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Students at a protest in Anderson, SC

Fordham Students Protesting Across the Country for BLM

June 18, 2020

The murder of George Floyd has served as one of the many catalysts to fight back against a history of systemic oppression against Black people. Fordham students have joined in the nationwide protests urging for police abolition and the elimination of systemic racism.

MaryBeth Rodgers, FCLC ’21, uses Camp Quarantine to share the activities that she herself is doing to stay active while staying home.

Projects in Quarantine: Camp Quarantine

April 1, 2020

Fordham/Ailey junior MaryBeth Rodgers’ social media project provides students with dance exercises and yoga classes while at home.

Left to right: Editors Lara Foley, Ethan Coughlin, Joe Kottke and Nicole Perkins accepted the ACP award on behalf of The Observer.

The Observer Places Second Best in Show at ACP National Convention

March 3, 2020

The Observer was honored to have been awarded Second Place Best of Show for a Four-Year Less-Than-Weekly Newspaper at the Associated Collegiate Press (ACP) Midwinter National Convention. 

Ram Jams: Albums of the Decade

Ram Jams: Albums of the Decade

January 22, 2020

Fordham students pick their most defining albums of the 2010s, from pop to R&B and everything in between.

The Academy of Disappointment

The Academy of Disappointment

January 20, 2020

With the beginning of the semester comes awards season, and editor Ethan Coughlin is disappointed with the nominations despite his initial excitement.

Family Traditions, December Edition

Family Traditions, December Edition

December 4, 2019

As we celebrate the holiday season in New York, three students take us through how they each celebrate their respective holidays.

The celebratory sound of horns and the strong smell of incense dominated the Lincoln Center area on Oct. 27 in observation of Señor de los Milagros, a historic Peruvian tradition.

Taking the Spiritual to the Streets

October 30, 2019

Thousands gathered at St. Paul's Church on Oct. 27 to celebrate Señor de los Milagros, a tradition originating in Lima, Peru.

The NYFF is not one of the six premier film festivals, but this year's event showcased noteworthy films of many different genres.

Reel Talk: Inside the New York Film Festival

October 16, 2019

Two students discuss what makes up a film festival and what movies to look out for on streaming platforms now that NYFF has ended.

Alice Tully Hall in Lincoln Center is one of the venues that will play host to screenings at this year's film festival.

Film Festival Returns to Lincoln Center

August 25, 2019

The 57th annual New York Film Festival will take place right across from Fordham's Lincoln Center campus.

The new documentary shows the failure of Lopez's basketball career, but also the positive impact he had on New York's Dominican community.

Failure? Depends on Whom You Ask

June 8, 2019

Tribeca Film Festival recently premiered a documentary about basketball player Felipe Lopez.

Winter may be ending on screen, but just how satisfying is the final season of

It’s a Guessing ‘Game of Thrones’

April 10, 2019

As the premiere of the final season draws near, fans wonder how the show will compare with the yet-unwritten next book.

Julianne Moore's performance in Sebastian Lelio's film

‘Gloria Bell’ Review: A Total Eclipse of Your Heart

March 31, 2019

“Gloria Bell” taught me two things — the mediocrity of life is eternal, and old people never sile...