The Observer

It’s Your Fault Fordham is Terrible

It’s Your Fault Fordham is Terrible

April 30, 2019

Ah, Fordham University: the recycling bin for Ivy rejects and NYU hopefuls clinging to their last chance to make it in the big city. Students moan about the day they’ll finally get their chance to transfer out of a school notorious for its total lack of spirit and ghosts of lost dreams wandering the halls.

Prestige Is the Way Out

Prestige Is the Way Out

April 30, 2019

So, you have to imagine there’s a certain sense of thrill and hullabaloo to getting those college acceptance letters in the mail — not just because someone really, for sure, definitely wants to go to Yale, but because it’s a way out for them.

Prestige Is a Losing Game

Prestige Is a Losing Game

April 9, 2019

It’s so tantalizingly easy to scoff at the people who say your money can’t buy you happiness. But it won’t.

Staff Editorial: We Need to Admit the Truth

Staff Editorial: We Need to Admit the Truth

March 28, 2019

Regardless of a university’s individual proximity to the recent events and other admissions scandals, all institutions of higher learning should strive to delegitimize the culture of prestigious exclusivity that provides incentives to cheat the system.