On Wednesday Oct. 23, Women’s Wear Daily announced that Condé Nast decided to discontinue its internship program starting in 2014. The elimination of the Condé Nast internship has major percussions on students at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC), as well as other college students in the New York City community.
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New York City lawmakers passed a bill that would raise the legal age to purchase tobacco products, like cigarettes, cigars, cigarillos and even electronic cigarettes, from 18 to 21 on Oct. 30, 2013.
The “Internship Smarts for Liberal Arts: The Interview” event took place on Oct. 30. It brought together representatives and interns from AOL, New York One (NY1) News, Madison Square Garden and JetBlue.
Fordham University’s Marketing and Communication Development Department (MCDD) is overhauling the fordham.edu website. Partnering with website design company mStoner, the tentative completion date is fall 2014.
On Oct. 1, The Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, was officially made available for open enrollment to Americans. The Observer spoke to Associate Professor of Political Science Bruce Berg, who further explained Obamacare and what it means for students on at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC).
Every fall, the Student Budget Activities Committee (SABC) is tasked with sifting through club appeals and allocations. While club budgets are finalized during the spring semester, clubs, sometimes, need more money than they had originally asked for or they wish to spend money differently than they had originally proposed. In either case, the club needs the approval of the SABC.
Luke Zaro, president of the College Republicans, and Tochi Mgbenwelu, president of ASILI, the black student alliance group at Fordham, announced a co-sponsored event to discuss race and politics, to be held on Nov. 5.
"Citizens can make a difference," James O'Keefe, right-wing journalist, said, later adding, "All it requires is a little hit of nerve, walking up to someone and calling them out.
Delete Blood Cancer DKMS will be hosting a bone marrow drive at Fordham College at Rose Hill (FCRH) in the Rose Hill Gymnasium at 441 E. Fordham Road on Oct. 24 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., in order to find a potential bone marrow match for 20-year-old Nancy Parmar.
"Under no circumstances will we be rescinding the invitation," Luke Zaro, Fordham College at Rose Hill (FCRH) '16 and president of the College Republicans said, regarding the decision to invite controversial right-wing journalist James O'Keefe.