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 Wu's 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. After growing out of my favorite pair of jeans, I bluntly snipped off the legs, sewed the bottom shut and affixed a bright pink strap to either...

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. At Fordham College at Lincoln Center...

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

Cameron Crowe’s 2000 film “Almost Famous” tells the outlandish story of William Miller’s journey of covering a fictional rock-band’s tour for Rolling Stone. Due to his impressive skill, Miller’s...

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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. After noticing a deficiency of law specializations within the fashion industry, Scafidi took matters into her own hands,...

A recently-discovered “smoking gene” makes it harder for some to quit. (CRAIG CALEFATE/THE OBSERVER)

Extinguishing Fordham’s Smoking Habit

November 16, 2016

Every year on the third Thursday of November, the American Cancer Society challenges smokers across the nation to come together and take part in the Great American Smokeout. On Nov. 17, Fordham University...

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? Most Fordham University students hope to be settling into their dream careers. The disheartening reality is, however, that the post-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

While the fall semester at Fordham may start on Aug. 31, the fall season doesn’t truly begin until Sept. 22. Students arrive at school with a fall mindset, but in reality, the first few weeks are hot....

Students predict velvet pieces in this fall's 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. Manhattan will say goodbye to short, wispy dresses and open-toed shoes as locals begin to sport pants, sleeves...

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...

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. One day pencil skirts are the be-all, end-all and line the racks of every department store, but the next day it’s all about minis. Interestingly...

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. From bloggers to style...

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...

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