The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer

The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer

The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer

TIM GAVAN, Staff Writer

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Club Helps Veterans Shift to College

February 4, 2014
The number of veterans at Fordham has increased tenfold since the University made the decision in 2009 to participate in a tuition assistance program for veterans created by the Post-9/11 G.I. Bill.
Students exchange money for plagiarized work. (Kirsten Bunkley/The Observer)

Professors Comment on Plagiarism at Fordham

November 14, 2013
After 2016 presidential hopeful Rand Paul admitted earlier this week that he was at fault for the plagiarized material used in his speeches, articles and books, professors comment on plagiarism.
Philosopher John Corvino was scheduled to speak at Providence College about same sex marriage (Courtesy of John Corvino)

Church Influences Academic Freedom?

October 17, 2013
The continuing controversy at Providence College has raised questions all over the country about what kind of influence the Church and its doctrine have on academic freedom and policy at affiliated schools. At Fordham, questions like these hit close to home.

International Students Increase in Numbers

October 2, 2013
The number of international students enrolling at Fordham University has steadily increased during the past few years, mirroring a national trend recently reported by the Chronicle of Higher Education.

Students and Faculty React to RFIDs

September 23, 2013
As the fall semester begins, students at Fordham College Lincoln Center are adjusting to ways of using the new radio-frequency identification cards.
Students Recognize Outstanding Advisers

Students Recognize Outstanding Advisers

May 1, 2013
The best adviser contest, which ran from April 2 until April 16, asked students to write a 250-word essay to describe “What particular qualities or practices students think make for excellent advising, and identify specific advisors that students believe are excellent.”
A banner at Fordham’s Rose Hill campus reads “Proud Athletic Tradition.” (Brianna Godshalk/The Observer)

Science Building Sidelined as Athletic Funding Rises

April 18, 2013
The Delta Cost Project released a report in January of this year asking whether increased spending on athletics by public universities is beneficial to students. Here at Fordham, a private university, faculty wonders whether athletics are being funded at the expense of academics.
Screenshot of The Human Rights Campaigns Facebook page, including the red equals sign and a collage of its variations. (Human Rights Campaign/Facebook)

Students Support Same-Sex Marriage on Social Networks

March 28, 2013
As the Supreme Court finishes hearing the second of two major cases on same-sex marriage this week, many students at Fordham College Lincoln Center (FCLC), and others around the country, have changed their profile pictures to a pink equal sign on a red background to show support for marriage equality.
Philosophy professor David Storey discusses problems of representation for adjunct professors.

Contingent Faculty Weigh Representation Issues

March 28, 2013
“The joke,” David Storey, a post-doctorate professor who teaches philosophy at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC), said, “is that if you want to make more money go be a barista rather than be an adjunct professor.”

Faculty Senate Looks To Unionize

March 6, 2013
On Feb. 22, the Faculty Senate for the first time voted to explore unionization, a move the Fordham administration opposes.
Students at FCLC struggle to fit campus activities into their busy job and internship schedules. (Tavy Wu/The Observer)

Engagement Suffers As Students Balance Roles

February 20, 2013
“New York is my campus. Fordham is my school.” These words hang above the escalators in Fordham College at Lincoln Center’s (FCLC) Leon Lowenstein building, reminding students every time they enter or leave school that they are not in a typical college environment.
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