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America’s Pastime is Still Great

America’s Pastime is Still Great

September 26, 2018

By Emmanuel Berbari For a league established in 1869, anointed by many as the greatest game in the world and continually perceived as America’s pasttime, there is certainly an overwhelming amount of confusion. It’s no lo...

Stop Sacrificing Your Self

Stop Sacrificing Your Self

September 19, 2018

By Colette Nolan   As a freshman at Fordham two years ago, this time of the semester was difficult for me. I struggled to form any solid friendships during my first semester of college. The ...

Rethinking Roadblocks to Happiness

Rethinking Roadblocks to Happiness

September 12, 2018

By Lindsay Grippo Over the summer, I started keeping a journal for the first time in a long time. Instead of writing formal, daily entries, I jotted down some thoughts I had each day. The entries ranged from my ...

Heroes Don’t Always Wear Capes

Heroes Don’t Always Wear Capes

May 2, 2018

By Kevin Stoltenborg Sometimes it feels like the darkness surrounds us, like a mound of boulders packed so tightly light has vanished. Imagine in this moment a hand busting through the rocks reviving light to y...

The Disneyfication of Polynesian Culture

The Disneyfication of Polynesian Culture

April 25, 2018

By Hannah Gonzalez When Disney announced that it was developing a movie steeped in the folklore of the Polynesian Islands, Pacific Islanders and those of Pacific Island descent were ecstatic. Here was finally ...

John Mulaney: Comedian of the Generation

John Mulaney: Comedian of the Generation

April 18, 2018

By Kristen Egan This past weekend John Mulaney returned to “Saturday Night Live” to host. This is a tremendous honor for all celebrities, but particularly special for Mulaney, who worked for the ...

The Toxicity of Our Politics

The Toxicity of Our Politics

April 11, 2018

By Jimmy Sullivan On Monday, the President of the United States described an FBI raid as “an attack on our country.” Sadly, no one batted an eyelash. Those words are appropriate for terro...

Celebrate Cinema Writers

Celebrate Cinema Writers

April 4, 2018

By Helen Stevenson The perfectly timed joke on your favorite comedy show, the chase scene that had you on the edge of your seat, the scene in that one movie that made you cry for hours – almost every one ...

Here Come the Yankees

Here Come the Yankees

March 14, 2018

By Joseph Esposito The New York Yankees have always been the team to beat; dominating baseball with 27 world championships. Notorious for spending big money to buy the best players, they have been despised b...

NPR Still Packs Passion

NPR Still Packs Passion

March 7, 2018

  When most individuals think of National Public Radio (NPR), they may be reminded of a time they were forcibly asked to listen to a podcast for that politics class they spent iMessaging in or, be...

MLK: Radical Pacifist, Not Car Salesman

MLK: Radical Pacifist, Not Car Salesman

February 14, 2018

By Joergen Ostensen When most Americans think of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., they think of a civil rights leader who decried racism on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. They think of the abstract concept of a dr...

Adding Balance to Genius

Adding Balance to Genius

February 7, 2018

By Aislinn Keely When we think of genius, associated words like madness, eccentricity and extremism spring to mind, yet ‘healthy’ is nowhere near these synonyms. In an age where the wellness market has ...

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