The Observer

Amazon’s Pull-Out Couched in NYC’s Best Interest

Amazon’s Pull-Out Couched in NYC’s Best Interest

February 19, 2019

Amazon’s Feb. 14 announcement that the company would cancel its plans was the happy ending New York never saw coming.

University Raises Minimum Wage, Students Remain Uneasy

University Raises Minimum Wage, Students Remain Uneasy

November 14, 2018

On Oct. 29, Fordham University released a statement officially raising student workers’ minimum wage to the $15 mandated by Gov. Andrew Cuomo for the state of New York.

Metropolitan Turmoil Authority

Metropolitan Turmoil Authority

November 7, 2018

Together, de Blasio and Cuomo don’t even know who’s paying the $30 billion for the repairs that need to be made.

NYPD Evacuates Time Warner Center After Finding Explosive Device

NYPD Evacuates Time Warner Center After Finding Explosive Device

October 24, 2018

The Time Warner Center (TWC) was evacuated after police were notified of a suspicious package sent to...

Fordham Excludes Itself from Paying Student Workers Minimum Wage in 2019

By CARMEN BORCA-CARRILLO, News Editor

October 24, 2018

Filed under Featured, News, Top Stories

On Sept. 25, 2018, Fordham administrators received an email stating the university will not pay student workers minimum wage next semester. Fordham will instead continue to pay student workers at most $13 per hour, excluding itself from Governor Andrew Cuomo’s legislation to raise the New York minimum wage to $15 per hour st...

Should we be defined by standardized testing?

March 29, 2015

By ANNUNZIATA SANTELLI Staff Writer Published: March 25, 2015 As the end of the school year approach...

USG Wants More Student Participation

USG Wants More Student Participation

February 26, 2015

By DYLAN PENZASports EditorPublished: February 26, 2015 Many of the members of Fordham College at Lincol...

Yes Means Yes: Controversy & Domino Effect

Yes Means Yes: Controversy & Domino Effect

October 8, 2014

By ADRIANA GALLINA News Editor Published: October 8, 2014 On Monday, Sept. 28, Governor Jerry Brown of California approved SB-967,  also known as the Yes Means Yes Legislation. The bill centr...

Students Campaign for Gubernatorial Debates

Students Campaign for Gubernatorial Debates

September 25, 2014

By TYLER MARTINSEditor-in-ChiefPublished: September 23, 2014 Regardless of who wins or loses come Election Day, the governorship will still belong to Fordham Unive...

Law Professor Challenges Cuomo for Governor

Law Professor Challenges Cuomo for Governor

August 28, 2014

By TYLER MARTINSEditor-in-ChiefPublished: August 27, 2014 Fordham Law (FLS) Associate Professor of Law Zephyr Te...