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BREAKING: Fall 2020 USG Election Results Announced

September 23, 2020

The election results, which also named new senators from the classes of 2022 and 2024, were announced Sept. 23.

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Addressing Absentee Ballot Concerns: The ABC’s of Mail-in Voting

September 17, 2020

As Nov. 3 approaches, it is important to understand the ins and outs of mail-in voting.

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Mail-In Voting Isn’t the Solution You Hope It Is

September 2, 2020

Many states have turned to mail-in voting amid the pandemic, but it invites a higher risk of voter disenfranchisement than it aims to prevent.

Absentee Ballots

Late Absentee Ballots Leave New York Voters Disenfranchised

July 8, 2020

The New York Democratic presidential primary seemed to pose more problems than usual for Fordham students this year. Students reported receiving their absentee ballots late, having to visit polling centers and potentially not voting at all due to confusion around mail-in ballots.

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FCLC Students Respond to Bernie’s Lasting Political Impact

May 13, 2020

Despite the future appearing bleak, I do not believe that we should give up.

Make the Democrats Win Again

December 9, 2017

After a bruising defeat in the 2016 presidential election to the most unpopular presidential candidat...

Following the inauguration of President Trump many have taken to the streets to show their displeasure. (Scottmontreal/Flickr)

Don’t Mourn, Organize!

January 25, 2017

By LINDSAY POULOS Contributing Writer I’ve been having a hard time this week knowing that thi...

Detecting Fake News: Our Newest Responsiblity

December 11, 2016

Since Donald Trump went from being Republican Party Nominee to President-elect, those who saw his victory as a...

How to Get Away With Voting

December 8, 2016

By REESE RAVNER Features Co-Editor To what length would you go to ensure the fulfillment of your civic duty? This election season, Elodie H...


Anti-Trump Protests Attract Students

November 16, 2016

Michael Appler, Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) ’19, said that what he saw on the night of No...

Clinton is the Best Option for the Future We Envision

November 4, 2016

Despite our individual political convictions, the editorial board of the Fordham Observer holds the collective...

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Jackson Katz Discusses White Masculinity, Trump and the 2016 Election

October 20, 2016

For those following the presidential election, the most important issues may be immigration policies, ta...