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While a locker with free menstrual products has been a long-awaited service at Fordham, CSA hopes to continue improving it this year.

CSA Launches Free Menstrual Product Initiative

August 25, 2019

“Something we wanted to make sure of was that it was offered for free, because we didn’t think that people should pay for it,” Mo said. “We thought that as commuters, it would be hard for us if someone forgot a pad. Not everyone necessarily has the money or the time to run to CVS and buy a whole new pack, and people may not be necessarily comfortable asking others if they had their products with them.”

Photos, candles and flowers line the steps of Keating Hall, the building where the accident occurred, to honor the life of Sydney Monfries.

Reflections on Sydney Monfries’ Passing

May 1, 2019

In the eyes of most students close to her, Monfries was the victim of a series of tragic events, with her death becoming the target of intense scrutiny nationwide drawing criticism and commentary from the furthest reaches of the country. Misperception of the events and a national search to place blame quickly overshadowed the impact of Monfries’ loss to the Fordham community.

Demetrios Stratis (right) led the first town hall of the 2018-2019 school year with record attendance.

USG Town Hall Addresses Student Frustration

December 6, 2018

Students gathered around the conference room, quickly consumed the drinks and snacks off to the side and voiced their issues regarding the state of Fordham Lincoln Center.

Fordham Libraries Unveils

Change in Library Hours Spurs Backlash

February 24, 2017

The university has decided to shorten the operating hours of Quinn Library after observing low usage...

The paper's digital issue faces some issues being known about by students (ZANA NAAJJAR/THE OBSERVER)

Student Affairs Pushes New York Times Digital Subscriptions

October 22, 2015

Despite the decision made in February to offer commuting students digital access passes to the New York Times in order to replace the print editions they no ...

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...

(Sofia Alvarez/Fordham Observer)

Commuter Student Awareness Week Begins with Profile Flyers

February 10, 2012

By BROOKE CANTWELL Contributing Writer Published: February 10, 2012 February is an important month...

CSA’s White Party: Vibrant and Full of Color

May 24, 2011

By Natalia Ramirez, Business Manager   Kevin Quaratino, Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) ’13, said this year’s White Party needed some innovation and spontaneity. After much deliberation, CSA decided to add a splash of color to the event with a pop art theme.   Because the White Party, which was held on Fe...