The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer

The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer

The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer

LINDSAY JORGENSEN, Features Editor Emerita

Collaboration was central to blocking, costuming, and set design in Mr. Burns.

‘Mr. Burns’ Sparks Collaboration

April 10, 2019
Features Editor, Lindsay Jorgensen, talks to Elizabeth Margid, the head of Fordham Theatre’s directing program and the director of this year’s final mainstage play, “Mr. Burns.” Magrid takes advantage of her unique position of both professor and director to collaborate with her students involved in the production.
What Are You Giving Up for Lent?

What Are You Giving Up for Lent?

March 29, 2019
Lindsay Jorgensen asks Fordham students what they are doing to celebrate the Lenten season, whether it be giving up Starbucks or increasing time for prayer.
Tony Yancheng Li is an international finance major, has had numerous internships and loves choir.

Faces Behind Gabelli: Tony Yancheng Li

February 6, 2019
Lindsay Jorgensen, features editor, speaks with Tony Yancheng Li about his experiences as an international finance major and member of the Fordham choir.
Luke Momo, FCLC 19, is the former president and founder of the Filmmaking Club and has passed on the torch to Tommy Cunningham, FCLC 21, who serves as the current president.

Fordham Filmmaking Club Changes Reels

December 5, 2018
After two years, Luke Momo, former president and founder of the Filmmaking Club, has passed on the torch to Tommy Cunningham.
Pictured above are (left to right): Treasurer Ian Sokolowski, Vice President Jemina Molines, Secretary Chelsea Ashley and President Ahmari Alford.

New BSA Strives for Inclusivity on Campus

November 7, 2018
Although The Black Student Alliance (BSA) at Fordham Lincoln Center (FLC) was unable to reactivate its club status before the end of last semester, as originally desired by its past executive board members, the club has officially returned in full force this semester.
For her last outreach with GO!, Lau spent her spring break in Nicaragua. (Courtesy of Michele Lau)

More Than Just “Helping”: Students GO! to Brazil

May 12, 2018

As students impatiently anticipate the end of spring semester at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC), Global Outreach (GO!) participants eagerly wait to begin their summer projects. This summer, accepted...

Wayne Juice Mackins, FCLC 19, and the cast of Macbeth take on the task of incorporating movement into the production. (JON BJÖRNSON/THE OBSERVER)

Creating and Collaborating with Movement in Macbeth

April 4, 2018

“The Scottish Play” is coming to Fordham to conclude this year’s mainstage season. Professor Dawn Saito, movement and acting professor for theatre students at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC),...

Earlier this month, a “bomb cyclone” swept through New York City. (REGINA OREA/THE OBSERVER)

Fordham Students Weather the Bomb Cyclone

January 24, 2018

As the new year approached, temperatures on the east coast of the United States hit  new record lows. Within the early weeks of January, a “bomb cyclone” worked its way up the coast from Florida and...

Asian American theatre students feel excluded from this year’s theme “What does it mean to be American?” (Photo illustration Sarah Takash)

Lack of Asian-American Visibility in Theatre

December 9, 2017

What does it mean to be American? This question was what Matthew Maguire, director of the Theatre Program at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC), envisioned as the overarching theme for the four mainstage...

The 69th Annual Emmy Awards Ceremony airs on Sunday, Sept. 17 (CREDIT ALAN LIGHT VIA FLICKR)

Last Minute Emmy Nominations Buzz

September 18, 2017

With the fall semester at Fordham Lincoln Center (FLC) underway and students focused and working hard, the Emmy Awards can be easily overlooked. But not to worry, we have provided a short list of the 69th...

Jolin Veseau, FCLC 18, Henry McCall, FCLC 18, and Jaryd Farcon, FCLC 20 at Jacobs Pillow in Massachusettes. (COURTESY OF CHRISTOPHER DUGGAN)

BFA Dancers Pirouette Through the Summer

August 31, 2017

While summer break is typically known for relaxing and recovering from the busy school year, there is no vacation for a dancer, especially for the dance majors at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC)....

The cast of the Tony-nominated musical Come from Away (pictured above) as well as other musicals such as Miss Saigon, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and Anastasia performed at the concert.

Broadway Shines at Stars in the Alley

June 9, 2017

To celebrate the end of the 2016-2017 Broadway season, the annual Stars in the Alley concert was held on Friday, June 2. Produced by The Broadway League and sponsored by United Airlines, this event was...

Student Media Shines in Campus Movie Fest

May 13, 2017

Campus MovieFest just recently held its red carpet finale at Fordham College at Rose Hill (FCRH), where they streamed Fordham’s top films, giving out awards and prizes. Each of the top 4 Jury Award Winners...


The Curtain Closes for This Year’s B.F.A. Seniors

May 8, 2017

On April 27, the seniors of the Fordham/Ailey B.F.A. Dance Program had their final performance as college students. While the Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) community is sad to see them go, the...

CMF Launch will be held on April 18 at the Rose Hill campus. (ERIN OFLYNN/THE OBSERVER)

It’s Time to Create Again for Campus MovieFest

April 19, 2017

Campus MovieFest (CMF) the world’s largest student film festival, is coming to Fordham for its ninth year! Whether filmmaking is a passion or hobby of yours, or you have never picked up a camera in your...

The exhibit was created by Artist-in-Residence Carleen Sheehan.  (GEORGE HORIHAN/THE OBSERVER)

A New Exhibition at Fordham, Created for Fordham

March 29, 2017
This month, the Visual Arts Department at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) presents a new exhibition, “Prismatic Shifts” in the Ildiko Butler Gallery.
Songs Written By Women For Women

Songs Written By Women For Women

March 9, 2017
In honor of Women’s History Month, here is a list of 12 songs to listen to when the patriarchy has you down.
Fordham students will have a plethora of productions to watch this semester. (BROOKE PARRETT/THE OBSERVER)

Behind the Curtain: An Inside Look on Upcoming Studio Productions

February 27, 2017
The theatre department at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) will present two mainstage productions and six studio performances this semester.
Before the opening night of the faculty show at the Ildiko Butler Gallery on January 25, 2017.  (ASEAH KHAN/THE OBSERVER)

A Variety of Visual Arts on Display in Gallery

February 9, 2017
This year, three professors from the Visual Arts Department are presenting their work: Associate Professor Colin Cathcart, American Institute of Architects (AIA) medalist, Associate Professor Joseph Lawton and artist-in-residence Casey Ruble.
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