The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer

The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer

The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer


Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks to a crowd in New York City.  (PHOTO COURTESY of Kevin Case via Flickr)

The Mayor Should Do More for New York’s Veterans

April 29, 2015
For many veterans, the fight is not over once they return home.
Flags of all nations at Rockefeller Center. (PHOTO BY Payton Vincelette/ The Observer)

Should Non-Citizens be Allowed to Vote in New York City Municipal Elections?

April 22, 2015
Although there are economic and travel benefits to becoming a citizen, voting is one of the most crucial reasons that so many immigrants living in America seek citizenship.
Former US Secretary of State and presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton addresses the email scandal. (PHOTO COURTESY NIU XIAOLEI-XINHUA/ SIPA USA VIA TNS)

Clinton Email Scandal Shows a Larger Trend of Dishonesty

April 15, 2015
The Clintons have been associated with a long history of political scandals, thus I was hardly surprised that they had found themselves tangled up in yet another one.
Women make 77 cents to a mans dollar. (Photo illustration by Isabel Frias)

Next Step for Women’s Rights: Improving the Wage Gap

March 29, 2015
The feminist movement in the 1960’s got women in the workforce. Now that women occupy 47 percent of the workforce, it is time that the 73 million working women in the United States receive equal pay as working men.
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Choosing Not to Vaccinate Puts Everyone at Risk

February 26, 2015
Any law mandating vaccinations is critical to the health of our nation because unvaccinated individuals put everyone at risk for diseases, not just themselves.
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S.A.G.E.S and Fordham Can Coexist, Even With Contradictory Policies

February 11, 2015
On Nov. 3, 2014, over 1,000 Fordham University students, lead by the group S.A.G.E.S, (Students for Sex and Gender Equality and Safety) presented a petition to Fordham President Rev. Joseph McShane, S.J., demanding reform on Fordham’s strict sexual health and gender policies.
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