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Fordham Needs to Fix IT

September 13, 2017

  By Faustino Galante By no means am I a tech-savvy person. Though I can successfully navigate the Internet for illegal sport streams and can occasionally crank out somewhat pretty-looking Pow...

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Cultural Cornerstones

April 26, 2017

By Faustino Galante On September, 1st 2014, the official television broadcaster of the Chinese province Guangdong announced its plans to switch its daily programming from Cantonese Chinese to Mandarin C...

Boosting Late Night Ratings

April 5, 2017

By Faustino Galante Late night talk shows are a staple of American television. For years, people have tuned in to watch their favorite T.V. personalities discuss current events and interview stars. ...

Paparazzo: A Necessary Evil

March 8, 2017

By Faustino Galante On August 31, 1997, 36-year-old Princess Diana was killed after an automobile accident in Paris, France. The day following the tragedy, it was reported that Diana’s vehicle h...

Penn. State Crackdown

February 15, 2017

By Faustino Galante On November 12th, 2014, West Virginia University freshman Nolan Burch was found unconscious after an initiation event for the school’s Kappa Sigma Fraternity. He was quickly rushed to the hospital where his blood alcohol ...

Penn. State Crackdown

February 15, 2017

By Faustino Galante On November 12th, 2014, West Virginia University freshman Nolan Burch was found unconscious after an initiation event for the school’s Kappa Sigma Fraternity. He was quickly rushed to the hospital where his blood alcoho...

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The Benefits of Keystone XL

February 1, 2017

By Faustino Galante In 2008, Canadian oil company TransCanada proposed Keystone XL, a pipeline, which, according The Economist, will cover a distance of 1,200 miles, stretching from Alberta Canada to the Gu...

If Trump repeals the Iran Nuclear Deal, the International Atomic Energy Agency may not be able to properly investigate. (Courtesy of Flickr).

The “Art” of the Deal

November 16, 2016

By Faustino Galante  I made myself promise Tuesday night. I told myself that I would not write an election column for my final article of this semester. Well, here I am, breaking my own promise. Sort of. I would lik...

Halloween costumes should be fun but are often a source of scandal. (Courtesy of Flickr).

Snickers, Scares and Stereotypes

November 2, 2016

By Faustino Galante I’m not a huge fan of Halloween. I hate horror, I’m not really a candy buff and in my opinion, most Halloween costumes nowadays lack originality and humor (and fear, for that matter). Despite my opinions of the festiv...

The Buffalo Bills, the author’s home team, are known for having an extremely loyal and enthusiastic fanbase. (Courtesy of Flickr)

How to be a Good Sports Fan

September 28, 2016

By Faustino Galante I was born into one of the best fan bases in all of sports: I was raised a Buffalo Bills fan. Call me biased. If you think your fans are better than Bills fans, though, I have a challenge for you: go watch the Bi...

In New York City, it is illegal for people under the age of 21 to purchase tobacco products, despite being legal elsewhere. (Courtesy of Flickr).

Tough on Tobacco: In NYC, Wait Until 21 for a Drink and a Smoke

September 14, 2016

By Faustino Galante Tobacco is the easiest and most pleasant way to end your life slowly and steadily. Whether you like it in a pipe, in a paper littered with chemicals or even in the crevice betw...

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