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UZORNIKOVA: Read Before Living Alone

UZORNIKOVA: Read Before Living Alone

March 10, 2020

Don’t get me wrong, I’m not complaining about being privileged enough to have my own place at 19 — I’m on cloud nine. But I do think that I would have been better adjusted if I had known what I know now before I moved out.

Living on campus is often the most touted aspect of college life. But is it really?

Residency is Overrated

October 24, 2019

Everyone said I would regret not living at Fordham. Yet here we are four years later, and I do not regret a thing.

Commuters race around New York City while residents sleep soundly, but they make the most of every minute.

Commuters Manage Their Time Better Than You Do

October 2, 2019

Here at FLC, residents are able to go to their classes with a sufficient amount of sleep and a good breakfast, lunch or dinner — but that’s not possible for me. Commuters are constantly racing against time, trying to make a minute seem like an hour.

Fordham has earned a reputation of being expensive, but generous with financial aid. Why not extend this mentality to commuters?

Fordham Should Buy Commuters MetroCards

October 2, 2019

Navigating the concrete jungle is the reality for commuters. But the problem does not lie in the conditions that they commute in, but rather the price they pay to do so.

Fordham University's Undergraduate bulletin (Jess Luszczyk/The Observer)

Freshmen Reflect on their College Transition

November 5, 2013

  By TERRY ZENG Staff Writer Published: October 31, 2013 While all students are in the middle of their first semester of the academic ye...

The lockers at FCLC are available for commuters to use but the percentage of commuters is dwindling. (Photo Illustration by Sara Azoulay/The Observer)

Commuter-Resident Ratio No Longer 50/50

October 19, 2011

By KUSUM DHANSINGHANI Contributing Writer Published: October 19, 2011 The resident population at...

A Commuter’s Odyssey: Why My Commute is Worse Than Yours

May 30, 2011

By BILLY LABOSKA Staff Writer Published: November 15, 2007 I awake at 6:45 a.m., thanks to a symphony of alarms—my CD player, cell phone and old fashioned alarm clock. I look out my window. It’s still dark out. I hit the snooze for a few extra minutes of shut-eye, but turn on my lamp to ensure that I don’t fall int...