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


GABRIELLA BERMUDEZ, Former Sports & Health Editor

Gabriella Bermudez (she/her), FCLC ’25, is a former sports & health editor at The Observer. Gabriella has spent many years participating in sports, such as basketball and track and field, and managing her high school’s football team. Gabriella considers herself a team player, although during her basketball years, she refused to play on certain sides of the court because she only wanted to crowd to see her “good side.” Aside from The Observer, Gabriella spends her free time training in MMA, specifically Brazilian jiu-jitsu and Muay Thai.

Kaitlyn Downey

New Coach, Same Success for the Rams

March 23, 2023
The Fordham women's basketball team played hard and fast throughout a long season, ending with a 19-13 record and a spot in the WNIT bracket.
Asiah Dingle, GSAS 23, scored 16 points from seven of her 18 shots.

Fordham Wears Pink for Greater Causes and Takes Down Loyola, 80-64

February 8, 2023
Fordham Women's basketball celebrated National Girls and Women in Sports Day with a convincing victory over Loyola Chicago 80-64.
Keith Urgo

What Goes Up Must Come Down: A Cold Winter Break for the Rams

January 25, 2023
The Rams have done well during the first half of their season, however some of the games over winter break proved to be harder to win.
Asiah Dingles game winning shot, 60-59.

Fordham and VCU lock horns as Rose Hill Rams Edge Victory

January 10, 2023
The Fordham Rams had a near loss game against Virginia Commonwealth University, yet the Rams came out victorious, 60-59.
Ryan Greenhagen, GSAS 23, is a William V. Campbell Trophy finalist. An award given to athletic scholars.

Looking Back at Fordham Football’s 2022 Campaign

December 8, 2022
Fordham football has had a stellar season despite a disappointing end. Tim DeMorat and Ryan Greenhagen shone and the Ram's had a top offense.
The Rams struggled offensively, but were still able to rack up 22 points in the second quarter.

Women’s Basketball Loses to Maryland Terrapins

November 16, 2022
An intense game ultimately led to a loss for the Fordham women's basketball team. The Rams' offensive struggles kept them from victory.
The womens basketball team has a reputation that may prove difficult to uphold this season.

Fordham Women’s Basketball 2022-23 Season Preview

November 11, 2022
Fordham women's basketball begins the season without Coach Stephanie Gaitley and star player Kendell Heremaia for the 2022-23 season.
Fotis Kokosioulis, FCRH 23, received the ball 13 times for 320 yards and 4 touchdowns

Football Drops Heated Bout to Ohio, 59-52

September 28, 2022
The Fordham football team faltered after a close game against Ohio University, which included a last second touchdown by the Bobcats.
What’s the Deal With Football?

What’s the Deal With Football?

September 17, 2022
American football can be confusing for those unfamiliar with the sport. This outline offers answers to the questions of new football fans.
Tim DeMorat

Football Preseason Preview

August 26, 2022

CORRECTION: A previous version of this article referred to the College of the Holy Cross as Holy Cross University. As of Sept. 19, 2022, the article has been updated to refer to it as the College of the...

Trendy But Deadly: The Brazilian Butt Lift

Trendy But Deadly: The Brazilian Butt Lift

August 6, 2022

Whether in fashion, music or, more recently, body type, social media has played a large role in creating short-lasting trends. While idealized body types have always been an issue, social media users are...

people meditating

Cardio, Weights and Mindfulness

July 2, 2022

It is easy to simplify working out as a set of physically demanding tasks that cause you to break a sweat because you are pushing your body beyond previous limits. People find themselves joining a gym...

Stephanie Gaitley steps down as head coach for the Fordham womens basketball team.

Women’s Basketball Head Coach Stephanie Gaitley Leaves Fordham After 11 Years

June 30, 2022
Stephanie Gaitley, women’s basketball head coach, has left Fordham University, according to a statement released from Fordham Athletics on June 30, 2022.
gabby etzel defeats a jiu-jitsu opponent on the floor

Jiu-Jitsu: Underneath the Umbrella of Martial Arts

March 23, 2022
The history of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and how the sport has been a beneficial factor in self defense training especially for small fighters.
girl punching a bag in a self defense class

Give Girls Boxing Gloves

March 6, 2022
Fordham should offer defense classes to live up to its mission statement and help students have the tools necessary to live a safe life.
womens basketball plays george mason and wins in a10 tournament first round

Fordham Women’s Basketball Handles George Mason in Second Round of A10 Tournament, 66-50

March 4, 2022
Fordham women’s basketball advanced to the third round of the A10 Tournament in a 66-50 victory over George Mason. The team faces UMass next.
fordham womens basketball in davidson game seniors win

Women’s B-Ball Takes Down Davidson in Season Finale

March 3, 2022
The Fordham women's basketball team succeeded in punching its ticket to the 6th seed in the A10 championship, in a win over Davidson.
stephanie gaitley talks to a player during the womens basketball richmond game

Fordham Women’s Basketball Team Loses Fourth Straight to Richmond

February 27, 2022
The Fordham women's basketball team lost their fourth game in a row, this against Richmond, and have fallen to fifth in the A10 standings.
a yound man exercising for his health

Body Dysmorphia Afflicts Young Men, Too

February 19, 2022
Many athletes have trouble with body image and confidence. Common knowledge of body dysmorphia does not reflect athlete's perspectives.
womens basketball players in a huddle

Fordham Women’s Basketball Formidable With 7 Conference Games Remaining

February 3, 2022
The Fordham women's basketball team has been performing in top shape as the A10 tournaments approach in the next few coming weeks.
in the game against dayton womens basketball huddles in conversation

Rams Face Their Second A10 Loss Against the University of Dayton

January 26, 2022
The Fordham women's basketball team played a close game against the University of Dayton as multiple fouls led to the Rams second A10 loss.
in the game against fairleigh dickinson a fordham player jumps

Fordham Women’s Basketball Dominates Fairleigh Dickinson After Hiatus

January 6, 2022
COVID-19 halted Fordham women's basketball but the Rams returned triumphantly to their regularly scheduled season with strict protocols.
kendell heremaia scores in game against manhattan

Kendell Heremaia Brings Fordham to Seventh Win at Manhattan

December 14, 2021
The Fordham women's basketball team wins the Battle of the Bronx with a layup made by Kendell Heremaia with 0.2 seconds remaining.
fordham basketball player with a princeton player in the background

Fordham Women’s Basketball Defeats Princeton, 76-67

December 8, 2021
The Fordham Women's Basketball team won by a nine-point lead despite a sudden turnaround from Princeton in the last two minutes of the game.
fordham womens basketball in the tournament against baylor and others

Women’s Basketball Goes International in Cancún Tournament

December 2, 2021
Fordham women's basketball team returns from Cancún Challenge with a win against the Houston Cougars but two losses against ASU and Baylor.
womens basketball against notre dame

Fordham Women’s Basketball Struggles at Notre Dame

November 25, 2021
The Rams could not overcome shooting woes and Notre Dame's strong offense, as the Fighting Irish defeated Fordham in South Bend by 15 points.
womens basketball played seton hall last weekend

Fordham Women’s Basketball Dominates Seton Hall

November 16, 2021
In a talent-filled matchup, the Rams emerged victorious against a Pirates team that entered the season with high hopes for a competitive run.
womens basketball in their game against quinnipiac

Fordham Women’s Basketball Opens With OT Win Against Quinnipiac

November 13, 2021
Fordham's women's basketball team had its opener against Quinnipiac on Nov. 9, and though the women struggled at first, they secured a win.
Revolutionary IV bag that forms a perfect square with italicized font.

The Benefits of IV Treatment for Aerobic Exercise

November 12, 2021
Traditionally used for clinical patients, IV treatment is increasingly being used by nutritionists and athletes for nourishment and wellness.
volleyball players on a court

Fordham Volleyball Sweeps George Washington Colonials

October 12, 2021
The dominant showing featured the volleyball team's first win in A10 play this season, demonstrating a pivot away from their struggles.
A Billikens soccer play kicks a ball

Fordham Men’s Soccer Caves to Saint Louis Billikens

October 5, 2021
The Rams were outplayed by the nationally ranked Billikens. Fordham's underwhelming season continued and the loss brought its record to 3-7-1.
tim demorat passes against the seawolves

Fordham Football Dominates Stony Brook Seawolves for First Win

October 1, 2021
The Rams claimed their first victory in an emphatic 31-14 win against the Seawolves. Fordham had lost three consecutive prior to the contest.
Matt Sloan, GSAS 22, played an integral part for the team, with his throw-in leading to Fordhams game-tying goal in the 36th minute.

Men’s Soccer Defeats La Salle 2-1 in A10 Kickoff

September 22, 2021
The Rams launched a comeback and played stout defense against the La Salle Explorers to secure first Atlantic 10 victory of the young season.
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