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a student walks out of the doors of McMahon Hall while dragging two suitcases behind her

Students Frustrated With Silent ResLife as Semester Draws Closer

June 17, 2020

While Fordham maintains its optimism for an in-person fall semester, returning students face rising anxieties. Three Fordham students voice their concerns regarding ResLife’s silence about their housing situations this upcoming fall semester.

Textbooks stacked on a shelf

UPDATED: Belongings Left With No Return

April 28, 2020

The last time most Fordham students saw their dorms and all the belongings within them was the middle of March. Due to Governor Andrew Cuomo extending the lockdown in NYC, the date for picking up student belongings remains unclear as students across the world voice their varying concerns.

After petitioning for larger meal checks, McMahon student staff no longer have to worry about finding affordable food.

McMahon Student Staff Petitioned Unequal Meal Checks

December 4, 2019

McMahon Hall Resident Assistants (RAs) and Resident Freshmen Mentors (RFMs) have received a $1,880 increase in meal compensation as a result of petitioning unequal pay in comparison with Rose Hill student staff.

Jenifer Campbell, senior director of Residential Life, said that “staff within the Office of Residential Life has focused on providing information and updates as early and in many cases as often as possible in an effort to make certain residents are aware of programs, events and facilities issues.”

ResLife Seeks Open Communication With Residents

November 13, 2019

On Sept. 11, 2019, ResLife sent a full outline of how all Fordham breaks will affect residence halls to residents. Another email was sent to residents on Oct. 28, restating the information from the first email.

A student stares confused at the Fordham E-Bill Suite

Housing Fees Delayed 3 Months

November 12, 2019

Thirty-three Lincoln Center students living in McMahon Hall were affected by a billing glitch that charge...

A forced quad is two bunk beds in a single room for three people.

Time to Bunk Up: ResLife Introduces Quads to McKeon

September 18, 2019

For the first time in Fordham Lincoln Center’s history, certain suites in McKeon Hall have four residents sharing a single bedroom.

Dean of Students Keith Eldredge said that

Transgender Housing Rights Still Not Secure At Fordham

April 10, 2019

Jenifer Campbell, senior director of residential life, explained that the office works with transgender students on a case-by-case basis.

The new Precor equipment integrates touch-activated screens into the experience. Meanwhile, the  walls' new paint color is yellow.

McMahon Fitness Center Shuts Down for Upgrades

February 16, 2019

The only option that Fordham Lincoln Center students have for a proper exercise facility on campus will be closed for renovations from Feb. 18-26.

The matter of transgender rights at Fordham Lincoln Center (FLC) has long been a point of contention.

Administration Silent Amid Concerns Over Transgender Rights

November 16, 2018

The matter of transgender rights at Fordham Lincoln Center (FLC) has long been a point of contention.

In the wake of President Trump's leaked memo that redefines the term “sex,” Fordham undergraduate and law school activist groups penned an open letter addressed to the Fordham community on Thursday, Oct. 25. (COURTESY OF KRISTEN GIAIMO)

Fordham Allies Demand Improved Rights for Transgender Students

October 25, 2018

On Sunday, Oct. 21, the New York Times leaked a memo from President Donald Trump’s administration outlining a new initiative that would redefine the term “sex,” effectively delegitimizing...

Freshmen in a nine-person suite cook dinner in close quarters. (Matt LaBarbera/The Observer)

Influx of Freshmen Forces Triples in McMahon

September 12, 2018

The safari-themed doors of McMahon Hall’s second and fifth floors are teeming with fern leaves and pi...

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ResLife Blocks Most Guest Policy Provisions

September 12, 2018

Keith Eldredge, dean of students at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) wanted to be careful whe...