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Fordham’s Financial Steps and Missteps During the Pandemic

May 13, 2020

With pressure from students, faculty and policymakers, Fordham's financial steps during the pandemic became subject to criticism.

Armando Sandoval, a real estate agent, is unsure how the broker's fee will affect the NYC real estate market

Rent Regulations Present New Challenges to Real Estate

February 19, 2020

For the 890 Fordham Lincoln Center students currently living off-campus, navigating the highly competitive and fast-paced New York City real estate market is difficult when finding somewhere to live. In an attempt to protect home hunters, the New York State Department of State (DOS) banned broker fees on Feb. 4, making it illegal for brokers to collect fees from tenants. Less than a week later, the Real Estate Board of New York filed a lawsuit, and a temporary block against the ban went into effect on Feb. 10. City renters and brokers alike are left unsure about what comes next.

These increases in diversity and academic achievement coincide with increased acceptance of female students.

Class of ’23 Set to Become Most Diverse and Highest Achieving

February 6, 2019

Fordham continues to accept higher-achieving and more diverse students every year, indicating Fordham is becoming a more competitive institution in terms of admissions.

Take time for power naps! They’ll keep you healthy and energized. (Paula Madero/The Observer)

Nap Nooks: The New College Craze

February 26, 2015

By MARTIN NUNEZ-BONILLAStaff WriterPublished: February 26, 2015 At Fordham and other colleges around the...

Pet Peeves at Fordham: What Makes You Tick?

November 6, 2014

By ALANNA KILKEARY Staff Writer Published: November 5, 2014 The crowded ascending elevator comes to an abrupt halt as a violent ding commands the doors to open on the second floor of McMahon Hall. A girl with a backpack hanging off one shoulder steps into the elevator and hits the fifth floor. The doors close as she pro...

MTA plans to raise prices in 2015 and 2017. (Rex Sakamoto/The Observer)

MTA Will Raise Fares by Four Percent

October 22, 2014

By MARTIN MUNEZ-BONILLAContributing WriterPublished: October 22, 2014 Starting March 2015, the New York subway that the Fordham students and New York City...

CSA: Don’t Whine For Me

April 16, 2014

By JOHN GUERIN Staff Writer Published: April 16, 2014 The Commuter Student Association (CSA) rec...

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CSA Airs Commuter Grievances

April 6, 2014

By TYLER MARTINS Arts and Culture Co-Editor Published: April 2, 2014 On Thursday, March 13, the Commuter Student Association (CSA) presented the members o...

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New ID Policy Implemented in McMahon

March 13, 2014

By RAMONA VENTURANZA News Co-Editor Published: March 12, 2014 As of Feb. 6, security guards at the front desk of McMahon Hall at Fordham College at ...

Frequent MTA Hikes Unfairly Affect Commuters

September 9, 2013

By KAMRUN NESA Asst. Copy Editor Published: September 9, 2013 Free MetroCards for New York studen...

Guest Pass Policy to Change in Fall 2012

May 2, 2012

By RICHARD RAMSUNDAR Asst. News Editor Published: May 2, 2012 Beginning in the fall 2012 semester, commuters at Fordham will no longer have to request a guest pass 24-hours in advance. According to Alexa Rodriguez, Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) ’13, United Student Government (USG) had this change on their ...

Commuter Eats: On-The-Go Meals that Go the Extra Mile

June 3, 2011

By Billy Laboska Asst. Features Editor Published: August 28, 2008 Eating is rough when you’re living on campus, but it can be even rougher if you’re rushing to catch a bus or train to get to your 10 a.m. class on time. When choosing which snacks to bring from home or pick up on the way to school, convenience is a major ...