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Advice to Live By: Christmas at Fordham and NYC

December 2, 2015

By Catherine Kastberg With the holiday season approaching, I wanted to shed some light on a few seasonal activities at our disposal to get us all in the holiday spirit. This is a special and unique season, the only time of the year when certain activities are held. People travel from all over the world to get a taste of the holiday season in New York City, and there is no reason why we shouldn’t take advantage of it as well. ...

The old and new stadiums at the Meadowlands have seen some incredible finishes. Courtesy of Wikimedia

Miracle at the Meadowlands

November 18, 2015

  By Pat Costello The New York Giants are first in the NFC East. At 5-5, they are far from a sure thing to make it to the playoffs. Trailing right behind them are their rivals from right down ...

Fall Semester Blues

November 11, 2015

By Catherine Kastberg It’s that point in the semester where everyone is getting tired. Physically and emotionally, everyone is exhausted. The inconsistent weather, and the school work that keeps piling on is a lot to take in. We all know how hard it can be to force yourself to sit down and and start doing work. As students, it is our job to attend class and get good grades, but how do we do this when our drive is all the...

Heyward is one of the many top free agents on the market. Courtesy of Wikimedia.

Where Will Jason Heyward Land?

November 10, 2015

By Sam Belden The experts have spoken: this year’s free agent class is one of Major League Baseball’s best in recent memory. Several big names are looking like good bets to net deals upwards of...

The Ramantic: Relationships & Senior Year

November 4, 2015

Most seniors have registered for their second semester at this point. If it hasn’t hit you yet, it will soon. Their careers as Fordham University undergraduate students will soon be over. It will be no time until 100 nights, then senior week, then graduation. The relationships that developed and grew here at Fordham are probably some of the most important. So what can seniors do to continue building and then preserve those...

Midterm Stress

October 28, 2015

By Catherine Kastberg This is a very stressful time during the semester. Midterms are winding down, projects are starting up and it seems like you never get a moment to just breathe and calm down. It is so important not to let stress get the best of you. Here are some tips that you should try if you are feeling stressed. Ohm… Yoga is one of the best ways to de-stress. It helps to keep both your body and soul fit, as wel...

3-on-3 OT hockey has produced some fantastic results. (M P R/flickr)

How Hockey Games Should End

October 27, 2015

By Anthony Pucik This season, the NHL implemented a few new rules and one of them involved overtime play. Instead of having four-on-four for five minutes, teams would skate three aside, then go to a shoot...

Holding the U.S. Government Accountable Overseas

Holding the U.S. Government Accountable Overseas

October 7, 2015

By Marcelle Meyer On Saturday morning, the United States conducted targeted airstrikes in Kunduz, Afghanistan, in response to reported fighting around a Doctors Without Borders hospital. The hospital was...

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The War on Self-Confidence

September 23, 2015

By Marcelle Meyer A few months ago, I shared a video on Facebook titled “Stop Telling Women to Smile,” that was about cat-calling and street harassment. About eleven or twelve people liked my post, and...

Cacio e pepe is a simple, tasty Italian delicacy for a pasta-lover.

“La Dolce Vita”: Living the Italian Way

September 22, 2015

By Pasquale Gianni “When in Rome, do as the Romans do!” Well, here I am. As if it weren’t enough that I will be spending the next year in one of the most fascinating living museums that the world ...

Air conditioning is a part of Walsh Hall's long-term future. (Courtesy of Fordham)

Hosting & Visiting Friends

September 22, 2015

By Catherine Kastberg Question: How would you go about balancing spending time with your on-campus friends and visiting out-of-state friends while not falling behind on your school work? Well first, let’s s...

Several students will study and prepare for multiple AP tests, only to discover that their hard earned credits will not count toward their major or the core.  Patrick

Adulthood in Neutral

September 16, 2015

By Mike Byrne Did you know that 1.3 million people die every year from car accidents? Did you also know that cars are one of the largest emitters of carbon monoxide, the major air pollutant? Did you also know th...

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