The Observer

Students often lament Fordham's ranking compared to other NYC schools.

Do Fordham Students Care About Rankings?

March 11, 2019

President Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J., has written statements both criticizing the notion of these lists and asking the community to improve Fordham’s position in them. For the most part, though, college students find these ranking systems relatively insignificant.

Fordham University Ranked in FIRE’s “10 worst colleges for free speech” for Second Year in a Row

February 12, 2018

Fordham University appeared for the second year in a row on the Foundation for Individual Rights in Educat...

At Least 12 Dead in Fire Near Fordham in the Bronx

December 28, 2017

By MORGAN STEWARD Editor-in-Chief At least 12 people have died in a fire at an apartment complex near Fordham College at Rose Hill (FCRH) on Thursday, according to Mayor Bill de Blasio. The Fire Department of New York City (FDNY) has reported that at least nine others are injured. A spokesperson for the FDNY stated ...


Fordham Failing at Free Speech, FIRE Says

March 14, 2017

By ELIZABETH LANDRY Asst. News Co-Editor Following controversy at Fordham College at Lincoln Cente...

On Jan. 20, students protested the university's decision to deny Students for Justice in Palestine official club status. (PHOTO BY STEPHAN KOZUB/THE OBSERVER)

FIRE, NCAC Call SJP Veto “Flatly Inappropriate” in Letter to Administration

February 25, 2017

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) and the National Coalition Against Censorship ...

Students for Justice in Palestine's protest outside Fordham Lincoln Center on Jan. 23. (PHOTO BY STEPHAN KOZUB/THE OBSERVER)

Fordham Stands by SJP Veto Amid Criticism

January 28, 2017

Fordham is standing by Dean of Students Keith Eldredge’s Dec. 22 decision to deny a prospective St...

Fire Defaces Bulletin in McKeon

February 8, 2015

By: CONNOR MANNION  Assistant News Co-Editor Published: Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015 On Saturday, Feb. 7, a section of an 18th floor bulletin board in the McKeon Residence Hall was ignited , according to an email from Fordham Public Safety sent around 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 8. The items burned include a poster advertising yoga for student...