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Editorial: What We Hope to Hear From Pope Francis

Editorial: What We Hope to Hear From Pope Francis

September 22, 2015

By The Editorial Board  Pope Francis’ presence in the United States this week will be felt by everyone. After three days in Washington D.C., he will spend two days in New York, including stops at St. Pat...

Editorial: Addressing Bias Crimes on Campus

Editorial: Addressing Bias Crimes on Campus

September 16, 2015

On Sunday, an African-American student returned to his residence in LaLande Hall to find that a racial slur had been scratched into his door, according to an email from Public Safety. “The room’s...

Editorial: Addressing Important Issues on Campus

September 13, 2015

Now that freshman have completed orientation and classes are underway and the day-to-day of a college campus has resumed. So, too, have some of the important issues that dominated the campus conversation...

Editorial: Talking About, and Fostering, Change on Campus

Editorial: Talking About, and Fostering, Change on Campus

May 1, 2015

By The Editorial Board In the past several weeks, as the semester has drawn closer to its end, Fordham Daily, USA Today, and The Fordham Ram have published articles addressing systemic problems with va...

Editorial: Broadening Our Perspective, Even at Commencement

Editorial: Broadening Our Perspective, Even at Commencement

April 22, 2015

 By The Editorial Board The list of recent commencement speakers at Fordham is an interesting one, to say the least. In the past fifteen years, many have been white men — some of whom are the sam...

Editorial: Rethinking Abortion Activism on Campus

Editorial: Rethinking Abortion Activism on Campus

April 15, 2015

By The Editorial Board Every year, Fordham’s Respect for Life group sets up thousands of small, white flags on the grass in front of the McGinley Center. It is part of the annual Respect for Life Week, a...

Editorial: For USG Elections, Vote Domagola and Sawicki

April 8, 2015

By The Editorial Board In the past few years, United Student Government elections have varied in their ability to stir debate and invoke student interest. Still, most have produced promising leadership for student government on campus, including last year's contested race, which ended with a ...

Editorial: Overcoming Post-Graduation Panic

Editorial: Overcoming Post-Graduation Panic

March 25, 2015

By The Editorial Board* Have you ever seen a picture of an ostrich being chased by cheetah? Right now, we feel like the ostrich. Graduation is the cheetah. But in all seriousness, the sense of panic w...

Editorial: A Greener Future for Fordham

Editorial: A Greener Future for Fordham

March 11, 2015

By The Editorial Board This week, Fordham is taking part in Sustainability Week in order to raise awareness for increased environmentally friendly procedures on campus. The Sustainable Fordham Face...

Editorial: Realizing the Power of Language

March 4, 2015

By The Editorial Board Recently, members of the Fordham community took action when a Public Safety alert contained language found to be insulting and insensitive. The alert, which was sent out on Feb....

Editorial: USG Lets Free Speech Take Center Stage

February 18, 2015

By The Editorial Board Earlier this week, United Student Government announced that it would begin a new series called “Center Stage,” where students could voice concerns in an open, safe environment...

Editorial: Dartmouth’s Misguided Approach to Drinking

Editorial: Dartmouth’s Misguided Approach to Drinking

February 4, 2015

By The Editorial Board A recent policy restructuring announced by Dartmouth College President Philip J. Hanlon has made waves in the higher education arena, stirring debate about how colleges adminis...

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