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



Secretary Clinton? Not the Change We Need.

June 6, 2011

Published: December 11, 2008 On the campaign trail, Barack Obama promised a “Team of Rivals.” This was a reference to President Abraham Lincoln’s cabinet, which consisted of Lincoln’s major...

Bloomberg to City: Drop Dead

June 4, 2011

Published: October 30, 2008 New Yorkers overwhelmingly voted in support of term limits in 1993 and 1996. Now Mayor Bloomberg thinks that he is entitled to run for a third term without voter consent....

Thailand Rejects Etiquette of Disenfranchising the Poor

June 4, 2011

Published: October 2, 2008 Each country has its own way of ignoring the lower class. In the United States, federal policymakers advocate a $700 billion bailout for leading financially institutions,...

Georgia-Russia Conflict Over South Ossetia: Why the U.S. Must Reassess its Policy Toward Russia

June 3, 2011

Published: August 28, 2008 On Aug. 7, Georgian troops launched a surprise attack on the country’s separatist province of South Ossetia, just hours after agreeing to observe a ceasefire and hold...

Hillary Clinton As First Lady: Qualifying Experience

June 3, 2011

Published: April 17, 2008 Would you let the spouse of your surgeon operate on you? There are very few cases in which the answer approaches the affirmative. However, when related to the first...

The Kosovo Question: Examining the Fate of the World’s Newest Nation

June 2, 2011

Published: April 3, 2008 The independence of the world’s newest nation was met with mixed reactions. Kosovo, Serbia’s predominantly Albanian region, declared independence from Serbia on Feb. 17....

The Iowa and New Hampshire Primaries

June 1, 2011

Published: January 31, 2008 Thus far, the only element of consistency in the 2008 Presidential primaries is that reporters and pundits continue to get it wrong. First the mainstream media said that...

What About Stem Cells?

May 31, 2011

Published: December 13, 2007 Questions of science should not be answered with religious evidence. And questions of religion should not be answered with scientific evidence. Science and religion...

Students Uncover Long History of South Street Seaport

May 31, 2011

Published: December 13, 2007 FCLC—The Honors Class of 2010 at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) embarked on an original project this past semester. Under the direction of Roger Panetta,...

The Case Against Mukasey

May 30, 2011

Published: November 15, 2007 “Mukasey” and “waterboarding” have become synonymous words these past few weeks. One is a Federal Judge appointed by the Bush administration and confirmed...

The Armenian Genocide Resolution: Reclaiming a Lost Chapter in American History

May 28, 2011

Published: October 25, 2007 In today’s press, the Armenian genocide is referred to as a “century old issue” or a “foolish subject to bring up.” There was a time, however, during which...

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