The Observer

Luck of the Irish

Luck of the Irish

March 29, 2019

Jeffrey Umbrell, features editor, discusses the tradition of St. Patrick’s Day in New York and at Fordham. Umbrell uncovers the reason behind the Fordham tradition of having spring break during the holiday. Fordham’s campus may be quiet, but the city comes alive to celebrate the Irish-Catholic holiday.

Holiday Closures Confuse Freshmen, Confront Students with Tough Choices

Holiday Closures Confuse Freshmen, Confront Students with Tough Choices

February 20, 2019

Matthew Chen, FCLC ’22 and an international student, recalls being frustrated when he saw the first email from Residential Life in his inbox. “It’s relatively short notice, to do something like that,” he said. “I live 16 hours away by flight, and tickets to Taiwan aren’t exactly cheap.”

I Love a Piano: Lowenstein’s Full of Ivory Keys

I Love a Piano: Lowenstein’s Full of Ivory Keys

March 19, 2015

BY TYLER MARTINS Editor-in-Chief Published: March 19, 2015 You may be asking yourself why there are ov...

Spring Break: Your Dream Destinations

Spring Break: Your Dream Destinations

March 11, 2015

By ALANNA KILKEARY and HANSI WEEDAGAMAFeatures Editor and Asst. Features EditorPublished: March 11, 2015 ...

FCLC Students Suggest Spring Break Hot Spots

FCLC Students Suggest Spring Break Hot Spots

January 29, 2014

By SHAHEEN TOKHI Contributing Writer Published: January 30, 2014 While the semester has just...

Economy, Violence Change Spring Break Plans for Fordham Students

June 20, 2011

By Anndrew Vacca Staff Writer Published: April 2, 2009 Due to the struggling economy and the violence in Mexico, many Fordham students forwent a typical spring break of partying and traveling in exchange for extra hours at work or scaled-back plans. Some students said that they opted to stay home instead of spend...

Say “Adios” to Your Typical Cancun Spring Break

June 13, 2011

Student-Friendly Destinations That Offer More Than Watered Down Booze and Wet T-Shirt Contests By Maria Xerakia Staff Writer Published: February 26, 2009 It is easy to sense when spring break is approaching: people are feverishly chatting in class, Facebook comments and statuses suddenly revolve around t...