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LARA FOLEY

LARA FOLEY, Layout Editor

Lara Foley, Fordham College at Lincoln Center 22, currently serves as a layout editor. She studies new media and digital design and loves to doodle. She adores working alongside her fellow layout editors and conquering the labyrinth that is InDesign! She has two cats and a doggo back home in Los Angeles.

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[Photo] Scenes From a Snowy City: Historic Snowstorm Hits NYC

February 4, 2021

A bicycle sits untouched in the Village as the streets and sidewalks continue to pile up with snow.

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Ram Jams: ‘evermore’

December 19, 2020
The Observer’s Swifties listened at the stroke of midnight on the release date, have had it in their Spotify rotations ever since and have (ever)more thoughts to share.
someone holds a Biden Harris sign in front of the Washington Square Arch

[Photo] Clashes and Celebrations Unfold on NYC Streets

November 12, 2020

In Washington Square Park, political celebrations during the day turned into fountain-swimming and partying at night,

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[Photo] The Role of Politics in Relationships — Neutral, Insidious or Destructive?

October 26, 2020

In the Observer’s political survey of 211 students, 84 had ended a friendship based on opposing beliefs and 74 considered themselves unlikely to befriend someone with different viewpoints.

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[Photo] Hungry for Business: UWS Restaurants Still Troubled by COVID-19 Measures

August 18, 2020

The effects of the pandemic have hit local restaurants immensely. According to Justino’s Pizzeria owner Justin Alioni, supporting your favorite Fordham food spots is more important now than ever.

folklore album cover; taylor swift standing in the woods in black and white

Ram Jams: ‘folklore’

July 30, 2020
Less than a year after the release of “Lover,” Taylor Swift is back and her newest album has old and new fans reeling.
An open McMahon Hall dorm room door

[Photo] What Social Distancing Will Look Like at Lincoln Center

July 31, 2020

The residence halls will look and feel very different this semester with the reduced density measures set in place, such as no longer offering converted triples and not permitting non-Fordham guests in...

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[Photo] An All-Online Student Community Wrestles With Racial Injustice on Campus

June 7, 2020

A black square on Instagram, posted on #BlackoutTuesday on Fordham's official Instagram. Many Black students have expressed their frustration and anger with the treatment of Black voices on campus, and...

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[Photo] Students Share the Perks of Pets During the Pandemic

May 7, 2020

Bea and Molly, the cats of Layout Editor Lara Foley, FCLC ’22, like reading The Observer, too.

Complimentary Coloring Book

Complimentary Coloring Book

March 23, 2020
Staying inside and in need of a break from the harsh glow of your computer screen? Get out your markers and get to work on some of your favorite Observer illustrations.
The Dance joins CBGB and Wetlands Preserve in the ranks of indie venues past, but the city's DIY scene still thrives.

[Photo] ‘Footloose’ in Manhattan: The Dance to Close

February 19, 2020

The Dance joins CBGB and Wetlands Preserve in the ranks of indie venues past, but the city's DIY scene still thrives.

The true-crime documentary raises ethical questions as it entertains.

[Photo] ‘Don’t F**k With Cats’ is a Binge-Watcher’s Dream

February 11, 2020

The true-crime documentary raises ethical questions as it entertains.

A Valentine's Day playlist doesn't always need to lean on love songs.

[Photo] Ram Jams: Anti-Valentine’s Music

February 13, 2020

A Valentine's Day playlist doesn't always need to lean on love songs.

Battle of the Oscars

Battle of the Oscars

February 27, 2019
And the award for most correct Oscars predictions goes to...
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Bruce Nauman ‘Appears’ at MoMA

November 13, 2018

Bruce Nauman: Disappearing Acts Now on display at MoMA and MoMA PS1 through Feb. 25, 2019 There’s no wrong time to go to the MoMA. The main location on 53rd Street is always good for a rainy day,...