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two dancers dressed in white in front of a fountain for table of silence

A Reimagined Memorial: Table of Silence Photo Gallery

September 11, 2020

The 9/11 Table of Silence Project, presented by Buglisi Dance Theatre and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, featured socially-distanced choreography this year.

Fordham veterans attended NatCon- a national convention of student veterans across the country to meet and share their experiences

Expanded Community Center Welcomes Student Veterans

January 22, 2020

Of the 468 student veterans who attend Fordham, nearly all of them volunteered after the Sept. 11 attacks. As they leave service to begin their studies, the Veterans Center serves these former servicemen and women as they reenter civilian life. In November 2019, the Veterans Center was expanded in the first floor of the 140 West Building to include more office space and a lounge for student veterans to congregate.

The dancers raised their hands for one minute of silence at 8:46 a.m.

Eighteen Years Later, Fordham Has Not Forgotten

September 18, 2019

Fordham students found their own ways to honor the 2,977 victims who were killed on Sept. 11.

After 9/11, Americans across the country united in a way that seems impossible in today's political climate.

We Are Able to Return to Unity Without Terror

September 15, 2019

On the worst day of their lives, millions of New Yorkers and Americans succeeded in something that we now can't imagine on our best days.

Table of Silence, which was launched in 2011, features both professional dancers and Fordham/Ailey BFA students.

Dancers Bring NYC to a Pause on 9/11

September 26, 2018

Pedestrians from all over New York City gathered around the Josie Robertson Plaza at Lincoln Center on...

Tourism Does Not Commercialize 9/11 Memorial

September 18, 2014

By ELIZABETH ATHY Staff Writer Published: September 18, 2014 Recently, the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks passed. This year is special because it marks the completion of the Freedom Tower, which was built near Ground Zero. It also sees the completion of the memorial museum that commemorates 9/11. Of course, the crea...

Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC)'s 9/11 monument lists the names of students lost in the 2001 terrorists attacks. (Sara Azoulay/The Observer)

Remembrance Mass and Services Announced for Sept. 11

September 11, 2012

By HARRY HUGGINS Editor-in-Chief Published: September 10, 2012 Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) will mark the 11 year anniversary...

In Memory of Sept. 11

In Memory of Sept. 11

September 10, 2011

By SARA AZOULAY Asst. News Editor & Photo Co-Editor Published: September 10, 2011 Just blocks away from...

New York, 9/11 and the Battle for the White House

May 29, 2011

By Kate Cusimano Asst. News Editor Published: October 25, 2007 NEW YORK—As the race for presidential nominations heats up, it seems that both parties favor candidates from New York. Both Democratic senator Hillary Clinton and Republican former mayor Rudy Giuliani share a history dealing with the terrorist attacks of S...

Ghosts of September

May 26, 2011

By ROBERT WHITBECK Staff Writer Published: August 30, 2007 Every sports fan revels in this time of year, a time when football begins and baseball reaches its always-exciting culmination. However, in recent years, fans cannot help but pause to reflect, for a moment in mid-September, on the relative importance of it all. Fe...

Feeling Safe in Post-9/11 New York

May 24, 2011

By Catherine Davis, Contributing Writer After an incident of mass underage drinking, my grammar school's traditional Eighth Grade Ride on the Circle Line Ferry became my grammar school's traditional, abundantly chaperoned, Eighth Grade Stay at a Dude Ranch in Upstate New York. I missed out on this tradition, however, as post-9/...