The Observer

My Jesuit Values: A Meditation on Residential Life, Service and Community

My Jesuit Values: A Meditation on Residential Life, Service and Community

April 30, 2019

The biggest lesson I have learned as an RA is that out principle role is largely misunderstood.

Student Immerses herself at GO! Cuba

Student Immerses herself at GO! Cuba

April 10, 2019

Contributing Writer Isabel Daniels discusses her experience on the Go! Cuba trip. Her and 11 others ventured to the island to learn more about the country’s culture and the Jesuit values that are reflected in the Loyola Center.

Rwandan Genocide Survivor Brings Hope to Campus

Rwandan Genocide Survivor Brings Hope to Campus

March 7, 2019

Dr. Mireille Twayigira was just two years old when her home country descended into chaos. Twenty-five years later, she visited Fordham University Lincoln Center to share her experiences as a refugee in central Africa.

Fordham Appoints New Director of Government Relations, Federal and Urban Affairs

Fordham Appoints New Director of Government Relations, Federal and Urban Affairs

February 20, 2019

Colona will be responsible for monitoring how federal and state policies will affect higher education strategy as well as crafting and coordinating Fordham responses and reactions to changes.

Jesuit Sexual Abuse Scandal Shakes University

Jesuit Sexual Abuse Scandal Shakes University

January 23, 2019

"While none of the accused priests are involved in Fordham University’s student life or operations today, we are horrified that some of these alleged crimes were committed when the perpetrators were associated with the University or were otherwise in close proximity to our students."

Ignatian Week Inspires Mindfulness on Campus

Ignatian Week Inspires Mindfulness on Campus

October 10, 2018

By YUNUEN CHO Contributing Writer From Sept. 29 to Oct. 6, Fordham University launched its annual Ignati...

In Defense of Jesuit Education

October 10, 2018

In light of the alleged conduct of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, an alumnus of Georgetown Prepar...

IFTJ Embraces Fordham’s Jesuit Values

IFTJ Embraces Fordham’s Jesuit Values

November 30, 2017

BY MARIEA SEKIJIMA Contributing Writer One of the most frequent questions I receive as a student ...

What Are These “Jesuit Values”?

What Are These “Jesuit Values”?

October 12, 2017

By MICHAEL C. MCCARTHY S.J. Vice President for Mission Integration and Planning Professors often talk about how ...

Interfaith Marriage Debated at FCLC

November 13, 2014

Filed under News

By Connor Mannion Contributing Writer Published: November 13, 2014 On Tuesday, Nov. 11, at 6 p.m., Reverend Patrick J. Ryan, S.J., Laurence J. McGinley professor of religion and society, concluded that interfaith marriage is a threat to organized religious traditions in America at his lecture, “Interfaith Marriage: A Conc...

How Should We Approach Charity?

November 12, 2014

Filed under Fordham, Opinions, Pop Culture

By ALEXA McMENAMIN Staff Writer Published: November 12, 2014 America sure loves a good food drive, especially in the winter. The same is true of clothing drives, or coat drives: you name it, I’m sure my K-12 school had it. It’s fun for little kids to go shopping and pick out things to donate, like little mittens and hats...

Reactions to Firing of Gays at Catholic Institutions

Reactions to Firing of Gays at Catholic Institutions

February 12, 2014

By ADRIANA GALLINA Contributing Writer Published: February 12, 2014 According to Rev. Robert R. Grimes, S.J., dean of Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC), ...