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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SRI STEWART, Arts & Culture Editor Emerita

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Adjunct Professor Releases His First Feature Film

April 22, 2016

Imagine wanting to be someone else because you don’t seem to live life to the fullest. You just diligently do what you’re supposed to do, and you’re in a relationship that is of mere complacency....

Isoke-Nilaja Cullins stands in front of an art piece at Studio Museum in Harlem, where she works as in intern in the public relations department. (PAOLA JOAQUIN ROSSO/THE OBSERVER)

Student Artist Shares Inspiration and Hopes to Break Barriers in Art

November 18, 2015

For some people, the art world may come off as pretentious. At art galleries and museums, visitors can find art that uses various forms of technique ranging from renaissance to baroque, impressionism to...

James Marios Ellinas, featured above, wrote and stars in Sleep. (PHOTO BY HANNA KEININGHAM/THE OBSERVER)

Senior’s Short Film Premieres at London Greek Film Festival

October 24, 2015

Theatre major James Marios Ellinas, Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC ’16), recently had his short film that he collaborated on with his older brother, Peter Ellinas, premiere at the London Greek...

Fordham students attended a panel on Women, Creativity and Memory of Slavery (SRI STEWART/ THE OBSERVER)

Fordham and United Nations Host Event on Women, Creativity and Memory of Slavery

October 15, 2015

In history books, the memory of slavery is often recalled through the words of men. On Oct. 5, The United Nations Remember Slavery Programme and Fordham University teamed up to host an event that aimed...

Hayley Jones is one of many theatre students at Fordham who posted about Tina Benkos lead role. PHOTO COURTESY OF ANA FOTA VIA FACEBOOK

Fordham Professor Cast in Broadway Lead Role in ‘The Crucible’

September 13, 2015

It was just announced Sept. 9 that Tina Benko, acting instructor at Fordham at Lincoln Center and award-winning actress, landed a lead role in the Broadway spring 2016 revival of ‘The Crucible.’ She...

AFROPUNKs Messages of Activism Conflict with Artists Lyrics

AFROPUNK’s Messages of Activism Conflict with Artists’ Lyrics

August 28, 2015

AFROPUNK Fest is a music festival that first began in 2005. It was part of an urban movement to gather people of different cultures, especially black, who shared an interest in punk, alternative and indie...

Marie Paspe featured above.  (PHOTO COURTESY OF CLAIRE BLANC)

The Importance of Finding Oneself in Dance

August 28, 2015

When an outsider of the dance world thinks of major locations for the performing arts field, common places may include New York, Paris, Los Angeles, Moscow and more. One does not typically think of a place...

Entrance of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), located on 11 W. 53rd St.  (PHOTO BY PAULA MADERO/The Observer)

Five Exhibitions to See in NYC This Summer

April 29, 2015

When you’re in New York City during the summer, there are a million places to go for special events and exploration. Many of them involve being outside: outdoor concerts, plays, street festivals orparades,...

Josh Tarpav: A Musician In the Making

April 28, 2015

Josh Tarpav, FCLC '15, is an aspiring musician. This is his story.

Exploring Music, Language and Faith: Final POL Reading of the Semester

Exploring Music, Language and Faith: Final POL Reading of the Semester

April 15, 2015

The subjective experience of poetry can be powerful. With references to music, language and faith in poetry, writers want the reader or listener to feel something. This is what poets, former English Professor...

 St. Pauls Church was evacuated on November 3rd because of a bomb threat in the area. (Paula Madero/ OBSERVER ARCHIVES)

A Tour of The Church of St. Paul the Apostle

March 25, 2015

As the third largest church in New York City, The Church of St. Paul the Apostle is full of history and unique architecture design. Standing next door to Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC), its elaborate...

Inside the Fordham Observer

Inside the Fordham Observer

March 12, 2015

Take a look behind the scenes of the Fordham Observer, FCLC's award-winning student newspaper.

Matthew Gelbart, chair of the department of art history & music, looks forward to new music initiative. (Michelle QuinnThe Observer)

Rockley Family Foundation Boosts Music Department

March 11, 2015

Beginning last fall, the sound coming from a musician’s strings only got richer at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC). Thanks to a recently formed partnership between Fordham and the Rockley Family...

Eduardo Corral read poems from his book, “Slow Lightning.”  (Justin Rebello/The Observer)

Poets Present Surreal Imagery at ‘Poets Out Loud’

February 26, 2015

Three poets from different generations share something in common: their inspiration for writing stems from deeply rooted memories, experiences and views of the world. At Fordham College at Lincoln Center’s...

Facebook’s recent censorship of a cartoon featuring a woman’s nipples makes viewers question Facebook’s role in deciding which content is or isn’t inappropriate.

Facebook And The New Yorker Butt Heads

September 26, 2012

Recently, The New Yorker fan page on Facebook was temporarily banned for posting a cartoon article that shows a woman’s nipples. Mick Stevens’s cartoon depicts Adam and Eve sitting in the Garden...

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