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Miranda Powers (center) poses in front of Stonehenge with other students in the Summer in London study abroad program. (Photo courtesy of Morgan Steward)

The Nervous Traveler’s Guide to Survive Studying Abroad

July 4, 2017

By MIRANDA POWERS Contributing Writer Studying abroad is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, so the time studen...

Queer British Art at the Tate

June 28, 2017

By NADINE SANTORO Contributing Writer You don’t normally expect to encounter strobe lighting and...

Deirdre McGrath (left) and Fordham teammate Mia Bullock (right) at the London Aquatics Center. (PHOTO COURTESY OF DEIRDRE MCGRATH)

A Pool of Emotions

June 28, 2017

By DEIRDRE MCGRATH Contributing Writer It was the summer of 2012, and my eyes were glued to the te...

An Introvert Abroad

June 28, 2017

By NADINE SANTORO Contributing Writer When you live in a city, you’re never really alone. As an in...

Professor Stone's travel writing class on the first day of class. Sitting left to right: Miranda Powers, Tommy Zachar, Nadine Santoro, Deirdre McGrath, Callan McCarthy, Erika Ortiz and Morgan Steward. Not Pictured: Karalee Rogers and Izzi Duprey. (ELIZABETH STONE/ THE OBSERVER)

Facing the Terror

June 10, 2017

By MORGAN STEWARD Editor-in-Chief Monday, June 5 was set to be an exciting  day for the nine o...

Matthew Scheffler, FCLC ’18, has spent his time abroad capturing moments on the streets of London. (COURTESY OF MATTHEW SCHEFFLER).

FCLC Student Captures the Art Scene in London

April 10, 2017

By Matthew Scheffler Contributing Writer London is a gorgeous city, a kind of elderly statesman amongs...

Mariea Sekijima, FCLC ’18, is studying Political Science at the University College London (UCL), following her interest in the masters program and rigorous courses. (PHOTO COUTESY OF MARIEA SEKIJIMA)

Lights, Camera, London: One Fordham Student’s Adventure Across the Pond

January 27, 2017

By MARIEA SEKIJIMA Contributing Writer London has always held a special place in my heart. As the...

A view of the famous palace of Alhambra. (PHOTO COURTESY OF MARINA POUDRET)

“No Pasa Nada” In Granada

August 28, 2016

By GILLIAN NELSON Contributing Writer When I first began exploring my study abroad options, Fordham...

A peaceful night in the neighborhood of Trastevere, overlooking a festival held along the Tiber River. (PHOTO COURTESY OF KYLE J. KILKENNY)

A Roman Holiday

August 28, 2016

This past summer, with nearly 30 Fordham Rams from both the Lincoln Center and Rose Hill campuses, I...

Thousands of Palestinians were displaced from Susya on the West Bank due to the 1948 War of Independence. (PHOTO COURTESY OF SHAINA OPPENHEIMER)

Searching for Coexistence

May 5, 2016

By SHAINA OPPENHEIMER Staff Writer The other day I was sitting on the bus, headphones in, lost in the soul...

Joseph Rienti, Ph.D., oversees Fordham’s study abroad programs as director of study abroad. (PHOTO BY YUNJIA LI /THE OBSERVER)

Health Services, Study Abroad Office Discuss Zika Virus Threat to Fordham Community

March 11, 2016

The Zika virus may not yet be a problem in the United States, but for those studying and traveling a...


Life in Jerusalem, the Unaccounted Narrative

February 24, 2016

By SHAINA OPPENHEIMER Contributing Writer Every morning at 8:10 a.m. I leave the student village ...