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Matthew Diller, dean of Fordham Law School, hosted Supreme Court Associate Justice Elena Kagan to discuss her experience in the legal system.

Fordham Hosts SCOTUS Justice Elena Kagan

February 6, 2019

The usual stillness of the Fordham Law School building was replaced by large crowds and Secret Service agents on Monday, Feb. 4, as Fordham hosted Associate Justice Elena Kagan of the Supreme Court of the United States.

On Oct. 24, the Time Warner Center was evacuated after police were notified of a suspicious package in the building. They treated the package as an 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...

David Axelrod, former advisor to President Barack Obama, was a guest speaker at Fordham on April 9. (RUBY GARA)

Former President’s Senior Adviser Discusses Politics on Rose Hill Campus

April 18, 2018

“I’m really thrilled to be here because all of you are the makers of change…you all have the ab...

Caitlyn Jenner speaks to the Chicago House luncheon at the Hilton Chicago on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015. (Nancy Stone/Chicago Tribune/TNS)

Let’s Redefine Our Heroes

December 7, 2015

By TYLER BURDICK Opinions Co-Editor When Caitlyn Jenner was announced as the recipient for th...

People’s Climate March: A Short Journey for an Enduring Cause

September 21, 2014

  By ALANNA KILKEARY Contributing Writer Published: September 21, 2014 “Hey Obama, we don’t want no climate drama” was the chant that echoed through the Upper West Side early Sunday afternoon. Armed with colorful posters, men and women of all ages made their way from 86th Street by the National History Museum all the...

Courtesy Heather Reed via Flickr

This Year is The Year To Move Forward

February 8, 2014

By MEGAN FLYNN Contributing Writer Published: February 8, 2014 On Jan. 28, President Barack Obama delivered his fifth State of the Union address in which he...

House Speaker John Boehner, President Barack Obama and Majority Senate Leader Harry Reid were key players in the , here shown meeting on Nov. 16, 2012. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/MCT)

Student Leaders React to Shutdown

October 2, 2013

By IAN McKENNA Editor-in-Chief Published: Oct. 2, 2013 Responses to the shutdown from the presidents of the College Republicans and College De...

Obama’s new College Scorecard was addressed in the State of the Union speech as a tool for students to search for the best colleges to fit their financial status. (Maria Fischer/The Observer)

Obama Scorecard Plan Compares College Costs

March 6, 2013

By NOHA MAHMOUD Asst. News Editor Published: March 7, 2012 The College Scorecard, announced by President Barack Obama  during his State of the Union addre...

Blame Game Looms Over American Economy

Blame Game Looms Over American Economy

February 27, 2013

By ELLEN FISHBEIN Staff Writer Published: February 27, 2013 The word ‘sequestration’ sounds scary, full of hisses and sharp, unvoiced consonants. But what is s...

President Barack Obama in Delray Beach, Florida, Tuesday, October 23, 2012. (Mark Randall/Sun Sentinel/MCT)

Lower Youth Turnout Expected for Election Day 2012

November 5, 2012

By IAN MCKENNA Managing Editor Published: November 5, 2012 Youth voter turnout is likely to decline in the 2012 presidential election as a ...

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, left, and U.S. President Barack Obama attend the first presidential debate at Denver University on Wednesday, October 3, 2012, in Denver, Colorado. (Zhang Jun/Xinhua/Zuma Press/MCT)

Students Give Post Debate Reactions

October 4, 2012

By NINA GUIDICE and MEHGAN ABDELMASSIH Asst. Blog Editor and News Editor Published: October 4, 2012 The first of four presidential debates was held at the Unive...

Obama Lifts Stem Cell Research Ban, Sparking Discontent Amongst Pro-Life Advocates

June 20, 2011

By Cecilia Mann Staff Writer Published: April 2, 2009 Limits on stem cell research enacted by the Bush administration have been reversed by President Barack Obama and were effective March 9. This action fulfills Obama’s campaign promise to separate science and politics and has sparked debate nationally and ...