The Observer


CLARA GERLACH, Assistant Opinions Editor

Clara Gerlach, FCLC ’23, is a native New Yorker. As a math and economics major with minors in German and environmental studies, she enjoys reading anything and everything. When she hasn’t got her nose in a book, Clara enjoys hiking, experimenting with gluten free recipes and making way too specific Spotify playlists.

All content by CLARA GERLACH
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Why Is It My Fault? The Shifting of Personal Responsibility in Environmental Policy

February 20, 2021
Even when accessible, and it works, recycling isn’t the solution we have been conditioned to believe it is.
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Let People Read What They Enjoy

October 10, 2020
People should be able to read what they enjoy without feeling embarrassed to consume it. We don’t need to read to feel smart; we should be able to read for pleasure without the appended guilt.
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NYC Needs More Protected Bike Lanes

October 2, 2020
Protected or not, we need to safeguard these lanes not only with barriers but also with legislation and fines.
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Fordham Needs to Keep Online Summer Classes Available Next Summer

September 17, 2020
A wider selection of summer courses also opens up the possibility of a diverse range of asynchronous classes.