The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer

The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer

The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer

JADE GRIFFIN, Staff Writer

All content by JADE GRIFFIN
There are many approaches to combating depression. The first step involves seeking professional help. 
(JILLIAN GALLAGHER/THE OBSERVER).

Beating the Stigma of Depression

May 10, 2017

A common obstacle for those dealing with depression and mental health disorders is overcoming the stigma surrounding it, making the road to recovery more challenging. “I saw a therapist when I was a...

FCLC 19 student Hailey Morey demonstrating how often we look at our screens in Lowenstein on March 22, 2017. (BROOKE PARRETT/THE OBSERVER).

Preventing Digital Eye Strain

April 20, 2017

Digital devices permeate just about every aspect of the American life. Blue light, also known as high energy visible (HEV) light, is the light that is emitted from the screens of many technological devices...

A balanced breakfast is crucial for having sustainable energy throughout the day. (BROOKE PARRETT/THE OBSERVER)

Powering Through the Morning

March 3, 2017

The saying, “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day,” is constantly repeated around us. However, many people start their mornings off without eating, developing a poor habit that haunts them...

The Counseling & Psychological Services office is open Mondays - Thursdays from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. and Fridays from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (ELIZABETH LANDRY/THE OBSERVER)

A Look Inside Counseling & Psychological Services

February 23, 2017

Fordham’s Counseling & Psychological Services (CPS) is among the many services offered to Fordham students. Located in room G02 of The 140 West building, CPS is a comprehensive mental health center,...

Students can use meditation techniques to better cope with stress and their academics. (ERIN OFLYNN/THE OBSERVER)

Meditation Might be the Stress Reliever You Need

February 9, 2017

College is undoubtedly hectic with the multiple classes and the many homework assignments that come with them. Not to mention, many of us have jobs and want to maintain a healthy social life as well. Meditation...

(PHOTO BY JESS LUSZCZYK/THE OBSERVER)

Exercising Control over Depression

December 6, 2016

Scientists have long questioned how physical activity impacts mental health. Our physical state is just as important as our mental state and recent studies suggest a direct link between the two. It is...

Students can visit health services or a local clinic for the flu vaccine. (SHIRLEY HON/THE OBSERVER)

Students Should Rely on Vaccines for Flu Prevention

November 19, 2016

We all cherish the joys that come with fall: endless cups of hot cocoa, cozy sweaters and vibrant leaves in Central Park. Nonetheless, we despise fall’s evil twin: flu season. As flu season is underway,...

Students can look towards purchasing more healthy groceries off campus. (JESS LUSZCZYK/THE OBSERVER)

Athletes, Don’t Forget Your Vegetables

October 14, 2016

The importance of eating healthy is often overlooked by athletes. As a former athlete, I often thought that since I was burning calories through playing sports, I could eat whatever I wanted. Yet the impact...

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