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.

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.

While many freshmen are disappointed with forced triples, forced tripling can lead to growth, fun and adventure.

The Hidden Benefits of Being a Freshman in McMahon Hall

September 17, 2019

As McMahon residents, we were not required to have a meal plan, which meant that we ventured on shopping trips together and held roommate dinners almost every night. In our small, domestic apartment, we became friends and companions — an invaluable asset the first few weeks of freshman year.

To Freshmen, From Upperclassmen

August 24, 2019

Anywhere from one year to three years spent in one place can give a person a lifetime of tips and tricks to getting by. In this article, upperclassmen from Fordham Lincoln Center share a wealth of information to the class of 2023.

Students Should Rejoice for New McKeon Floor Griddles

Students Should Rejoice for New McKeon Floor Griddles

April 30, 2019

President Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J., spontaneously decided we needed more monogrammed cups and needed to find money in the budget. But in return for this noble sacrifice, Fordham will be equipping every student with a spatula, a personalized chef’s apron and a complimentary floor cleaning kit.

Marina Vergara, FCLC '22 (back center), took credit for the prank with a group of her friends.

Pranksters Strike McKeon Hall With Countless Photos of Danny DeVito

March 6, 2019

McKeon Hall residents are still seeking answers after a group of pranksters targeted the freshman dorm building. On Mar. 4, McKeon residents awoke on the surprise snow day to photos of Danny DeVito taped to every room’s door.

New York City offers a host of fun things to do. (MICHAEL TAPP/Flickr)

The Official Ram Guide to Not Looking Like a Tourist

August 23, 2018

To quote New York migrant Taylor Swift, “Welcome to New York — it’s been waiting for you!” You’ve...

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McMahon Freshmen Frustrated by Meal Plan Cancellations

November 11, 2015

In late September, just as pre-midterm stress began to set in, freshmen living in McMahon got one of tw...

PHOTO: Inside McKeon Hall

PHOTO: Inside McKeon Hall

August 28, 2014

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Glitch in System Causes Housing Overflow

Glitch in System Causes Housing Overflow

April 6, 2014

By RAMONA VENTURANZA News Co-Editor Published: April 2, 2014 Freshmen students at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) address...

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New Residence Hall Limited to Freshmen

January 31, 2014

By  RAMONA VENTURANZA News Co-Editor Published: January 29, 2014 Residents of the incoming class of 2018 at Fordham College at Lincoln Cen...

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...