The Observer

Fake Polls, Real Money

Fake Polls, Real Money

August 25, 2019

If President Trump cannot believe that the polls that show him in a negative light are at all accurate, his solution seems to be to create his own poll, which is rigged for him to win.

Tim Apple: Trump’s Weirdest Lie Yet

Tim Apple: Trump’s Weirdest Lie Yet

March 18, 2019

Why on God’s green Earth would anyone want to lie about a simple slip of the tongue like this? One rationalization stands out among the rest: Trump has been so engulfed by winning and privilege his whole life that he refuses to lose any battle, however small.

Rwandan Genocide Survivor Brings Hope to Campus

Rwandan Genocide Survivor Brings Hope to Campus

March 7, 2019

Dr. Mireille Twayigira was just two years old when her home country descended into chaos. Twenty-five years later, she visited Fordham University Lincoln Center to share her experiences as a refugee in central Africa.

UPDATED: Michael Cohen Threatened McShane Over Trump Transcripts

UPDATED: Michael Cohen Threatened McShane Over Trump Transcripts

February 27, 2019

During testimony before the House Committee on Oversight & Reform, Michael Cohen, provided was a letter addressed to University President Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J. threatening Fordham University with criminal action should the institution release Trump’s college transcripts.

Shutdown Forces Student Into Leave of Absence

Shutdown Forces Student Into Leave of Absence

January 23, 2019

Shaw is waiting for the shutdown to end so the IRS can finally operate as a fully functioning federal bureau and, in turn, send her paperwork to Fordham.

Is The Wall Really the Hill Republicans Want to Die On?

Is The Wall Really the Hill Republicans Want to Die On?

January 23, 2019

The government shutdown began at midnight on Dec. 22, 2018. Sadly, there is no end in sight of the partisan trench warfare that got us here.

There Is More Than Enough Citizenship to Go Around

There Is More Than Enough Citizenship to Go Around

December 6, 2018

As an American citizen, I am grateful and proud to share the benefits of citizenship with anyone who calls this country home.

DeVos’s New Title IX Proposal Is Fair for Everyone

DeVos’s New Title IX Proposal Is Fair for Everyone

December 5, 2018

By utilizing the higher standard of “clear and convincing evidence,” DeVos rightfully raises the burden of proof in order to make investigations more closely resemble a true criminal trial.

What Followed Christine Blasey Ford’s Historic Testimony

What Followed Christine Blasey Ford’s Historic Testimony

November 7, 2018

On Sept. 16, Christine Blasey Ford’s allegations of Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulting her surfaced across various media outlets. She reluctantly came forward, knowing the negative impact it ...

Celebrities Should Not Have Opinions

Celebrities Should Not Have Opinions

November 7, 2018

I’m sorry — the old, apolitical Taylor can’t come to the phone right now. Why? Oh, because she’s a Democrat.

Fordham Allies Demand Improved Rights for Transgender Students

Fordham Allies Demand Improved Rights for Transgender Students

October 25, 2018

On Sunday, Oct. 21, the New York Times leaked a memo from President Donald Trump’s administration outlining a new initiative that would redefine the term “sex,” effectively delegitimizing...

Trump and the Hierarchy of Hurricanes

Trump and the Hierarchy of Hurricanes

October 10, 2018

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, hurricane season officially ends in Novem...