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As I Am: Asian Americans as Individuals

As I Am: Asian Americans as Individuals

February 6, 2019

What was my identity: Asian or American? Although my Asian-American friends all shared a traditional Asian upbringing, we were nevertheless educated in American schools which value individuality and independent thought.

The Task of the Liberal Arts

The Task of the Liberal Arts

February 6, 2019

It is not so much that I am here interested in the liberal arts as particular topics of study, as if they were mere pleasant hobbies. I have a higher allegiance to the liberated human self. And the proper vocation of this human self is love (eros). That alone is freedom.

Staff Editorial: The Cycle Must End

Staff Editorial: The Cycle Must End

January 23, 2019

Those in power at the university must ensure that this cycle of abuse and cover-ups is not allowed to continue.

The Party (System) Is Over, Folks

The Party (System) Is Over, Folks

January 23, 2019

We have almost all been taught how George Washington forewarned us of the dangers of political parties and that such practice would ultimately lead to the destruction of our country. So why didn't we listen to him?

Is The Wall Really the Hill Republicans Want to Die On?

Is The Wall Really the Hill Republicans Want to Die On?

January 23, 2019

The government shutdown began at midnight on Dec. 22, 2018. Sadly, there is no end in sight of the partisan trench warfare that got us here.

Satire – Gale Unveiled: Hallway Breeze a Blessing

Satire – Gale Unveiled: Hallway Breeze a Blessing

January 23, 2019

There are forces far more powerful than physics at play in this humble walkway.

Let’s Get That Yield Rate Up, Fordham

Let’s Get That Yield Rate Up, Fordham

January 23, 2019

Yield rates are inextricably linked to higher selectivity in college admissions, a factor that carries 10 percent of the weight in determining a university’s rank in the “National Universities” category of U.S. News and World Report.

The Right’s New Hero: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

The Right’s New Hero: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

January 23, 2019

Republicans should take advantage of Ocasio-Cortez driving the Democratic party further towards radical leftism and remake themselves into the party of sanity.

Satire – Millennials are Ruining Award Shows

Satire – Millennials are Ruining Award Shows

January 23, 2019

If millennials have their way, award shows as we know it will cease to exist.

There Is More Than Enough Citizenship to Go Around

There Is More Than Enough Citizenship to Go Around

December 6, 2018

As an American citizen, I am grateful and proud to share the benefits of citizenship with anyone who calls this country home.

Suffering from FOMO? Here’s What You Should Really Fear

Suffering from FOMO? Here’s What You Should Really Fear

December 5, 2018

Taking a moment to slow down in a city so fast is healthy.

Bananas Are the Devil’s Fruit

Bananas Are the Devil’s Fruit

December 5, 2018

Big Apple, meet Big Banana.