The Observer

Fixing America’s Public Education: A Complex Solution

Fixing America’s Public Education: A Complex Solution

April 30, 2019

Between an ever-tightening federal grasp over local authority, alongside the ballooning of a bureaucratic administration, it seems that we’re forgetting the most fundamental part of school: children.

The Task of the Liberal Arts

The Task of the Liberal Arts

February 6, 2019

It is not so much that I am here interested in the liberal arts as particular topics of study, as if they were mere pleasant hobbies. I have a higher allegiance to the liberated human self. And the proper vocation of this human self is love (eros). That alone is freedom.

In Defense of Jesuit Education

October 10, 2018

In light of the alleged conduct of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, an alumnus of Georgetown Prepar...

Equal Access to Education for All: A Civil Rights Issue

Equal Access to Education for All: A Civil Rights Issue

September 11, 2018

Imagine this: You walk into your school and are immediately engulfed in temperatures exceeding 90 de...

Faculty Faces: Cheikhna Mahawa Diagana

Faculty Faces: Cheikhna Mahawa Diagana

February 28, 2018

By ALEXA SPECIALE Contributing Writer Malcolm X once said, “Education is our passport to the future, for t...

Students Question Fordham’s Role in Education Affordability

Students Question Fordham’s Role in Education Affordability

March 10, 2017

By OLIVIA BALSAMO Contributing Writer In his first proposal of the 2017 State of the State, Govern...

President Trump Think of International Students

President Trump Think of International Students

March 9, 2017

By NOBONITA CHOWDHURY Contributing Writer Due to its large number of prestigious colleges, the Unite...

Registration: Does it Need to be So Hard?

Registration: Does it Need to be So Hard?

December 2, 2015

By ELIZABETH ATHY Staff Writer Now that the often-dreaded time of the semester known as “regis...

Rose Hill Course on the Bronx: A Good Step

Rose Hill Course on the Bronx: A Good Step

November 23, 2015

By TYLER BURDICK Opinions Co-Editor A course at Rose Hill has been proposed and accepted; one th...

Truth Must be Told in Textbooks

November 22, 2015

By ELIZABETH ATHY Staff Writer In today’s world, we must carefully consider the sources we obtain our facts from, whether they are newspapers, televisions or articles on the Internet. However, the ...

Adjunct Professors: Good in Moderation

Adjunct Professors: Good in Moderation

October 26, 2015

TYLER BURDICK Opinions Co-Editor The essential, universal business model always contains some kind o...

Should we be defined by standardized testing?

March 29, 2015

By ANNUNZIATA SANTELLI Staff Writer Published: March 25, 2015 As the end of the school year approach...