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RAs Reveal the Reality of Working for ResLife

RAs Reveal the Reality of Working for ResLife

May 1, 2019

Working for ResLife comes with many responsibilities. Yet the hostile working environment, lack of communication and poor treatment of staff has resulted in students speaking out about the reality of their experiences working for Residential Life.

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?

McMahon Fitness Center Shuts Down for Upgrades

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.

Students Left Confused as ResLife De-Triples McMahon Hall

Students Left Confused as ResLife De-Triples McMahon Hall

February 6, 2019

At first, the new space seemed exciting for freshman students who spent the first semester in such close quarters with one another. However, did ResLife let down students again this semester with poor communication?

Facilities Director Explains Eerie ‘Wind Tunnels’

Facilities Director Explains Eerie ‘Wind Tunnels’

February 6, 2019

John McDonagh, director of facilities operations at Lincoln Center, is aware of the phenomenon on the Law School ramp and has offered an explanation.

What’s Up With the McMahon Elevators?

What’s Up With the McMahon Elevators?

January 23, 2019

FCLC students are constantly scratching their heads when it comes to the McMahon elevators that seem to magically open on command. This Fordham mystery behind the elevators has officially been debunked.

Influx of Freshmen Forces Triples in McMahon

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...

The Transphobia of Fordham’s Dorm Policies

The Transphobia of Fordham’s Dorm Policies

April 4, 2018

Here at the proud Jesuit institution of Fordham University, our administration is under the illusion that they can claim to “care for the whole person” while blatantly ignoring the needs of transgender and queer students.

Faculty Senate Reacts to Controversial Halloween Decoration, Saying “Public Letters Are No Longer Enough”

Faculty Senate Reacts to Controversial Halloween Decoration, Saying “Public Letters Are No Longer Enough”

October 27, 2016

The Fordham Faculty Senate has issued a statement on the controversial Halloween decoration temporaril...

McShane Responds to “Ill-Conceived” Halloween Decoration

McShane Responds to “Ill-Conceived” Halloween Decoration

October 25, 2016

A Halloween decoration in the window of a McMahon Hall apartment sparked outrage among members of the Fo...

Abandoned Garden Re-purposed by Fordham Research

Abandoned Garden Re-purposed by Fordham Research

September 8, 2015

By CONNOR MANNION News Co-Editor & Asst. Literary Co-Editor Over the summer, a rotating machine was installed o...

Water Damage in McMahon Due to Sleeping Resident

February 28, 2015

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By CONNOR MANNION Asst. News Co-Editor Published: February 28, 2015 The morning of Saturday, Feb. 28, the Offices of Public Safety and Facilities at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) were working to resolve water damage to the lobby ceiling of the McMahon Residence Hall. The water damage is a result from an incident...