The Observer

Spring Weekend Stream of Consciousness

Spring Weekend Stream of Consciousness

April 30, 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.

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

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...

Graduation Isn’t Doomsday

Graduation Isn’t Doomsday

April 9, 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.

Luck of the Irish

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.

Angela Davis Connects International Struggles

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.”

Hey Fordham, Let It Snow?

Hey Fordham, Let It Snow?

March 6, 2019

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

Group Strives for Disability Awareness on 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.

Relationships Group Encourages Students to Open Up

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.

Empowering Erotica

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.

Space Cram

Space Cram

February 5, 2019

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

Ram Van Log Jam: Shuttles Stranded for Hours in Snowstorm

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...