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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Fordham student Catrina L. hangs her head in frustration in a computer lab at Lincoln Center for the Spring semester. (PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY ZANA NAJJAR/ THE OBSERVER)

Registration: Does it Need to be So Hard?

December 2, 2015
Now that the often-dreaded time of the semester known as “registration” has come and gone, it is time to sit down and reflect on its shortcomings, and how it can improve for next time.
McGraw-Hill published a misleading history textbook. (PHOTO BY JESSICA LUSZCZYK/THE OBSERVER)

Truth Must be Told in Textbooks

November 22, 2015
In today’s world, we must carefully consider the sources we obtain our facts from, whether they are newspapers, televisions or articles on the Internet.

See Something, Say Something When Needed

February 11, 2015
Using 311 to report instances of suspicious behavior is very popular, especially in places like New York City.

Tourism Does Not Commercialize 9/11 Memorial

September 18, 2014
Allowing tourists to roam free, or even providing guided tours could help enlighten those who are not as informed about the events that occurred thirteen years ago on that fateful day.
Ayaan Hirsi Ali speaks at the 2010 Aspen Ideas Festival in Aspen, Colorado. (Courtesy Aspen Institute via flickr)

Brandeis Should Not Have Rescinded Award From Ali

May 1, 2014
On Tuesday, April 8, Brandeis University made the decision to rescind their offer of an honorary degree from Ayaan Hirsi Ali, apparently at the urging of the Council of American-Islamic Relations (CAIR). In taking such a drastic measure, Brandeis bowed to the pressure of an organization that is known for silencing those who speak out against Islam—even in those situations where it is merited—and Ali was unrightfully deprived of a well-earned honor.
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The Fight for Net Neutrality Laws: Should We Get Involved?

March 9, 2014
In a world without net neutrality, the customer will likely get charged obscene fees for something they used to enjoy at a reasonable, even affordable, rate.
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Eliminating The College Essay: Another Attempt at Dumbing Down America

February 26, 2014
The removal of the college essay from schools today would change the standards of universities entirely, not to mention leave students unprepared for the work force.
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