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A Tale of Two Health Care Systems

By STEVIE CORTEZ April 13, 2021
Unless politicians and leaders in health care industries reform the health care imbalance this country experiences, the death toll will grow.
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Letter to the Editor: We Can’t Whitewash SJP Violence

April 12, 2021
I’m troubled by the Observer article’s characterization of SJP as “non-discriminatory” based on “a wide array” of popular support.
USG presidential Candidate Joe VanGostein

From the USG Candidates: Joe VanGostein

By JOE VANGOSTEIN April 8, 2021
Why should students vote for you to be President of USG? The Observer's Opinions staff asked, and here is Joe VanGostein's answer.
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Standing in Solidarity With the Asian American Community

Activists in the Fordham community have stepped up to serve as leading voices in our community, and it’s critical that we follow their lead.
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March Midterms Madness

An extended midterms period during an already stressful semester has made this semester’s exam season more frustrating and exhausting than necessary.
Cathleen Freedman in her home in Texas where the walls and ceiling are being repaired

Why the People of Texas Were Abandoned by Their State Government

By ANNA MONEYMAKER March 28, 2021
Time and time again, Texans find themselves victims of severe weather events. So, why are the people of Texas routinely abandoned this way? The short answer: incompetent governance.
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American Men Have Been Taught to Fetishize Asian Women

By JESSICA YU March 25, 2021
On March 16, 2021, a man committed a hate crime and  killed eight people, six of whom were Asian women, in three massage parlors in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Careers Aren’t What They Used To Be

By DIANA SILVA March 23, 2021
People tend to laud law, business and medicine, but students should not be forced to pursue careers they aren’t passionate about just because it makes more money.
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New York’s Financial Situation Is Better Than You Think

By LEO BERNABEI March 22, 2021
While the state projected a 31% decline in revenue for the 2020 fiscal year from the prior year, its actual losses were only 1.6%.
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Dating Apps Are Not as Bad As They Seem

By DIANA SILVA March 21, 2021
It’s safe to say that we’ve all wrestled with the idea of entering the world of online dating. Dating apps like Tinder, Bumble or Hinge have been around for years but spiked in use during the pandemic. 
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The Vigil of Sarah Everard

By PATRICK RIZZI March 20, 2021
This past Saturday, hundreds of people congregated in a park to honor the life of Sarah Everard, 33, who was kidnapped and allegedly killed by an active police officer.
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All Men Are Trash — Regardless of Their Sign

Astrology is fun, and, to some practitioners, a serious way to get to know other people, but it cannot continue to be an excuse for sexism.