The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

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The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer

The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer

RUBY BUDDEMEYER, Features Editor Emerita

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Jason Wus Fall 2017-18 Collection featured fresh-faced makeup, slicked back hair, and neutral nails. (RUBY BUDDEMEYER/THE OBSERVER)

Lessons in New York Fashion Week: Student Covers Backstage Beauty

February 22, 2017
I discovered my affinity for fashion when I was 10 years old.
Kyle J. Kilkenny on Feb. 1, 2017 at the #PutAPriceOnIt Fordham/NYC kickoff. (JILLIAN GALLAGHER/THE OBSERVER)

#PutAPriceOnIt: Students Bring Carbon Tax to Campus

February 9, 2017
Climate change is an enduring global issue and millennials, the generation that will arguably be most affected by climate change, are at the forefront of the fight.
FCLC Sophomore Michael Appler displays his cover story on The Village Voice. (JESSE CARLUCCI/The Observer)

Student Finds His Village Voice as Journalist

January 25, 2017
Appler’s journey to The Village Voice began in August 2016 at a cafe in Greenwich Village, where he happened to sit next to a woman who would serve as a pivotal character in his life.
photoS courtesy of susan scafidi
Scafidi founded the Fashion Law Institute at Fordham in order to fill the legal gap in the fashion industry. (PHOTO COURTESY OF SUSAN SCAFIDI)

Prof. Scafidi Designs the Future of Fashion Law

December 8, 2016
It’s not every day that you encounter someone like Professor Susan Scafidi.
A recently-discovered “smoking gene” makes it harder for some to quit. (CRAIG CALEFATE/THE OBSERVER)

Extinguishing Fordham’s Smoking Habit

November 16, 2016
On Nov. 17, Fordham University will host its annual Great Fordham Smokeout at both the Lincoln Center and Rose Hill campuses, in which faculty members aid students in quitting (or contemplating quitting) smoking.
Drumm, GSB ‘15, is already succeeding in her career. (COURTESY OF SAVARIA DRUMM)

Alumna Excels as Assistant Fashion Buyer

October 13, 2016
Where do you picture yourself one year after graduation?
Cool off from the heat with some gelato before the city freezes over. (PHOTO BY BEN MOORE/THE OBSERVER)

Students Take On Summer’s Final Moments

August 27, 2016
Rams reveal how they capitalize on NYC’s remaining weeks of warm weather.
Students predict velvet pieces in this falls future. (PHOTO COURTESY OF THE GOLDEN FLICK)

Fashion Forecasting For the Fall

August 27, 2016
Fall is rapidly approaching and as the season changes, so does the fashion in New York City.
Emma Watson arrives at the 86th annual Academy Awards on Sunday, March 2, 2014, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Los Angeles. (PHOTO COURTESY OF WALLY SKALIJ/ LOS ANGELES TIMES VIA TNS)

Professor Amy Aronson Makes Strides with Emma Watson in Gender Equality

April 8, 2016
What do Aziz Ansari, Tom Hanks, Caitlin Moran and Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) Professor Amy Aronson have in common? Emma Watson – yes, Hermione Granger – recently posted a thank you message to all four of them on her Facebook page.
Shopping at a thrift store can save you money while still keeping you looking fashionable.  (PHOTO BY LAUREN LEVINE/THE OBSERVER)

Goodwill Thrill

March 10, 2016
In the world of fashion, trends come and go in a blink of an eye.
Dean Joseph Desciak donning a bow tie and suit jacket during a lecture (COURTESY OF DEAN DESCIAK)

Professors Stealing the Spotlight

February 25, 2016
With Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) smack dab in the heart of America’s Fashion Capital, it is no surprise that a walk through the Atrium often feels like a fashion show.
Clare Cirillo in an American Eagle campaign. (Courtesy of American Eagle)

Clare Cirillo Talks College, Kanye and Her Career

February 11, 2016
What would it feel like to see yourself on a billboard in Union Square? Could you imagine getting texts from your classmates saying they saw your face in the mall? For Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) senior, Clare Cirillo, this is all just a part of her journey as a model on the rise.
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