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Warming Up to Biden

August 22, 2020

We need Biden to seize the moment he has been awarded to commit to progressive, comprehensive climate change policy.


Canceled Primary Could Lead to Low Student Voter Turnout

May 13, 2020

The state of the New York presidential primary is unknown, causing many to wonder about the impact it could have on young voters.

Up-close shot of Bernie Sanders smiling in glasses and a white collar shirt

FCLC Students Respond to Bernie’s Lasting Political Impact

May 13, 2020

Despite the future appearing bleak, I do not believe that we should give up.

Former Vice President Joseph Biden looks to his right and points both fingers to the crowd

SAPIENZA: Biden’s Super Tuesday Victories Prove Detrimental for Trump

March 5, 2020

In an ideal world, President Trump would love to take on Sen. Bernie Sanders and his radical agenda on Election Day, but former Vice President Joe Biden had other plans in mind on Super Tuesday.

They say you should never ask a woman her age, but what about a politician?

For the President and Hopefuls, Age Is More Than Just a Number

October 30, 2019

At 78 years old, Bernie Sanders has been endlessly campaigning through the states over the last few months. At such an old age, it’s a miracle that Sanders is able to keep up with the physical trials of the campaign trail.

Make the Democrats Win Again

December 9, 2017

After a bruising defeat in the 2016 presidential election to the most unpopular presidential candidat...

Donald Trump exemplifies a politician who perpetuates the nationwide issue of extremist politics. (COURTESY OF GAGE SKIDMORE VIA FLICKR)

Extremist Politics Has Gone Too Far

August 28, 2017

On Oct. 11, 2008, a spectator at a John McCain rally told the Republican presidential candidate that...

FCLC Sophomore Michael Appler displays his cover story on The Village Voice. (JESSE CARLUCCI/The Observer)

Student Finds His Village Voice as Journalist

January 25, 2017

By RUBY BUDDEMEYER Features Editor Cameron Crowe’s 2000 film “Almost Famous” tells the outlan...

Bernie Rally at Prospect Park

Bernie Rally at Prospect Park

April 18, 2016

Over 28,000 people attended the Bernie Rally in Prospect Park in Brooklyn on Sunday, April 17, 2016 whi...

According to Eileen Kelley, this was the second Bernie Sanders march in New York City.(PHOTO BY ELIZABETH LANDRY/THE OBSERVER)

Fordham4Bernie Brings Students to March for Bernie Sanders

February 27, 2016

By ELIZABETH LANDRY Staff Writer Fordham students, led by Eileen Kelley, Fordham College at Linco...

Students involved in Fordham for Bernie gathered in the 8th floor lounge to watch the Democratic debate. (CONNOR MANNION/THE OBSERVER)

Sanders Supporters at Fordham Host Debate Viewing Party

October 13, 2015

By CONNOR MANION News Co-Editor/ Asst. Literary Editor On Tuesday, October 13, a group of Fordham...

Jeremy Corbyn campaigning in Margate on September 5th 2015. The growing popularity of Bernie Sanders in the U.S. and the rise of Jeremy Corbyn as leader of the opposition in the UK indicates a shift in public opinion away from a strictly capitalist economy. (PHOTO COURTESY OF CHRIS BECKETT VIA FLICKR)

Socialism is Not as Evil as We May Think

October 6, 2015

By JOHN MCCULLOUGH Contributing Writer Three months ago, Jeremy Corbyn was almost denied entry into ...