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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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ARTEMIS TSAGARIS, Sports & Health Editor Emerita

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WFUV’s studios offer Fordham students the opportunity for hands-on experience with broadcast journalism, as many then pursue a career in media. (KATARINA MARSCHHAUSEN/THE OBSERVER)

Sports Radio Rundown

April 4, 2018

WFUV, Fordham University’s radio station, had its first broadcast in 1947. Located in the basement of Keating Hall on the Rose Hill campus, WFUV is a professional radio station that students have the...

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The Controversies of This NFL Season

February 15, 2018

The 2017–18 football season has been one filled with controversies: including further understanding of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) and concussions, too many stars getting injured, players...

The Fordham men and womens basketball teams are trying to move up the ranks in the Atlantic-10 division (Andrea Garcia via FLICKR)

Fordham Basketball: In It to Win It

January 25, 2018

Although students are still navigating their new classes of the semester, the Fordham basketball teams are already in full swing, for both the men’s and women’s teams. Currently, the Fordham women’s...

The New York Giants continue their struggles into their next week of play, after having lost nine of their last ten matchups. (MIKE LIZZI/FLICKR)

So What’s Up With Those Giants?

November 19, 2017

Much to everyone’s surprise, four-time Super Bowl champions the New York Football Giants have gone 1-8 in the first nine weeks of the NFL. The last time the Giants lost the first five games was in 2013,...

Concussion are becoming more and more of an issue in sports, particularly football, as there is a dramatic rise in CTE recordings. (NATHAN RUPERT/ THE OBSERVER)

Concussion Protocol Will Need Future Revisions

October 12, 2017

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, more commonly referred to as CTE, is a degenerative brain disease that is thought to be caused by repeated trauma to the head. Any athletes in contact sports can be affected,...

Women Take the Mic in Sportscasting

September 17, 2017

Progressively women have been entering the sports broadcasting business. Not long ago, Beth Mowins made history by becoming the first woman in over 30 years to do play-by-play for the National Football...

With a new NFL season ahead, a growing trend among women is taking part in football fantasy leagues. (TESSA VON BERGEN/THE OBSERVER)

Fantasy Football Interest Increases Among Women

September 2, 2017

It seems football is no longer just a sport for men. In recent years, female interest in the sport high skyrocketed, and, with this rise also comes the increase in another football related activity: fantasy...

Fordham Pro Day Pays Off For Student-Athletes

Fordham Pro Day Pays Off For Student-Athletes

May 19, 2017

Ever since Fordham Pro Day occurred on March 29 and Draft Day took place on April 27, football fans have been sitting with baited breath as they anxiously wait for the start of the football season. On...

Studies have highlighted the health benefits of using olive oil as an ingredient when cooking as opposed to other options. (KATARINA MARSCHHAUSEN/THE OBSERVER)

The Benefits of Olive Oil

February 24, 2017

Olive oil is a staple in what is commonly called “The Mediterranean Diet.” People in the Mediterranean region consume a large amount of olive oil per year. According to one source, each person in Greece...

There are many places to go to stay fit on and around campus, including the Westside YMCA on 63rd street. (BROOKE PARRETT/THE OBSERVER)

Students Look to Stay Fit On and Off Campus

February 10, 2017

Since the weather in January is in the ’20s and ’30s, students can no longer go for a long run in Central Park without feeling the effects of the weather, unlike the spring and summer. They are forced...

The Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots look to face off on the gridiron in Super Bowl LI. (PHOTO COURTESY OF TEXAS.713 VIA FLICKR)

Who Will Win Super Bowl 51?

February 5, 2017

MATTHEW MCCARTHY Managing Editor New England Patriots Head Coach Bill Belichick has made a habit of capitalizing on the mistakes opposing teams make. If the Patriots can take advantage of the Atlanta...

There has been an increasing trend of college student athletes skipping College Bowl games. (TESSA VAN BERGEN/THE OBSERVER ARCHIVES)

A New Trend Emerges in College Bowl Games

January 26, 2017

As the football season comes to an end, college football is sparking much debate. More and more players are starting to wonder if it’s worth playing in the bowl games which are scheduled at the end of...

Fordhams fall sports teams are looking towards the post season as the regular season comes to a close. (ASEAH KHAN/THE OBSERVER)

Rams Look Forward to Playoffs in Fall Sports

November 4, 2016

As part of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I and the Atlantic 10 (A-10) Conference in cross country, golf, soccer, tennis and volleyball, the Fordham athletic programs are...

Fordhams freshmen student-athletes look forward to a productive athletic and academic year. (LUKE CUSUMANA/THE OBSERVER)

Fordham Freshmen Look to Excel in Athletics

September 29, 2016

Transitioning from high school to college is tough for everyone, but is especially hard for student-athletes considering the workload one has to balance. Freshmen student-athletes at the collegiate...

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