The Observer

Spanish Minister of Home Affairs

The Post-COVID-19 Future of Europe

May 20, 2020

There will be many long-lingering effects of the COVID-19 crisis on the world, but one of the most impactful is the way it will influence international politics.

A man stands in discomfort on an outline of the state of Texas.

It’s Not Just a Flu: Reopening Businesses Will Risk Millions of Lives

May 13, 2020

"I didn’t think a woman complaining about needing her roots redone would make a convincing argument in the eyes of government officials. But alas. Welcome to the land of the free."

A screen capture of the commencement website congratulating seniors on finishing their undergraduate careers.

Seniors Graduate Without In-Person Ceremony

May 13, 2020

A virtual ceremony is a placeholder for the indefinite commencement of the Class of 2020. Students share mixed reactions.

The Ram Cafe empty of students while workers take a break at the tables in the back

The Finances Behind Fordham’s Workforce

May 13, 2020

Prior to the coronavirus pandemic, Fordham’s finances were stable. Now, Aramark employees and work-study students face growing concerns.

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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.

An infographic showing $117,390 raised, 559 donors, of which came 67% from alumni, 10% faculty/staff, 11% parents, 4% student, 2% friends, and 6% other. If you need aid, contact any staff member you feel comfortable talking to. There is no application process or deadline, requests are granted on a rolling basis.

Fordham Raises Over $100,000 for Student Relief

May 13, 2020

With $117,000 raised for emergency use, some students express lacking methods of informing those in need of available aid.

a group of WHEELS students at an event

WHEELS Fundraises for Student Access to Higher Education

May 13, 2020

Friends of the Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning Schools has not stopped pursuing its mission after the effects of the coronavirus created unforeseen challenges.

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A Digital Rite of Passage: The 2020 Visual Arts Senior Thesis Exhibition

May 13, 2020

As everything is forced online, the Visual Arts 2020 Senior Thesis exhibition is no different, and the graduating artists have mixed reactions to it.

drawing of a one dollar bill with George Washington frowning

Open the Economy Safely, but Soon

May 12, 2020

However perfect it sounds to be paid more to not work, government assistance will run out, and we college students and young people will have to pay for it in taxes over the next few years of our lives.

Percent of worldwide blockchain deals of companies based in the U.S. and China, showing the U.S. at 51% and China at 2% of 2015 deals and the U.S. at 31% and China at 22% of 2019 deals

While the World Battles the Novel Coronavirus, China Is Transforming Into the Global Blockchain Leader

May 12, 2020

Technology undeniably plays an unstoppable, crucial role in our lives. The forefront superpower position will be inhabited by the most advanced nation.

collage of Fordham students and their pets

Students Share the Perks of Pets During the Pandemic

May 7, 2020

As governments have enforced restrictions on travel and in-person contact, pets have become some people’s primary source of companionship and comfort.

Josh Castilon woke up at 5 a.m. and put a mask and gloves on to head to Dunkin’ Donuts. He picked up donuts, bagels and coffee to bring to the nurses and doctors at Mount Sinai Morningside.

FLOW Students Give Back to the NYC Frontliners

May 6, 2020

Filipinos of LC Offering Welcome (FLOW) is giving back to NYC healthcare workers by delivering food and supplies to the hardest-hit hospitals in the country.