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App-solutely Horrible Fordham Apps

App-solutely Horrible Fordham Apps

November 6, 2019

Here are some apps that Fordham has asked me to download — and why I find them absolutely worthless.

Staff Editorial: Safety in Transparency

Staff Editorial: Safety in Transparency

October 30, 2019

We are told to embrace the city and venture into it boldly, but we lack the tools to safely do so.

The FDA’s Refusal to Allow Gay Men to Donate Blood is Blood-Boiling

The FDA’s Refusal to Allow Gay Men to Donate Blood is Blood-Boiling

October 30, 2019

As blood screening technology and medical treatments for HIV/AIDS continue to improve, the already shaky scientific foundation supporting the FDA regulation grows increasingly less convincing.

Big Apple Circus Wants Me Dead

Big Apple Circus Wants Me Dead

October 30, 2019

The erected tent that had the color of a reusable IKEA bag stood proudly in my McKeon backyard and taunted me with its pompous grandeur

Privacy Is Dead. Long Live Privacy.

Privacy Is Dead. Long Live Privacy.

October 30, 2019

Your privacy is an illusion. Your every word is analyzed. Vast computing resources go towards determining how to manipulate you.

Dinosaur Fossil Discovered Underneath Lincoln Center Campus

Dinosaur Fossil Discovered Underneath Lincoln Center Campus

October 30, 2019

The fossil was discovered when Archibald Karphoozi, a paleontologist on his way home from a symposium at Columbia University, stopped to use the bathroom at FLC.

For the President and Hopefuls, Age Is More Than Just a Number

For the President and Hopefuls, Age Is More Than Just a Number

October 30, 2019

At 78 years old, Bernie Sanders has been endlessly campaigning through the states over the last few months. At such an old age, it’s a miracle that Sanders is able to keep up with the physical trials of the campaign trail.

The Catalan Crisis Was Born in Madrid

The Catalan Crisis Was Born in Madrid

October 30, 2019

The problem is that Spain cannot afford to hold a referendum in Catalonia because it is not politically and socially ready to reform its Constitution.

Residency is Overrated

Residency is Overrated

October 24, 2019

Everyone said I would regret not living at Fordham. Yet here we are four years later, and I do not regret a thing.

Democrats Will Eat Crow With Goose Chase Impeachment Inquiry

Democrats Will Eat Crow With Goose Chase Impeachment Inquiry

October 16, 2019

With the current set of evidence, the only way Democrats have conjured up the idea of Trump withholding Ukranian aid is based on their view of the president who they clearly are not fond of. Impeachment is too serious of a process for it to be based solely on hearsay and poorly understood transcripts.

Don’t Underestimate the Power of Airplane Mode

October 16, 2019

It was the notification from Chick-fil-A that drove me over the edge.

Staff Editorial: Our Club System Must Evolve With Us

Staff Editorial: Our Club System Must Evolve With Us

October 16, 2019

Club leadership issues have hit Lincoln Center particularly hard in the past few years.