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How To Fix The Failing Subway System

How To Fix The Failing Subway System

March 22, 2018

By Sean Franklin If Manhattan is New York City’s heart, then the subway is its arteries. It keeps the city’s blood flowing, moving people from home to work to school to the store and back again. It is absolutely essenti...

After a three year construction project, Fordham Plaza is almost complete. Andrea Garcia/The Fordham Ram

Fordham Plaza Officially Open to Public

February 3, 2016

By Maliha Gul The three-year reconstruction project of Fordham Plaza is finally coming to a close. The new space not only serves as a more efficient transportation hub, but it also boasts a greener, more accessible, space designed with Bronxit...

Why Does the MTA Hate Fordham?

Why Does the MTA Hate Fordham?

October 21, 2015

By Matthew Calhoun The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has long been the bane of many New Yorkers’ existence. Fordham students are certainly not immune to the constant delays, service changes ...

Uber’s Questionable Practices

January 28, 2015

By Kathryn Wolper Uber, the app-based car service popular among college students, is a consistent target of criticism for its business practices and statements made by its executives. Consumers must r...

Sodexo Introduces Rewards System

November 28, 2012

By KELLY KULTYS ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR Sodexo Inc, the food service provider for Fordham University, recently released a QBOT app at the start of the 2012-2013 academic year. QBOT is “the first app of its type that allows consumers and businesses to directly connect in a social environment, allows students, staff and community members at pilot campuses to find information and deals for campus dining and retail locatio...

LIFT Offers Volunteer Opportunities in the Bronx

November 28, 2012

By JEFFREY COLTIN The Bronx can be an uplifting place.  Sometimes those break-dancers on the D train are the perfect entertainment.  One can spend hours enjoying a cappuccino and a cannoli on the sidewalks of Arthur Avenue.  And nothing brightens a day like a walk in the Botanical Garden.  But life is tough for many in the Bronx.  Knowing that, some Fordham students choose to pay it forward and raise up the borough t...

Action Bronson’s ‘Rare Chandeliers’ in Review

November 28, 2012

By DAN GARTLAND SPORTS EDITOR Rare Chandeliersis the latest release from Action Bronson, the Queens-born Albanian-American chef/rapper. Produced by The Alchemist, it is Bronson’s first release since signing with the Warner Bros. offshoot VICE Media. At this point in his career, having signed with a major record label, Bronson finds himself at a crossroads. One of the advantages of signing a record deal is working w...

While Most Go Out, Some Stay Behind … And Wait

November 28, 2012

By CONNOR RYAN It was right before midnight on a brisk Friday night. The crew had just gotten back to campus after a quick trip to the nearby 7-Eleven for chips and soda -- a convenient and fulfilling sustenance, they say . The three students on duty then simultaneously received a call, from a dispatcher in the Office of Safety and Security, as they walked through the door of the Fordham University Emergency Medical Se...

A Trip to the Rubin Museum

November 7, 2012

By MARGARET DESMOND CONTRIBUTING WRITER I went to the Himalayas last week. Ok, not the actual Himalayas but it felt pretty close. The Rubin Museum is unassuming on the outside, but once you enter, you are transported to the mystical East. The museum’s calm, darkened interior, combinds with the faint aroma of Eastern spices from the museum’s restaurant, work in tandem to create a unique experience. The Rubin Museum...

Style Network’s ‘Giuliana and Bill’ in Review

November 7, 2012

By LINDSAY JAVITZ Now in its fifth season, Style Network’s Giuliana & Bill has taken viewers into the lives of” E! News” anchor Giuliana Rancic and her entrepreneur husband Bill.  The couple has allowed cameras to document them as they experience both the joys and hardships of life. The couple’s chemistry, wit and comical tension always make for amusing reality TV. This was especially true for the Oct. 30 epis...

‘Flight,’ Starring Fordham Alum, in Review

November 7, 2012

By JOHN BONAZZO COPY EDITOR Made with the perfect mix of drama, suspense, and comedy, and featuring a great lead performance, Flight is a must-see! The film focuses on Whip Whitaker (Denzel Washington, Unstoppable), a pilot fighting deep, personal demons.  His struggles come to a head one day when he saves his plane from crashing in what many call a miraculous rescue. The circumstances of Whip’s heroic act come i...

Editorial: Spread Out Sandy Relief Efforts

November 7, 2012

By The Editorial Board In typical New York fashion, Sandy, the destructive superstorm originally classified as a hurricane, brought out the best in the city’s residents. As those in New York and the surrounding areas literally begin to pick up the pieces of their lives, New Yorkers have showed a spirit of resilience and community. The overall trend is one of togetherness. After Sandy passed and left much of New York...

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