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What Social Distancing Will Look Like at Lincoln Center

July 31, 2020

Fordham announced their plans for a social distant move-in and how they expect students to remain socially distant as the semester progresses.

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Logic Puzzle: Campus Visitors

May 14, 2020

The Lincoln Center campus has some unexpected visitors. Can you determine where and when they arrived?

Five Types of People You Meet in an Elevator

Five Types of People You Meet in an Elevator

October 16, 2019

We’ve all been there. A person comes in, and you think: “Here we go. Again.” Or maybe you were the person who came in and made everyone breathe a collective sigh of resignation.

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My Ceiling Gives Me a Second Shower

October 2, 2019

You see, I get not one, but two showers per day. After I wash with my usual soap and water, I get out, dry off and receive my second shower — this time, from the ceiling — and I know that I’ll never even look at dirt again.

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?

After the McKeon closures over winter break, students face housing uncertainty as spring break approaches.

Holiday Closures Confuse Freshmen, Confront Students with Tough Choices

February 20, 2019

Matthew Chen, FCLC ’22 and an international student, recalls being frustrated when he saw the first email from Residential Life in his inbox. “It’s relatively short notice, to do something like that,” he said. “I live 16 hours away by flight, and tickets to Taiwan aren’t exactly cheap.”

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.

A sock on the door may not be the best solution to every problem. (TITO CRESPO/THE OBSERVER)

Sexiling Horror Stories

February 12, 2019

The experience of being sexiled has the potential to create a great many horror stories. Students relate some of these tales.


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...

Around 100 students gathered at the meeting held on Thursday. (CECILE NEIDIG/THE OBSERVER)

Mandatory Meetings on “Bias Incidents” held by Res Life

November 4, 2015

By ANA FOTA News Co-Editor The Office of Residential Life at Lincoln Center (LC) organized a seri...

Students involved in Fordham for Bernie gathered in the 8th floor lounge to watch the Democratic debate. (CONNOR MANNION/THE OBSERVER)

Sanders Supporters at Fordham Host Debate Viewing Party

October 13, 2015

By CONNOR MANION News Co-Editor/ Asst. Literary Editor On Tuesday, October 13, a group of Fordham...

Stuffed animals or other tokens from your bedroom at home will be sure to lighten the mood! (MIchelle Quinn/The Observer)

#MyRamRoommate: The Importance of Happy Living

March 11, 2015

By JESSE CARLUCCIStaff WriterPublished: March 11, 2015 Roommate communication is always difficult, whet...