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Students celebrate Fordham women who have inspired them at an annual luncheon at Fordham Lincoln Center for the first event of Women's Herstory Month.

OMA Celebrates Women’s Herstory Month

March 10, 2020

Due to the University’s postponement of on-campus events amid the coronavirus outbreak, future Women’s Herstory Month events will not take place as scheduled. 

Photorealist Audrey Flack, the subject of a female-led documentary, said of her own career:

‘Queen of Hearts:’ Female Filmmaking and Art Collide

December 4, 2019

Following a screening of Deborah Shaffer and Rachel Reichman's new film about artist Audrey Flack downtown, the co-directors discuss feminism and art.

The responsibility of protecting women’s right to live freely should fall on society — not individual women.

Stop Limiting Women, Start Protecting Them

December 4, 2019

I’m tired of being told what I can’t do, what I can’t say, where I can’t go and when I can’t be out just because regulating women’s behavior is easier than calling for the societal change necessary to make violence against women stop

Fordham Feminist Alliance’s (FA) weekly executive board meeting. Photographs Provided by Chelsea Ashley from the FA.

Fordham Rallies Behind Feminism for Women’s History Month

March 27, 2019

Highlights of the month were the two “Women At Fordham Luncheons” that took place on March 6 and 13. The events included a panel of female Fordham faculty, staff and administrators who shared their experiences navigating society as women.

With a directorial crew that consists of a trans woman, a cis woman and a non-binary person,

‘Monologue Q’ Sets Stage for Empowerment

February 12, 2019

"The Vagina Monologues" quickly turned into an award-winning play that inspired women’s empowerment. However, its lack of diversity prompted three Fordham students to start their own production.

Rachel Antonoff's signature design is the

Rachel Antonoff: Reclaiming the Uterus

March 14, 2018

By OLIVIA LUCAS Contributing Writer People cannot identify a uterus when they see one. Or at least that wa...

The 2018 Women's March directed its focus to this year's midterm elections while still retaining its message of solidarity (LENA ROSE/THE OBSERVER).

“Won’t Stop Until It Rains Glass”

January 24, 2018

It has undeniably been a year of profound demonstration for Fordham University, New York City and the greater p...

The Vagina Monologues cast going through a full rehearsal on Wednesday April 5th, 2017. (JESSE CARLUCCI/THE OBSERVER).

Why We Need To Talk About Vaginas

April 17, 2017

Kathy Yoo Asst. Opinions Co-Editor The annual production of “The Vagina Monologues” introduces a wide ...

Emma Watson arrives at the 86th annual Academy Awards on Sunday, March 2, 2014, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Los Angeles. (PHOTO COURTESY OF WALLY SKALIJ/ LOS ANGELES TIMES VIA TNS)

Professor Amy Aronson Makes Strides with Emma Watson in Gender Equality

April 8, 2016

By RUBY BUDDEMEYER Staff Writer What do Aziz Ansari, Tom Hanks, Caitlin Moran and Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) Professor Amy Aronson have in common? Emma Watson – yes, Hermione Grange...

Some of the faces of 2014 feminism, from left to right: Beyoncé Knowles, Lena Dunham, Amy Poehler, Ellen Page, Taylor Swift and Emma Watson. (Lionel Hahn / Abaca Press/TNS; Apega/Abaca Press/TNS; Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times/ TNS)

Feminism in 2014: An Abridged History

December 22, 2014

By ALANNA KILKEARYStaff WriterPublished: December 10, 2014 About 10 minutes into Beyoncé’s 2014 VMA Performance, an audio recording from “We Should All...

Feminism Exists Everywhere—Even at Home

April 3, 2013

By AMY BUCKNAM Staff Writer Published: April 3, 2013 The cover story of the March 25 edition of N...

Are Females Getting Their Fair Share in the Gaming Industry?

November 28, 2012

By NICHOLAS MILANES Blog Editor Published: November 27, 2012 If it wasn’t clear long ago that video gaming, as a creative medium and as a form of entertainment, has been a boys’ club for the majority of its lifespan, then the past year has made it common knowledge. Gaming news in 2012 has been a veritable processio...