The Observer

Gray Breaks University Silence on TGNCI Rights

Gray Breaks University Silence on TGNCI Rights

December 6, 2018

On Wednesday, Nov. 28, Senior Vice President of Student Affairs Jeffrey Gray sent an email to a short list of club leaders and faculty assuring the students that Fordham University believes “transgender rights are human rights.”

Search for Dean Lacks Student Support

Search for Dean Lacks Student Support

December 6, 2018

Despite attempts to include community voices in the decision, the search’s current state of affairs shows little promise for further student involvement.

Frank Simio: A Baptism Under Fire

Frank Simio: A Baptism Under Fire

November 14, 2018

After 18 years of service at Fordham University, Frank Simio was appointed to the position of vice president...

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.

Fordham Excludes Itself from Paying Student Workers Minimum Wage in 2019

By CARMEN BORCA-CARRILLO, News Editor

October 24, 2018

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...

USG Aims for Inclusivity, Engagement, Communication in 2018

USG Aims for Inclusivity, Engagement, Communication in 2018

October 10, 2018

When the spring 2018 semester came to an end, United Student Government at Lincoln Center (USG) had thr...

Fordham Receives “Mixed” Rankings

Fordham Receives “Mixed” Rankings

September 26, 2018

“I am writing to report that it has been a mixed week for Fordham in the rankings,” began a Sept. ...

Provost Search Picks Up Momentum, Seeks Community Support

Provost Search Picks Up Momentum, Seeks Community Support

September 26, 2018

In early September, Fordham University embarked on one of its most pressing tasks for the upcoming year: th...

Influx of Freshmen Forces Triples in McMahon

Influx of Freshmen Forces Triples in McMahon

September 12, 2018

The safari-themed doors of McMahon Hall’s second and fifth floors are teeming with fern leaves and pi...

Fordham Welcomes New Title IX Coordinator

Fordham Welcomes New Title IX Coordinator

September 12, 2018

“Good,” “better,” “best.” These were the words Kareem Peat, Fordham University’s new Titl...

Title IX Proceedings Leave Student Unsupported

Title IX Proceedings Leave Student Unsupported

August 23, 2018

“If I wasn’t this strong of a woman, I would have folded by now,” Madeline Fabricant wrote in an ...

Ram Café Renovated For Fall 2018

Ram Café Renovated For Fall 2018

August 23, 2018

Fordham Dining Services will welcome students back this year with a newly renovated Ram Café. The popula...