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The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

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The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

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CATHERINE DAUBENSPECK, Literary Editor Emerita


What Does 4/20 Mean To You?

June 3, 2011

Published: April 17, 2008 April 20 marks the anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing and the Columbine High school massacre. This year, it also marks the ironic concurrence of Adolf Hitler’s...

Will the Coming American Eat Meat?

June 2, 2011

Published: April 3, 2008 A diet of meat and marrow gave primordial man the energy he needed to create today’s sophisticated societal system. Considering what that system has become, it’s obvious...

Graduation = Career?

June 2, 2011

Published: April 3, 2008 As graduation nears, I’m being told more frequently that if I’m not going to attend graduate school this fall, I will need to get a job. “Like, a waitress kind of job?”...


June 1, 2011

Published: Febrary 14, 2008 The past, made up of mistakes, violence, foolishness, deceits and lies, was, at least, certain. In lieu of errors and unreasonable beliefs, contemplation was rarely held...

To The Author

May 30, 2011

Published: December 13, 2007 I.   This is some kind of thank you, And from this distance, where no answer can come back, You will receive it best For you owe me no thing   But...

Television: in Memorium

May 27, 2011

Published: September 27, 2007 Television is dead; or, at least, it’s comatose. Not like the novel—that whole premature obituary was weak and unfunny; it really threw Walter Benjamin for a loop....

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