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Shown in the 1981 Center Yearbook, The Pub served as the epicenter of the Lincoln Center social scene in the '80s.

Looking Back at Fordham’s Forgotten Social Space: The Pub

February 19, 2020

In 1981, when New York’s legal drinking age was 18, Fordham Lincoln Center (FLC) may not have had dorm space, but it did feature its very own on-campus bar called “The Pub."

Scott Bruce plans to use his fellowship money to create a large reference library of Greek Christian works that were translated into Latin.

Fordham Professors Rethink History With Grant Money

February 11, 2020

The National Endowment of the Humanities announced 188 projects that it will be funding — two of which are Fordham history professors. The Fordham professors, Scott Bruce, Ph.D.,; and Yuko Miki, Ph.D., will each both receive a fellowship for $60,000 which will last for 12 months. Both plan to use their fellowships to reexamine parts of history that they believe are often ignored.

The NYPL's new exhibit focuses on

Since Stonewall

March 12, 2019

The New York Public Library examines 50 years of liberation in the name of love.

Historians believe that 18th-century slaves are buried under Van Cortlandt Park.

Van Cortlandt Park Erases History

February 19, 2019

Van Cortlandt Park plans to pave over the Putnam Greenway — which is thought to contain the remains of 18th-century slaves.

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The History of Amphetamines: A Story of Abuse and Stigmatization

August 23, 2018

The ancestry of Adderall dates back to 1867 when a Romanian chemist named Lazar Edeleanu unintentionally ...

“Extreme Vetting” Is a Stain on America’s History

“Extreme Vetting” Is a Stain on America’s History

February 8, 2017

This week, I got a text from my mom that read, “You are living in one of the darkest times in Amer...

Often, students who double major must take summer courses, at about $825 per/credit, to graduate on time. (Sarah Howard / The Observer)

Invest in Interest: Are Dual Majors Worth It?

December 22, 2014

By ELIZABETH LANDRYStaff WriterPublished: December 10, 2014 One of the most common debates about college is: a double major worth the money and course load?  ...

Jennifer Tepper Explores Broadway

October 30, 2013

By TYLER MARTINS Asst. Arts & Culture Co-Editor Published October 30, 2013 On Nov. 12, Jennif...