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Jessica Senat, FCLC ’12 (far right), says that Thanksgiving to her means more than a feast. (Courtesy of Jessica Senat)

A Family’s Untraditional Thanksgiving Celebration

November 16, 2011

I had Cheerios cereal for Thanksgiving dinner one year. It happened once, during a bleary Thanksgiving afternoon, and I had slept for most of it. Realizing that I hadn’t eaten yet, I went downstairs...

It’s important to have all the necessary survival equipment in the event of an emergency. (Fatima Shabbir/The Observer)

It Pays to Be Prepared! Take Precautions to Keep Safe During a Disaster

September 21, 2011

September is National Preparedness Month, and with the recent Hurricane Irene and minor earthquake, the necessity of being well equipped in case of an emergency is more important than it might have been...

Famous Looks to Ignore and Adore

August 3, 2011

I would love to say that I have my own personal style, a style that is completely unique and original, but I’d be lying. Because whether I like to admit it or not, most of my clothing inspirations come...

For Campus Pranksters, April Fools’ is Every Day

August 3, 2011

“Mom, Mom! Wake up, your car is gone!” This was the good morning alarm my wary mother received from me and my sister one April Fools’ Day. With a fleeting moment of distress and shock, she stood...

Well, At Least He Did It His Way!

August 3, 2011

We’ve all tried it. First peeking around the corner, making sure no one’s looking, you quickly close the door, grab your microphone, position yourself right smack in front of the mirror and...

Let’s Get Ready to Rummage: NYC’s Style Stores

August 3, 2011

Walking into the store, I immediately notice the huge red signs reading SALE! everywhere and feel a tingle of excitement. I can always count on H&M for the delicious sales and great bargains. Buy...

Hey You! Somebody Out There Truly Loves You, They Might be Waiting for You on the Train

July 31, 2011

As a new daily commuter, I’ve come to believe that you won’t find any better comedic relief than on the subway. As a daily MTA rider, “Expect the unexpected” became a daily chant. But nothing could’ve...

It’s Easy To Stay Warm When You Look This Hot

July 25, 2011

Published: October 21, 2010 It’s snowing and the wind is smacking you in the face. You’re five minutes late for class so you make a quick dash across the street. Passing by Starbucks, you...

L’Union Fait La Force

July 23, 2011

Published: December 9, 2010 You saw the photos; the devastation in Haiti was just too big to ignore. You provided sympathy for those families that were desperate to find out whether their relatives...

“From Sundance to Cult Classic:” Panel to Feature FCLC Communications Professor

July 23, 2011

Published: November 3, 2010 For many independent film companies, creating buzz for movies can be a challenge. The Center for Communication (CENCOM) will attempt to address some of the challenges...

3-D Makeover for Star Wars Challenges Fan Loyalty

July 23, 2011

Published: October 7, 2010 Lasers galore are streaming from all directions, so close that you can almost touch them. That’s the kind of excitement George Lucas, creator of “Star Wars,” is...

Fall Season Brings Primetime Premieres To Networks

July 23, 2011

Published: October 7, 2010 What is it that makes people excited about fall? For some it’s the weather finally dropping down to a comfortable temperature, the leaves becoming a beautiful collage...

Street Scenes Come to Life at the Met

July 23, 2011

Published: September 22, 2010 The Metropolitan Museum of Art is a unique place where time travel is simply inevitable. For example, walking into a room full of Ancient Greek sculptures and architectural...