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Fordham Dining Provider Faces Controversy

Fordham Dining Provider Faces Controversy

January 30, 2019

Aramark responds to ongoing controversy and NYU protest.

USG Meets With Aramark

USG Meets With Aramark

October 24, 2018

By Sarah Huffman This past Thursday, representatives from Aramark came to speak with the United Student Government (USG). Toyin Arubela, the food safety specialist for Rose Hill and Lincoln Center, Fatou Bokoum, th...

Vegetarian Options Expand on Campus

Vegetarian Options Expand on Campus

May 2, 2018

By Joergen Ostensen The Rose Hill Marketplace has been increasing its vegetarian and vegan options over the course of the 2017-18 academic year, according to Melanie Simeone, Aramark’s registered dietician. The process of adding to ...

Aramark Must Satisfy Appetite for Change

Aramark Must Satisfy Appetite for Change

November 7, 2017

By Joseph Scariano It’s 6:45 in the evening. Just like many Fordham students, you’ve finished your classes for the day and are ready to eat dinner and continue your bustling life. You walk over to the Marketplace, or the c...

Aramark’s Ethical History

Aramark’s Ethical History

October 26, 2016

By Marcelle Meyer As most students know, Fordham University has recently switched food providers for on-campus dining from Sodexo to Aramark. What many students do not realize is that Aramark, which provides dining serv...

Aramark Leaves Much Off the Plate

Aramark Leaves Much Off the Plate

September 22, 2016

By Mario Nicastro The quality of food at Fordham has been the subject of contentious debate since the school’s founding in 1841. Okay, maybe not that long, but in recent years, Fordham’s food ranked ...

Aramark’s Marketplaces Resembles the Beloved “Caf”

Aramark’s Marketplaces Resembles the Beloved “Caf”

September 7, 2016

By Caitlyn I. Letterii and Patrick D. Hood Join Caitlyn Letterii, resident vegetarian and self-proclaimed picky eater, and Patrick Hood, a man who will try anything at least twice, as they explore a...

Aramark Introduces Changes to Food Venues

Aramark Introduces Changes to Food Venues

September 5, 2016

By Theresa Schliep Aramark Corporation, the new food services provider replacing former provider Sodexo, has given a “facelift” to the dining and retail places on campus, according to Dining Services ...

The Grille Out, Urban Kitchen In: Rebranding Under Aramark

The Grille Out, Urban Kitchen In: Rebranding Under Aramark

May 4, 2016

By Theresa Schliep Retail locations such as Sub Connection in Queen’s Court and Zime in Faculty Memorial Hall are Sodexo brands and, consequently, will leave when the food service provider’s contract e...

Aramark Expected to Keep University Staff

Aramark Expected to Keep University Staff

April 19, 2016

By Theresa Schliep and Cate Carrejo Following the recent change in food service providers at Fordham, Sandy Pope, a Teamsters 818 Union representative of Fordham’s food service workers, told The Fo...

Aramark: The Lesser of Two Evils?

April 20, 2016

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

In an ever changing student body, complaints about Sodexo, Fordham’s current food service provider, have been consistent. Students have taken to national reviews, social media and student publications to lament their campus food options, ranked worst on college campuses by the Princeton Review in 2014. After giving Sodexo an ultimatum to improve the quality of their food or face a three million dollar penalty, the univer...

Aramark Chosen as Fordham’s New Food Service Provider

Aramark Chosen as Fordham’s New Food Service Provider

April 18, 2016

This article is a breaking news piece and is being updated as more information becomes available. Last updated: 4/18/16 8:21 p.m. By Amanda Maile, Erin Shanahan and Theresa Schliep After a near five mon...

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