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A poster was provided afterwards on which students could write messages of their solidarity against the terror that befell New Zealand. One student wrote a hadith in Arabic, a saying of the Prophet Muhammed: “Ijtanibul ghadaba,” or

New Zealand: We All Must Join the Fight Against Islamophobia

March 16, 2019

While this act of terror occurred in New Zealand, we are all too familiar with acts of senseless hatred and mass killing in the United States, and around the country we have been standing in solidarity and grief with the rest of the world.

In the American gun debate, police brutality against people of color must not be ignored. (Andronika Zimmerman/THE OBSERVER)

Gun Violence and White Privilege

April 18, 2018

In the wake of the March For Our Lives movement, we cannot forget the lives of people of color who ha...

Members of United Student Government and Campus Ministry address the student walkout crowd.  (ANDREW BEECHER/THE OBSERVER)

Student Walkout Begins With Prayer, Demands Action

March 21, 2018

On the morning of March 14, Fordham students joined campuses across the nation as they participated in ...

Academy award winning director Spike 
Lee (left) speaks to an audience in Pope Auditorium.  (PHOTO BY CECILE NEIDIG/THE OBSERVER)

Spike Lee, Activists Speak Out Against Gun Violence in Pope

January 24, 2016

By CECILE NEIDIG Asst. News Editor As part of New York Peace Week, activists gathered at Fordham Lincol...