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

LAURA SHIN, News Editor Emerita

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Graduating Seniors Not Necessarily Graduating in May

June 3, 2011

Published: May 1, 2008 With less than a month to go before graduation, John Rice, FCLC ’08, said he received an email with the header “May Graduation PROBLEM,” after which he learned...

Number of Adjunct Professors Increases

June 3, 2011

Published: April 17, 2008 As the number of adjunct faculty at colleges across the U.S. continues to increase, the number of studies performed to suggest that too many part-time instructors can compromise...

Can a Woman Be President?

June 1, 2011

Published: Febrary 14, 2008 FCLC—American women were given the right to vote in 1920. It took decades for America to finally answer the question of whether women should be allowed to vote. Nearly...

Fordham Focuses on Climate Change

June 1, 2011

Published: Febrary 14, 2008 FORDHAM—The topic of conversation at Fordham and 1,800 other institutions on Jan. 31 was “going green.” As a part of Focus the Nation, a nationwide teach-in about global...

College Students See Hero in Obama

May 31, 2011

Published: January 31, 2008 FCLC—Thousands assembled at American University on Jan. 28 as the family of the late President John F. Kennedy announced their endorsement of Senator Barack Obama for President....

Dean Clarifies Mental Health Policy

May 30, 2011

Published: December 13, 2007 In light of reports that Anastasiya Andreyeva, FCLC ’08, had appeared increasingly troubled in the weeks preceding her arrest, The Observer spoke with Keith Eldredge,...

Student Arrested for Murder Called ‘Brilliant’

May 30, 2011

Published: December 13, 2007 FCLC—Anastasiya Andreyeva, FCLC ’08, was charged with second-degree murder after she allegedly stabbed a man named Aleksey Kats, 30, to death in his Brooklyn apartment,...

Fires Hit Home for FCLC Students

May 29, 2011

Published: November 8, 2007 FCLC—“The other day, my mom told me how the sky was becoming smoky and that the sun was blood-red,” Kate Melvin, FCLC ’09, said. Images of raging fires and...

Transfers Attempt to ‘Catch Up’

May 28, 2011

Published: October 25, 2007FORDHAM—Among this year’s incoming classes at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) and Fordham College at Rose Hill (FCRH), 12 percent of new students were transfers,...

Fordham Responds to Controversy Over Labor Practices

May 27, 2011

Published: October 11, 2007 In this issue of the Observer, an Opinions article entitled “Unethical Labor Practices at Fordham?” addresses an issue concerning Fordham’s security guards and the...

Spitzer Addresses ‘Morality and Practicality’

May 27, 2011

Published: October 11, 2007 FCLC—On Oct. 2, Fordham faculty, administration, and students assembled in Lowenstein’s 12th floor lounge to hear New York State Governor Eliot Spitzer speak....

Marymount For Sale, Alumnae Mourn

May 26, 2011

Published: September 27, 2007 MARYMOUNT—Twenty-four acres of hilltop overlooking the Hudson River are up for sale. The view of the Tappan Zee Bridge that was a daily sight for Marymount...

The Observer Gets ‘Face Lift’

May 25, 2011

Published: August 30, 2007 FCLC – This past June, members of The Observer’s editorial board gathered for a backyard retreat on a Sunday afternoon. Seated in a circle of assorted patio chairs, members...

Fordham Moves Up on National College Rankings

May 25, 2011

FORDHAM – One week after being named “Hottest Catholic School” by Kaplan and Newsweek’s “How to Get Into College Guide,” Fordham appeared at number 67 in U.S. News and World Report’s...

Fordham Accepts Green Initiative

May 25, 2011

FORDHAM – The goal is sustaining the earth, and Fordham, along with other NYC institutions and Catholic colleges across the country, is joining the fight. On June 6, Fordham announced that it has accepted...

Plan to Expand Lincoln Center Campus Awaits Public Hearing

May 25, 2011

FCLC – Nearly a half of a century ago, after much planning, fundraising and controversy, ground was broken and construction begun on what is now Fordham’s Lincoln Center (LC) campus. Today,...

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