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BEN JORDAN, Assistant Multimedia Editor Emeritus

Ben Jordan, Fordham College at Lincoln Center ’22, is an assistant multimedia editor at The Observer and is studying film. In addition to working on video projects, Ben enjoys reading about and occupying space in the natural world, alongside watching movies by Jacques Demy.

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Lincoln Center Move-In 2020

September 2, 2020
On August 23, students began moving into the Lincoln Center campus residence halls under extraordinary circumstances. The Observer was there to capture the experience, as well as the thoughts of students, both new and returning, and their parents.
‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’ Tells of a Timeless Romance

‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’ Tells of a Timeless Romance

March 10, 2020
Celine Sciamma’s latest film, “Portrait of a Lady on Fire,” explores gender and sexual orientation of young women through a timeless romance. The film follows a painter who is commissioned to do a portrait of a woman without her knowledge by claiming she is just a walking companion. Read this review of “Portrait of a Lady on Fire.”
The Desk at 140 West: Homunculus Boogie

The Desk at 140 West: Homunculus Boogie

March 3, 2020
"The Desk at 140 West" is an NPR "Tiny Desk" influenced music series created by the Fordham Observer Multimedia team. This episode features Homunculus Boogie, a band comprised of four sophomores from Fordham College at Rose Hill.
Watching 'Sonic the Hedgehog' on Valentine’s Day

Watching ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ on Valentine’s Day

February 19, 2020
The “Sonic the Hedgehog” movie was released on Valentine's Day. Ben Jordan weighs in on the merits of the film as a potential Valentine’s classic.
Battle of the Oscars II

Battle of the Oscars II

February 10, 2020
Four writers, 96 predictions and only one winner. For the second year in a row, The Observer pitted four writers against each other to see who could correctly predict the most winners at the 92nd Academy Awards.
Vienna Balsamides (top) and Izabella Schilling live on the same campus, but they ultimately became friends through TikTok.

The TikTok-Savvy Students of Fordham Lincoln Center

February 5, 2020
TikTok is one of the world’s most popular social media apps, and Fordham students have amassed success as content creators for the app.