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Gordon Caplan (left), and Dean Matthew Diller (right), wait at JFK international airport with Fahimeh (Farimah) Kashkooli (Center) and Fordham Law students for the arrival of Alma Kashkooli.

Fordham Alum Accused in Nationwide Admissions Scandal

March 27, 2019

Gordon Caplan, a well-respected alumnus from Fordham University School of Law ’91, is one parent who allegedly engaged in the nationwide conspiracy.

Robin Wright stars as Claire Underwood on Netflix’s “House of Cards”. (HOUSE OF CARDS/COURTESY OF NETFLIX)

Female Protagonists Dominate Political Television Dramas

November 18, 2016

It’s everywhere. I can’t recall one time in the past five years where I haven’t seen an advertiseme...

ABC’s hit comedy “Modern Family” features notable LGBTQ characters. (Lloren Javier via Flickr)

The Implications of LGBTQ Visibility Drop on TV

October 30, 2013

By ANDREW MILNE Arts & Culture Co-Editor Published: October 30, 2013 It’s clear that this is an important time for the Lesbian, Gay, Trans...

Don’t Lose Sight of Victims in Scandal

By THE OBSERVER EDITORIAL BOARD

November 16, 2011

Published: November 16, 2011 Information about the alleged abuses at Penn State that have come to light over the last few weeks have left many shocked and angry.  Riots ensued over the subsequent firing of university president Graham Spanier and head coach Joe Paterno, leaving behind a campus torn by the controversy. Outside...