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Mideast Full of Subtleties

November 28, 2012

By CONNOR FUCCI COLUMNIST Israel is the construct of the countries of Europe and a product of their attempts to create a state for the heavily-persecuted Jewish people. While the concept seemed to work in theory, the Jews have been placed in a hotbed of conflict and turmoil, for which they are partially responsible. Since its inception, Israel has seen only conflict with its neighbors over issues from land disputes to religious...

Editorial: Fordham Should Lead in AIDS Fight

November 24, 2012

By The Editorial Board World AIDS Day, which was first conceived in 1987 by James W. Bunn and Thomas Netter, two officers of the World Health Organization, and celebrated on December 1, 1988, has become a platform for discussion on HIV and AIDS among governments and citizens around the globe. As the disease has spread from a niche place in medical culture to a pandemic that affects people of all ages and backgrounds,...

Editorial: Gun Control Ignored by Candidates

October 24, 2012

By The Editorial Board Through three presidential debates and one vice-presidential sparring match, the candidates have talked about issues ranging from North Mali to Big Bird and other assorted “malarkey.” Yet, we at The Ram feel that one very serious issue has been neglected by both tickets: gun control. Gun control has only come up once in this campaign, notably at the Oct. 16 town-hall debate at Hofstra in which the audien...

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