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An Evening with Larry Pressler

An Evening with Larry Pressler

April 18, 2018

By KATHERINE SMITH News Editor The April 4 event, “An Evening with Larry Pressler,” began a few minutes late...

Assistant Vice President for Communications Bob Howe refused to provide the Observer with a photo of William Jaworski, but a link to his faculty profile can be found below. (COLIN SHEELEY/THE OBSERVER)

Philosophy Professor Under Investigation Suspended Through End of Year

April 10, 2018

By COLIN SHEELEY and KATHERINE SMITH News Editors Associate Philosophy Professor William Jaworski has been suspende...

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University Announces Interim Title IX Coordinator

February 2, 2018

By KATHERINE SMITH News Editor In a campus-wide email sent out at 10:33 a.m. Friday, the university announced th...

Signage of bathroom located near the lobby of McMahon Hall was changed to just say “Restroom” in 2017. (ASEAH KHAN/THE OBSERVER)

Bringing Gender Inclusivity to Campus

January 25, 2018

By KATHERINE SMITH Asst. News Editor Recent restroom and student housing policy changes occurring at un...

Columbus Circle sits at the center of New York City's most recent debate about the controversial figure.

Is it Time for An Indigenous Peoples’ Day?

October 12, 2017

By KATHERINE SMITH Asst. News Editor In many schools across New York City, classes are canceled o...

Students can only have overnight guests of the same sex. (JON BJORNSON/The Observer)

Students Call for Guest Policy Change

October 9, 2017

By KATHERINE SMITH Asst. News Editor College campuses, particularly those in New York City, are no s...

The front of Fordham College at Lincoln Center's Lowenstein building. (Mehgan Abdelmassih/The Observer)

Faculty to Vote on Unionization

October 1, 2017

By KATHERINE SMITH Asst. News Editor A mail ballot election to determine whether or not to unionize most ...

Erin Hoffman and Conor O'Kane, who are also married, now oversee the Office of Campus Ministry at Lincoln Center. They live in McMahon Hall with their young daughter, Clara. (PHOTO COURTESY OF ERIN HOFFMAN)

Campus Ministry Looks in New Directions

September 22, 2017

By KATHERINE SMITH Asst. News Editor Following new changes to the Office of Campus Ministry at Li...

Crowds gather outside of Fordham Lincoln Center Plaza to advocate for Students for Justice in Palestine. (GEORGE HORIHAN/The Observer)

Students Oppose Fordham’s Motion to Dismiss in SJP Legal Battle

September 2, 2017

By KATHERINE SMITH Asst. News Editor The fight to grant club status to Students for Justice in Palesti...

Where Hate Speech Begins

September 2, 2017

By KATHERINE SMITH Asst. News Editor “Hate speech is protected. Hate crimes are not.” Those were th...

Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature Shonnie Enelow holds up a sign during the protest on April 19. (ELIZABETH LANDRY/The Observer)

Fordham Responds to Unionization of Adjunct Faculty

May 19, 2017

By KATHERINE SMITH Asst. News Editor On Friday, May 19, University President Joseph McShane announce...

Faculty Senate has been protesting the administration's decision to determine faculty pay increase without negotiation. (PHOTO BY SOPHIE KOZUB/THE OBSERVER)

Faculty Senate Discusses Ongoing Fight Over Salary, Benefits

March 29, 2017

By KATHERINE SMITH Asst. News Editor Following an ongoing dispute with the administration over salaries an...