The Observer

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Concerned and Optimistic: Students Prepare for an Unprecedented Semester

July 30, 2020

An in-depth guide to Fordham’s reopening plan and procedures. Students discuss the benefits and downsides of returning to campus in the fall.

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Fordham’s Reopening Plan is ‘Too Little, Too Late’

July 9, 2020

Fordham's delayed decision on a plan for the upcoming semester has made it difficult for many students to make their own plans for the fall.

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Canceled Primary Could Lead to Low Student Voter Turnout

May 13, 2020

The state of the New York presidential primary is unknown, causing many to wonder about the impact it could have on young voters.

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Spring in New York Jigsaw Puzzles

May 7, 2020

How quickly can you complete these jigsaw puzzles to reveal the floral images?

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Coronavirus: Environmental Savior or Devastator?

May 6, 2020

Along with the decline in industrial production, the lack of widespread social mobility has also led to a steep decline in carbon dioxide emissions.

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Advice on Commuting to Your Zoom Class

April 29, 2020

You may have been used to sometimes-daily train delays in your past life, but nowadays you’re up against a host of even more frustrating holdups en route to Zoom school: delays in motivation and coordination.

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New York’s Budget: It Ain’t Much, But It’s an Improvement

April 28, 2020

Although strategically sprinkled with all too common sleights of hand from New York politicians, next year’s budget poses a win for New York’s middle class residents and reinforces safety throughout the city and state.

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What Lies Ahead for New York?

April 22, 2020

Because the virus is spreading asymmetrically throughout the country, it’s likely that states and cities not hit as hard may reopen before New York.

Photo Essay: Cross-Country Runner

Photo Essay: Cross-Country Runner

October 3, 2019

California is where I am rooted and comfortable. New York is where I am challenged to be a better, more confident version of myself.

The Lumineers debuted the accompanying film for their newest project, “III” in New York with an acoustic performance following the film.

The Lumineers Premiere ‘III’ at Pier 17

October 2, 2019

The Lumineers came to New York to premiere the accompanying film to their newest project, “III.” Fans packed onto the rooftop of Pier 17 for the screening and acoustic music set that followed.

Students from the Class of 2023 who participated in Urban Plunge had an early start learning about all New York City has to offer, as well as the mission of Fordham University.

New Class, New Dean, New Fordham

August 25, 2019

Plenty of online lifestyle articles, high school counselors and nostalgic relatives can offer advice about adjusting to a new life on a college campus, but only few know what it’s like to be new to FCLC.  

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Alumni Spotlight: Kathryn Feeney

August 25, 2019

The lifelong actress took a hiatus from performing in college, but an unexpected tragedy led her to rethink her passion.