The Observer

Photos, candles and flowers line the steps of Keating Hall, the building where the accident occurred, to honor the life of Sydney Monfries.

Reflections on Sydney Monfries’ Passing

May 1, 2019

In the eyes of most students close to her, Monfries was the victim of a series of tragic events, with her death becoming the target of intense scrutiny nationwide drawing criticism and commentary from the furthest reaches of the country. Misperception of the events and a national search to place blame quickly overshadowed the impact of Monfries’ loss to the Fordham community.

Fordham University runners assist FDNY EMT responders with rescuing a man in a Bronx park.

Fordham Athletes Encounter Medical Emergency, Assist EMS

March 10, 2019

According to Brian Cook, Gabelli School of Business at Rose Hill ’18 and current graduate student at Fordham, the students were on a routine training run when they came across another runner in the park assisting a man lying in the snow.

Fordham Reacts to “Racist” New York Post Cartoon

June 19, 2011

Fordham Faculty Urge Students to Turn Controversy Into an Opportunity for Discussion By Laura Chang Staff Writer Published: March 12, 2009 On Feb. 18, the New York Post published a controversial political cartoon that depicted two white policemen, one holding a gun over a dead chimpanzee.  The other policeman says to t...

Get the Story Straight

May 31, 2011

Published: December 13, 2007 The major New York-area newspapers misrepresented Anastasiya Andreyeva, FCLC ’08—the student who has been charged with the murder of 30-year-old Aleksey Kats. The coverage failed to give a fair and accurate representation of what actually happened. Andreyeva was a Dean’s List student, whom ...