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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RAY WALSH, Staff Writer

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St. Paul’s Cathedral at 60th St. and Columbus Ave. is the center of Holy Week celebrations for Lincoln Center. (Charlie Puente/The Observer)

Holy Week’s Deeper Meaning for Community

March 28, 2012
As Lent draws to a close, Fordham’s Christian students and faculty are preparing for Holy Week, during which many Christian denominations remember the final days of Jesus Christ’s earthly life with both fasting and celebration.

Murphy, S.J. Sheds Light on Holy Grail, Pacifism in ‘Parzival’

February 22, 2012
On Feb. 15, the Dean of Arts and Science Faculty hosted Rev. G. Ronald Murphy, S.J, for the Loyola Chair lecture, entitled, “The Mysterious Stone: the Holy Grail in Parzival.”
Catholic Mass changes can be found at the Church of St. Paul the Apostle, across the street from FCLC. (Laura Chang/The Observer)

FCLC Reacts to New Translation of Catholic Mass

December 7, 2011
The Roman Catholic Church began a new liturgical year by celebrating Mass with a new English translation of the Roman Missal intended to be truer to the Latin original.
A real man grows a beard every month of the year. A scruffy chin is not to be taken lightly. (Kyle Morrison/The Observer)

No Shave November from the Perspective of a Bearded Man

November 16, 2011
Before I begin, I want to make it clear that I am not writing this to criticize raising funds and awareness for men’s health issues such as prostate cancer and other cancers that affect men. We should always be looking
Cyrus McGoldrick converted from Christianity to Islam and spoke to students about his experience. (Kyle Morrison/The Observer)

MSA Invites Islam Convert to Speak

November 16, 2011
On Nov. 11, the Muslim Students’ Association (MSA) invited Cyrus McGoldrick to speak about his experience converting from Christianity to Islam. MSA’s “Islam from the Eyes of a Convert” allowed students to ask McGoldrick about his work as civil rights manager for the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and how he is working to address discrimination against Muslims in New York City.
Deb Word, a panelist at the “More Than a Monologue” conference, spoke about her experience as a mother raising a gay son. (Salma Elmehdawi/The Observer)

FCLC Starts LGBTQ-Catholic Dialogue in Conference

September 21, 2011
On Sept. 16, Fordham sponsored a conference about sexual diversity and the Catholic church, the first time the topic has been publicly addressed in a large public setting on campus.

Students Find Fault with Facilities

June 25, 2011

Published: October 8, 2009 As the fall semester enters its second month, elevator malfunctions and insect bites are causing some students to feel disgruntled regarding facilities operations in...

USG Discusses Goals for Upcoming Year

June 25, 2011

Published: September 24, 2009 On Sept. 17, the United Student Government (USG) of Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) held its second general meeting of the year, where members discussed plans...

Ex-Students “Angry” Over Financial Services Miscommunications

June 25, 2011

Published: September 24, 2009 Students who have decided to transfer out of Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) say they experienced a significant amount of confusion in dealing with FCLC’s Office...

Fordham Breaks Fundraising Record

June 22, 2011

Published: August 27, 2009 While the economy faltered this past fiscal year, Fordham managed to raise $71.9 million—a 6.5 percent increase from 2008—breaking its record for the fifth consecutive...

Master Plan Set Into Motion

June 22, 2011

Published: August 27, 2009 With the Master Plan officially approved by the New York City Council, the administration of Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) is beginning preparations for the...

Changes In Store For Class of 2013

June 22, 2011

Published: August 27, 2009 The administration of Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) is starting off the new year by implementing a commuter mentor program and a new core curriculum...

Dean Expects Mellon Grant Cutbacks as a Result of Economic Downturn

June 22, 2011

Published: April 30, 2009 As a result of the recent economic downturn, the Rev. Robert R. Grimes, S.J., dean of Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC), said he may reallocate Mellon endowment money...

Father McShane Delivers State of the University Address

June 20, 2011

Published: April 9, 2009 On April 1, Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J., president of Fordham University, gave his State of the University address in the Flom Auditorium at the Rose Hill campus. McShane discussed...

Amnesty Policy Offers Reprieve For Students Caught Drinking

June 20, 2011

Published: April 2, 2009 “I walked in, and there [were] a bunch of girls crowding around some guy… The kid was passed out… It was so hectic… I thought he was going to die, which was...

Amid Protests, Controversial Scholar Discusses Gaza

June 19, 2011

Published: March 12, 2009 Police barricades and protesters greeted Jewish scholar Norman Finkelstein as he arrived at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) on March 3 to give a lecture titled “Behind...

FCLC Vegetarians Dissatisfied With Options in Cafeteria

June 5, 2011

Published: December 11, 2008 Many vegetarians and vegans say that they are dissatisfied with the vegan and vegetarian options in the cafeteria at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC). As...

Student Views of College Drinking Exaggerated

June 5, 2011

Published: November 20, 2008 Recent United States Department of Education (USDE) reports attribute an increase in drinking on college campuses to students’ “exaggerated views” of alcohol...

Fordham University Hosts Lecture on Refugees

June 5, 2011

Published: November 13, 2008 The Fordham Institute for International Humanitarian Affairs (IIHA) continued its Fall Lecture Series Nov. 5 by hosting United Nations High Commission on Refugees (UNHCR)...

FCLC Students Prepare for SOA Protest

June 4, 2011

Published: October 30, 2008 The Community Service Program (CSP) at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) is currently undergoing preparations for a trip to Fort Benning, Ga. to participate in the...

America Votes, The World Decides

June 4, 2011

Published: October 16, 2008 “The world has never been smaller,” said Paul Levinson, professor of communication and media studies at Fordham. With the United States less than three weeks away from...

Global Solidarity Tour Comes to the South Lounge

June 4, 2011

Published: October 16, 2008 “No food, no water, no schools.” These are the words of Sister Pauline Silver Acayo, as she described the state of northern Uganda last week at the Peace Building Conference,...

Fordham Hosts ‘Sinners and Winners’ Forum in Pope Auditorium

June 3, 2011

Published: October 2, 2008 On Sept. 16, the “Sinners and Winners” forum was held in front of an audience of more than 400 in the Pope Auditorium of Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC). The...

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