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a student walks out of the doors of McMahon Hall while dragging two suitcases behind her

Students Frustrated With Silent ResLife as Semester Draws Closer

June 17, 2020

While Fordham maintains its optimism for an in-person fall semester, returning students face rising anxieties. Three Fordham students voice their concerns regarding ResLife’s silence about their housing situations this upcoming fall semester.

The Director of Student Affairs for the London Centre 
details emergency response plans to the coronavirus outbreak.

Fordham London Centre Responds to Coronavirus

March 3, 2020

“Our mantra is stay healthy, and stay open until the end of the semester,” said Rev. Richard Salmi, S.J., head of the Fordham London Centre, at one of the meetings about coronavirus concerns on March 3. 

Although Brexit has been all-consuming in British politics and life, many Fordham students studying in London are unaware of how it affects them

Years of Negotiations Later: Brexit’s Impact on Fordham

February 5, 2020

The United Kingdom (UK) left the European Union (EU) on Jan. 31, possibly impacting the 336 students studying at the Fordham London Centre (FLC) campus. The Fordham London program has almost tripled in attendance over the past three and half years — making it the largest Fordham study abroad program.

Students who were studying in China when the coronavirus broke out were forced to return back to New York, only to be barred from registering for classes

UPDATED: Coronavirus Outbreak Bars Students From Studying in China

February 5, 2020

All undergraduate study abroad programs in China have been suspended until further notice due to the coronavirus. Four Fordham students planned on studying abroad in Shanghai and three started their program in Beijing.

The Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain is one of the many destinations James Berrigan has visited during his year abroad. (JAMES BERRIGAN/THE OBSERVER)

Gaining Two Perspectives: A Student’s Year Abroad

February 23, 2017

By JAMES BERRIGAN Contributing Writer They don’t tell you that your English will get worse. I ...

Reese Ravner visited Chefchaouen while in Morocco. (REESE RAVNER/THE OBSERVER)

Morocco Offers New Perspectives for Fordham Students Abroad

February 9, 2017

By REESE RAVNER Asst. Features Co-Editor On Jan. 27 at 5 a.m., a group of 29 students studying at F...

Mariea Sekijima, FCLC ’18, is studying Political Science at the University College London (UCL), following her interest in the masters program and rigorous courses. (PHOTO COUTESY OF MARIEA SEKIJIMA)

Lights, Camera, London: One Fordham Student’s Adventure Across the Pond

January 27, 2017

By MARIEA SEKIJIMA Contributing Writer London has always held a special place in my heart. As the...