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Preserving Rights Over Lives: America’s Gun Obsession

Preserving Rights Over Lives: America’s Gun Obsession

May 4, 2016

By Kristen Santer Guns are making their way to college campuses. Tennessee became one of the 10 states to allow concealed guns on college campuses. On May 2 Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam allowed the bill to...

Students’ Mental Health Threatened by Final Exams

Students’ Mental Health Threatened by Final Exams

May 4, 2016

By Margarita Artoglou In the past week, there were at least two times I stayed up all night studying and went to bed after the sun rose. This will, without a doubt, happen again within the following week. I am positive I am also not the only ...

The New York Post’s Folly: Trump Does Not Embody New York Values

The New York Post’s Folly: Trump Does Not Embody New York Values

April 27, 2016

By John Christen Ross Douthat, a Harvard-educated author, blogger and columnist for the New York Times, successfully rationalized “New York media’s long-standing love affair with Trump” in an art...

In (Reluctant) Defense of Kasich’s Rape Response

In (Reluctant) Defense of Kasich’s Rape Response

April 27, 2016

By Olivia Cooley At a town hall in Watertown, New York last week, republican presidential candidate John Kasich responded to a female college student’s concerns about sexual assault in a way that stirr...

Feminism and Sorority Life Not Mutually Exclusive

Feminism and Sorority Life Not Mutually Exclusive

April 20, 2016

By Taryn Loftus To say that one cannot simultaneously be a member of a sorority and a feminist would be a blatant lie. Feminist theories have thoroughly evolved, and the word evokes variety of defini...

Fordham Allocates Money for More Administration Instead of Representation

Fordham Allocates Money for More Administration Instead of Representation

April 20, 2016

By John J. Davenport On Wednesday, I learned the university is strongly considering adding a Vice President of Diversity in response to the concerns that emerged last year and were much-discussed on campus (as we...

Blackboard as a Blight to Fordham Technology

Blackboard as a Blight to Fordham Technology

April 13, 2016

By Margarita Artoglou and Kristen Santer  The use of technology in the classrooms at Fordham can be extremely varied. One class may rely on technology, while another completely disregards it. Although students may bemoan the s...

Taking Away the Gap Between Religion and Politics

Taking Away the Gap Between Religion and Politics

April 13, 2016

By Brianna Allard The governor of Georgia recently vetoed a bill that is eerily similar to a bill passed in South Carolina which “would have given faith-based organizations in Georgia the option to deny services and jobs to ga...

MTA Allocates Funds for Luxuries Instead of Necessities

MTA Allocates Funds for Luxuries Instead of Necessities

April 6, 2016

By Linette Munoz Governor Cuomo recently announced a plan to the overhaul of about 40 percent of the current MTA buses. By 2020, there will be 2,042 new MTA buses, all equipped with free Wifi, USB charging por...

The Senate v. Obama: The New Supreme Court Justice

The Senate v. Obama: The New Supreme Court Justice

March 30, 2016

By Amanda Maile On Feb. 13, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia passed away, leaving one spot vacant on the bench. During his tenure, Scalia became known for his conservative views and outspoken opinions. ...

Accepting Some of the Blame: Civic Engagement in a Digital Age

Accepting Some of the Blame: Civic Engagement in a Digital Age

March 30, 2016

By Kristen Santer The South by Southwest Festival (SXSW) kicked off this past week in Austin, Texas, featuring the year’s latest and greatest in film, music, gaming and technology. President Obama made history as the first pre...

Battle Over GOP Wives Reveals Candidates’ Sexism

Battle Over GOP Wives Reveals Candidates’ Sexism

March 30, 2016

By Margarita Artoglou  Although I have not witnessed many presidential campaigns, I am positive that the 2016 election is one of the nastiest in history, and the republican candidates — particularly Donald Trump, who...

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