The Observer

The Comma Punctuates Its Independence

The Comma Punctuates Its Independence

February 6, 2019

In its first wholly-independent magazine, students will find content published in The Observer in addition to unreleased works from this semester.

A.S. King: Her Lecture for Writers, By a Writer

A.S. King: Her Lecture for Writers, By a Writer

October 13, 2017

By ZOE SINKAUS Contributing Writer Whether or not you’re a fan of author A.S. King, her lecture on October 2nd...

Benign

Benign

March 8, 2016

By BRIANNA GOODMAN Copy Editor A small marble sprouting on the right side of your right boob that you w...

A Brazilian Novelist on the Run

A Brazilian Novelist on the Run

March 2, 2016

By BRIANNA GOODMAN Copy Editor A round woman bearing a cigar and a suitcase climbs up an almond tree and promptl...

“Callaloo”: The Dish and The Book

“Callaloo”: The Dish and The Book

February 26, 2016

10By RACHEL JARVIS Arts & Culture Editor Callaloo, a stewed dish made from either dasheen or sp...

Sehnsucht; i am

Sehnsucht; i am

February 3, 2016

By KAY D'ANGELO Asst. Literary Co-Editor Sehnsucht I can’t be content with an eternal perch,...

Fordham Professor Discusses Post-Hurricane Katrina Coverage in New Book

Fordham Professor Discusses Post-Hurricane Katrina Coverage in New Book

November 10, 2015

By MORGAN STEWARD Staff Writer Robin Andersen, professor and director of both the Communication and Media...

Alvin Ailey Hosts Book Launch Event to Honor Artistic Director Robert Battle

Alvin Ailey Hosts Book Launch Event to Honor Artistic Director Robert Battle

November 9, 2015

By MARSH POREE Contributing Writer Last Thursday, Alvin Ailey hosted the Launch Event for their artistic director Robert Battle’s children’s book, titled “My Story, My Danc...

Alice McDermott Talks About Death, Dying and Being Irish

Alice McDermott Talks About Death, Dying and Being Irish

October 23, 2015

On Thursday, Oct. 16, the Fordham Center on Religion and Culture hosted writers Alice McDermott and Tho...

The Real Breakfast of Champions

The Real Breakfast of Champions

August 26, 2015

By CONNOR MANNION News Co-Editor/Asst. Literary Co-Editor I’m the type of person who takes his e...

Color Blind

January 28, 2015

By MARK LEELiterary Co-EditorPublished: January 28, 2015 A hush falls over the classroom. Noticing, the girl falls silent and glances around at her peers. Whispers abound.  “What did she just call herself?”  “Can she say that?”  In the front row, Lexi nearly faints into her Pumpkin Spice Latte, her pink Fitbit...

House of Memory

December 22, 2014

By NINA BERGBAUERAssistant Literary EditorPublished: December 10, 2014 About a year ago, just after my grandmother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, I remember listening to the doctor’s explanation of the disease and what lies ahead. He compared the patient’s mind to a cluttered closet whose door won’t stay shut ...