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Encouraging Journalistic Pursuits

Journalism is not dying, contrary to what some people may say. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Taylor Herzlich, Staff Writer

March 4, 2020

People need the news, and for that reason, journalism will never die.

Internship Process Promotes Inequity of Opportunity

Internship Process Promotes Inequity of Opportunity

March 4, 2020

As spring arrives at Fordham University and the summer internship application process gets underway, feelings of panic and anxiety descend on students. Internships have evolved to become something of a necessity when entering today’s workforce, and the search feels more competitive than ever. Many int...

Debates Increase Tensions Among Candidates

The Democratic Debates have shown heated exchanges between candidates. (Courtesy of Twitter)

Kyle Chin, Contributing Writer

March 4, 2020

The end of February saw heightened tension in the contest for the Democratic Party’s nomination for the presidency. The candidates met to debate in Las Vegas and Charleston prior to the Nevada caucuses and South Carolina primary. In both gatherings, sparks flew between the candidates, as a number of ...

Remembering the Resilience of Parkland

Gun control remains important two years after the shooting in Parkland. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Kelly Christ, Editorial Director

March 4, 2020

You cannot wait until it is your child or your life that is lost the next shooting to take action.

Pink Does Not Always Mean Princess

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Jennifer Hoang, Photo Editor

March 4, 2020

Considering the vast range of shades pink has, its association should be expanded to reflect the multidimensionality it should have been given in the first place.

Bernie Bros Prefer Bullying Over Bloomberg

Bernie Sanders' dedicated fanbase is nothing if not passionate, but sometimes its members can cross the line. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Lindsay Grippo, Editorial Director Emerita

February 19, 2020

Herds of internet-savvy young people are rallying under the unifying messages of Sanders — utilizing a particular blend of passion, wit and encyclopedic meme knowledge — because they truly believe he is the key to a more equitable America.

MTA Protest Demands are Unreasonable

The protests against the policing of New York City subways are not feasible in their demands of the city. (Courtesy of Twitter)

Sean Franklin, Contributing Writer

February 19, 2020

These protestors, by evading the fare and vandalizing the system, have shown they do not care about maintaining that resource.

Privacy Risks are Worth the Price of Safety

Facial recognition technology in schools promotes safety but may pose additional risks to student privacy. (Courtesy of Twitter)

Noah Osborne, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

Perhaps if schools like Columbine and Stoneman Douglas had access to such technology, the horrorific shootings perhaps never would have occurred.

Continuing the Fight Against Sexual Assault Stigma after #MeToo

Continuing the Fight Against Sexual Assault Stigma after #MeToo

February 19, 2020

The stories of sexual assault that are being told during the Weinstein trial may be embedded in the glamour of Hollywood, but they represent a very real problem in our society.

Acing the Leadership Quiz

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Emma Butler, Copy Chief

February 19, 2020

Leaders come from all walks of life, and just because you don't feel like a natural born leader doesn't mean that you can't become one.

Sustainable is the New Black

Sustainability in fashion does not have to mean spending more money. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Jillian Kenny, Contributing Writer

February 19, 2020

By supporting sustainable brands and buying used clothes, many more clothing companies may follow their lead and begin to change their practices as well.

The Intersection of Facts and Faith

The industry of journalism can sometimes conflict with organized religion. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Erica Scalise, Projects Editor Emerita

February 19, 2020

Since advancing in pursuit of a career in journalism, I've put faith into miniscule facts and inconvenient truths, pursuing what matters most to me, despite how banal, tedious or unrewarding it may have seemed at the time.

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