The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

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The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

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The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer

CECILE NEIDIG, News Editor Emerita

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Around 500,000 people attended the Women’s March on Washington in D.C. on Jan. 21. (ERIN O’FLYNN/THE OBSERVER)

The March Becomes the Movement

February 8, 2017
“Women united will never be divided,” went one of the more memorable chants from the Women’s March on Washington.
Students, Professors Navigate Post-Election Discussions

Students, Professors Navigate Post-Election Discussions

December 8, 2016
In what many students saw as a shocking end to the election cycle, Republican candidate Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton to become the next president of the United States.

“The War On Drugs” Is A War On Much More

November 19, 2016
Everyone is better than the worst thing they have ever done.

Cunniffes Donate $20 Million, Now Top Donors

November 4, 2016
Maurice and Carolyn Dursi Cunniffe, both Ph.D., graduates of Fordham University have donated $20 million to the university, making the Cunniffes the largest donors in the university’s history.
Ambrosino, a pre-med philosophy major, is also minoring in bioethics. (CECILE NEIDIG/THE OBSERVER)

Miriam Ambrosino Awarded Philosophy Prize

October 13, 2016
The philosophy faculty at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) awarded the Jane B. Aron Memorial Prize in Philosophy to Miriam Ambrosino.
Faculty Senate convening in early February. Members have recently spoken out against the imposition of an unapproved salary raise. (PHOTO BY STEPHAN KOZUB/THEOBSERVER

Administration Violates Statutes, Faculty Senate Files Grievances

September 30, 2016
The Fordham Faculty Senate has filed grievances against the Board of Trustees and three senior officials of the university.

Adjuncts Demand Better Working Conditions

September 29, 2016
Fordham Faculty United (FFU), which represents adjunct and contingent faculty at Fordham, staged a rally at the Rose Hill campus on Thursday, Sept. 8, and delivered a petition contending for better wages and working conditions to the administration.
Fordham Faculty United protesting low wages at the Rose Hill campus in September 2016. (ANDREA GARCIA/THE OBSERVER)

Adjunct Faculty Protest Low Wages

September 14, 2016
Adjunct faculty at Fordham rally for better wages, more comprehensive benefits and just treatment.

CMS Cuts Ties with The Observer: The State of Student Journalism

August 26, 2016
The Communication and Media Studies (CMS) department announced that it would sever ties with Fordham Lincoln Center’s student newspaper, The Observer, on April 21. With the change came the cancellation of the four journalism workshops in reporting, multimedia, layout design and photojournalism that provided advising from professionals, educated student journalists and ensured a steady stream of content for The Observer.
The winners of the Senior Leadership Awards celebrate after the ceremony. (PHOTO BY JALEN GLENN)

Winners of the 2016 Senior Leadership Awards Announced

May 5, 2016
On Friday April 29, Fordham’s Senior Leadership Awards were presented to seven graduating Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) seniors.
Greer and comedian Mike Yard discuss immigration at The Tenement Museum in lower east side New York. (CECILE NEIDIG/THE OBSERVER)

Mike Yard, Christina Greer Talk Caribbean Immigration

April 3, 2016
Political Science professor Greer led a talk at New York's Tenement Museum.
Zephyr Teachout, associate professor at Fordham Law, previously ran against current NY governor Andrew Cuomo (Digital Media via Flickr)

Law Professor Runs for Congress

February 13, 2016
Associate Fordham Law professor, Zephyr Teachout, recently announced her campaign for an open Congressional seat in the 19th district of New York.
Academy award winning director Spike 
Lee (left) speaks to an audience in Pope Auditorium.  (PHOTO BY CECILE NEIDIG/THE OBSERVER)

Spike Lee, Activists Speak Out Against Gun Violence in Pope

January 24, 2016
Activists Spike Lee, Deepak Chopra, Erica Ford, Letitia James and Vanessa Gibson gathered in Pope Auditorium on to rally against gun violence.
Fr. Shea said the Jesuit affiliation “comes in the sense that we’re not just interested in formation of your mind, but the formation of your character. (PHOTO BY MICHELLE QUINN/THE OBSERVER)

Fordham Attracts All Faiths

November 22, 2015
Fordham University is one of 28 Jesuit universities in the United States and the university’s religious affiliation affects students’ educations in varied ways.
Left to right Father McShane, James McCartin and Monsignor Quinn, vice president of Campus Ministry, pose for a picture. Positioned front row, left to right are Sachs, Cardnial Rodriguez and Rosenhaur. (CECILE NEIDIG/THE OBSERVER)

Forum Discusses Climate Change and Faith

November 12, 2015
On Tuesday Nov. 3, 2015, Fordham University’s Center on Religion and Culture (CRC) presented a panel in the 12th floor lounge of the Lincoln Center campus.
Last weekend, Dr. Lee W. McKnight frightened the crowd at a blockchain conference in the Law School. (CECILE NEIDIG/THE OBSERVER)

Panel Held to Discuss Economic Security for Women of Color

October 14, 2015
The Fordham Law School hosted a panel presented by the Women’s City Club of New York (WCC) along with the Safety Net Project of the Urban Justice Center.
What you put into college is exactly what you get out of it.


What Makes College Worth It?

October 1, 2015
There are six experiences that the most successful college graduates all shared during their academic experience.
Fordham hosted a talk with Paul Vallely, an ethics writer, who has published two biographies of Pope Francis. (ANA FOTA/THE OBSERVER)

Author Speaks on Pope Francis in America

September 15, 2015
Pope Francis “sees the world from the bottom up, not the top down;” this will directly impact how he will engage with the American people
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