The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

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The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer

The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer

DEIRDRE MCGRATH, Staff Writer

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The vibrant colors of Park Güell in Barcelona. (DEIRDRE MCGRATH/THE OBSERVER)

A Weekend in Barcelona

June 29, 2017

When the plane landed in Barcelona and the flight attendant began to speak Spanish, my brain switched gears—I was about to spend the weekend communicating in a foreign language. Thanks to the four semesters...

Deirdre McGrath (left) and Fordham teammate Mia Bullock (right) at the London Aquatics Center. (PHOTO COURTESY OF DEIRDRE MCGRATH)

A Pool of Emotions

June 28, 2017

It was the summer of 2012, and my eyes were glued to the television. A group of my fellow swimmer friends and I sat in my basement while many of my non-swimmer friends were at the beach enjoying the hottest...

We began our tour with Charley in front of the Liverpool Station at the Kindertransport statue. (DEIRDRE MCGRATH/ THE OBSERVER)

Charley: London Tailored Tours

June 25, 2017

In the midst of the hustle and bustle of the London streets, the founder of London Tailored Tours, Charley Harrison, and I chatted on the top of a red double-decker bus. We had just finished a two-hour...

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