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A shot of London’s magnificent Big Ben Clock Tower in City of Westminster, England.
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What It’s Like Coming Home From Study Abroad

February 11, 2015

By TYLER BURDICKAsst. Opinions Co-EditorPublished: February 11, 2015 I have never been much of a risk tak...

The Global Business Major is the only major in Gabelli with a mandatory study abroad requirement. (JUSTIN REBELLO/The Observer)

GSBLC Study Abroad Made Mandatory

January 28, 2015

By CONNOR MANNIONAssistant News Co-EditorPublished: January 28, 2015 While there has long been a bu...

The park outside of the Museo Del Prado (El Prado) and the façade of the Iglesia de San Jeronimo el Real. (Ludovica Martella/The Observer)

When Abroad, Benefit from the Art

April 6, 2014

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A photo captured during one of our photographers' study abroad trip to Tokyo and Kyoto, Japan. (Melanie Chamberlain/The Observer)

A Semester Abroad is Not a Semester Wasted

November 5, 2013

  By KAMRUN NESA Copy Editor Published: November 4, 2013 Studying abroad is part of the quintessential college experience. By the time ju...

FCLC Students Hone Their Craft in London

October 16, 2013

By MICHELLE ANG Asst. Arts & Culture Co-Editor Published: Oct. 16, 2013 For students who are...

David Wall and Tommy Kang, FCLC ’12, slept in a park in Valencia. (David Wall/The Observer)

Homeless in Valencia, Studying Abroad

December 7, 2011

By DAVID WALL Staff Writer Published: December 7, 2011 Growing up in urban areas (Washington,...

Tangles In Transition Unravel the Post-Study Abroad Experience for FCLC Students

June 20, 2011

By Juliet Ben-Ami Staff Writer Published: April 9, 2009 Imagine being on an exhilarating rollercoaster ride with sweeping twists and turns, and then suddenly, it jolts to a stop. Then you have to stumble out into the real world again and try to catch your footing. Many who have studied abroad have described the experienc...

Fordham Debuts London Summer Program; Students Uninformed

June 6, 2011

By Ashley Tedesco Asst. News Editor Published: December 29, 2009 Fordham has partnered with Heythrop College at the University of London to provide a new study abroad program for the liberal arts. Fordham will debut its new location abroad with a brand new liberal arts summer session, continuing with opportunitie...

Study Abroad or Stay in Love?

June 1, 2011

By KRISTEN BRUNELLI Contributing Writer Published: January 31, 2008 Recently, I have noticed that my friends’ standard away messages on AIM, such as “In the shower” or  “Drinking,” are being replaced by a crop of impressive away messages bragging of their worldly travels. Some are written completely in Spani...

Students Frustrated With Study Abroad Office

May 31, 2011

By Cally Speed Staff Writer Published: December 13, 2007 FCLC—In the last 10 years, there have been a record number of American students studying abroad, with numbers having risen 150 percent, according to the U.S. Department of State. At Fordham, the number of students has risen as well. While sending students abroad...

Study Abroad: A Risk You’re Willing to Take?

May 30, 2011

Students and LC’s Study Abroad Office Share the Precautions of Going Abroad By Michal Neria Copy Editor Published: December 13, 2007 The recent murder of 21-year-old Meredith Kercher, a British student studying abroad in Italy, has left some Fordham students and their parents with concerns about whether studying a...