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

KARA JAGDEO, Assistant Arts & Culture Editor Emerita

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NYC’s One World Trade Center Claims Title for Tallest Building in America

November 21, 2013

  It’s true: New York City now boasts the tallest building in the United States. The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat recently crowned One World Trade Center with the title, knocking...

The “2013 Faculty Spotlight” opened in the Ildiko Gallery on Nov. 4 where it will stay until Jan. 17, 2014. (Tyler Martins/The Observer)

New Art Exhibits at FCLC Galleries

November 14, 2013

“Levees Lies Sugar Lead” features 11 detailed maps from Rebecca Solnit and Rebecca Snedeker’s book, “Unfathomable City: A New Orleans Atlas.” Professor Casey Ruble, artist-in-residence at...

Not All Thieves Come to Harm You Opens November 6

“Not All Thieves Come to Harm You” Opens November 6

November 6, 2013

“Not All Thieves Come to Harm You,” a comedic drama written by Dario Fo, opens Nov. 6 at 8:00 p.m. The play, along with the rest of the fall season’s main stage plays, reflects the theme "A Season...

(Photo by Angela Luis/The Observer)

R.I.P. 5 Pointz

October 30, 2013

Say goodbye to the world’s ‘graffiti Mecca’: 5 Pointz. Also known as the Institute of Higher Burning, 5 Pointz displays colorful artwork on the exterior of an unused 200,000 square-foot factory...

Tanel Bedrossiantz for Jean Paul Gaultier’s “Barbès” women’s ready-to-wear fall-winter collection of 1984–85 (Photograph by Paolo Roversi, photo courtesy of

“The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk”

October 24, 2013

French fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier is bringing his extravagant world overseas to the Brooklyn Museum in the show "The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk,"...

Check out engaging films and promote a good cause at the NewFest film festival. The festival runs from Sept. 6-11, and features films like “Concussion” and “Test.” (Ian McKenna/The Observer)

Step Out on the Rainbow Carpet at NewFest

September 9, 2013

Stories of sexual renaissance, forbidden love and self-realization can all be found this September at Lincoln Center. The NewFest film festival is back to celebrate its twenty-fifth anniversary, just...

Abi Stafford: A Day in the Life of a Ballerina Collegian

May 1, 2013

Why would a successful ballerina for the New York City Ballet (NYCB) need a Fordham undergraduate degree? Meet 31-year old, Abi Stafford: a NYCB dancer who recently enrolled at Fordham Westchester to “expand...

The promotional poster for “Measure for Measure,” a  Shakespeare play and the latest mainstageproduction by the Fordham theater department. (Courtesy of Morgan Richardson)

Mainstage Play Explores the Measure Of A Life

March 28, 2013

How large of a sacrifice are you willing to make to save the life of someone you love? Fordham College at Lincoln Center’s (FCLC) Theatre Program will be putting on a unique rendition of Shakespeare’s...

Ailey Host Fordham BFA Benefit Performance

Ailey Host Fordham BFA Benefit Performance

March 4, 2013

An exclusive benefit concert will once again be hosted by the students of the Ailey/Fordham Bachelors of Fine Arts (BFA) program for Fordham's faculty, staff, alumni and honorary guests on Thursday,...

Rhazes Hernandez, FCLC ’13, has turned his hobby of DJing into a popular Fordham event. (Hannah O’Donnell/The Observer)

Need Plans For the Weekend? Check Out Fordham’s DJs

February 20, 2013

Meet Rhazes Hernandez, Evan Kaloudis and Carlos Kerr, Jr. They’re not exactly average students at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC). Together, the three guys have formed a team of DJs, doing...

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