The Observer

a graphic illustration showing the covid-19 reponse of fordham, columbia, and NYU. Fordham: infection rate 0.30%, total cases 30, assigned grade B-. Columbia: infection rate 0.06%, total cases 15, assigned grade B+. NYU: infection rate 0.16%, total cases 294, assigned grade B

Reopening in a Hotspot: Fordham’s COVID-19 Response Compared to Other NYC Schools

October 15, 2020

Despite recieving an F for COVID-19 communication, Fordham has managed to keep COVID-19 case relatively low on campus compared to other NYC schools.

Last Monday's water main break provided much-needed athletic facilities to Fordham Lincoln Center students.

Fordham Students Don’t Need a Class to Learn How to Swim

January 22, 2020

Columbia graduates learn in a pool, but here at Fordham, where New York City is our campus, the flooding streets are our water source.

Carry That Weight

November 26, 2014

    By RILEY EDWARDSContributing WriterPublished: November 26, 2014 While many of us are still planning our schedules for next semester, trying to make everything fit, Columbia University senior Emma Sulkowicz is figuring out how she’ll get an extra-long twin mattress with her everywhere she goes on c...

Tyler Martins/The Observer

Are Too Many A’s a Problem?

November 14, 2013

    By RAMONA VENTURANZA News Co-Editor Published: November 13, 2013 In recent years, universities such as Yale and Columbia have encounter...

The Rams competed at the Metropolitan Meet in Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx on Saturday. (Courtesy of Scott Kwiatkowski)

Men’s Cross Country Places Third in Metropolitan Championship

October 17, 2013

By SANDY YOUSSEF Contributing Writer Published: October 16, 2013 Coming out strong, the Fordham men’s cross country team placed third in the 85th annual Metropolitan Cross Country Mee...

False Scam Targets Fordham Students

May 24, 2011

By Evangelos Razis, Staff Writer On September 9, Fordham University’s Safety and Security Department broadcasted an email alert to the university warning of a telephone scam involving a caller posing as a college representative, offering thousands of dollars in grant money in exchange for a $99 fee sent through West...