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According to Special Advisor Michael Cohen,

UPDATED: Michael Cohen Threatened McShane Over Trump Transcripts

February 27, 2019

During testimony before the House Committee on Oversight & Reform, Michael Cohen, provided was a letter addressed to University President Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J. threatening Fordham University with criminal action should the institution release Trump’s college transcripts.

Breakups can be rough, especially at such a small campus.

Breakups at Lincoln Center: The Woes, the Throes and How to Handle Them

February 12, 2019

Breakups can be rough, especially on a campus as small as Lincoln Center. Students share some tips and tricks to get around the awkwardness.

Demetrios Stratis (right) led the first town hall of the 2018-2019 school year with record attendance.

USG Town Hall Addresses Student Frustration

December 6, 2018

Students gathered around the conference room, quickly consumed the drinks and snacks off to the side and voiced their issues regarding the state of Fordham Lincoln Center.

Acting Associate Dean of Fordham Lincoln Center, Mary Bly, hosts students at her home every Sunday for dinner.

Dinner with the Dean

December 5, 2018

Asst. Arts & Culture Editor, Kevin Christopher Robles, dined with Acting Associate Dean of Fordham Lincoln Center, Mary Bly, at her apartment with her family and other students.

Austin Tong, Gabelli School of Business ’21, failed to attend United Student Government inauguration because he

USG VP of Operations Resigns Amid Internal Disputes

November 20, 2018

On Monday, Nov. 19, the executive board of the Fordham Lincoln Center United Student Government (USG) met with Vice President of Operations Austin Tong, Gabelli School of Business ’21, to discuss his performance. Instead, Tong resigned from USG during the meeting.

The United Student Government office in the garden level of the 140 W building during budget packet season.

USG VP of Operations Triggers Budget Freeze, Sparks Internal Conflict

November 15, 2018

For two days, the budget for Lincoln Center’s United Student Government (USG) was frozen due to missing documentation from Vice President of Operations Austin Tong, GSB '21, of the USG executive board.

Mary Bly is one advisor working with President Joseph M. McShane on the task force. (COURTESY OF FORDHAM NEWS AND MEDIA RELATIONS)

Retention Task Force Tackles Recurring Issues

November 14, 2018

On Oct. 18, the Arts and Sciences Council met to speak on various issues facing Fordham University. The council, which is responsible for generating academic recommendations for the whole of the university, raised concerns regarding the retention rates among undergraduate freshmen.

Reclaim the Ram – root for Fordham. (SARAH TAKASH/THE OBSERVER)

Fordham Is Better Than You Think It Is

November 7, 2018

Outside of our echo chamber, people actually see Fordham as a good school.

A defaced poster advertising the Rally for Trans Rights was discovered in a bathroom stalls on Nov. 1. (KEVIN CHRISTOPHER ROBLES/THE OBSERVER)

Rally for Trans Rights Poster Defaced in Bathroom Stall

November 2, 2018

On Nov. 1, Jack Bugbee, Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) ’19, discovered a poster advertising the Rally for Trans Rights vandalized in a stall in one of the men’s restrooms in the Leon Lowenstein building.

On Oct. 28, University President Joseph M. McShane, S.J, responded to the recent shootings in Pittsburgh and Jeffersontown.

McShane Responds to Pittsburgh and Jeffersontown Shootings

October 28, 2018

On the morning of Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, the Office of the President responded with anger and frustration to the recent shootings that have exploded across the country in a university-wide email.

Fordham's first ever drag show was met with criticism from conservative forces outside the university. (COLIN SHEELEY/THE OBSERVER)

Petitions Duke It Out Over Drag Show

October 24, 2018

On Wednesday, Oct. 10, the American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family and Property (TFP) launc...

Nicole Shapiro, FCLC '19 (left), and Jack Bugbee, FCLC '19 (right), are presidents of Fashion for Philanthropy and Rainbow Alliance, respectively. (LENA ROSE/THE OBSERVER)

Petition Targets Student Drag Show

October 11, 2018

On Wednesday, Oct. 10, the American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family and Property (TFP), launc...