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

FREDERIC ADOR, Staff Writer

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To Push Forward U.S. Agenda, Obama Must Attend Winter Games

January 30, 2014

Every four years, the world gathers to watch athletes compete in the Olympic Winter Games, and this year will be no exception. Starting Feb. 6, competitors will meet for the Winter Olympics in Sochi,...

The Government Needs to Start Treating Science as Essential

November 2, 2013

In his January 2009 Inaugural Address, President Barack Obama recognized the importance of science in today’s society and promised to “restore science to its rightful place.” One government shutdown...

Where there are stricter abortion laws, the rate of illegal “back-alley” abortions increases considerably.ian mckenna/the observer
Where there are stricter abortion laws, the rate of illegal “back-alley” abortions increases considerably. (Ian McKenna/The Observer)

Strict Abortion Laws Infringe on Women’s Rights

March 27, 2013

Nowhere has the word “life” been used with more passion than in the United States. Ever since Roe v. Wade, U.S. states have been enacting laws both for and against women’s right to abortion,...

Add chickpeas to a bed of arugula at the Ram Café salad bar for a meal packed with calcium and protein. (Rex Sakamoto/The Observer)

A Student’s Guide to Unleashing Your Inner Chef at the Ram Café

September 19, 2012

In its 2013 school rankings, the Princeton Review rated Fordham’s food as the worst in the country. This news has students worrying more than ever about how to make healthful and tasty meals out of the...

College students still tend to marry before having children. (Chris Ware/Lexington Herald-Leader/MCT)

Study Reveals an Increase in Births Outside of Marriage

April 18, 2012

The term “nuclear family” is relatively new, but the concept has existed for thousands of years. Usually, a nuclear family is composed by two married parents with one, two or more children, and it...

The Bureau of Labor Statistics graph shows the average time college students spend on certain activities. (Courtesy of American Time Use Survey)

Counting Sleep: Examining Student Shut-Eye Statistics

February 15, 2012

If one applies the “Quiet Hours” policy in the McMahon dorms, students should sleep from 11:30 p.m. to 8 a.m. This appears to be Fordham’s ideal sleeping schedule: eight hours and a half of quiet...

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