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The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

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The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

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MEAGHAN DILLON, 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...

How Much Do Student Workers Know?

June 3, 2011

Published: April 17, 2008 “A few weeks ago, a friend who works in the health center told me about a peer who contracted an STD,” said a student who declined to be identified for this...

Senior Values Seminars Exceed Course Cap

June 2, 2011

Published: April 3, 2008 As students register for classes for the 2008-2009 academic year, upcoming seniors should be sure not to wait until second semester to register for the senior values seminar....

New Jesuit Superior General Elected

June 1, 2011

Published: Febrary 14, 2008 FORDHAM—The new Superior General of the Society of Jesus was elected on Jan. 19 in Rome. The Rev. Adolfo Nicolás, S.J., is now Father General to nearly 20,000 Jesuits...

Students Rally for Security Officers

June 1, 2011

Published: Febrary 14, 2008 FORDHAM—Dozens of students, clergy members and security officers gathered outside the McGinley Campus Center on Feb. 7 to rally in support of better wages and working...

Job Market Doomed?

May 31, 2011

Published: January 31, 2008 FCLC—With economists saying we are facing a recession, seniors who are graduating in May have plenty to worry about when it comes to the job market. However, several...

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,...

Core Committee Releases Report

May 30, 2011

Published: December 13, 2007 FCLC—As a result of the university’s Strategic Plan to become the preeminent Catholic university in the nation by 2016, plans to revise and ultimately reduce the...

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,...

Mike Wallace Challenges Students

May 30, 2011

Published: November 15, 2007 FCRH—It has been said that the four most dreaded words in the English language are “Mike Wallace is here.” To an audience of about 200 at Rose Hill, including...

How Catholic Can a University Be?

May 29, 2011

Published: November 8, 2007 FORDHAM—Determining how a Catholic university such as Fordham manifests its Catholic identity depends largely on how the university defines Catholicism. According to...

ROTC Students React to “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” Policy

May 28, 2011

Published: October 25, 2007 FORDHAM—“I remember, in my scholarship contract for Army ROTC, signing a statement along the lines of ‘I have never engaged in homosexual acts, etc.,’” said a Reserve...

Fordham Gossip Blogger FUrez Hilton Tells All

May 27, 2011

Published: October 11, 2007 With gossip blogs becoming increasingly popular, a Fordham student with the pseudonym “FUrez Hilton” has created a blog of the same name (,...

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...

FCLC Ranks Third Behind FCRH and CBA, Freshmen SAT Scores Rise

May 27, 2011

Published: October 11, 2007 FCLC—In a year when average SAT scores around the nation saw the biggest drop in 31 years, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education, Fordham College at Lincoln...

Expansion Plan Faces Criticism

May 26, 2011

Published: September 27, 2007 LINCOLN CENTER—On Mon., Sept. 10, the NYC Department of City Planning (DCP) held a public hearing on the proposed Master Plan to expand Fordham University’s Lincoln...

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 Adds New Administrative Position to Further Strategic Plan

May 25, 2011

FORDHAM – On Aug. 1 Dr. Stephen Freedman began his post as Fordham’s new senior vice president of Academic Affairs.  Dr. Freedman was also appointed chief academic officer, a position that is new...

Freshmen Required Reading Promotes Jesuit Ideals and Links Fordham Community

May 25, 2011

FCLC – The required reading for all incoming freshmen at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) not only introduces students to the Jesuit ideals in which Fordham prides itself, but it also weaves...

Students Promote Desire for Tridentine Mass on Facebook

May 25, 2011

FCLC – Students at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) are determined to have the recently revived Latin Mass, called the Tridentine Mass, celebrated at Fordham. Tyrell Northcutt, FCLC ’08,...

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