The Observer

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.

Kilkenny and other RAs seek to instill

My Jesuit Values: A Meditation on Residential Life, Service and Community

April 30, 2019

The biggest lesson I have learned as an RA is that out principle role is largely misunderstood.

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...

RA Positions Become Popular as Economic Turmoil Persists

June 20, 2011

By Kathryn Feeney Asst. News Editor Published: April 9, 2009 The position of Resident Assistant (RA) has become increasingly appealing at colleges across the nation as the economic downturn progresses, as it means a year of free housing for those chosen for the job. Students at Fordham College at Lincoln Cent...