The Observer

New Yorkers Demand Accountability Following Trump’s Acquittal

New Yorkers Demand Accountability Following Trump’s Acquittal

February 19, 2020

Following President Donald Trump’s acquittal by the Senate and conclusion of his impeachment trial, thousands of protestors responded by mobilizing at Columbus Circle, one block away from Fordham’s Lincoln Center campus. The protest took place on Feb. 5 at 5:30 p.m. as a part of a larger campaign by “Reject The Cover-up,” a coalition of protest groups that joined together weeks before the Senate ended Trump’s impeachment trial without calling witnesses.

Inflatable Rat Protests on 60th Street

Inflatable Rat Protests on 60th Street

January 17, 2020

This inflatable rat is advocating for the safe removal of asbestos, a silicate mineral strongly linked to respiratory disease and cancer. 

‘No Cops in the Subway’ Is Not A Solution

‘No Cops in the Subway’ Is Not A Solution

December 4, 2019

This is why the movement is dangerous. It’s shortsighted and destructive, focused only on eliminating the short-term issue of policing without addressing the underlying systems of poverty, corruption and underfunding.

Students Storm Subway Protesting NYPD, MTA

Students Storm Subway Protesting NYPD, MTA

November 13, 2019

An emergency action protest against the New York Police Department and Metropolitan Transportation Authority was held in downtown Brooklyn on Nov. 1, 2019.

New Zealand: We All Must Join the Fight Against Islamophobia

New Zealand: We All Must Join the Fight Against Islamophobia

March 16, 2019

While this act of terror occurred in New Zealand, we are all too familiar with acts of senseless hatred and mass killing in the United States, and around the country we have been standing in solidarity and grief with the rest of the world.

SAGES Defies Fordham’s Sex Policies

SAGES Defies Fordham’s Sex Policies

February 12, 2019

While they behave much like an advocacy club on Fordham’s campuses, SAGES is not officially sanctioned by the university. Thus, they frequently demonstrate, petition and campaign against the university.

Staff Editorial: Fordham Fails Black Students

Staff Editorial: Fordham Fails Black Students

February 6, 2019

New York may be our campus, but it certainly doesn’t look like our school.

Fordham Law and Undergrads Protest Kavanaugh Appointment

Fordham Law and Undergrads Protest Kavanaugh Appointment

October 10, 2018

“Hey hey, ho ho, the patriarchy has got to go!” Chants and cheers rang through the main entrance of the Lowenste...

CARS-V and SAGES Demand Change at Fordham

CARS-V and SAGES Demand Change at Fordham

May 31, 2018

By ALEJANDRA GARCÍA Asst. News Editor On the evening of April 18, a small but impassioned group of st...

“Won’t Stop Until It Rains Glass”

“Won’t Stop Until It Rains Glass”

January 24, 2018

It has undeniably been a year of profound demonstration for Fordham University, New York City and the greater p...

Trump Needs a Timeout on Sports

Trump Needs a Timeout on Sports

October 12, 2017

I’m not the biggest sports fan; in fact, I doubt I could name five NFL teams off the top of my hea...

PHOTO ESSAY: DACA Protest in Columbus Circle

PHOTO ESSAY: DACA Protest in Columbus Circle

September 9, 2017

Following President Donald Trump's decision to phase out the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood...