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McKeon Windows Stunted: Beware of Falling Objects

April 28, 2015

Beer cans, drugs, water bottles and numerous other items have been dropped by many freshmen out of the windows in dorm rooms this academic year. Most recently “a 16 ounce bottle of water was hurled...

The Observer Newsroom, featured above, is dedicated to Casey Feldman, former News Editor. (PHOTO BY EMILY TIBERIO/THE OBSERVER)

Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April 16, 2015

April is officially National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and distracted driving is an issue that is pertinent in New York City. “New York State still holds the dubious distinction of having the...

Courtesy of BSA.

BSA Creates Social Awareness Tumblr

March 25, 2015

“My skin is not a fetish! My hair is not a trend! Black is BEAUTIFUL!” reads one of Black Student Alliance’s (BSA) posts from their “I, Too, Am Fordham” Tumblr page launched early last week. The...

Pedro Cameselle to go to Uruguay for his project “... Challenge of Uruguay-US Relations during FDR Era”. (Jess Luszsczyk /The Observer)

Fordham Reaches Double Digits in Fulbright Scholars

March 11, 2015

Fordham University continues its Fulbright success which began in the 2008-2009 school year, when Fordham broke into the The Chronicle of Higher Education’s list of  top ranked research university for...

Last year, there were 27 cases of Mumps throughout Fordham. (Emily Tiberio/The Observer)

Measles Outbreak: The Controversy Behind Vaccinations

February 26, 2015

Measles outbreaks across America, including one at Disneyland, have highlighted the growing issue surrounding parents not vaccinating their children. Students in New York are allowed to enroll in and attend...

The FDA does not require labeling of genetically modified foods. 
(Emily Tiberio /The Observer)

Bio Professor Talks GMO Implications

February 11, 2015

Genetically modified organisms, (GMOs) are a hotly debated facet of the modern world, yet as technological advances continue, the nature of GMOs is changing. Researchers at Harvard University and Yale...

Flood in McKeon Residence Hall

February 4, 2015

Around 2 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 4, a water leak occurred in room 16-14 of McKeon Residence Hall. The water was seeping out of a fire alarm for several hours. Somehow the fire alarm went off either because...

This is not the first time Residence Hall lounges have doubled for classrooms, according to Dean of Students at FCLC Keith Eldredge. (JESS LUSZCZYK/The Observer)

McKeon Residence Hall Used for Class

January 28, 2015

Part of McKeon Residence Hall is acting as an academic building this semester with two sections of Math for Business Calculus being held on the 22nd floor. The lounge, already equipped with a projector...

Undoing Racism Collective Created in Wake of Ferguson

December 22, 2014

In light of the recent riots in Ferguson, Mo. and protests in New York City that passed through Columbus Circle, the Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) community members established the Undoing Racism...

According to Fordham experts, the Pope isn’t as radical as some media outlets publicize.
(Tessa van Bergen / The Observer)

Fordham Talks Evolution and Church: They Can Co-Exist

November 20, 2014

When Pope Francis gave his address to the Pontifical Academy of Sciences in Vatican City, the media promoted the view that the Pope’s statements were controversial. The Roman Catholic Church, however,...

photo courtsey of Fordham IT department
Some students do not think placeholders are an adequate way to maintain registration fairness. (Photo courtesy of Fordham IT department)

Campuses Registration Inequity

November 6, 2014

Fordham University’s registration system may be unable to handle simultaneous multi-campus registration which creates disparities in an attempt to maintain equity. Fordham University Lincoln Center...

NYC Prepares for Possible Ebola Outbreak

October 22, 2014

With cases of Ebola reaching places outside of Africa, New York City is preparing for Ebola. The virus is not in New York City despite several local scares.  The growing paranoia around the nation is...

S.A.G.E.S. Continues Safe Sex Advocacy

October 8, 2014

In recent weeks, Students for Sex and Gender Equity and Safety Coalition (S.A.G.E.S.) has posted flyers around Fordham College at Lincoln Center’s (FCLC’s)  campus. S.A.G.E.S. is promoting safe sex...

McKeon Hall, FCLC's Newest Residence Hall, Dedicated

McKeon Hall, FCLC’s Newest Residence Hall, Dedicated

October 1, 2014

On Wednesday, Oct. 1, Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC)’s newest residence hall was dedicated. Robert A. Milici, Jr., vice president for development and university relations, Rev. Robert R....

Guest Speakers Discuss Immigration Policy

September 18, 2014

  On Wednesday, Sept. 16, Ken Salazar the former Secretary of the Interior, Sarah Burr an immigration judge, and Gabriel Salguero, president of the National Latino Evangelical Coalition convened...