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Tardy Teachers: The Forgotten “Section 3.1”

Tardy Teachers: The Forgotten “Section 3.1”

January 24, 2018

By Faustino Galante Section 3.1 of Fordham University’s Undergraduate Faculty Handbook makes clear that a deadline exists regarding when a professor must hand in final semester grades. The handbook mandates that grades b...

Remembering John Granville

January 24, 2018

by Collin Bonnell I imagine the night of Jan. 1, 2008 was a quiet one on the streets of Khartoum when the motorcade carrying John Granville, Fordham University Class of ‘97 and US Diplomat working for USAID, was abruptly stopped by several terrorists. When the smoke cleared, John Granville and his driver were dead. Despite his tragic death, the life of John Granville, “Uncle John” to myself and his relatives, wa...

Sex is Selling Out the Hollywood Elite

Sex is Selling Out the Hollywood Elite

November 15, 2017

By Fasutino Galante On Oct. 5, 2017, sexual misconduct accusations against American producer and former film executive Harvey Weinstein surfaced. Weinstein, according to his accusers, allegedly committed acts of sexual a...

Fantasy Football Rightfully Objectifies NFL Players

Fantasy Football Rightfully Objectifies NFL Players

October 18, 2017

Tino's Takes Last Sunday was not a good day for my fantasy team. My first-round pick, New York Giant’s star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr., was cartered off the field at MetLife Stadium with an apparent leg injury. Soon ...

How Online Streaming Has Killed Family Time

How Online Streaming Has Killed Family Time

October 4, 2017

By Faustino Galante I am a huge fan of the 1990s sitcom “Seinfeld.” For the past few weeks, I have been re-watching each episode of the show on Hulu. The show is considered an icon of the 1990s. Each Thursday, millio...

Political Polarization Can Cloud Serious Issues

Political Polarization Can Cloud Serious Issues

September 27, 2017

Controversy—a disagreement, typically prolonged, public and heated. The word controversy has become a staple of American society. Our politics are littered in it. Twenty first century political ...

Fordham Needs to Fix IT

Fordham Needs to Fix IT

September 13, 2017

  By Faustino Galante By no means am I a tech-savvy person. Though I can successfully navigate the Internet for illegal sport streams and can occasionally crank out somewhat pretty-looking Pow...

Forever A Ram

Forever A Ram

May 3, 2017

By Joseph Moresky This past Sunday, I was unsuccessful in getting a seat to see Colin Jost’s performance, the end of Spring Weekend’s festivities. I stood at the entrance of Fordham Prep, able to see inside in...

Social Media Influencers

Social Media Influencers

May 3, 2017

By Kathryn Wolper Last weekend’s hyped and now mocked Fyre Festival in the Bahamas exposed the ways in which the music festival craze and the power of online influencers can go wrong when logistics fail...

Cultural Cornerstones

Cultural Cornerstones

April 25, 2017

By Faustino Galante On September, 1st 2014, the official television broadcaster of the Chinese province Guangdong announced its plans to switch its daily programming from Cantonese Chinese to Mandarin C...

Boosting Late Night Ratings

April 5, 2017

By Faustino Galante Late night talk shows are a staple of American television. For years, people have tuned in to watch their favorite T.V. personalities discuss current events and interview stars. ...

Divide On The Right

April 5, 2017

By Marcelle Meyer Over the past year, the world has buzzed with discussion of the rise of right-wing populism, stretching from the United States and across much of Europe. Brexit, followed by Donald Tr...

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