The Observer

West Side, West End

West Side, West End

April 10, 2019

Photo Editor Emeritus Andrew Beecher discusses his thoughts on living in both London and New York, whether or not the Tube is really better than the Subway and how Londoners and New Yorkers ultimately measure up to each other.

Metro-North Changes Make Commuting Easier From The Bronx

Metro-North Changes Make Commuting Easier From The Bronx

March 22, 2019

Fordham station lies in a predominately black and Latin-American community. Many, along with Stringer, believe that the old policy was the result of institutional racism, and aimed to make mobility for minority communities more difficult.

Metropolitan Turmoil Authority

Metropolitan Turmoil Authority

November 7, 2018

Together, de Blasio and Cuomo don’t even know who’s paying the $30 billion for the repairs that need to be made.

Snow Emergencies Need Better Responses

Snow Emergencies Need Better Responses

February 13, 2016

By DEMETRIOS STRATIS    Staff Writer If I have learned anything from being born and raised in New York...

Senator’s Discounted Fare Plan Halted

Senator’s Discounted Fare Plan Halted

December 3, 2015

By REESE RAVNER Staff Writer “I’ve spent less money on food this semester than I have on transp...

MTA Will Raise Fares by Four Percent

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...

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...

Hate Speech in Our Subways

Hate Speech in Our Subways

September 7, 2012

New MTA Ads Promote Islamophobia By SALMA ELMEHDAWI Literary Editor Published: September 7, 20...

MTA Fare Hikes Costly for Fordham Students

June 20, 2011

Filed under News

Commuters and Residents Alike Say the Seemingly-Small Increase Will Add Up By Anndrew Vacca Staff Writer Published: April 9, 2009 David Lempka, Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) ’11, said that he spends at least $12 per week on subway fare. Lempka works on 110th Street and commutes to his job three afternoons ...

Proposed Ban Makes Subway Photographers Shudder

June 20, 2011

Filed under Features

By Tianna Cummings Contributing Writer Published: April 2, 2009 In 1938, Walker Evans walked onto a subway car with a concealed camera and shot a series of photos of unsuspecting subway patrons for a series that would later be exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art and remains to this day on display at the Me...

No More False Starts, Please

June 13, 2011

Filed under Opinions

JONATHAN XIKIS Contributing Writer Published: February 26, 2009 “A heads up,” the new MTA ad reads. “Starting in 2015, the new Second Avenue Subway will help relieve overcrowding on the Lexington lines. Overdue, but excellent news.” But wait. Stop right there. Why is the MTA allowing the Lexington l...

Best Stops Along the 7 Train: A Journey into Queens

Best Stops Along the 7 Train: A Journey into Queens

June 4, 2011

  By Maria Xerakia Contributing Writer Published: October 16, 2008 If you ever want to ve...