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VIDEO: The Observer Tests Fordham Pickup Lines

VIDEO: The Observer Tests Fordham Pickup Lines

February 25, 2019

Observer? I barely know her! The best Fordham Lincoln Center pickup lines are guaranteed to get that special someone into your bedroom long before 3:30 a.m.

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.”

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.

SAGES runs a hotline that provides contraceptives to students upon request: the

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.

Abstinence is 100 percent effective, but it is not the only option.

Play It Safe Or Not At All: Abstinence vs. Safe Sex

February 12, 2019

As Valentine’s Day approaches, Editor Luke Osborn examines abstinence, safe sex, and the ongoing debate between the two regarding sexual health.

Can “Unwanted Sex” Be Ambiguous?

January 30, 2015

By EMILY SITNERStaff WriterPublished: January 22, 2014 College widens one’s view of the world, offering a myriad of classes, lectures, clubs and people to ultimately shape the perspective one chooses to take of not only him or herself, but also of life outside of college. In addition to the academic and extracurricula...

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Contraception Isn’t Responsible for Declining Morality

November 14, 2013

By DYLAN REILLY Contributing Writer Published: November 14, 2013 In his 1968 encyclical “Humanae Vitae,” Pope Paul VI made several predictions about the effects of widespread ar...

If It Feels Good, Do It? Making a Choice in a Hedonist Culture

June 13, 2011

HELEN LEE Staff Writer Published: February 26, 2009 I don’t know too many people my age who aren’t having sex. Not only is it a very gratifying activity, but the word “prude” has such a negative connotation that I could hardly blame adolescents and young adults for participating, even if just to avo...