The Observer

Campaign to Eliminate Smoking at Fordham Persists

Campaign to Eliminate Smoking at Fordham Persists

March 27, 2019

David Vassar, a reference and instruction librarian, is leading a campaign that aims to eliminate all smoking on campus.

Juul Popularity Soars on Campus

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 Solution to Smoking: Just Don’t Do It

The Solution to Smoking: Just Don’t Do It

February 22, 2017

By MADELYN CASALE Contributing Writer Most of us have been raised on the knowledge that smoking neg...

University Hosts Annual Great Fordham Smokeout

University Hosts Annual Great Fordham Smokeout

November 22, 2016

By ISABELLA ROXAS Contributing Writer On Wed. Nov. 17, Fordham University at Lincoln Center (FCL...

New Policies Ban Smoking at LC Entrances

New Policies Ban Smoking at LC Entrances

April 7, 2016

By BEN MOORE Managing/Online Editor Over spring break, the Department of Facilities Operations ba...

Students React to Smoker-Aimed Legislation

Students React to Smoker-Aimed Legislation

November 3, 2013

  By IAN McKENNA and TAYLER BENNETT Editor-in-Chief and Managing Editor Published: November 3, 2013 New York City lawmakers passed a bill tha...

Michael Phelps Controversy

June 12, 2011

Published: February 26, 2009 Early this year, a British tabloid published photos of swimming star and record-breaking gold medalist Michael Phelps smoking from a bong. Phelps quickly apologized for what he called “behavior which was regrettable and demonstrated bad judgment,” but still the incident sparked...

Fordham Students Continue to Smoke Despite Knowledge of Health Risks

June 4, 2011

Other New Yorkers Smoke Less; Research Indicates This is a Result of Stricter Laws By Anndrew Vacca Staff Writer Published: October 16, 2008 “Smoking adds to the social ambiance of college. It’s an excuse to run into people and strike up a conversation,” said Catherine Alvino, a sophomore at Fordham Col...

Why Fordham Should Be Smoke-Free

May 27, 2011

By JOSHUA CRUZ Contributing Writer Published: October 11, 2007 Fordham University should be a completely smoke-free environment in order to promote a healthy smoke-free lifestyle for students. At least that’s what its PR department should say. All of Fordham University Lincoln Center should be smoke-free, including ...