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Former presidential candidate Austin Tong proposed major changes to USG, and voters questioned the likelihood of their plausibility.

They Were Elected Into Power, But What Can USG Officers Do?

April 10, 2019

Dean of Students Keith Eldredge said that USG is at its most influential when members are united, sharing responsibilities and convictions.

Veer Shetty, FCLC '21, joins the fight for SJP to be recognized on campus.

Sophomore Joins SJP’s Legal Battle Against Fordham

March 6, 2019

For now, SJP remains at a standstill. “We’re still not seen as legitimate, which makes it very hard to organize,” Shetty said. SJP isn’t privy to basic club privileges, such as advertising their club and events on campus, or invite guest speakers.

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.”

The Word Between the Sheets: FCLC Sex Stats

The Word Between the Sheets: FCLC Sex Stats

February 12, 2019

Over the past month, The Observer conducted an anonymous survey about sexual activity and health among undergraduate students on campus.

With a directorial crew that consists of a trans woman, a cis woman and a non-binary person,

‘Monologue Q’ Sets Stage for Empowerment

February 12, 2019

"The Vagina Monologues" quickly turned into an award-winning play that inspired women’s empowerment. However, its lack of diversity prompted three Fordham students to start their own production.

Members of Black Student Alliance discuss their programming agenda for Black History Month. (AMINA VARGAS/THE OBSERVER)

Black History Month Blooms at Fordham

February 6, 2019

This year will be the first time in two years that the club has actively worked on promoting Black History Month.

The Social Innovations Collaboratory offers an environment for students to build change-making skills. (CELIA PATTERSON/THE OBSERVER)

Social Innovations Collaboratory Provides Space for Social Change

December 7, 2018

Thanks to a new gift from Gabelli alumnus Brent Martini, GSB ’86, the collaboratory's assets and resources are finally being brought to the attention of FLC students.

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.

The Student Organization of Latinos (SOL) continues to plan for the club's revival after its semester-long inactivity last spring.

With New E-Board, SOL Rises Again

October 24, 2018

Though the sun set on Hispanic Heritage Month (HHM) on Oct. 15, the Student Organization of Latinos (SOL) h...

University President Rev. Joseph M. McShane addressed the question of

In Recollection of 15-Year-Old’s Death, McShane Defines Fordham’s “Mission-Centric” Community

October 18, 2018

By RUBY GARA News Editor On Oct. 15, University President Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J., addressed the F...

On Oct. 2, Campus Ministry and university officials ran and attended Rose Hill freshman Nicholas Booker's memorial service.  
(RUBY GARA/ THE OBSERVER)

Memorial Mass Offers Healing as Campus Grieves

October 10, 2018

On the afternoon of Oct. 2, members of the Fordham community mourned the loss of 18-year-old Nicholas...

University President Rev. Joseph M. McShane addressed the question of

Fordham Receives “Mixed” Rankings

September 26, 2018

“I am writing to report that it has been a mixed week for Fordham in the rankings,” began a Sept. ...