The Observer

A Case for Reaching Out

A Case for Reaching Out

April 7, 2020

Fordham students, like other college students across the United States and throughout the world, have been sent home and are doing what they can to stop the spread of the coronavirus. The pandemic has introduced us all to “flattening the curve,” Zoom and, of course, social distancing.

Weiss (pictured) and Houser were strangers until they had one particularly revealing conversation in Fordham's cafeteria in 1969.

A Fordham Friendship Spanning Half a Century

March 10, 2020

Len Weiss and Dave Houser's friendship is one that started at Fordham University in 1969 and lasted half a century. With Houser's recent passing, Weiss looks back at the memories the two shared.

It's wisely said that only fools rush in, and a hastily formed college relationship can leave a bad taste in your mouth.

You Got Your College Relationship Wrong

November 13, 2019

Relationships are great, but they’re only great when you actually want them. Unfortunately, the collective college mind seems to only remember the first half of that sentence.

You Should Let Some of Your High School Friends Go

You Should Let Some of Your High School Friends Go

October 16, 2019

As much as college is about moving forward, it’s also about letting go. Our high school days are over and consequently, some of our high school friendships are, too.