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Fordham STEM Students Past and Present Reflect on COVID-19 and Health Care Careers

April 21, 2020

With the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, the future of many first-year medical students and graduating college seniors working towards a career in healthcare are in jeopardy. Fordham STEM students, past and present, offer their outlook on the global standing of their intended professions.

Emergency pipe burst leads to facilities, public safety and a plumber being brought on scene.

Pipe Bursts in McMahon Hall, Displaces Residents

September 18, 2019

The affected students were moved back into their room, but now they face the issue of trying to get compensation for property that was damaged or lost.

While a locker with free menstrual products has been a long-awaited service at Fordham, CSA hopes to continue improving it this year.

CSA Launches Free Menstrual Product Initiative

August 25, 2019

“Something we wanted to make sure of was that it was offered for free, because we didn’t think that people should pay for it,” Mo said. “We thought that as commuters, it would be hard for us if someone forgot a pad. Not everyone necessarily has the money or the time to run to CVS and buy a whole new pack, and people may not be necessarily comfortable asking others if they had their products with them.”

Fordham Lincoln Center blackout

NYC Power Outage Hits Fordham Lincoln Center

July 14, 2019

Just before midnight Saturday, Con Edison confirmed that power had been restored to all customers affected by the blackout. 

Courtney taking inspiration from Marie Kondo.

Spring Cleaning Tips That Would Make Marie Kondo Proud

April 10, 2019

Spring has sprung, and the extra hour of daylight shining through your windows has made you realize … your room is a mess. There’s no need to get overwhelmed by the amount of things you’ve acquired since the beginning of the academic year. Everyone’s favorite tidying guru Marie Kondo has got you covered.

HOW TO: Rock the Undergrad Vote

HOW TO: Rock the Undergrad Vote

April 1, 2019

Set your alarms, students. United Student Government (USG) elections are tomorrow, April 2, and close on April 3. Here is a guide to voting in the 2019 USG elections.

The Observer won First Place Best of Show for a four-year less-than-weekly newspaper, and placed fourth in Best of Show Four-Year Website (10,000 or less enrollment) category and sixth for Best of Show Newspaper In-Depth News Special Section.

The Observer Wins Best of Show at ACP National Journalism Convention

March 2, 2019

The Fordham Observer won First Place Best of Show for a four-year less-than-weekly newspaper at the Associated Collegiate Press (ACP) Midwinter National College Journalism Convention in La Jolla, CA.

The black Audi entered the Rose Hill campus at the main entrance and stopped near Martyr's Lawn. Six police cars arrived at the scene and apprehended the three men on foot.

Bronx Car Chase Culminates on Martyrs’ Court

March 1, 2019

At 11:50 a.m. on March 1, a car drove through Fordham University’s Rose Hill campus with NYPD officers in pursuit. Three men were arrested, and 20 bags of heroin were recovered from the suspects.

Bugbee has become a prominent voice for the LGBTQ community on campus. (AMINA VARGAS/THE OBSERVER)

Rainbow President Aims to Normalize Sex and Sexuality on Campus

February 13, 2019

Rainbow Alliance is more than a spot to "talk about gay stuff." For Jack Bugbee, it's a part of his identity as a gay man and LGBTQ activist.

Defining relationships can be difficult. (COURTNEY BROGLE/THE OBSERVER)

DTR: Define the Relationship

February 12, 2019

What does the word "relationship" actually mean? Fordham students talk about what love is to them.

Several priests in the Northeast Province report resided at Murray-Weigel Hall, the Jesuit nursing home located adjacent to FCRH property.

Jesuit Sexual Abuse Scandal Shakes University

January 23, 2019

"While none of the accused priests are involved in Fordham University’s student life or operations today, we are horrified that some of these alleged crimes were committed when the perpetrators were associated with the University or were otherwise in close proximity to our students."

One way to make use out of holiday presents you don't want is to donate them to local shelters.

Repackaging Christmas Gifts: Making Better Use of Things You Don’t Want

January 21, 2019

To paraphrase the tidying queen Marie Kondo, your things should spark joy. Here are some helpful tips to purge yourself of unwanted gifts post-holiday season.