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Crossword Issue 13: Great Divides

July 29, 2020

Play the Issue 13 crossword here.

All the Fun Facts: Spring 2020

May 13, 2020

A collection of the fun facts published in the fun & games section throughout the spring 2020 semester.

Making Brownies with Esmé Bleecker-Adams and Jill Rice

May 8, 2020

Learn to make Bon Appétit’s Camouflage Chocolate Fudge Brownies in the second video of The Observer's cooking series.

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A Successful End of Zoomester Show

May 5, 2020

Stove's Comedy Club performed their End of Semester Show on Zoom and livestreamed it on YouTube, raising over $5,000 to support health care workers.

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Crossword Issue 8: No Man’s Land

April 21, 2020

Play the Issue 8 crossword here.

Ram Jams: ‘The New Abnormal’ Is New but Not Abnormal

Ram Jams: ‘The New Abnormal’ Is New but Not Abnormal

April 14, 2020

After seven years without an album release, The Strokes are back with guitar riffs that hearken back to their debut “Is This It,” references to ’80s rock, and enjoyable lyric value and instrumental polish.

While patrons cannot attend Easter services in person, churches like St. Paul the Apostle are livestreaming them instead.

Worshipping God While Social Distancing

April 9, 2020

Find virtual church and synagogue services for Easter and Passover.

On the first Hawaiian Shirt Thursday, the writer’s Latin professor boosted morale by having everyonewear print shirts and use fun virtual backgrounds.

Online Classes Are Good for Older Professors

April 7, 2020

Many of our professors are boomers. That’s not an insult, just a fact: It takes years to earn a degree and even more to become tenured at a university.

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Word Ladder

April 1, 2020

Instructions: Get from Lincoln Center to your tuition by changing one letter at each level, highlighted in orange.

A Fordham Student’s Digital Guide to NYC

A Fordham Student’s Digital Guide to NYC

April 1, 2020

Tour the Met and the Guggenheim, listen to the best concerts from Jazz at Lincoln Center and soak in the cultural wealth of the city that never sleeps from even the sleepiest small town.

Over 2,000 students have signed the petition as of March 18, demanding “partial tuition reimbursement along with a consideration of a room and board reimbursement.”

Students Petition After Face-to-Face Classes Canceled

March 19, 2020

After the cancellation of all in-person classes and all on-campus events for the duration of the semester, students concerned about potential reimbursement of their housing fees have created a petition on Change.org on March 13.

Jill Rice, FCLC '22, practices a backspin at Sky Rink at Chelsea Piers.

Figure Skating: For More Than Just the Pros

February 5, 2020

From Sports and Health, one ice skater explains that figure skating is a great way to exercise, especially in the wintertime. Skating can be a competitive and high-intensity sport, but it can also be a fun way to relax for many people.