The Observer

A Day in the Life: College Students During a Pandemic

October 20, 2020

Three Fordham students, two in New York and one in Abu Dhabi, go through a typical day of online learning for the fall semester.

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Is Sitting Really That Bad?

October 17, 2020

While working from home, many people are sitting more. This may have some negative ramifications for physical health.

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Creatives Under Quarantine

October 15, 2020

Even when it seemed like the rest of the world remained in confinement, these creatives used their free time to stretch their imaginations against both personal and physical limitations.

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Do Blue Light Glasses Really Work?

October 1, 2020

With increased screentime due to the COVID-19 pandemic, blue light glasses have risen in popularity despite questionable evidence regarding their effectiveness.

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Pandemic Passes and COVID Catches: Fordham Sports During the Fall

September 19, 2020

Interim Athletic Director Ed Kull discusses revenue losses from the cancellation of fall sports and considers a way forward for Fordham Athletics.

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Global Pandemic Widens Achievement Gap Among Students

September 17, 2020

With the COVID-19 pandemic turning most education remote, achievement gaps widen due to factors like access to technology and learning disabilities.

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A Blueprint for Equitable Vaccine Distribution

September 16, 2020

It will take a truly global effort to end the pandemic, and not all countries will be able to participate as fully as others in such an effort.