The Observer

It’s Your Fault Fordham is Terrible

It’s Your Fault Fordham is Terrible

April 30, 2019

Ah, Fordham University: the recycling bin for Ivy rejects and NYU hopefuls clinging to their last chance to make it in the big city. Students moan about the day they’ll finally get their chance to transfer out of a school notorious for its total lack of spirit and ghosts of lost dreams wandering the halls.

Metro-North Changes Make Commuting Easier From The Bronx

Metro-North Changes Make Commuting Easier From The Bronx

March 22, 2019

Fordham station lies in a predominately black and Latin-American community. Many, along with Stringer, believe that the old policy was the result of institutional racism, and aimed to make mobility for minority communities more difficult.

Fordham Starts Strong Against Iona

Fordham Starts Strong Against Iona

March 10, 2019

When facing a hapless opponent, the goal in baseball is to perform at a reasonable level without becoming complacent given the easy going. And perform is exactly what they did, defeating the 0–10 Gaels by a score of 9–2.

Advocating for Accessibility: Fordham Upgrades Disability Studies Minor

Advocating for Accessibility: Fordham Upgrades Disability Studies Minor

March 9, 2019

The introduction of this minor comes as a valuable new voice in the ongoing dialogue about disabilities at Fordham.

Angela Davis Connects International Struggles

Angela Davis Connects International Struggles

March 8, 2019

For much of the evening, Davis focused on the connections between the black experience and those of other oppressed peoples. “When we talk about black struggles,” she said, “we should realize that not all participants have been black.”

Rwandan Genocide Survivor Brings Hope to Campus

Rwandan Genocide Survivor Brings Hope to Campus

March 7, 2019

Dr. Mireille Twayigira was just two years old when her home country descended into chaos. Twenty-five years later, she visited Fordham University Lincoln Center to share her experiences as a refugee in central Africa.

Sophomore Joins SJP’s Legal Battle Against Fordham

Sophomore Joins SJP’s Legal Battle Against Fordham

March 6, 2019

For now, SJP remains at a standstill. “We’re still not seen as legitimate, which makes it very hard to organize,” Shetty said. SJP isn’t privy to basic club privileges, such as advertising their club and events on campus, or invite guest speakers.

FCRH Senior Dies Suddenly at 21

FCRH Senior Dies Suddenly at 21

March 6, 2019

Donika Celaj is survived by her parents, Gzim and Ariana Celaj, and her brothers Fisnik and Lorik.

Pranksters Strike McKeon Hall With Countless Photos of Danny DeVito

Pranksters Strike McKeon Hall With Countless Photos of Danny DeVito

March 6, 2019

McKeon Hall residents are still seeking answers after a group of pranksters targeted the freshman dorm building. On Mar. 4, McKeon residents awoke on the surprise snow day to photos of Danny DeVito taped to every room’s door.

Liquid Cash: the Fordham Cup Conspiracy

Liquid Cash: the Fordham Cup Conspiracy

February 19, 2019

Fordham’s budget isn’t going to its London program; it’s funding the creation of thousands and thousands of elegant plastic cups decorated with the logo of our fine institution. Big Ben? More like Big Gulp.

Political Science, MLL Departments Vote to Adopt New Name and Pronoun Policy

Political Science, MLL Departments Vote to Adopt New Name and Pronoun Policy

November 9, 2018

Fordham University’s departments of Political Science and Modern Languages and Literature (MLL) have voted to adopt a policy allowing students to request that their professors and other faculty members use students’ preferred names and pronouns.

Timeflies Returns to NYC

Timeflies Returns to NYC

March 27, 2018

Fordham students may remember Timeflies as the headlining band of last year’s Spring Weekend. Now, t...