The Silly Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

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The Silly Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

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The Silly Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

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OLIVIA STERN, Former Arts & Culture Editor

Olivia Stern (she/her), FCLC ’23, currently serves as a former arts & culture editor at The Observer. She is majoring in journalism and minoring in political science. She previously served on the layout team. In her spare time, she can be found drinking her two to three daily cups of coffee or playing sudoku/solitaire/The Observer crossword like the old lady that she truly is at heart.

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Friday, November 18

Friday, November 18

November 18, 2022
Take a minute to play The Observer's Daily Mini Crossword, posted everyday at 12:00 A.M.
Shakespeare Central Park

Shakespeare in the Park: Over 60 Years of Free Theater

October 27, 2022
Since 1962, Central Park has hosted over 5 million audience members to see more than 150 Shakespearean productions — all for free.
Nike and Simon Porte Jacquemus, a French fashion designer, collaborated on a line of athletic wear for this Fashion Week display.

New York Fashion Week From Student’s Perspectives

September 17, 2022
Fordham students are taking advantage of the events around the city for this year’s New York Fashion Week.
Brooklyn Bridge Park view

[Photo] Ram Reads: ‘Ask A Native New Yorker,’ Reviewed By A Native New Yorker

By GABRIEL GARCIA September 6, 2022

Author Jake Dobkin recommends Brooklyn Bridge Park as a great place in New York City for a first date.

Theater playing Funny Girl

[Photo] Lea Michele Replaces Beanie Feldstein in ‘Funny Girl’ Revival

By MADELYN KINZEL July 26, 2022

Beanie Feldstein will be replaced by Lea Michele on "Funny Girl," causing controversy due to allegations that Michele has made racist remarks.

campus ministry art in the lowenstein plaza level lobby with paintings and photographs

Campus Ministry Ignatian Art Exhibit Debuts in Lowenstein

April 7, 2022
After months of preparation, ‘Seeds of Transformation” is now on display, commemorating the 500th anniversary of St. Ignatius' conversion.
sarah jessica parker and matthew broderick in plaza suite

Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick Take Their Romance to the Stage in ‘Plaza Suite’

March 26, 2022
The acts of "Plaza Suite" take place in The Plaza’s Suite 719, showing three different relationships, each played by Parker and Broderick.
for an article about seeds of transformation campus ministry event,Landscape at sunset with yellow sky and sun shining through a tree.

Commemorating the Past, Envisioning the Future: Campus Ministry to Host Ignatian Art Showcase

March 26, 2022
Campus Ministry invites submissions to its exhibit “Seeds of Transformation: Envisioning Hope for the Environment with Ignatian Imagination."
the set of winnie the pooh

‘Winnie the Pooh,’ ‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ and the Power of Nostalgia

December 6, 2021
Both "Winnie the Pooh" and "Mrs. Doubtfire" present their versions of classic family movies and shows by turning them into lively musicals.
at the 2021 nycwff, people cut up pizza in front of authentic ovens

NYC Wine and Food Festival Brought Hundreds of Restaurants and Foodies Together for Charity

October 30, 2021
The Food Network and Cooking Channel’s Wine and Food Festival (NYCWFF) returned to the city on Oct. 14 with almost 100 events that weekend.
eople surrounding a table with food, celebrating the new york city wine and food festival

NYC Wine & Food Festival to Return to City Oct. 14-17

October 13, 2021
Students can explore a world of food during the NYC Food and Wine Festival, from Oct. 14-17, as the event returns to in-person activities.
The GREENs arches covered in synthetic grass stand in front of the city skyline.

Lincoln Center Turns Into The GREEN for the Summer Season

May 28, 2021
Lincoln Center is trading in its concrete for green space this summer as part of its Restart Stages program with "The GREEN" installation.
Mini Crossword: Space Oddity

Mini Crossword: Space Oddity

April 16, 2021
Take a break and play this interactive Observer mini crossword online. Title: "Space Oddity," by Olivia Stern. Powered by PuzzleMe.
Fred, the canine pal of Assistant Layout Editor Olivia Stern, FCLC ’23, faces off against a daunting snowbank in his stylish green jacket.

[Photo] Dressed to the Ca-Nines


Fred, the canine pal of Assistant Layout Editor Olivia Stern, FCLC ’23, faces off against a daunting snowbank in his stylish green jacket.

image of moving carts for students leaving campus

[Photo] Students Leave Campus as Cases Spike

By ALLIE STOFER November 24, 2020

Most students living in the dorms this semester will have moved out by Wednesday, Nov. 25, with the exception of approximately 90 students who will stay for dance classes or due to travel restrictions.

two women kneeling and caressing each other onstage; example of intimacy scene

Fordham Theatre Introduces Intimacy Training

October 18, 2020
Fordham Theatre has introduced intimacy training after students released a set of demands to make the program inclusive and safe.
a mouse trap along the bottom of a fridge in McMahon Hall

[Photo] Students Report Mice in McMahon Hall

By JOE KOTTKE September 15, 2020

Rodent roommates are an unwelcome addition to McMahon Hall apartments. After two reports of mouse sightings in one weekend, an exterminator set traps to catch them.

a graphic of a pile of coins representing childhood cancer on one side and a tree covered in money with the cash falling off representing adult cancer on the other side

Gold Is the New Pink

September 3, 2020
It’s September, and you know what that means, right? If you have no idea what I’m implying, you are not alone. Under normal circumstances, I would have been oblivious to the issue that is childhood cancer.
Woman in red from FLASH MAGAZINE

FLASH Magazine Recognizes Artists of Color in Special Summer Issue

July 8, 2020
Fordham’s FLASH Magazine came together to create a special summer issue honoring and lifting up the voices of Black people and people of color.
Holmquist in handmade pink skirt

Project (Runway) In Quarantine

April 21, 2020
Since the coronavirus left Julianne Holmquist, Fordham College at Lincoln Center ’21, back in the company of her sewing supplies, she decided to take advantage of the opportunity and rekindle her long-lost hobby.
Religion journalist Jack Jenkins, Associate Chair of Graduate Studies and theology professor, Kathryn Reklis and LA-based Jesuit screenwriter Jim McDermott all spoke at the At the Jedi and Jesuits” event during Ignatian Week

Ignatian Week Celebrates Jesuit History

November 5, 2019
Fordham’s Campus Ministry hosted its annual Ignatian Week at both the Lincoln Center and Rose Hill campuses from Oct. 19 to Oct. 26. Ignatian Week is an opportunity to learn about the identity and tradition of what it means to be a Jesuit, as described by Associate Director of Campus Ministry and Director of Ignatian Initiatives Erin Hoffman. 
Speakers of the event included Lesley Massiah-Arthur, the associate vice president of government relations at Fordham and Dr. Christina Greer, the associate department chair of political science.

Christina Greer Talks ‘Black Women and Elections’

October 30, 2019
More than 50 people attended the first Women of Color Initiative event “Black Women and Elections” from the Office of the Chief Diversity Officer on Oct. 19 at Fordham University School of Law in 7-119. Speakers included Lesley Massiah-Arthur, the associate vice president of government relations at Fordham and Dr. Christina Greer, the associate department chair of political science.
This years Amazing Race had one of the most successful turnouts — nine teams registered, and six teams finished the race.

Club Spotlight: BeWell LC

October 16, 2019
BeWell LC is much more than a club that informs the student body on alcohol and drugs.
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