The Observer

Presidential Candidates Present Radically Opposing Ideas in USG Elections

Presidential Candidates Present Radically Opposing Ideas in USG Elections

March 27, 2019

As election day for the 2019-20 United Student Government officers approaches, two presidential candidates have emerged running on nearly opposite platforms. Tina Thermadam and Austin Tong have laid out their plans to win the hearts — and the votes — of Fordham students.

ASILI, the Black Student Alliance at Rose Hill, hosts Angela Davis to observe Black History Month.

Angela Davis Connects International Struggles

March 8, 2019

For much of the evening, Davis focused on the connections between the black experience and those of other oppressed peoples. “When we talk about black struggles,” she said, “we should realize that not all participants have been black.”

Chief Diversity Officer Rafael Zapata discusses efforts to diversify staff and faculty at Fordham.

CDO Aims to Improve Diversity Hiring Process

February 20, 2019

Fordham’s administration has long been working towards creating a more diverse faculty and student body. Chief Diversity Officer Rafael Zapata believes that process starts with diverse hires if the university will allow for the time that takes.

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Halloween Retrospective: Why You Still Can’t Dress as “Mexican”

November 16, 2018

Chad, I hear you. But your freedom of expression does not supercede the right to dignity and respect for every American and their culture.

Wertz is the interim dean of FCLC while the search committee finds a successor for Grimes.

Search Committee for New FCLC Dean Announced

November 10, 2018

On Tuesday, Nov. 6, University President Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J., and Interim Provost Jonathan Crystal announced the formation of a search committee to determine the next dean of Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC).