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What's the point of likes if they don't make us feel any better?

It’s Time to Take a Break From Instagram

February 5, 2020

The attention your posts get may make you feel noticed and good about yourself, but don’t let this become your basis of self-worth

Gen Z doesn't buy houses, eats too much avocado toast and may be hurting the social movements they seek to promote.

No Callbacks, No Tickets, Show Canceled: Ditching Performative Activism

October 16, 2019

Some facets of social justice, it seems, have lost their intellectual fire and retired to the often frivolous, repetitive echo chamber that is social media. Since when did social justice become about being social, and not about being just?

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Staff Editorial: More Than Awareness

October 2, 2019

As young adults in a global society, we have a choice to make: will we remain comfortable in our understanding of activism as simple moral junk food, or will we utilize our familiarity with the tools of modern communication to recognize the full potential of every last act of awareness?

Models pose backstage and on display at the whimsical Eugenia Kim presentation at Pier 59 Studios on September 9, 2017 in NYC. (ANDRONIKA ZIMMERMAN/ THE OBSERVER)

Is Social Media Taking the Experience out of New York Fashion Week?

September 27, 2017

By ANDRONIKA ZIMMERMAN Social Media Editor The once glitzy and glamorous New York Fashion Week used ...


We Need To #Findourgirls

April 22, 2017

In March, the D.C. Metro Police Department released over a dozen files of missing girls, all of whom ...

Instagram is one of the many social platforms that individuals rely on (JESSICA HANLEY/THE OBSERVER)

How to Get Zero Validation from Your Social Media… And Be OK With It

February 26, 2016

By CHRISTINA CAMBRIA Contributing Writer Last night, my best friend of four years became my ex-bes...

Pictured here, Eileen Kelley, FCLC ‘17, is a supporter of Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign. (ELIZABETH LANDRY/THE OBSERVER)

News Consumption Habits of LC Students

January 28, 2016

By REESE RAVNER Asst. Features Editor Good news! (Pun intended.) Young people are paying attention...


Ray Bradbury Was Right

January 26, 2016

By ALYSHA KUNDANMAL Features Co-Editor It’s one of those days that scares me. You know the days...

Social media applications such as Twitter, Instagram and Facebook are great  - just be careful what you post. (JESSICA HANLEY/The Observer)

Web Presence Is Everything for the Job/Internship Search

November 6, 2015

By REESE RAVNER Staff Writer In a time where everyone and everything is on the web, your internet presen...


A Peek Into Fordham’s “Underground Press”

October 22, 2015

By MARISSA LEGNINI Staff Writer Although the Fordham Observer is probably the first place we studen...

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Facebook: More to Dislike

September 30, 2015

By BEN MOORE Managing Editor/Online Editor A dislike button is finally coming to Facebook. As fo...

The new website includes a helpful sidebar with links to our social sites.

Observer Launches New Website

March 25, 2015

By TYLER MARTINS Editor-In-Chief Published: March 25, 2015 While everyone was catching up on sleep or ...