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girl with gloves standing in front of boxes filled with maroon Fordham shirts for orientation

Orientation Tests Fordham’s COVID-19 Safety Measures

August 27, 2020

OL training served as a microcosm for the coming semester, as OLs were some of the first to live under Fordham's COVID-19 preventative measures.

an NYPD cruiser with its lights on sits in front of the Columbus statue at night

Tightening the Circle: Police’s New Tactics in LC Neighborhood

August 20, 2020

As Fordham Lincoln Center students return to campus, they may notice an increased police presence in the neighborhood surrounding the university.

screenshot of a petition asking fordham to donate to local organizations

Students Push Back Against the Administration’s Thoughts and Prayers

June 3, 2020

After McShane’s statement regarding the death of George Floyd was released on May 30, many students found a lack of a call to action amidst his words.

When steam started to rise, FDNY trucks and Con Ed arrived on scene.

140 West Building Evacuated Due to Valve Leak

February 5, 2020

A damaged safety valve caused a steam release on the roof of the 140 West 62nd Street Building. The steam forced a building wide evacuation and all building’s classes and club events to be cancelled for the or the evening.

Police investigate a shooting on West End Avenue and West 63rd Street, exactly one month after a shooting on Amsterdam Avenue

Gunshots Cause Safety Concerns

October 30, 2019

In September, students reported hearing gunshots. However, students never received a notification from Fordham's public safety about the incident that happened just a block away from campus.

If a female student wants to report a Title IX case on campus, her options are almost exclusively male. (GRAPHIC ILLUSTRATION BY ESME BLEECKER-ADAMS/THE OBSERVER)

Title IX Gender Disparity Raises Concerns

November 14, 2018

With a predominantly large presence of male staff members heading the Title IX process, questions about its contribution to the number of unreported sexual assault cases seem to emerge.

(COURTESY OF PUBLIC SAFETY) The suspect was recorded in the surveillance footage of a Ram Van camera on 60th Street.

Student Assaulted in Attempted Robbery near Lincoln Center Campus

January 23, 2018

By KATHERINE SMITH News Editor Tuesday morning, a Fordham student was assaulted during an attemp...

(Courtesy of Chriss Haight Pagani)

Public Safety Issues Statement on Feral Cats

November 16, 2017

Feral cats might as well be the unofficial mascot of Fordham University; at Rose Hill, they are a common...

BREAKING: Swastika Found in Rose Hill Restroom

BREAKING: Swastika Found in Rose Hill Restroom

September 7, 2017

A Resident Assistant found a swastika in the Tierney Hall restroom at Rose Hill on Sept. 6, according...

(CONNOR MANNION/ OBSERVER ARCHIVES)

Attempted Robbery Occurs Near Lincoln Center Campus

September 5, 2016

Two Fordham students were the victims of an attempted robbery on 60th Street between Amsterdam and West...

Kathleen Meehan, who has 21 years of experience in the NYPD, is Fordham Lincoln Center’s first female security supervisor. (PHOTO BY YIPING HOLLY WANG /THE OBSERVER)

Public Safety Hires Female Duty Supervisor

March 10, 2016

By EMILY JONES Contributing Writer A previous point of contention for students in reporting incidents t...

Snow blanketing the normally busy Columbus Circle. (JESSICA HANLEY/THE OBSERVER)

Public Safety, Commuters Discuss Snow Concerns

February 10, 2016

Following the second worst snowstorm in New York City history, the Office of Public Safety decided to re...