The Observer

State of the Institution: Free Speech at Fordham

September 2, 2017

By COLIN SHEELEY News Editor “The Board needs to communicate more with the faculty,” Andrew Clar...

Fordham Failing at Free Speech, FIRE says

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...

A Look at Fordham’s Freedom of Speech Policies

A Look at Fordham’s Freedom of Speech Policies

February 24, 2017

When it comes to college campuses, freedom of expression can be particularly difficult to naviga...

Yiannopoulos’ Hate Is Not Free Speech

Yiannopoulos’ Hate Is Not Free Speech

February 24, 2017

By JOHN McCULLOUGH Opinions Editor On Jan. 27, a scheduled speaking engagement by former Breitbart editor ...

Our Silence is Facilitating Oppression in Egypt

Our Silence is Facilitating Oppression in Egypt

September 10, 2015

By AREEG ABDELHAMID Asst. Opinions Editor Recently, the hashtag #FreeAJStaff went viral following ...

Where Do Lines Of Free Speech End?

March 3, 2015

By EMILY SITNERStaff WriterPublished: March 3, 2015 Freedom of religion, freedom of the press and freedom of speech are just several of the principles on which the founding fathers established this nation. Since the creation of the Bill of Rights, there have been many court cases disputing the possible existence of privil...

S.A.G.E.S. Goes Public: A Conversation with (Some of) the Faces Behind the Movement

S.A.G.E.S. Goes Public: A Conversation with (Some of) the Faces Behind the Movement

November 3, 2014

By IAN McKENNA Features Editor Published: November 3, 2014 The automatic sliding doors of Hu...

“Innocence of Muslims:” Protected Speech or Hate Speech?

“Innocence of Muslims:” Protected Speech or Hate Speech?

September 28, 2012

By SALMA ELMEHDAWI Literary Editor Published: September 28, 2012 “Innocence of Muslims,” an anti-Islam video, made a drastic leap from YouTube to the Arab m...

Facebook And The New Yorker Butt Heads

Facebook And The New Yorker Butt Heads

September 27, 2012

By SRI R. STEWART Contributing Writer Published: September 27, 2012 Recently, The New Yorker fan page on Facebook was temporarily banned for posting a car...