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

MARK LEE, Literary Editor Emeritus

All content by MARK LEE

Cream Cheese and Wannabes

March 11, 2015

A crowd of high school kids swarms in the door of the bagel place, and my first instinct is to cringe. High school was relatively painless for me. I don’t feel traumatized or anything. Yet still, there’s...

Color Blind

January 28, 2015

A hush falls over the classroom. Noticing, the girl falls silent and glances around at her peers. Whispers abound.  “What did she just call herself?”  “Can she say that?”  In the front row,...

Jury of Your Peers

October 22, 2014

People in the hall between McMahon and Lowenstein are staring and whispering. So juvenile. No one is making eye contact with me, but no one ever makes eye contact with me. These people have always been...

Comma Interrobang: Clipped Wings

Comma Interrobang: Clipped Wings

August 28, 2014

When I was a kid I used to have dreams about flying pretty frequently. Once every two weeks, probably. That might not seem like very often, but imagine twice a month closing your eyes and being transported...

Comma Interrobang: You Have Diabetes

April 6, 2014

Presuming that you yourself are not diabetic, at 7 years old, you only know so much about diabetes. You know it’s bad, and that the old guy on television, who assures everyone that financial coverage...

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