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Reclaiming Magic: ‘Harry Potter’ Fans Advocate for Trans Rights

July 9, 2020

J.K Rowling's history of transphobic social media behavior has sparked a conversation on how to be a trans ally and Harry Potter fan at the same time.

Fordham Rescinds Charlie Rose’s Awards

December 21, 2017

Updated 11:27 a.m., 12/21/2017 to reflect WFUV's statement on rescinding Charlie Rose's Charles Osgood ...

Fordham Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, Martha K. Hirst is in charge of coordinating the university's finances. (COLIN SHEELEY/THE OBSERVER)

Republican Tax Plan Threatens Fordham’s Finances

December 9, 2017

Like the climate-conscious polar bear, the university budget is making careful preparations for an unc...

McShane, Board of Trustees Will Discuss Charlie Rose’s Honorary Degree

December 6, 2017

Following multiple accusations of sexual misconduct, broadcast journalist Charlie Rose was fired from CBS...

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Public Safety Issues Statement on Feral Cats

November 16, 2017

Feral cats might as well be the unofficial mascot of Fordham University; at Rose Hill, they are a common...

Chick-Fil-A Had a Webpage for a Nonexistent Lincoln Center Location

Chick-Fil-A Had a Webpage for a Nonexistent Lincoln Center Location

November 10, 2017

Update: Nov. 10, 2017 at 3:09 p.m. Chick-Fil-A has removed the webpage for the nonexistent location ...


Domestic GO! Trips Suffer From Poor Enrollment

October 26, 2017

Global Outreach (GO!), one of Fordham’s signature service programs, has had a rocky start to the semester....

The Robert Moses currently sits in storage, temporarily putting to rest a controversial debate about Fordham Lincoln Center's history. (EMMA DIMARCO/The Observer)

Fordham Lincoln Center’s Robert Moses Statue Debate Continues

October 12, 2017

Robert Moses was still planning, arguing for a Long Island-Manhattan Expressway down the middle of 30th...

(Photo Courtesy of Fordham University College Republicans' Facebook page)

McShane Issues Statement on Roger Stone Ahead of Speaking Engagement

October 10, 2017

At 5:01 p.m., Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J. issued a statement on Roger Stone's speaking engagement taking...

Fordham College Republicans to Host Roger Stone

October 7, 2017

The Fordham University College Republicans announced on Oct. 5 that they would be hosting political stra...

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Fordham Responds to Las Vegas Shooting

October 4, 2017

Following the mass shooting in Las Vegas on Monday that left at least 58 people killed and 515 wounde...

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McShane Sits Down with Student Press

September 28, 2017

Editors from the Fordham Observer and the Fordham Ram met with Fordham President Rev. Joseph M. McSha...