The Observer

Don’t Listen to Celebrity Opinions About Politics

Don’t Listen to Celebrity Opinions About Politics

March 10, 2020

Even if a celebrity really values their political opinions and wants to share it with the world, it’s good to keep in mind that at the end of the day celebrities only care about you as much as you care about the cash in your pocket.

SAPIENZA: Biden’s Super Tuesday Victories Prove Detrimental for Trump

SAPIENZA: Biden’s Super Tuesday Victories Prove Detrimental for Trump

March 5, 2020

In an ideal world, President Trump would love to take on Sen. Bernie Sanders and his radical agenda on Election Day, but former Vice President Joe Biden had other plans in mind on Super Tuesday.

Years of Negotiations Later: Brexit’s Impact on Fordham

Years of Negotiations Later: Brexit’s Impact on Fordham

February 5, 2020

The United Kingdom (UK) left the European Union (EU) on Jan. 31, possibly impacting the 336 students studying at the Fordham London Centre (FLC) campus. The Fordham London program has almost tripled in attendance over the past three and half years — making it the largest Fordham study abroad program.

The Catalan Crisis Was Born in Madrid

The Catalan Crisis Was Born in Madrid

October 30, 2019

The problem is that Spain cannot afford to hold a referendum in Catalonia because it is not politically and socially ready to reform its Constitution.

Democrats Will Eat Crow With Goose Chase Impeachment Inquiry

Democrats Will Eat Crow With Goose Chase Impeachment Inquiry

October 16, 2019

With the current set of evidence, the only way Democrats have conjured up the idea of Trump withholding Ukranian aid is based on their view of the president who they clearly are not fond of. Impeachment is too serious of a process for it to be based solely on hearsay and poorly understood transcripts.

A Progressive Case Against Medicare for All

A Progressive Case Against Medicare for All

October 16, 2019

Beyond the difficulties of implementing Medicare for All in the U.S., it is important to consider the ability of Democrats to win back the White House in 2020 if they want to implement any progressive changes to the health care system at all.

A Conservative Case Against Medicare for All

A Conservative Case Against Medicare for All

October 16, 2019

If we cut funding to our valuable research industry, ripple effects will be felt across the world.

‘Summer Slumps’ Plague Buttigieg and Harris

‘Summer Slumps’ Plague Buttigieg and Harris

October 2, 2019

Both Harris and Buttigieg started remarkably strong out of the gate during the winter and spring of 2019. Yet as the temperatures outside started to heat up, their campaign momentum started to cool down.

Office of Government Relations Encourage Student Voting

Office of Government Relations Encourage Student Voting

September 18, 2019

the Office of Government Relations (OGR) sent an email to the entire Fordham community encouraging them to vote in upcoming elections and providing detailed instructions about how to register.

We Are Able to Return to Unity Without Terror

We Are Able to Return to Unity Without Terror

September 15, 2019

On the worst day of their lives, millions of New Yorkers and Americans succeeded in something that we now can't imagine on our best days.

No Easy Answers in Venezuela’s Humanitarian Nightmare

No Easy Answers in Venezuela’s Humanitarian Nightmare

July 18, 2019

If Venezuela wants a chance at economic recovery, it will still have many difficult steps even after the incredibly hard task of restoring basic necessities.

Much Ado About Something: An Offender’s Guide for Sustainable Egoism

Much Ado About Something: An Offender’s Guide for Sustainable Egoism

April 30, 2019

Environmentalism is often associated with tree-hugging frivolities and an ignorance of a business’s “bottom lines.”  However, without further regulation and a motivation to perform the tasks outlined above, we will undoubtedly face the consequences of environmental degradation.