The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer

The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer

The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer

Olivia Bonenfant


Olivia Bonenfant is an editorial and graphic illustration contributor to The Observer.

Her illustrations have been featured in "A Naturalist’s Guide to Fordham Lincoln Center," "Fordham Students Don’t Need a Class to Learn How to Swim," "A Dummy’s Guide to the MTA,"  and "Lincoln Center Students Need Hoverboards."

For many New Yorkers, seeing their predicament stated in such stark terms can be more exhausting than subversive.

Lamenting ‘The Commuter’s Lament’

November 13, 2019
Life sucks!, the poem reminds us, but here we are, living it anyway. Isn’t that funny?
Do you hear the people sing? Singing the songs of tired men? It is the music of a people who will not walk at Rose Hill without hoverboards again.

Lincoln Center Students Need Hoverboards

October 16, 2019
It is absolutely outrageous that the university expects us to go through the arduous task of putting one foot in front of the other for longer than five total minutes to get to a class.
Somebody has to tell the naysayers of Fordham: its their fault Fordham is terrible.

It’s Your Fault Fordham is Terrible

April 30, 2019
Ah, Fordham University: the recycling bin for Ivy rejects and NYU hopefuls clinging to their last chance to make it in the big city. Students moan about the day they’ll finally get their chance to transfer out of a school notorious for its total lack of spirit and ghosts of lost dreams wandering the halls.
McMahon Freshmen Oppression Must Lessen

McMahon Freshmen Oppression Must Lessen

March 13, 2019
Fordham University is trying to divide its freshman class. After Orientation and outside of class, there aren’t many ways the members of both houses of Fordham can run into each other; so what do you do during that interim time before you find your real friends — dare I say your ramily — when signing you in to hang out in their room is a level of formality you just haven’t reached yet?
A question no student should have to answer.

The Nation Moved On From Parkland. We Haven’t

February 19, 2019
When the news notification for the Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting first popped up on my phone screen, I turned it off without looking.
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