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KENDALL BOTTJER, Assistant Arts & Culture Editor Emerita

Kendall Bottjer, Fordham College at Lincoln Center ’23, was the asst. arts & culture editor for The Fordham Observer. She is a dance and anthropology major, and can usually be found exploring the city, seeing a ballet next door at Lincoln Center or looking for good puppers around the city.
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Samantha Rizzo, FCLC '22, and Jackson Lewis, FCLC '23, played the Baker's Wife and the Baker in

Splinter Group Ventures ‘Into the Woods’

March 10, 2020
Fordham Lincoln Center’s Splinter Group recently performed two nights of “Into the Woods" to enthusiastic audiences.
Dancers from different routines in 'The Nutcracker,' such as the Candy Cane dancers and the Sugar Plum Fairy, performed at the event.

‘Behind the Magic’ Celebrates ‘Nutcracker’ Traditions

December 21, 2019
The New York City Ballet gave audiences and dance aficionados a look into the secrets behind the perennial holiday ballet, “The Nutcracker.”

Hot Cocoa Crawl

December 20, 2019
Kendall Bottjer goes on a hot cocoa crawl of the Upper West Side, tasting and evaluating which cup is the best.
Cookies and Cocoa: The Best of the West Side

Cookies and Cocoa: The Best of the West Side

December 4, 2019
The Observer takes you through the best places on the West Side to get a cup of hot cocoa and some cookies this winter.
Family Traditions, December Edition

Family Traditions, December Edition

December 4, 2019
As we celebrate the holiday season in New York, three students take us through how they each celebrate their respective holidays.
Ailey/Fordham students and alumni (left to right) Marquise Hitchcock, FCLC '18, Maya Addie, FCLC '21, Isabel Wallace-Green, FCLC '19, and Nicholas Begun, FCLC '21, will all perform in this year's show.

Ailey Students Dance in Christmas Spectacular

November 13, 2019
Maya Addie, FCLC ‘21, and other Fordham-Ailey dancers are featured in Radio City Music Hall’s Christmas Spectacular from Nov. 8 to Jan. 5.
Oscar the Grouch and Big Bird

Costumed Canines Converge at East River Park

October 22, 2019
On Oct. 20, hundreds of participants and observers gathered at the East River Park Amphitheater for the 29th Annual Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade.
Laswell puts his own moody, melancholy spin on the songs he covers, many of which he performed at his recent concert. Afterwards, he interacted with the audience to connect with them face-to-face as well as through his music.

Greg Laswell Finds Meaning in Melancholy in ‘Covers’

October 21, 2019
The singer recently performed at (Le) Poisson Rouge to promote his new album, "Covers II," and connect with his audience by re-interpreting well-known songs.
There are many opportunities in the NYC area to support breast cancer research, including walks in all five boroughs and the surrounding regions.

Easy Ways to Observe Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 2, 2019
Walking, shopping, giving and calling are all ways students can show their support for those affected by breast cancer.