The Observer

Lincoln Center Move-In 2020

September 2, 2020

On August 23, students began moving into the Lincoln Center campus residence halls under extraordinary circumstances. The Observer was there to capture the experience, as well as the thoughts of students, both new and returning, and their parents.

Fordham Hoodie

Adventures of a Fordham Hoodie in Quarantine

August 20, 2020

On Aug. 8, I left northern Michigan in my Fordham hoodie and ventured to the city of my future, hoping to remain COVID-19 free.

A selfie of incoming student Jenna Fazzone

Welcoming the Class of 2024 Digitally

April 21, 2020

Incoming students are having to take virtual tours, attend online Zoom sessions and rely on Facebook groups to get to know their future classmates.

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App-solutely Horrible Fordham Apps

November 6, 2019

Here are some apps that Fordham has asked me to download — and why I find them absolutely worthless.

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?


From the Upperclassmen to the Freshmen: You’re Going to Be Fine

August 23, 2018

By GIANNA SMERAGLIA Asst. Features Editor Freshman year can evoke a whirlwind of emotions — from pure exciteme...

Starting college means learning to do your own laundry. (YUERONG LI/ THE OBSERVER)

Tales of A Baby Ram: My First Month At Fordham

October 29, 2015

By KELLY ARMETTA Staff Writer Standing on the sidewalk waiting to sign in on move-in day was surreal fo...

McKeon Kitchen Off Limits to Resident Students

April 29, 2015

By MARCELA ALVAREZ Asst. Sports Editor Published: April 29, 2015 McKeon residents opened their ema...

A Letter To My Freshman Self

April 29, 2015

ByTYLER MARTINS Editor-in-Chief Emeritus Published: April 29, 2015 There are fewer than 20 days ...


McKeon Windows Stunted: Beware of Falling Objects

April 28, 2015

By JUSTIN REBOLLO News Co-Editor Published: April 29, 2015 Beer cans, drugs, water bottles and nume...

Thirteen of 16 alcohol exports this year were freshmen. (Photo (Illustration by Jason Boit / The Observer)

Alcohol Incidents Tripled—Mostly Freshmen

December 22, 2014

By EMILY FILLIONContributing WriterPublished: December 10, 2014 According to Dean of Students Keith Eldredge, the number of student transports by emergency...

VIDEO: Get to Know the Class of 2018, By The Numbers

VIDEO: Get to Know the Class of 2018, By The Numbers

September 6, 2014

By IAN McKENNA Features Editor & Multimedia Producer Published: September 6, 2014 With the arrival of the new school year, we not only welcome textbooks...