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Aramark Faces Criticism

Aramark Faces Criticism

October 30, 2019

Aramark, the dining services provider for Fordham University, was not invited to renew its 35-year contract with NYU this year, reigniting debates about the catering company's role on Fordham's own campus.

Smoothies Don’t Count As Dinner

Smoothies Don’t Count As Dinner

March 27, 2019

When a student walks into the dining hall, they shouldn’t have to choose between their ideals and a meal with actual sustenance — especially when we have been promised so many times that the problem is being fixed.

A Brunch with Death: Student Caught in Meal Limbo

A Brunch with Death: Student Caught in Meal Limbo

October 26, 2017

UNDERGRADUATE DINING HALL—In the aftermath of what has been described by witnesses as “the greatest...

Student Groups Shut Down Chick-Fil-A Proposal

Student Groups Shut Down Chick-Fil-A Proposal

April 21, 2017

For now, members of the Fordham community will not “Eat Mor Chikin.” Following push back from clubs...

UPDATED: Students Charged Retroactively for Ram Cafe Purchases Without Warning

UPDATED: Students Charged Retroactively for Ram Cafe Purchases Without Warning

December 14, 2016

Community members at Fordham College at Lincoln Center were charged retroactively on Dec. 14 for purchases...

Dining Services Looks Back on Aramark’s First Semester

Dining Services Looks Back on Aramark’s First Semester

December 8, 2016

At 10 p.m. on June 30, Sodexo ceased operations at Fordham University. By 7 a.m. the next morning on...

Aramark Takes Over as Food Provider

Aramark Takes Over as Food Provider

August 26, 2016

When Aramark was chosen as the University’s next dining service provider in April, quality of food and t...

Inside the Dining Services Decision

Inside the Dining Services Decision

May 5, 2016

Following an academic year that included a petition against Sodexo, activism for the dining service provider’s workers and an ongoing Request for Proposals (RFP) proc...

Fordham Drops Sodexo for Aramark Food Service Provider

Fordham Drops Sodexo for Aramark Food Service Provider

April 20, 2016

Starting July 1, Aramark will replace Sodexo as dining service provider across the University. The em...