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36 Short Years: Why the Kavanaugh Allegations Still Matter

September 26, 2018

The allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh which have unfolded over the last week are...

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De Blasio and Italian Enthusiasts Celebrate Culture and Heritage

October 12, 2017

On the evening of Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, four lucky Fordham students and two faculty members were in...


Student Self-Publishes Poetry Collection

October 3, 2017

While most Fordham students are trying to get into the groove of a new semester, Alex Crosby, Fordham ...


Potty Politics: Studying Gender Inclusivity in the Concrete Jungle

September 19, 2017

Much like short-term study abroad programs to locations like Morocco, Rome and Granada, summer intern...

Olivia LaBarge (left), FCLC ’19, received an Honorable Mention at the Model United Nations Conference. (JILLIAN JAYMES/The Observer)

Student Makes Strides at Model United Nations Conference

May 8, 2017

With the recent Presidential election and subsequent inauguration of a new administration in Washing...

Kyle J. Kilkenny on Feb. 1, 2017 at the #PutAPriceOnIt Fordham/NYC kickoff. (JILLIAN GALLAGHER/THE OBSERVER)

Fordham Becomes First Jesuit University to Endorse Carbon Pricing

May 4, 2017

Amid ongoing tensions at Fordham University, a bright light has presented itself. It was announced today...

During Fordham’s 2017 Spring break, members of the University Choir traveled to Puerto Rico (KYLE J. KILKENNY/The Observer).

La Isla del Encanto: Fordham Choir Tours Puerto Rico

April 9, 2017

During Fordham’s recent Spring recess, the University Choir traveled to Puerto Rico to share music,...

The State of the City Address was held on Feb. 13 in the Apollo Theater. (KYLE J. KILKENNY/THE OBSERVER)

Fordham Students Attend the State of the City Address

February 23, 2017

On Monday, Feb. 13, students of Dr. Christina M. Greer’s “Introduction to Urban Politics” course waited...

Kyle J. Kilkenny on Feb. 1, 2017 at the #PutAPriceOnIt Fordham/NYC kickoff. (JILLIAN GALLAGHER/THE OBSERVER)

#PutAPriceOnIt: Students Bring Carbon Tax to Campus

February 9, 2017

By RUBY BUDDEMEYER Features Editor Climate change is an enduring global issue and millennials, the...

Robin Wright stars as Claire Underwood on Netflix’s “House of Cards”. (HOUSE OF CARDS/COURTESY OF NETFLIX)

Female Protagonists Dominate Political Television Dramas

November 18, 2016

It’s everywhere. I can’t recall one time in the past five years where I haven’t seen an advertiseme...

Lady Gaga’s “Joanne” Hits the Charts

November 11, 2016

“Just Dance.” “Poker Face.” “Bad Romance.” “Born This Way.” You know the songs, you know...

A peaceful night in the neighborhood of Trastevere, overlooking a festival held along the Tiber River. (PHOTO COURTESY OF KYLE J. KILKENNY)

A Roman Holiday

August 28, 2016

This past summer, with nearly 30 Fordham Rams from both the Lincoln Center and Rose Hill campuses, I...