The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

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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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Hackers arent just people who try to get into your computer. (MARIA KOVOROS/THE OBSERVER)

Hactivism: Decoding the Cyber Culture

December 4, 2015
Rule breaking, defiant and most importantly, faceless – these are the qualities most commonly attributed to hackers.
In front of a residential building on the Upper East Side sits these two cute spider pumpkins. Halloween decorations do exist in New York City. (PHOTO BY ZANA NAJJAR/ THE OBSERVER)

Friday Finds: Halloween Edition

October 16, 2015
Not sure what to do this weekend? Friday Finds fills you in on everything Halloween-related in NYC.
Yoga instructor Denise Waling and the Special Olympics World Games teams from Brazil and Romania stretch while doing yoga at the Original Muscle Beach on July 22, 2015, in Santa Monica, Calif. (Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Friday Finds in NYC: Yoga, Fashion Week and More!

September 18, 2015
Nothing to do this weekend? Friday Finds fills you in on what to explore in NYC this weekend.
By far my favorite breakfast on my vacation! (JOHN T. VIA FLICKR)

Friday Finds: Where To Wander In NYC This Weekend

August 28, 2015
If you’re feeling hungry… grab an acai bowl! Located on 164 Mott Street, Two Hands has quickly become one of the most Instagram-worthy spots in the city.

London’s Lively Walls: A Glimpse into the City’s Graffiti

July 14, 2015
"What I love most about graffiti artists is that they produce art without expecting anything in return."
Rob Falsini in the Covent Garden Market (PHOTO COURTESY OF NANOR HARTOUNIAN)

My Momentary Musical Experience

July 2, 2015
If the musician and I had merely passed each other while walking on the street, I doubt I would have taken a second look.

Faces of London: Mike Jones

June 28, 2015
I’m a naturally nosy person and love talking to new people.
American Expats: Sean Gallagher

American Expats: Sean Gallagher

June 16, 2015
Sean Gallagher graduated from Fordham University in 1993 where he studied journalism at both the Rose Hill and Lincoln Center campus.
Sarah, bartender,  at Hackney Attic Open Mic Slam Storytelling Event,

Faces of London: Sarah

June 13, 2015
“No way. I like to stay behind the bar and be inspired by everyone else’s stories.”

Dublin Through the Eyes of a New Yorker

June 11, 2015
One of the first recommendations she had for me ironically included leaving the city of London and heading over to Dublin.
Sandhiya Nadarajah, FCLC ‘18 on left, and Caitlin Sakdalan, FCLC ‘18 on right.  (COURTESY OF Sandhiya Nadarajah and Caitlin Sakdalan)

The Anatomy of a Food Instagram

April 29, 2015
Caitlin Sakdalan and Sandhiya Nadarajah run the popular @befatbehappy account on Instagram.
The GO! New Orleans team snacking on some NOLA treats!  
(Courtesy of Nanor Hartounian)

“The Grandma Rule,” Beignets And Some Paint Cans: My GO! New Orleans Experience

March 25, 2015
I came to a realization: of all the decisions I’ve made throughout my college career thus far, choosing to apply to Global Outreach (GO!) New Orleans was by far one of the best.
Watching Television in the 21st Century: Catching Your Favorite Shows While in College

Watching Television in the 21st Century: Catching Your Favorite Shows While in College

October 8, 2014
In the age of Netflix and Hulu, torrenting and iTunes, what does “tune in next week” even mean? Does anybody even watch TV anymore?
(Sarah Howard/The Observer)

A Mason Jar and More for New Year’s Resolution

January 29, 2014
I am comfortable with openly admitting that I am guilty of having been that person at more than one point in my life. By that person, I mean the kind of individual who makes New Year’s resolutions just for the sake of making them.
Five FCLC female students banded together to make their parodic version of MTVs Catfish: The TV Show. (Photo Courtesy of Dirty Tea Cup Productions via YouTube)

A Different Baiting, Hooking and Reeling Take on Catfishing

November 14, 2013
With the popularity of “Catfish: The TV Show” come people who pay tribute to it through the production of parodies. One parody in particular, titled “Catfish (@MTV Parody),” was created by Dirty Teacup Productions, which consists of five female Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) students who also all happen to be roommates.
The “Internship Smarts for Liberal Arts: The Interview” event took place on Oct. 30, 2013. (Nanor Hartounian/The Observer)

Internship Smarts for Liberal Arts: The Interview

November 2, 2013
The “Internship Smarts for Liberal Arts: The Interview” event took place on Oct. 30. It brought together representatives and interns from AOL, New York One (NY1) News, Madison Square Garden and JetBlue.
Who says women cant climb balconies, confess their love on a midsummers night and ride a white horse whilst clad in shining armour? (Photo Illustration By Melanie Chamberlain/The Observer)

Putting One Heel Forward: Sadie Hawkins Day

October 30, 2013
Nov. 13 is Sadie Hawkins Day, a day when women are encouraged to break social norms and ask men out.

The Dumbest Halloween Costume I Have Ever Worn

October 27, 2013
For as long as I can remember, I have been an incredibly indecisive person. Naturally, Halloween is not a holiday I ever really look forward to.
Janitor Rashim Grays is one of many FCLC’s night-time workers. (Nanor Hartounian/The Observer)

Part-Time Janitor and Part-Time Aspiring Musician

October 17, 2013
There are many people who work tirelessly in order to ensure that Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) runs smoothly everyday.
So Long Starbucks, Sip on Something New!

So Long Starbucks, Sip on Something New!

September 23, 2013
Whether it’s part of a morning ritual, an afternoon pick-me-up, or an all-day, everyday habit, coffee always finds a way to sneak its way into our everyday lives.
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