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

FATIMA SHABBIR, Staff Writer

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Penning the Present: Lady Justice Fails at 11:08 and Dear Georgia

September 5, 2011

On Sept. 28, Troy Davis was executed for the 1989 murder of police officer Mark MacPhail in Savannah, Georgia. The execution began at 10:53 p.m. and Davis was declared dead at 11:08 p.m. Throughout the...

Don’t Insult Your Elders: Learning from Adult Education

July 23, 2011

Published: February 16, 2011 Fordham attracts lots of adults in their graduate night classes, but there are quite a few who attend undergraduate classes full-time with regular college students. Even...

We Wish You a Pagan Christmas: Not So Ho-Ho-Holy

July 23, 2011

Published: December 09, 2010 The holiday season is coming along and little by little the mood is sinking in and resonating within me deeper and deeper. On Christmas morning, I’ll be opening those...

Registration Rhymes with Aggravation for a Reason

July 19, 2011

Published: November 3, 2010 Is it just me or does everyone immediately cringe with fear and do everything in their power to stop hyperventilating upon hearing the word registration? During the past...

Our Homophobic Heroes? Why Army Policy Needs to Go

July 19, 2011

Published: October 5, 2010 The “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, Don’t Tell” (D.A.D.T) policy of the United States military has incited outrage from the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT)...

Before You Buy, Know the True Uses of Your Drugs

July 16, 2011

Published: September 22, 2010 We have tirelessly heard our nation’s justice system say something to the extent of this: “If someone knowingly commits a crime against humanity, they must face the...

Thoughts on Islamophobia

May 24, 2011

America, You Got Your Mama’s Style, But You’re Yesterday’s Child To Me By Helen Lee, Staff Writer The best thing about America’s 200 year history of rabid nativism is that when I hear about...

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