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

a portrait of Madeline Katz

MADELINE KATZ, Former Arts & Culture Editor

Madeline Katz, FCLC ’22, is an arts & culture editor for The Observer. She is majoring in English with a creative writing concentration. In her free time, she loves discovering new street art and relaxing at Riverside Park.

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ALOK Leads With Compassion at New York Comedy Festival

November 25, 2021
In their comedy set, they switch effortlessly between humorous, poignant cultural commentary and chill-inducing poetics.
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[Photo] Becoming a Part of the Vanderbilt Summit

By ETHAN MCNAMARA November 17, 2021

The SUMMIT Experience begins at $39 and is comparable to the Top of the Rock Observation Deck.

cocoon artwork with white walls

‘Cocoon’: A Collective Reemergence

November 12, 2021
Each installation addresses a state of emergence, searching and reaching towards the other within a shared space.
at the french film festival, two characters from skies of lebanon sit on a couch in period dress

‘Burning Brighter’ French Film Festival Shines a Light on New Filmmakers

October 15, 2021
Tales of racial justice, returning home, identity and finding one’s place in the world made appearances on the big screen.
A balloon set-up with the words Welcome Back to the Movies above it at Bryant Park

Bryant Park Rolls Opening Credits on Summer Movie Series

September 2, 2021
The Summer Movie Series offers free films to vaccinated moviegoers. Showings are on Monday and Tuesday evenings from Aug. 23 through Sept. 28.
Minga Prather, a dancer, posing looking upward in a black and white photo

Minga Prather on Dancing From ‘Revelations’ to Pools of Water

July 3, 2021
Minga Prather, an Ailey graduate, has "nothing to prove, everything to share" as she dances through uncertain times and virtual shows.
community organizer points at free store

Hell’s Kitchen Free Store Is Priceless

April 29, 2021
The Free Store is more than just a store. It’s a communal space for gathering, connecting and exchanging ideas.
dancer in motion

Lindsay Jorgensen on Revitalizing the Features Section and Poetry in Motion

March 19, 2021
Dancer, writer, former features editor: Lindsay Jorgensen knows how to maintain the perfect balancing act.
display of valentines day chocolate on sale

Capitalizing on the Commodification of Valentine’s Day Love

February 13, 2021
We should celebrate the unsung hero of mid-February that is the day after Valentine’s Day, aka the After Valentine’s Day Chocolate Sale Extravaganza.
the Horizons album cover, a drawing of the sun setting over a horizon of mountains and a lake

The Best Ram Jams of 2020

February 6, 2021
The Arts & Culture staff reflects on the best albums of 2020 focusing on a range of the best releases from Fiona Apple to Chloe X Halle.
Stoves comedy performers on Zoom for their bakery show

Fordham’s Comedy Club Stove’s Becomes a Bakery to ‘Get That Bread’

December 28, 2020
Stove’s Comedy Club held a bakery-themed end-of-semester comedy show and gave a glimpse into the recipe behind their comedy.
a graphic illustration depicting a hand holding a phone displaying Tinder. The profile on the screen is the Duolingo owl and the finger is swiping to the left.

Why Tinder is a Better Language Learning App Than Duolingo

October 11, 2020
Tinder was giving away the passport option for free, so I boldly ventured into the unknown and promptly selected Paris as my destination.
a fruit stand on the corner of midtown street in NYC

Skip Trader Joe’s and Visit Your Local Fruit Stand Instead

October 8, 2020
Fruit stands are so ingrained in our neighborhoods that we sometimes don’t even notice them as we rush by. But we should. 
graphic of a persons head with a mullet hairdo on a blue diamond-shaped background, with text reading business in the front, party in the back

Zoom University Makes Me Want to Get a Mullet

October 7, 2020
With business in the front and a party in the back, a mullet is bound to spice up your daily Zoom meetings.
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