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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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MEHGAN ABDELMASSIH, News Editor Emerita

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U.S. Vote Against Palestinian Authority Disappoints Students

December 2, 2012

On Thursday, Nov. 29, the Palestinian Authority (PA) upgraded their "non-member observer entity status” in the United Nations (UN) to “non-member observer state,” as voted on by the UN General Assembly....

(Weiyu Li/The Observer)

New Courses for Spring

November 14, 2012

Academic departments at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) are offering new courses for the spring 2013 semester. The six departments that participated in a university survey reported that 16 new...

Fordham Shares its Social Media Policy via Social Media

Fordham Shares its Social Media Policy via Social Media

November 13, 2012

Fordham rereleased its social media policy this afternoon via Facebook and Blogspot. The policy, published April 19, 2011, said, "The University reserves the right to delete any posting or comment...

FCLC Weekly Campus Calendar

November 12, 2012

Brought to you by the Fordham Observer and Fordham College at Lincoln Center’s (FCLC) Office of Student Leadership and Community Development (OSLCD) is the weekly event calendar for our campus! Starting...

FCLC Weekly Campus Calendar

November 7, 2012

Brought to you by the Fordham Observer and Fordham College at Lincoln Center's (FCLC) Office of Student Leadership and Community Development (OSLCD) is the weekly event calendar for our campus! Thursday,...

College Council Addresses Fiscal Changes, Expansion

November 7, 2012

Among the topics covered in the Oct. 25 meeting of Fordham College at Lincoln Center’s (FCLC) College Council were money and majors. Students at FCLC engaged in discussion with Rev. Robert R. Grimes,...

Hurricane Sandy

UPDATED: Hurricane Sandy Heading for Fordham

October 28, 2012

Hurricane Sandy is headed for the tri-state area and New York City officials are taking actions before Sandy's surge. Fordham also took precautionary actions and announced via email that all classes...

Weiyu Li

Fordham Hosts “Future of Islam” Discussion

October 23, 2012

On Oct. 17, Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) hosted "My Generation: Muslim Millennials on the Future of Islam," which featured a panel of five prominent Muslims speaking on the future of the...

Associate Dean at Fordham College at Lincoln Center Mark Mattson proposes advising solutions. (Tavy Wu/The Observer)

Dean’s Office to Revise Advising Practices

October 18, 2012

A new student advising initiative is in the works at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC). According to Mark Mattson, associate dean at FCLC, the goals of the initiative are to increase retention and...

Students passing by the Gabelli School of Business’ Hughes Hall at Fordham College at Rose Hill. (Ayer Chan/The Observer)

Business Minor Curriculum Set to Expand

October 17, 2012

Fordham College at Lincoln Center’s (FCLC) business minor will soon undergo a series of changes. Recently, the business faculty has revised the number of course requirements from seven to eight,...

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, left, and U.S. President Barack Obama attend the first presidential debate at Denver University on Wednesday, October 3, 2012, in Denver, Colorado. (Zhang Jun/Xinhua/Zuma Press/MCT)

Students Give Post Debate Reactions

October 4, 2012

The first of four presidential debates was held at the University of Denver, in Colorado, one of the main swing states in next month's election. Presidential candidates Barack Obama and Mitt Romney...

Fordham Falls Five Spots in Best Colleges Ranking

October 4, 2012

Fordham fell five spots to 58th in the 2013 U.S. News and World Report ranking of Best Colleges. The decline was received with disappointment among many Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) students. “I’m...

Rev. Robert R. Grimes, S.J., Dean of Fordham College at Lincoln Center. (Kyle Morrison/The Observer)

Dean Grimes Talks Jesuits and Jobs

September 19, 2012

According to an annual list produced by U.S. News & World Report, Fordham falls in the number ten spot in the Colleges With Most Student Debt list. How does Fordham’s Jesuit tradition coincide...

New Faculty Excited To Join FCLC Community

August 22, 2012

Fordham welcomed eight new professors to the faculty at the Lincoln Center campus this academic year. In addition to the new professors, there will be three transfers from the Fordham College at Rose Hill...

Fordham Among Top 50 Schools For Veterans

August 22, 2012

Fordham was the only university in New York City to make it to the top 50 of Military Times’ Best For Vets ranking. Falling under the G.I. Bill cap, having a relaxed residency and costing under $250...

U.S. soldiers posted in Afghanistan stand guard alongside their unit. More graphic photos published recently in the L.A. Times have stirred controversy among readers. (Jon Stephenson/MCT)

Graphic War Photos Prompt Ethics Questions

May 2, 2012

Photos of U.S. soldiers posing with mangled Afghan corpses have polarized the Fordham community in recent weeks. A U.S. soldier, who obtained the photos of the soldiers in the 82nd Airborne Division...

Chuck Todd, chief White House correspondent and political director for NBC News, was one of the many speakers at the Money, Media and the Battle for Democracys soul event at Fordham on Monday. Sara Azoulay/The Observer

Politicians and Analysts Discuss Democracy’s Soul

April 26, 2012

Fordham’s Center for Ethics and Education and the Center for Electoral Politics and Democracy hosted “Money, Media, and the Battle for Democracy’s Soul” in the McNally Amphitheatre on April...

Fordham professor and writer, Mary Bly, talks about her new book, life with breast cancer and her life in Paris. (Sara Azoulay/The Observer)

Mary Bly Talks New Book: “Paris in Love”

March 28, 2012

Mary Bly’s mission in life is to remember. And her biggest fear is forgetting. The romantic novelists and professor of English at Fordham College at Lincoln Center is releasing her memoir, “Paris...

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