The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

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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 DAVIS, Staff Writer

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Valentine’s Day Is What You Make It

July 23, 2011

Published: February 2, 2011 It is fashionable, in our age of gold stickers and self-affirmation exercises, to condemn Valentine’s Day as a corporate ploy designed to rob us of our self-worth. Every...

In Memoriam: Preview Site Displays Plans for 9/11 Memorial

July 23, 2011

Published: March 2, 2011 The 9/11 Memorial Preview Site is easy to miss. Though, as its entrance sits less than a block from Ground Zero, it’s hard to imagine that an elaborate façade would attract...

’Tis the Season (From Mid-November to January)

July 19, 2011

Published: November 17, 2010 This is not the first year that stores have offered holiday sales before the official start of the shopping season. Traditionally, the day after Thanksgiving, or “Black...

The Late Late-Night Talk Show Revolution

July 19, 2011

Published: November 17, 2010 To retain some semblance of mental health during the mid-semester slump, I decided to get away from myself for a bit and watch some television. After a little cable news,...

Are We Just Learning for the Sake of Earning?

July 19, 2011

Published: November 3, 2010 There is a three-or-four second lag between clicking on the e-mail icon at my.fordham.edu and seeing my inbox fully load. Anticipation hangs in the air. Will I have a club...

Baffled by Scaffolds: Students Surrounded by Construction

July 16, 2011

Published: October 5, 2010 It’s dark out. You are walking down your favorite street, off to do your favorite thing with your favorite people. Everything is wonderful, but something large looms in...

The Mind is Willing, But the Flesh…Just Tastes So Good

June 22, 2011

Published: April 9, 2009 One rainy afternoon when I was six years old, my first grade class watched the movie “Babe” instead of going outside for recess. I decided then and there that I would never...

Blame it on the Train

May 24, 2011

Most of my experience with the C train has been limited to that of a bystander on a platform. I have ridden it on occasion, when my travels have taken me to Chelsea and beyond. But with the exception of...

Feeling Safe in Post-9/11 New York

May 24, 2011

After an incident of mass underage drinking, my grammar school's traditional Eighth Grade Ride on the Circle Line Ferry became my grammar school's traditional, abundantly chaperoned, Eighth Grade Stay...

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