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Divide On The Right

April 5, 2017

By Marcelle Meyer Over the past year, the world has buzzed with discussion of the rise of right-wing populism, stretching from the United States and across much of Europe. Brexit, followed by Donald Tr...

Obama and DAPL

Obama and DAPL

December 7, 2016

By Marcelle Meyer “I think that right now the Army Corps is examining whether there are ways to reroute this pipeline.” These 18 words make up the most recent statement from President Obama regarding massive ...

Voting on Gender

Voting on Gender

November 9, 2016

By Marcelle Meyer  In April of last year, I wrote an article titled “Candidates More than Just a Face,” in which I expressed my frustrations about being told to vote for Hillary Clinton because “we need a wo...

Aramark’s Ethical History

Aramark’s Ethical History

October 26, 2016

By Marcelle Meyer As most students know, Fordham University has recently switched food providers for on-campus dining from Sodexo to Aramark. What many students do not realize is that Aramark, which provides dining serv...

Honoring Women’s Empowerment

Honoring Women’s Empowerment

October 5, 2016

By Marcelle Meyer Campus clubs are a way for students to create spaces in which they are able to share common interests, experiences and thoughts. They foster communities that enhance our college expe...

Appreciating SAGES

Appreciating SAGES

September 22, 2016

By Marcelle Meyer Most students at private schools have probably heard some derivative of this many times: in private institutions, you don’t have the freedom to say whatever you want. That is what I tell...

Musings of a Terrified Senior

Musings of a Terrified Senior

September 7, 2016

By Marcelle Meyer The media often says millennials are “coddled” — and they are right. But we are not coddled because we demand safe spaces, free expression of gender identity, better systems o...

Students Still Powerless on Campuses

Students Still Powerless on Campuses

May 4, 2016

By Marcelle Meyer A constant tension seems to exist between professors and students on today’s campuses. As the discussion over political correctness, trigger warnings and the material taught in classrooms co...

Charter Schools: An Unfortunate Necessity

Charter Schools: An Unfortunate Necessity

April 20, 2016

By Marcelle Meyer I consider myself fairly liberal on most issues. I do not want education or other government-funded services to be privatized. Instead, I want them to be expanded. I have generally ...

Work, Work, Work  (Without Pay)

Work, Work, Work (Without Pay)

April 6, 2016

By Marcelle Meyer On March 15, 27 NGOs gathered in Geneva, Switzerland and committed to paying their interns, adding significant weight to an ongoing dialogue about unpaid internships in the professional world. Most F...

Trump Mobilizes Minority Voters

Trump Mobilizes Minority Voters

March 9, 2016

By Marcelle Meyer  Every news headline today seems to be lambasting Donald Trump as the deterioration of American politics and the single worst thing that could happen to this country. There is no...

Steinem’s Flawed View of Female Voters

Steinem’s Flawed View of Female Voters

February 10, 2016

By Marcelle Meyer Many will have heard that Gloria Steinem, a prominent figure in the feminist movement, made several problematic comments last weekend in support of Hillary Clinton. Steinem, who later...

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