Chuck Kennedy/ KRT via TNS)

Should We Be Defined by Standardized Testing?

March 29, 2015
As the many school districts across the nation become more progressive, they are coming to terms with the inconsistent results that standardized tests (ironically) provide.
(Payton Vincelette/The Observer)

Evaluating Our Evaluations

March 25, 2015
Evaluations of colleges and their various courses and teachers have become more and more important with the rise of social media’s prominence in the lives of this college-age generation.

Paris Bans Action Movie Shoots: A Good Move

February 26, 2015
These restrictions are a step forward not only in maintaining the peace, but also in furthering the emotional recovery of the population by restoring their confidence in their local government.

Muslim Prayer in Colleges

February 2, 2015
Ultimately, people are unable to form their own opinions concerning Islamic culture because they do not have enough unbiased, factual and straightforward information available to consider.

Are Blockbuster Movies the Future of Cinema?

November 21, 2014
The public’s engagement with these movies shows that audiences are capable of more than just mindless digestion of simple plots and deserve better content from these easily accessed blockbuster productions.

“Person, Place, Thing” with Ben Brantley: Live Taping at FCLC

October 16, 2014
On Oct. 13 in Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC)’s Pope Auditorium, two North Carolina-based folk players strummed their guitars as the radio show starring host of “Person, Place, Thing,” Randy Cohen, took the stage. Cohen was joined by featured guest, Ben Brantley, the chief theater critic of the New York Times.
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