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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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BESSIE RUBINSTEIN, Assistant Arts & Culture Editor Emerita

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The Meadows was a three-day music festival held in Queens. (BESSIE RUBENSTEIN/THE OBSERVER)

The Meadows Closes Out Festival Season

September 28, 2017

As the crowd packed into Citi Field in Queens, you could almost swear it was still summer. Glitter, space buns, bright lipsticks and flash tattoos made a September resurgence at The Meadows music festival...

Getting Out of Your Head Freshman Year

August 29, 2017

College is the time to meet new people. The time to figure out what you’re passionate about and pursue it with a safety net. The time to work hard, go out and have fun. Even for the most responsible...

Penn is most famous for his photography work with Vogue Magazine. (Booke Parrett/THE OBSERVER)

Irving Penn Arrives at the MET

May 11, 2017

Going through the MET is always a challenge.  What to see, what to skip—and how to fit it all into a few hours.  But until July 30, or until you leave the city, put Irving Penn: Centennial on your...

The Women Taking Over Broadway

The Women Taking Over Broadway

March 3, 2017

To celebrate women’s history month, The Observer is taking a look at all of the recent accomplishments of women on Broadway and how they are transcending traditional theater. Waitress Living in...

“Curtain Up” is on view until June 2017. (ERIN O'FLYNN/ THE OBSERVER)

Explore Theater’s Best at NYPL’s “Curtain Up” Exhibit

February 8, 2017

For many Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) students, the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (NYPL) offers a change of scenery when they get a little tired of studying in Quinn Library. ...

Fordham Needs To Help Its Low-Income Students

Fordham Needs To Help Its Low-Income Students

December 13, 2016

We romanticize being broke in college.  Cups of ramen in dorm rooms eaten with stolen dining hall silverware—it’s an image passed from parent to child, older sibling to younger sibling.  But it misses...

The Fordham Mainstage production of “Cockfight” will run Nov. 17, 18 and 19. (PHOTO BY ANA FOTA/THE OBSERVER)

Theatre Program Stages Alum Peter Gil-Sheridan’s Play

November 22, 2016

We’ve heard it from our parents and friends: “It’s hard to make it in the arts.” No student pursues a degree in the liberal or fine arts without worrying about future career prospects. So it is...

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