The Observer

What Students’ Rights Really Look Like

What Students’ Rights Really Look Like

September 17, 2019

Police aren’t allowed to break into someone’s home or private property under the guise of a “reasonable suspicion.” They wouldn’t be allowed to randomly search your car for drugs without you having broken the law first. So why do we allow school administrators, who aren’t even law enforcement officials, a sweeping ability to conduct searches of personal and private property of students?

Amy Coney-Barrett: The Future Woman of the Supreme Court

October 10, 2018

The Supreme Court is in a disarray that the United States has not seen since John Adams and the Midnig...

36 Short Years: Why the Kavanaugh Allegations Still Matter

September 26, 2018

The allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh which have unfolded over the last week are...

Fordham Reacts to Court Ruling

May 2, 2014

By TYLER MARTINS Editor-in-Chief Published: May 1, 2014 On Tuesday, April 22, the US Supreme Court...

Students Support Same-Sex Marriage on Social Networks

Students Support Same-Sex Marriage on Social Networks

March 28, 2013

By TIM GAVAN Staff Writer Published: March 28, 2013 As the Supreme Court finishes hearing the second of two major cases on same-sex marriage this week, many students at Fordham College L...

Fordham, McShane Support Affirmative Action Case

October 2, 2012

By HARRY HUGGINS Editor-in-Chief Published: October 2, 2012 Fordham University has joined several Jesuit universities in filing a "friend of the court" brief ...