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



Megan Yerrabelli, FCLC ’25, is the online editor at the Observer. She is majoring in economics and urban studies, and she loves to write about interesting events going on around campus. Her favorite article(s) she wrote was on the tuition increases. She previously served as assistant news editor.

 Prospective students take a tour of Fordham University’s Lincoln Center campus.

Insights into The University’s Class of 2028

May 2, 2024

Decision day for the class of 2028 has passed. Regular decision acceptances for Fordham University’s class of 2028 were announced on March 15, and now Fordham’s incoming first year class has begun...

This upcoming tuition increase of 4.4% is in addition to the 6% hike in tuition that was implemented in the current academic year.

Undergraduate Tuition Will Now Cost $62,990 For the 2024-25 Academic Year

April 17, 2024
Students rethink their future at Fordham and express confusion about where tuition money is being allocated.
‘He’s Such a Light’ Student With a Penchant for Public Service Dies at 20

Remembering Luke Santos, 20

March 13, 2024
The beloved student is remembered by his close friends and family for his kindess, passion for politics, and dedication to public service.
Alexander discusses systemic racial injustices in the US incarceration system and emphasizes the power of an individual to effect positive change.

Fordham Law Hosts Michelle Alexander

March 1, 2024
The renowned author discussed topics surrounding mass incarceration from her bestselling book, "The New Jim Crow."
As a magistrate and interfaith minister, Corbett loved being present at weddings and around happy, loving couples.

William Corbett, Fordham School of Law Alum, Dies at 85

April 26, 2023
An Air Force veteran, and community leader of Floral Park, Corbett was known for his generosity and public service.
Tetlow expressed that the university is focused on reducing costs, but the tuition increase is still necessary. Students have been impacted by the financial burden, with some changing their undergraduate plans.

Fordham Raises Undergraduate Tuition by 6%

April 20, 2023
Students share their frustrations with the growing cost of a Fordham education on top of the high cost of living in New York City.
The university will lift the vaccine mandate and discontinue the use of VitalCheck, though COVID-19 testing and vaccination services for students will continue.

COVID-19 Vaccine No Longer Required, Effective May 15

March 22, 2023
University President Tania Tetlow announced to the Fordham community that adjustments are being made to the university's COVID-19 protocols.
Access to COVID-19 vaccines and testing will still be provided to students following the lifting of the vaccination requirement on May 15.

BREAKING: Fordham Announces an End to Vaccine Mandate

March 20, 2023

University President Tania Tetlow, J.D., announced changes to Fordham’s COVID-19 policies in an email sent to the university community on March 20. These changes include the university no longer requiring...

The grand opening celebration for the RamFit Center featured snacks, refreshments and reusable water bottles for students.

Students and Administration Celebrate Grand Opening of McMahon RamFit Center

January 25, 2023
The Offices of Student Involvement (OSI) and Residential Life (ResLife), alongside Dean of Students at Lincoln Center Jenifer Campbell, hosted a grand opening celebration of the McMahon RamFit Center on Jan. 19, a week after the center became fully operational.
Bowling Green Park, located in the Financial District, was created in 1733 and was New York Citys first park.

New York City’s Green Spaces Date Back to 1733

October 26, 2022
New York City alone houses more than 1,700 parks, playgrounds and recreational facilities across its boroughs, which take up 14% of the city in total.
Tetlow’s inauguration ceremony hosted several guests including U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer.

Fordham University Inaugurates Tania Tetlow as 33rd President

October 20, 2022
University President Tania Tetlow, J.D., was inaugurated on Friday, Oct. 14, as the 33rd and first laywoman president of Fordham University on Edwards Parade at the Rose Hill campus.
U.S. Deputy Attorney General Lisa O. Monaco delivered the keynote address on the conference’s opening day

ICCS Held In Person for First Time Since 2019

August 27, 2022
The ninth ICCS invited government officials, Google executive Kent Walker and more to speak on cyberattack prevention.

Newly Renovated Joseph M. McShane, S.J. Campus Center Unveiled

May 4, 2022

Following the announcement of University President Rev. Joseph M. McShane’s, S.J., retirement in September 2021, the board of trustees made the decision to rename the newly renovated Fordham Rose Hill...

st johns hall at rose hill campus bronx for history historical article

Building the Bronx: The Lasting History of the Rose Hill Campus

April 27, 2022
Rose Hill Manor, one of the earliest buildings on Fordham's Rose Hill Campus, is home to Native American artifacts.
Pictured are members of the Fordham Graduate Student Workers Union. The Fordham administration will be hosting a union election on April 5 and 7.

Update: Fordham’s Graduate Student Workers Unionize

March 30, 2022
The GSW union works to earn representation from the communications workers of America and gain better financial compensation.
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