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College Talk with Demigods

December 4, 2019

The cast of "The Lightning Thief" on Broadway hosted a special talkback geared at college students after a recent performance.

Members of The Comma celebrate their new 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's lecture provided aspiring writers with many tips and tricks to succeed. (FABIO VIA FLICKR)

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...



March 8, 2016

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

Idra Novey at her book launch of

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...

The Callaloo book series aims to promote cultural literacy amongst children (PHOTO COURTESY OF CALLALOO)

“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

February 3, 2016

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

Anne Warren of Gulfport, Miss., right, prays with April Moore of Gulfport after the 10 Years, 10,000 Reasons Hurricane Katrina remembrance service at Barksdale Pavilion in Jones Park in Gulfport on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. Moore, who said she lost everything in Katrina, was overcome by memories of the storm. (John Fitzhugh/Biloxi Sun Herald/TNS)

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

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...

The 12th Floor Lounge is a common space for events such as the discussion with Thomas Lynch and Alice McDermott (CONNOR MANNION/THE OBSERVER)

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...

Connor takes his breakfast on the bloody side. (VIA FLICKR)

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...