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From the Desk of Kristen Santer, Assistant Opinion Editor

From the Desk of Kristen Santer, Assistant Opinion Editor

October 7, 2015

By Kristen Santer Hashtag activism was first defined by Philip Howard, the principle investigator for the Digital Activism Research Project, who described the term as “what happens when someone tries to...

From the Desk of Margarita Artoglou, Opinion Editor

From the Desk of Margarita Artoglou, Opinion Editor

September 30, 2015

By Margarita Artoglou Hi, my name is Margarita and I am a makeup hoarder. Here is an example: I own at least 40 different types of lipstick. I wear lipstick very infrequently, and yet I feel an intri...

From the Desk of Casey Chun, Photo Editor

From the Desk of Casey Chun, Photo Editor

September 23, 2015

By Casey Chun We, as “men and women for others,” are taught that New York is our campus and Fordham is our school. As a native New Yorker, I find that there are few experiences that can parallel th...

From the Desk of Drew Casey, Assistant Sports Editor

From the Desk of Drew Casey, Assistant Sports Editor

September 16, 2015

By Drew Casey I’d like to think that we, the men and women of Fordham, are part of a wholly, intellectual community. However, time and time again I find myself rethinking that. The first example,...

From the Desk of Michael Krzysko, Business Director

From the Desk of Michael Krzysko, Business Director

September 8, 2015

By Michael Krzysko At the end of last semester, articles from various media outlets challenged Fordham University offices and the ways that they handle student affairs. While it may still be too ea...

From the Desk of Amanda Maile, Digital Editor

From the Desk of Amanda Maile, Digital Editor

April 29, 2015

By Amanda Maile Although my last name and bright red hair do not show it, I am Armenian. My father was adopted by Italian Americans living in Philadelphia, but his biological father, Arthur Sacharian, ca...

From the Desk of Erin Shanahan, Assistant News Editor

From the Desk of Erin Shanahan, Assistant News Editor

February 4, 2015

By Erin Shanahan When confronting challenges — physical or personal — people naturally look to others for answers to the trials of life. This instinct is particularly visible in young people attempti...

From the Desk of Sam Belden, Assistant Sports Editor

From the Desk of Sam Belden, Assistant Sports Editor

January 28, 2015

By Sam Belden Alex Rodriguez just might be the most hated man in baseball. In 2009, he confessed to using performance-enhancing drugs during the early part of his career, but the real nail in the coffin for...

From the Desk of Cailin McKenna, Assistant News Editor

From the Desk of Cailin McKenna, Assistant News Editor

January 20, 2015

By Cailin Mckenna  Exit 7W on the Bronx River Parkway — Fordham University. If you’ve ever driven to Fordham, this is probably the exit you take that wraps you around the Botanical Gardens and drop...

From the Desk of Joe Vitale, Managing Editor

November 19, 2014

By Joe Vitale After the Democrats surrendered at least three seats in the House of Representatives, eight seats in the Senate and three governorships during the midterm elections, it appeared that, o...

From the Desk of Shannon Marcoux, Editorial Director

From the Desk of Shannon Marcoux, Editorial Director

October 29, 2014

By Shannon Marcoux “Do you say sorta racist stuff but stop short of saying the N-word? Enjoy the refreshing taste of Diet Racism—the same sweet ignorance of regular racism but with none of the guil...

From the Desk of Matt Rosenfeld, Sports Editor

From the Desk of Matt Rosenfeld, Sports Editor

October 22, 2014

By Matt Rosenfeld Late Friday afternoon, Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey signed a bill that would allow racetracks and casinos in the state to host sports gambling. Starting Sunday, Oct. 26, at Mo...

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