With the countdown to graduation approaching single digits, the reality of the world is becoming very, well, real for many of our departing seniors.
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April 15 was to be a joyful day that would continue Boston’s long-held tradition of its storied marathon, a tradition that has seen more than 100 years of celebration and triumph. But in the days following, all that has been left behind are grim photos of blood-stained streets and weeping marathon runners flooding our media outlets around the country.
The block schedule may seem like a relatively unimportant topic, especially in the midst of terrors like the explosions in Boston this week, but the actions of Thursday’s College Council meeting could lead the way to major changes at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC).
The biggest national news this week is probably the U.S. Supreme Court hearing arguments over two cases involving gay marriage.
These big changes, and many smaller changes occurring on local levels, are the changes that bring us, the next generation, into positions of power.
It’s no secret that student involvement at Fordham College Lincoln Center (FCLC) isn’t the best.
You’ve got your mind on your money and your money on your mind. And so does our faculty. After seven months of negotiations ending in a compromise agreement on salary and benefit increases for the academic year, faculty are still disappointed in the final outcome.
Traditionally, The Observer would use this space to endorse a candidate that we believe truly represents the concerns of students like us. But in the mess of Hurricane Sandy, the traditions of the American political system seemed less important than making sure everyone is alright. With some editors stranded in Westchester and Queens and almost unreachable, needless to say we were unable to come to a complete consensus for an endorsement.
Going to Fordham College at Lincoln (FCLC) makes us connoisseurs of change. And a lot of it.
Fordham’s ranking has, of course, gained 23 spots since 2003, and the numbers do not mean the end of the world.