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Firefighters and City Employees worked to repair the damage of the ruptured water main on 62nd Street and Broadway avenue.

UPDATED: Water Main Break Forces Closure on First Day of Spring Semester

January 13, 2020

Lincoln Center was shut down when a water main on Broadway ruptured in the early morning, flooding the streets and impacting water systems on campus.

Rose Hill is a much more stereotypical college campus. Everyone hangs out, studies and parties on this huge campus.

A Lincoln Center Student’s First Time at Rose Hill

December 23, 2019

As a first-year Lincoln Center student, I had never encountered a reason to venture up to the Rose Hill Campus. In fact, the only time I had been to the Bronx was when I went on a field trip in the tenth grade.

The Ram Van has evolved alongside the Lincoln Center campus; what started as an experiment has now turned into a pillar of student life.

40 Years of the Rambling Ram Van

December 4, 2019

Forty years ago this semester, a hallmark of the Fordham experience was born: the Ram Van. Ram Van drivers and passengers over the years have captivating stories to report from their trips, many of which can be found in The Observer and The Ram archives.

Rams in Vans: The Intercampus Transportation You Can Always Rely On

Rams in Vans: The Intercampus Transportation You Can Always Rely On

November 13, 2019

It’s clear the student body is fed up with the service we get from the Ram Van, so Fordham should replace them with something more economical, practical and environmentally friendly: Rams in Vans.

Paul Bury, Fordham College at Lincoln Center '19, was stranded on the Henry Hudson Parkway for around three hours.

Ram Van Log Jam: Shuttles Stranded for Hours in Snowstorm

November 16, 2018

The Ram Van, in tandem with a severe weather alert from public safety, officially suspended service at 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15 due to “deteriorating weather and travel conditions” throughout the city. Public safety, however, was unable to account for vans that had already departed subsequently became caught in the midst of the snowstorm.

Intramurals Grow In Popularity At Lincoln Center

November 19, 2017

By ALEXANDER DIMISA Sports & Health Editor Intramural sports are a fun way for those who do not ha...

Ram Van Ticket Prices Increase

Ram Van Ticket Prices Increase

August 28, 2014

By GUNAR OLSENStaff WriterPublished: August 28, 2014 Fordham’s Department of University Transportation has raised the price from $3.00 to $3.50 for a one-...

Throwing up into a bag on the Ram Van is a nightmare, but imagine if you did not have a bag. (Photo Illustration by Harry Huggins/The Observer)

Freshman Year is Not Always Easy to Stomach

February 1, 2012

By JEWEL GALBRAITH Contributing Writer Published: February 1, 2012 I threw up on the Ram V...

Three Cities. One Day. One Tired Commuter.

June 3, 2011

How One Rose Hill Commuter Braved Multiple Extremities to Reach FCLC By ALEX GAETE Contributing Writer Published: October 2, 2008 After my 82-year-old driver’s ed teacher told my class that he had never met a group of such despicable and senseless drivers, I never thought I would make it on the road.  The only decent...

8 Simple Steps for Attracting Males to FCLC

May 29, 2011

By BILLY LABOSKA Staff Writer Published: November 8, 2007 As chronicled in a recent issue of The Observer, Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) follows the national trend of colleges that have more female students than male. When members of the student body and the faculty were asked to comment on the decreasing mal...

10 Things I Wish You Wouldn’t do on the Ram Van

May 29, 2011

By ANGELICA BRUNETTI Opinions Editor Published: November 8, 2007 I’ve been riding the Ram Van a lot more frequently this semester, and I have to say I’m grateful to Fordham for providing us with a service such as the Ram Van. For the most part, I have a peaceful time on the van, but there are certain behaviors that I...

Lincoln Center’s Quailmen in Desperate Need of Ram Van Tickets

May 28, 2011

By JESSE LERER Staff Writer Published: October 25, 2007 Since the spring of 2006, Fordham College at Lincoln Center’s (FCLC) intramural softball team has been meeting on Thursdays to compete against other Rose Hill teams. The Quailmen, as they like to be called, might not be the best intramural softball team in ...