The Observer

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.

Transgender Housing Rights Still Not Secure At Fordham

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.

Holiday Closures Confuse Freshmen, Confront Students with Tough Choices

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.”

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?

Fordham Students Rally To Support Trans Rights

Fordham Students Rally To Support Trans Rights

November 14, 2018

Members of the LGBTQ community and their allies gathered together outside the Lowenstein entrance, holding signs that read “Fordham’s Silence Equals Violence,” and “Trans Rights Are Human Rights” to show their support for those in the trans community and their frustration with the Fordham administration.

Residence Hall Association Calls for Student Voices

Residence Hall Association Calls for Student Voices

October 24, 2018

On Sept. 26 at 9:30 p.m., students started to arrive at McMahon 109 for the year’s first Residence Ha...

ResLife Blocks Most Guest Policy Provisions

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...

Staff Editorial: ResLife, Administration: Listen Closer

Staff Editorial: ResLife, Administration: Listen Closer

September 11, 2018

Once again, the Fordham administration’s potential to improve the Fordham community has gone unrealized....

A New Constitution, a New President, a New RHA

A New Constitution, a New President, a New RHA

February 28, 2018

“It was a rough transition,” Eunice Jung, Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) ’20, said, refl...

A Side-By-Side Comparison of RHA’s Old and New Constitutions

A Side-By-Side Comparison of RHA’s Old and New Constitutions

October 13, 2017

Over the summer, the Office of Residential Life rewrote nearly every section of the old Residence Hall...

Office of Residential Life Drafts New RHA Constitution, Spurns Former E-Board

Office of Residential Life Drafts New RHA Constitution, Spurns Former E-Board

October 12, 2017

By COLIN SHEELEY News Editor On April 19, 2017, the executive board members of last year’s Resi...

McKeon Exclusive to Class of 2018

McKeon Exclusive to Class of 2018

August 28, 2014

By NOHA MAHMOUD and ADRIANA GALLINANews Editor and Asst. News EditorPublished: August 27, 2014 McKeon Hall...