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MATEO SOLIS PRADA, Multimedia Editor

Mateo Solis Prada, FCLC ’22, is an editor for the multimedia section and a visual arts major. When he is not working on projects for The Observer, he can be found taking photographs around the city, or in the kitchen making carbonara and listening to soul music.

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QUIZ: Tell Us Your Favorite Winter Activities and We’ll Tell You What Mask You Wore

February 28, 2021
Find your next favorite mask by planning your perfect winter day in New York.
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Enclaves: Little Odessa

February 15, 2021
The Observer explores the enclave of Little Odessa and the ways in which it works to preserve the identity of its residents.

USG Check-In with Loreen Ruiz

February 1, 2021
United Student Government President Loreen Ruiz, FCLC ’22, recaps memories from her first remote semester and her hopes for the spring.

New Yorkers React to Joe Biden’s Presidential Victory

November 13, 2020
When Joe Biden was declared the presumptive winner of the 2020 presidential election, New Yorkers from across the city went to the streets to celebrate.

Election Day on the Upper West Side

November 6, 2020
Find out from Upper West Side voters why they chose to vote on Election Day and what their thoughts were on the 2020 election.

A Day in the Life: College Students During a Pandemic

October 20, 2020
Three Fordham students, two in New York and one in Abu Dhabi, go through a typical day of online learning for the fall semester.

Producing a Newspaper in a Pandemic

September 18, 2020
Members of The Observer’s editorial board discuss the process of producing fully digital issues of the paper.
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Ram Jams: Lucky Us, Big Sean Is Back With ‘Detroit 2’

September 9, 2020
On “Detroit 2,” Big Sean makes one thing clear: his hustle isn’t going away anytime soon, and neither is the chip on his shoulder.

Lincoln Center Move-In 2020

September 2, 2020
On August 23, students began moving into the Lincoln Center campus residence halls under extraordinary circumstances. The Observer was there to capture the experience, as well as the thoughts of students, both new and returning, and their parents.

Making Brownies with Esmé Bleecker-Adams and Jill Rice

May 8, 2020
Learn to make Bon Appétit’s Camouflage Chocolate Fudge Brownies in the second video of The Observer's cooking series.
The Desk at 140 West: Homunculus Boogie

The Desk at 140 West: Homunculus Boogie

March 3, 2020
"The Desk at 140 West" is an NPR "Tiny Desk" influenced music series created by the Fordham Observer Multimedia team. This episode features Homunculus Boogie, a band comprised of four sophomores from Fordham College at Rose Hill.