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SAPIENZA: What It’s Like Being a Conservative at Fordham

SAPIENZA: What It’s Like Being a Conservative at Fordham

February 19, 2020

At Fordham Lincoln Center , the atmosphere of the school is such where those who want to demonstrate their opposition to progressive politics fear being ostracized for doing so and as a result, they are forced to keep quiet.

A Fordham Meme Legend: The Top 10 Funniest Trump Tweets

A Fordham Meme Legend: The Top 10 Funniest Trump Tweets

February 19, 2020

Scoring Trump's top 10 Fordham memes of all time, which, unlike his grades while at Rose Hill, we can share with you.

BERNABEI: Mayor Corey Johnson? Let’s Hope Not

BERNABEI: Mayor Corey Johnson? Let’s Hope Not

February 18, 2020

Now, let’s not whitewash the utter failure de Blasio’s mayorship has been — but Corey Johnson would be even worse at the helm of the United States’ most populated city.

BERNABEI: New York on Hot Seat over Gun Rules

BERNABEI: New York on Hot Seat over Gun Rules

February 5, 2020

For years, New York’s gun laws have not only violated the Second Amendment, but also common sense and basic principles of firearm safety.

Deadly Equivalency: How ‘Balanced Journalism’ Can Be Anything But

Deadly Equivalency: How ‘Balanced Journalism’ Can Be Anything But

January 27, 2020

Climate change denial is not a political opinion deserving equal recognition, but instead a dangerous misinformation campaign that actively misleads the public.

Hungary’s Democratic Decline Showcases Worrying Trends

Hungary’s Democratic Decline Showcases Worrying Trends

January 22, 2020

Illiberalism is an increasingly prevalent political philosophy in much of the world today. Even the use of the term “illiberal democracy” is problematic, because democratic institutions begin to degrade if they become illiberal.

New York’s War on Cars Paves On

New York’s War on Cars Paves On

January 22, 2020

It’s hard enough as it is to have a car in this city, you might think. But now, a cabal of anti-vehicular bureaucrats in the city wants to do the unthinkable: eliminate free parking altogether, exclusively reserving those rare street spots for holders of a residential parking permit.

The Students Are for Climate Action in 2020

The Students Are for Climate Action in 2020

December 27, 2019

“I’m terrified. The [climate] situation was urgent fifteen years ago when I was a kid. Now I’m terrified that I won’t be able to even recognize the world in a few decades.”

Letter To The Editor: More Battles To Be Won Over Climate Change

Letter To The Editor: More Battles To Be Won Over Climate Change

December 1, 2019

"As a young adult pursuing a degree in Environmental Studies in New York City, I care about climate cha...

What the Spanish Far-Right Is Getting Wrong About the Catalan Crisis

What the Spanish Far-Right Is Getting Wrong About the Catalan Crisis

November 18, 2019

The Catalan crisis might inevitably lead to a reconfiguration of power through which Spain is redefined based on its plurinational nature. The question is whether Madrid can come up with a way to accommodate and empower its diverse nations before Catalonia decides to ride freely.

Impeachment Continues to Roll Ahead: Transparency is Key

Impeachment Continues to Roll Ahead: Transparency is Key

November 13, 2019

Halloween got a little spookier for President Trump when the Democratic House of Representatives voted on Oct. 31 to formalize an impeachment inquiry into the president amidst allegations he engaged in a quid pro quo with Ukranian President Vladmir Zelensky.

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.