UPDATE: CHIPOTLE opens permanently THIS Saturday

The Chipotle across from campus will open its doors for a one-day special this Friday until 7 p.m. — offering free burritos, bowls, tacos and salad — and will open permanently Saturday, April 11, sources say. Students can obtain the free-food promotion by going into the restaurant on Friday. No prior printing is required.

FOR PETE’S SAKE! Beloved diner shut after Bronx building ignites

A two-alarm fire burned through the roof of 570 East Fordham Road early Wednesday morning, wreaking havoc on Pete’s Cafe — a popular diner among Rose Hill students and alumni — and several apartments above. No students were involved in the incident, school officials told Fordham Daily. A fire marshal had been brought in to investigate the cause of […]

DEAD IN ITS TRACKS: Mc$hane kills bid for 2016 debate on campus

After being coaxed by optimistic officials within Fordham’s Alumni Relations office, four juniors spent weeks this semester tirelessly doing research and coordinating a massive canvassing effort on campus as they planned to help administrators submit Fordham’s name as the possible host of a 2016 presidential debate. The enterprising students worked out with administrators that they would collect 3,000 […]

CHIPOTLE MANIA! Restaurant to open steps from campus in April

Screw Cosí! Another dinner option is moving into town. Fordham Daily has exclusively learned that Chipotle, the widely popular Mexican restaurant chain known for its gourmet burritos, is expected to open a retail location in Fordham Plaza next month. The restaurant will sit between Starbucks and Applebee’s — just steps from Rose Hill’s campus. “We’re not sure yet, but we’re aiming for […]

SCORE! Fordham may not have to make up for Thursday: admin

Updated: Thursday at 3:15 p.m. It ain’t spring yet. After announcing that campus would open late Thursday afternoon, school officials said in the morning that all campuses would close for the day as snow continued to fall in the Tri-state area. Ram Van service was suspended Thursday, and officials said it plans on resuming Friday. Fordham has already made plans to […]

PICK BETTER FRIENDS: Safety Chief to students after kid beat up

John Carroll, director of Public Safety, told Fordham Daily students should reevaluate who their friends are after school officials reported that “two male blacks” had assaulted a Rose Hill student, who later described the men as acquaintances, in an off-campus apartment Wednesday. “All of us, including our students, must consider who we have as friends or acquaintances,” […]

Toxic cleanup, sepsis — and Italian cheese — found at Fordham subway

Yikes! As part of a study on subway bacteria, researchers identified 49 unique types of bacteria in the Fordham Rd subway station, which services the B and D lines — and is a busy transit hub for Rose Hill students. The Weill Cornell Medical Center swabbed the bench and a MetroCard vending machine at the Fordham Rd subway […]

Sears on Fordham Road set to close

Sears announced plans this week to shutter is longtime retail location on Fordham Road — its last remaining store in the Bronx. The store, located across from Fordham’s Metro North train station and in between Walgreen’s and Best Buy, has long been helpful for students in need of last-minute snow boots, fans — and everything in […]