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

The Observer

RICHARD RAMSUNDAR, News Editor Emeritus

Ken Biberaj, Democratic City Council candidate 2012-13, seeks to reform the Upper West Side. (Ayer Chan/The Observer)

City Council Candidate Targets Students

September 19, 2012
The 2013 City Council elections, which will be taking place next spring, has Ken Biberaj, a Democratic City Council candidate from the Upper West Side, running for the sixth District City Council Seat.
The recipients of the 2012 Summer Research Grants pose on the Outdoor Plaza. The grants helped them expand their studies outside of Fordham. (Photo Courtesy of John Wu)

Students Share Summer Research Experience

August 22, 2012
At the beginning of the summer, 23 students at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) received the Fordham Summer Research Grant.
A student expresses confusion as he visits the Office of Enrollment and Financial Services. (Photo Illustration by Ayer Chan)

Seniors Face Issues with Financial Aid

August 22, 2012
This fall, many Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) seniors are facing issues keeping their financial aid and scholarships, leading to run-ins with the Office of Financial Aid and Enrollment Services.

New Neuroscience Major Added to Curriculum

May 6, 2012
The natural science department at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) will include a neuroscience major starting fall 2012.

Guest Pass Policy to Change in Fall 2012

May 2, 2012
Beginning in the fall 2012 semester, commuters at Fordham will no longer have to request a guest pass 24-hours in advance.
Students Weigh In on the Importance of Graduating On Time

Students Weigh In on the Importance of Graduating On Time

April 18, 2012
According to an article released by U.S. News and World Reports, Fordham did not make the top 10 list of colleges with the highest 4-year graduation rate.
Speaker Haroon Moghul in the Student Lounge discussing Muslims’ role in history connecting to modern America on March 5. (Charlie Puente/Fordham Observer)

Haroon Moghul: “Islam Meets America”

March 7, 2012
On March 5, the Muslim Students Association (MSA) at Fordham College Lincoln Center (FCLC) welcomed Haroon Moghul to speak at an event titled “Islam Meets America: Working Toward a 21st Century Community.”
After the NYPD monitored Muslim college students in the northeastern U.S., FCLC students attended MSA’s “Know Your Rights” event where they learned how to defend themselves if approached by law enforcement. (Ayer Chan/The Observer)

MSA “Know Your Rights” Forum Held in Light of NYPD Surveillance

February 22, 2012
On Feb. 18, the Associated Press exposed the New York Police Department (NYPD)’s surveillance of Muslim college students across the northeastern United States. NYPD monitored the Muslim Students Association (MSA) at Ivy League schools including Yale and Columbia.
Fordham IT continues to upgrade their online services to include Google Docs and Google Calendar, among other applications. (Photo Illustration by Harry Huggins)

Fordham Adds Google Apps to Gmail

February 15, 2012
Since the addition of Google Gmail for Fordham, many updates have been made, including the addition of Google Docs and Chat.
Medical volunteers and doctors prescribed free birth control for Fordham students at NYIT after taking their blood pressure and reviewing their medical history. (Laura Chang/The Observer)

Fordham Law Students Organize Birth Control And Sexual Health Fair

December 7, 2011
Free birth control prescriptions, condoms and other forms of contraceptives were available for Fordham students to access during “Prescribe Fordham,” a birth control drive and sexual health fair, on Nov. 30.
 A speaker discusses the relationship between the religious laws of Catholicism, Judaism and Islam. (Ayer Chan/The Observer)

Lecture Connects Catholicism, Judaism and Islam

November 16, 2011
On Nov. 9, Fordham welcomed people to join its Fall alumni event titled the “Fall McGinley Lecture of Law and Love: Jewish, Christian and Muslim Attitudes.” According to Matthew Windels, Fordham College at Rose Hill (FCRH) ’13, the purpose of the lecture was to relate religious laws between Catholicism, Judaism and Islam and allow people to develop an appreciation for all faiths.

USG Fights to Save Student Aid

November 16, 2011
Ryan O’Toole, FCLC ’12 and president of USG, said “Its an issue that USG cares very deeply about, and we’re fighting for it, but this is so much bigger than just us and Fordham. It not only affects current Fordham students, it affects prospective students and every student across the nation.”
Protestors continue to occupy the space of Wall Street despite the complaints of nearby residents. (Charlie Puente/The Observer)

Hotline Launched For Wall Street Residents

November 2, 2011
As the Occupy Wall Street (OWS) movement continues to gain momentum in Zuccotti Park, complaints of noise and sanitation have increased. This prompted city councilwoman...
Org Sync provides a layout that students did not have access to when using campus groups.

New Club System Beneficial to Organizations

October 19, 2011
Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) students and club leaders manage and organize clubs through a system called OrgSync. The Office of Student Leadership and Community Development...
Seniors listen in while speakers at the convocation talk to them about graduation and their future after Fordham.  (Charlie Puente/The Observer)

FCLC Seniors Prepare for Graduation at Convocation

October 8, 2011
Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) held its annual senior convocation for the class of 2012 on Oct. 6. The program took place at
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