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Drag King “Just Kyle” reads a letter written by the Rainbow Alliance e-board addressing the issues around drag, including transphobia.

Fordham’s First Ever Drag Show

November 8, 2018

“Fordham did not know what they were getting into when they accepted my application,” Rosie “Ram...

Nicole Shapiro, FCLC '19 (left), and Jack Bugbee, FCLC '19 (right), are presidents of Fashion for Philanthropy and Rainbow Alliance, respectively. (LENA ROSE/THE OBSERVER)

Petition Targets Student Drag Show

October 11, 2018

On Wednesday, Oct. 10, the American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family and Property (TFP), launc...

VÉRITÉ recently performed at the Music Hall of Williamsburg on September 22nd.
 (PHOTO COURTESY OF VÉRITÉ)

Concert Spotlight Review: VÉRITÉ

October 13, 2017

VÉRITÉ is a local New York alternative-pop artist who has made a name for herself after much hard wor...

Streaming music poses an ethical question for music lovers, as they must ask themselves if they feel comfortable with their favorite artists being underpaid. (JESS LUSZCZYK/THE OBSERVER)

Streaming vs. Pay-Per-Song: The Ethical Implications

November 16, 2016

With the rising popularity of music streaming platforms such as Spotify, Apple Music and Google Play, th...

Autograf performed at Terminal 5 in New york City before continuing their tour. (PHOTO BY NICOLE SHAPIRO/ THE OBSERVER)

Autograf: Combining Electronic Music and Art

October 29, 2016

On Oct. 7, the Chicago-native band Autograf performed to a full house at Terminal 5. It was the band’s...

Peter Hook & The Light stopped by Webster Hall on Sept. 22 and 23. (NICOLE SHAPIRO/THE OBSERVER)

Peter Hook and the Light Take Over Webster Hall

October 2, 2016

Initial ambitions were surpassed as Curtis, Hook and their band mates started a movement that went beyond...