The Observer

Survey Reveals the Reality of Sex at Fordham

Survey Reveals the Reality of Sex at Fordham

February 13, 2019

Maureen Keown, director of UHS, emphasized that “we will not provide resources that go against the Catholic Church’s beliefs and teachings.”

‘Monologue Q’ Sets Stage for Empowerment

‘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.

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.

Trans Students Oppose Online Name Change Process

Trans Students Oppose Online Name Change Process

January 23, 2019

Google, Blackboard, Banner and other online services at Fordham all have separate requirements for changing a display name, and no one service affects the rest yet.

New SAGES Website Preserves Fordham’s Past

New SAGES Website Preserves Fordham’s Past

January 23, 2019

“Hopefully the website will be a popular source for information about anything that Fordham admin don't advertise to students,” Cohen said. “Ultimately I hope that it can move organizing and student power forward and build on the work of previous students.”

Gray Breaks University Silence on TGNCI Rights

Gray Breaks University Silence on TGNCI Rights

December 6, 2018

On Wednesday, Nov. 28, Senior Vice President of Student Affairs Jeffrey Gray sent an email to a short list of club leaders and faculty assuring the students that Fordham University believes “transgender rights are human rights.”

Administration Silent Amid Concerns Over Transgender Rights

Administration Silent Amid Concerns Over Transgender Rights

November 16, 2018

The matter of transgender rights at Fordham Lincoln Center (FLC) has long been a point of contention.

The Minimum Wage Increase, Its Victors and Its Next Steps

The Minimum Wage Increase, Its Victors and Its Next Steps

November 14, 2018

If not for the bad press, outrage, and organized response from students, Fordham would get away with paying poverty wages to the student workers they already burden with student debt and tenuous working conditions.

University Raises Minimum Wage, Students Remain Uneasy

University Raises Minimum Wage, Students Remain Uneasy

November 14, 2018

On Oct. 29, Fordham University released a statement officially raising student workers’ minimum wage to the $15 mandated by Gov. Andrew Cuomo for the state of New York.

Rally for Trans Rights Poster Defaced in Bathroom Stall

Rally for Trans Rights Poster Defaced in Bathroom Stall

November 2, 2018

On Nov. 1, Jack Bugbee, Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) ’19, discovered a poster advertising the Rally for Trans Rights vandalized in a stall in one of the men’s restrooms in the Leon Lowenstein building.

Fordham Allies Demand Improved Rights for Transgender Students

Fordham Allies Demand Improved Rights for Transgender Students

October 25, 2018

On Sunday, Oct. 21, the New York Times leaked a memo from President Donald Trump’s administration outlining a new initiative that would redefine the term “sex,” effectively delegitimizing...

Anti-Semitic Symbol Found on Rose Hill Classroom Desk

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...