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Shown in the 1981 Center Yearbook, The Pub served as the epicenter of the Lincoln Center social scene in the '80s.

Looking Back at Fordham’s Forgotten Social Space: The Pub

February 19, 2020

In 1981, when New York’s legal drinking age was 18, Fordham Lincoln Center (FLC) may not have had dorm space, but it did feature its very own on-campus bar called “The Pub."

After lack of interest when it opened last year, Quinn X was rebranded for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Quinn X Reopens For the Second Time this Year

September 18, 2019

Advertised as "the silent study space," Quinn X returns with a more concrete idea of what it offers students.

When students are denied their full rights as citizens, it causes resentment and mistrust that goes far beyond the schoolhouse walls.

What Students’ Rights Really Look Like

September 17, 2019

Police aren’t allowed to break into someone’s home or private property under the guise of a “reasonable suspicion.” They wouldn’t be allowed to randomly search your car for drugs without you having broken the law first. So why do we allow school administrators, who aren’t even law enforcement officials, a sweeping ability to conduct searches of personal and private property of students?

@OverheardAtFordham Is Lying To You Because I Am Lying To Them

April 30, 2019

A niche meme account posted a bad tweet I wrote on the Ram Van as truth? The possibilities were endless. I was confident the account would post any quote I submitted without question.

Amazon is known for its convenience and vast inventory, but it comes at a price.

Is Amazon’s Convenience Worth the Intrusion?

February 6, 2019

Kristen Skinner, staff writer, examines the relationship that students have with the online store, Amazon. Despite Amazon's convenience and vast inventory, can we ignore their intrusion of our privacy?

Happy Halloween!  (Paulina Tam/ OBSERVER ARCHIVES)

31 FCLC Horror Stories

November 1, 2015

By CONNOR MANNION News Co-Editor/Asst. Literary Editor Halloween is the spookiest night of the year and we at the ...

With so many options for planners available, there's an organizational system for everyone!


FCLC’s School Survival Guide: 30 Percent of Your Grade

October 1, 2015

By ALYSHA KUNDANMAL Features Co-Editor One of the worst possible pieces of information you can acq...

Makeup should be seen as something artistic and creative, not something to condemn.



October 1, 2015

By REESE RAVNER Staff Writer It’s as simple as this: some girls wear makeup and some don’t. A...

What you put into college is exactly what you get out of it.


What Makes College Worth It?

October 1, 2015

By CECILE NEIDIG Staff Writer There are six experiences that the most successful college graduates all s...

BONMi features a chalk wall where customers can make their mark. (PHOTO BY MARIA KOVOROS/THE OBSERVER)

LC Expands Brand Dining Experience with BONMi

April 15, 2015

By ALEX MERRITT Staff Writer Published: March 15, 2015 The dining options available to faculty and s...

Are You Having a Mid-College Crisis?

March 11, 2015

By MARISSA LEGNINIContributing WriterPublished: March 11, 2015 It seems like every morning that I wake u...

Leighton Magoon, FCLC’ 16, on his way to the USG Office. (Jess Luszczyk/The Observer)

USG Wants More Student Participation

February 26, 2015

By DYLAN PENZASports EditorPublished: February 26, 2015 Many of the members of Fordham College at Lincol...