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


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Fordham student Catrina L. hangs her head in frustration in a computer lab at Lincoln Center for the Spring semester. (PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY ZANA NAJJAR/ THE OBSERVER)

Registration: Does it Need to be So Hard?

December 2, 2015

Now that the often-dreaded time of the semester known as “registration” has come and gone, it is time to sit down and reflect on its shortcomings, and how it can improve for next time. Registration...

McGraw-Hill published a misleading history textbook. (PHOTO BY JESSICA LUSZCZYK/THE OBSERVER)

Truth Must be Told in Textbooks

November 22, 2015

In today’s world, we must carefully consider the sources we obtain our facts from, whether they are newspapers, televisions or articles on the Internet. However, the one place where we do not have...

See Something, Say Something When Needed

February 11, 2015

Using 311 to report instances of suspicious behavior is very popular, especially in places like New York City. 311 provides some security for a caller by allowing him or her to leave an anonymous tip of...

Tourism Does Not Commercialize 9/11 Memorial

September 18, 2014

Recently, the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks passed. This year is special because it marks the completion of the Freedom Tower, which was built near Ground Zero. It also sees the completion of...

Ayaan Hirsi Ali speaks at the 2010 Aspen Ideas Festival in Aspen, Colorado. (Courtesy Aspen Institute via flickr)

Brandeis Should Not Have Rescinded Award From Ali

May 1, 2014

On Tuesday, April 8, Brandeis University made the decision to rescind their offer of an honorary degree from Ayaan Hirsi Ali, apparently at the urging of the Council of American-Islamic Relations (CAIR). ...

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The Fight for Net Neutrality Laws: Should We Get Involved?

March 9, 2014

The Internet is a significant tool in our lives. Whether it’s for research or for fun, we are on the Internet pretty much every day. And if we’re being honest, most of the time, we use it to stream...

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Eliminating The College Essay: Another Attempt at Dumbing Down America

February 26, 2014

Midterms are upon the students once again at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC), which mean tests, projects and papers—a lot of papers. Most, if not all of us, dread writing a paper that is...

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