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New Yorkers have demonstrated resilience amid the COVID-19 pandemic (Courtesy of Flickr).

New Yorkers Respond with Grace and Poise Amid Crisis

May 4, 2020

In this heinous moment in history, New Yorkers of all ages have managed to confront each day being their best selves: kind, selfless and tough.

The Book Bratz received hundreds of write-ins concerning young adult novels. (Courtesy of Twitter)

Never Too Old for Young Adult Fiction

April 3, 2019

The best part of the book world is that everyone has a multitude of options to choose from — and nobody has the right to stand on a pedestal and lessen others’ intelligence or maturity because of it.

Prime Minister Rajoy's authoritarian response to the independence referendum shows us that Francoism is still apparent.

Spain Should Set Catalonians Free

October 11, 2017

By Jack McClatchy On Oct. 1, over 43.3 percent of registered voters in the Spanish region of Catalonia turned out to vote in an independence referendum that was declared illegal by the central Spa...

Staying far away from Cuba in terms of trade and tourism is unfortunately necessary for the U.S. at this time.

The Cost of the U.S.’ Naive Cuba Policy

October 11, 2017

By Paula Hernandez Garaycoa As a Cuban-American, it was particularly difficult for me to watch President Obama reestablish diplomatic relations with Cuba, a country whose leaders, I truly believe, are an embodiment of hu...

Gun laws are enforced for the protection of individuals, but they must be modified to uphold the safety of the majority.

The Second Amendment Needs Amending

October 11, 2017

By Briana Scalia On the night of Oct. 1, 64-year-old Stephen Paddock opened fire on concert-goers at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival. According to the Los Angeles Times, the death toll reached 59, and the number ...

Fordham Fails its Mission by Allowing Roger Stone to Campus

Fordham Fails its Mission by Allowing Roger Stone to Campus

October 10, 2017

By Anya Patterson On Tuesday, Oct. 10, Fordham’s College Republicans will host Roger Stone, a close friend of Donald Trump and a central figure in the FBI’s investigation into Trump’s campaig...

Even at private academic institutions, no group should be refused funding or silenced by the administration (Courtesy of Flickr).

All Clubs Deserve The Right To Assemble

March 29, 2017

By Ahmed Youssef A few days before Christmas, Fordham denied a group of students’ request to host a chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine, a nation-wide organization aimed at promoting Pa...

Social media platforms have a lot of negative affects the youth such as hindering their communication skills. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Social Media Can Be Poisonous to Our Youth

February 22, 2017

By Christopher Canadeo We have now officially reached the peak of the social media and technological age. Communication technology has become an intricate part of our society and shapes our daily habits and routines. Through soc...

Celebrities of all different backgrounds have every right to voice their opinions on their own various platforms (Courtesy of Flickr).

Our Celebrities Will Not Be Forced Into Silence

February 15, 2017

By Brianna Allard Beyoncé, Amy Schumer, Katie Perry, Demi Lovato, Kim Kardashian, Lena Dunham — at first it may seem like these celebrities have nothing in common, but as of recently, they have all been very vocal about their views on politics. Additionall...

Chick-fil-A is set to dominate the fast food industry in New York City and grow to new heights (Courtesy of Flickr).

Chick-fil-A is Here To Stay

February 15, 2017

By Christopher Canadeo Chick-fil-A has been one of the most dominant and fastest growing fast food chains in the South for decades. However, according to The New York Times, its newest stunt includes...

Ivanka Trump's clothing line should not be the main topic of interest for the 45th President of the United States.

The White House: No Place For Business Interests

February 15, 2017

By Margarita Artoglou It is ridiculous that Ivanka Trump’s failing clothing line is constantly making the headlines. I wish I could ignore it and focus on more important missteps on the part of the Trump ad...

The errors and exaggerations present in news stories today are not only unfair to the American public, but harmful. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Facebook’s Faulty “Fake News” Plan

February 8, 2017

By Briana Scalia As of late, there has been a surge of controversy concerning the idea of “fake news,” or the concept of the mainstream media purposefully reporting inaccuracies and exaggerations. Unfortunately, the general public ha...

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