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Up-close shot of Bernie Sanders smiling in glasses and a white collar shirt

FCLC Students Respond to Bernie’s Lasting Political Impact

May 13, 2020

Despite the future appearing bleak, I do not believe that we should give up.

a portrait of Loreen Ruiz

2020-21 United Student Government Announced

April 21, 2020

Loreen Ruiz, Fordham College at Lincoln Center ’21, won the contested race for the United Student Government President for the 2020-21 academic school year.

Three Observer newspapers

Staff Editorial: Make Student Government Matter

April 14, 2020

With the chaos of the coronavirus epidemic, it is easy to forget an annual event which most students typically ignore anyway: United Student Government (USG) elections. From April 14-16, students are able to vote in their student government elections at a time where leadership is desperately sought at all scales — but will they? 

The Fordham Lincoln Center Campus has gone through a number of changes since it was founded in the late 1960s. The Board of Advisors was one element of continuity from 1989 to 2019.

What Was the Board of Advisors?

October 16, 2019

“I think one of the unfortunate things, and I think I might have done this differently if I could go back and do it over, was that the board was very quiet. They didn’t trumpet what they did, but they did an awful lot,” said Grimes. “I would hate for anybody to think that they were do-nothing board. They really quite a bit.”

FCLC Elects New USG President and Vice President

April 12, 2018

By ALEJANDRA GARCÍA Staff Writer If there is one thing the newly-elected United Student Governmen...

One year since taking office, President Trump reflects on the first quarter of his tenure, as do all Americans. (MATT JOHNSON VIA FLICKR)

Trump’s One Year Review

January 25, 2018

It has now been just over one year since businessman and reality television personality Donald J. Trump add...


President Obama Sworn In for Second Term

January 21, 2013

By HARRY HUGGINS Editor-in-Chief Published: January 20, 2013 Barack Obama was sworn into his second term as president Sunday, Jan. 20, in a small ceremony with h...

Obama Lifts Stem Cell Research Ban, Sparking Discontent Amongst Pro-Life Advocates

June 20, 2011

By Cecilia Mann Staff Writer Published: April 2, 2009 Limits on stem cell research enacted by the Bush administration have been reversed by President Barack Obama and were effective March 9. This action fulfills Obama’s campaign promise to separate science and politics and has sparked debate nationally and ...

I Love Barack Obama (and So Does the Media)

June 6, 2011

FEIFEI LING Staff Writer Published: January 29, 2009 I love Barack Obama. There, I admit it. I’ve been hiding this deep dark secret for a long time now—hiding it behind pro-John McCain jokes, racist comments and referring to myself as “Feifei O’Reilly.” That was a façade. I love Obama, and I am desperate for...

Change Has Come, But is it Enough?


June 5, 2011

Published: November 13, 2008 The ballots have been counted and the verdict is in: Barack Obama will be our next president. But something else happened last week. We, the people of the United States, finally broke the long history of apathy we have become known for. We volunteered, showed up at the polls in record numbers, the...

Experts Say The Catholic Vote Is a Matter of Conscience, Not Conformity

June 4, 2011

By Kathryn Feeney Asst. News Editor Published: October 16, 2008 In recent years, the “Catholic vote” has become associated with the Republican party because of its stance on the issue of abortion. However, according to administrators and faculty at Fordham, neither one of the two prevailing political parties fully...

Democrats’ Disputes May Open Door for McCain

June 3, 2011

By Natasha Pascetta Staff Writer Published: April 17, 2008 The past few months have been a political rollercoaster ride that does not seem to be stopping anytime soon. As Sen. Hillary Clinton and Sen. Barack Obama vie for the Democratic nomination, some suggest that the competition between the candidates may be more harm...