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A.S. King's lecture provided aspiring writers with many tips and tricks to succeed. (FABIO VIA FLICKR)

A.S. King: Her Lecture for Writers, By a Writer

October 13, 2017

By ZOE SINKAUS Contributing Writer Whether or not you’re a fan of author A.S. King, her lecture on October 2nd...

The Oxford comma is among the hottest of topics of late. (JORDAN MELTZER/THE OBSERVER)

In Defense of the Oxford Comma

October 12, 2017

Some people might enjoy a peaceful day of sailing down a river, fishing rod in hand. Others prefer the ...

Confessions of a Double Major: I Do It Because I Love It

April 29, 2015

BySHAHEEN TOKHI Contributing Writer Published: April 29, 2015 Double Major? Why would you do that to you...

A shot of London’s magnificent Big Ben Clock Tower in City of Westminster, England.
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What It’s Like Coming Home From Study Abroad

February 11, 2015

By TYLER BURDICKAsst. Opinions Co-EditorPublished: February 11, 2015 I have never been much of a risk tak...

Often, students who double major must take summer courses, at about $825 per/credit, to graduate on time. (Sarah Howard / The Observer)

Invest in Interest: Are Dual Majors Worth It?

December 22, 2014

By ELIZABETH LANDRYStaff WriterPublished: December 10, 2014 One of the most common debates about college is: a double major worth the money and course load?  ...

Fordham English department ties with George Mason University for highest mid-career salary. (Sarah Howard/The Observer)

Fordham English Majors Make Top Salaries

October 2, 2013

  By NOHA MAHMOUD and RAMONA VENTURANZA News Co-Editors Published: Oct. 2, 2013 Fordham graduates with English degrees and their counterparts from ...

No Space for “English Only Zones”

September 23, 2013

By MARINA RECIO Contributing Writer Published: September 23, 2013 One cannot underestimate the importance of knowing English when living in America. Though everyone should feel accepted regardless of language, having a “common language" is beneficial for both a society and its immigrants. As an immigrant from Venezuela, I can ...