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Bryce Vine stands on speakers to look over a sea of Fordham students, or in his words, “the most lit day party I’ve ever seen for a group of sober people.”

Spring Weekend Stream of Consciousness

May 1, 2019

Anticipating a chaotic Spring Weekend, The Observer sent one senior to attend the day concert and asked him to record all of his thoughts into a voice memo.

Pratt played her first game back this semester after two injuries.

Taking a Look at Club Sports: Women’s Club Rugby

April 30, 2019

Fordham Lincoln Center is not a particularly athletic campus. While Fordham is an NCAA Division I school, a...

With the academic year coming to a close, seniors are thinking about their futures post-graduation.

Graduation Isn’t Doomsday

April 10, 2019

With graduation right around the corner, many seniors are anxious about life after Fordham. Features Editor Jeffrey Umbrell speaks with members of the Class of ’19 about how they are feeling about their future job prospects.

Fordham's campus may be quiet, but the city comes alive to celebrate the Irish-Catholic holiday.

Luck of the Irish

March 29, 2019

Jeffrey Umbrell, features editor, discusses the tradition of St. Patrick’s Day in New York and at Fordham. Umbrell uncovers the reason behind the Fordham tradition of having spring break during the holiday. Fordham’s campus may be quiet, but the city comes alive to celebrate the Irish-Catholic holiday.

ASILI, the Black Student Alliance at Rose Hill, hosts Angela Davis to observe Black History Month.

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.”

Climbing temperatures in February have students worried about climate change.

Hey Fordham, Let It Snow?

March 6, 2019

With rising temperatures in February, some students worry that climate change is becoming a Fordham reality.

SDA Vice President, Lucy Clancy (left), and SDA President, Cristina Pardo (right), bring attention to the inaccessibility of Fordham's campus.

Group Strives for Disability Awareness on Campus

February 19, 2019

Fordham's Students for Disability Advocacy want to create a more accessible and accommodating campus for students with disabilities.

Yael Uness, the assistant director of counseling and psychological services, co-runs the relationships group with Nicole Rosenfield, a psychology Ph.D. candidate.

Relationships Group Encourages Students to Open Up

February 12, 2019

Jeffrey Umbrell, Features Editor, discusses Fordham's new relationships group that allows students a chance to open up.

Leigh Honigman, FCLC '19, is involved with the Cunt Collective which is an advocacy group for sex workers.

Empowering Erotica

February 12, 2019

Features Editors Lindsay Jorgensen and Jeffrey Umbrell talk to Fordham alumna, Leigh Honigman about her work advocating for sex workers.

Frederick Wertz, dean of Fordham College at Lincoln Center, envisions a large fountain in the center of the Outdoor Plaza.

Space Cram

February 6, 2019

Jeffrey Umbrell, features editor, discusses the unused space throughout Fordham Lincoln Center and the ideas that the administration has to utilize them.

Paul Bury, Fordham College at Lincoln Center '19, was stranded on the Henry Hudson Parkway for around three hours.

Ram Van Log Jam: Shuttles Stranded for Hours in Snowstorm

November 16, 2018

The Ram Van, in tandem with a severe weather alert from public safety, officially suspended service at 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15 due to “deteriorating weather and travel conditions” throughout the city. Public safety, however, was unable to account for vans that had already departed subsequently became caught in the midst of the snowstorm.

Robert Moses, Friend of Fordham, Left a Complex Legacy

Robert Moses, Friend of Fordham, Left a Complex Legacy

November 14, 2018

The name Robert Moses has countless connotations, mostly negative, for Fordham students: racism, gentrification...