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The door and sign of university health services at Lincoln Center

Utilizing University Health Services for COVID-19

April 22, 2020

As the city struggles with the rapid spread of the virus, Fordham Health Services continues to serve students and staff remotely.

When steam started to rise, FDNY trucks and Con Ed arrived on scene.

140 West Building Evacuated Due to Valve Leak

February 5, 2020

A damaged safety valve caused a steam release on the roof of the 140 West 62nd Street Building. The steam forced a building wide evacuation and all building’s classes and club events to be cancelled for the or the evening.

Face masks have become commonplace in a community fearful of the spread of the coronavirus.

Should You be Wearing a Face Mask This Flu Season?

February 5, 2020

You might see people wearing face masks more often in response to the spread of the coronavirus. Though face masks may help prevent the spread of the virus, both the WHO and CDC do not recommend that healthy individuals wear them. Other precautions may have a bigger impact on protecting you from the coronavirus.

Three Observer newspapers

Staff Editorial: Setting a New High Water Mark in Communication

January 22, 2020

Adopting a communication strategy that is proactive rather than reactive benefits all and hurts none. 

Three Observer newspapers

Staff Editorial: Safety in Transparency

October 30, 2019

We are told to embrace the city and venture into it boldly, but we lack the tools to safely do so.

Students and faculty approaching the University from the Columbus Circle metro station reported alarm upon seeing the crowd gathered outside.

UPDATED: Fire Drill Interrupts Midterm Schedules

October 8, 2019

A fire safety drill in the Leon Lowenstein building impacted students and staff alike on Oct. 8, disrupting classes during midterms. The drill, originally set for 10 a.m., took place at 11:15 a.m with little warning.

Students have expressed concerns about Public Safety's response to reports of missing cash.

Residents Report Claims of Tampered Mail

October 2, 2019

Receiving mail at Fordham Lincoln Center has sometimes proven a difficult task for residents in recent years, with some reporting that their mail was opened, misdirected or never arrived in their mailboxes or the package room.

Rose Hill Student Dies After Fall from Keating Hall Tower

Rose Hill Student Dies After Fall from Keating Hall Tower

April 14, 2019

Sydney Paige Monfries, a senior at Rose Hill, passed away on April 14 after falling from the clock and bell tower in Keating Hall.

Juuls are a common sight on Fordham's campuses.

Juul Popularity Soars on Campus

March 4, 2019

Sophia Mazurowski, FCLC ’21, warned of the dangers of Juuling that are not immediately obvious. “The way I started, and the way it seems most people start, is that it seems fun and harmless at first,” she said. “If you’re not careful, it’s easy to become addicted.”

If a female student wants to report a Title IX case on campus, her options are almost exclusively male. (GRAPHIC ILLUSTRATION BY ESME BLEECKER-ADAMS/THE OBSERVER)

Title IX Gender Disparity Raises Concerns

November 14, 2018

With a predominantly large presence of male staff members heading the Title IX process, questions about its contribution to the number of unreported sexual assault cases seem to emerge.

On Oct. 24, the Time Warner Center was evacuated after police were notified of a suspicious package in the building. They treated the package as an explosive device.

NYPD Evacuates Time Warner Center After Finding Explosive Device

October 24, 2018

The Time Warner Center (TWC) was evacuated after police were notified of a suspicious package sent to...

On Oct. 24, a Fordham College at Rose Hill (FCRH) student found a swastika written on a classroom desk. (COLIN SHEELEY/THE OBSERVER)

Anti-Semitic Symbol Found on Rose Hill Classroom Desk

October 24, 2018

In a university-wide statement, the Office of the President reported on Oct. 24 that a Fordham Colle...