The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer

The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer

The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer


All content by ELLEN FISHBEIN
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Students Should Be Allowed To Cite Wikipedia

May 2, 2014

Wikipedia: It’s the crowdsourced knowledge engine that’s free to read, write and edit for everyone. It’s the collaborative project of over 300,000 people writing in 287 languages. But it’s more...

Responsible voters should make their decision for mayorial candidate based on the candidate’s platform, not a perverted tweet. (Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times/MCT)

Sext or No Sext, Weiner Shouldn’t Become Mayor

May 1, 2013

In June 2011, the media preoccupied itself with its latest political scandal—Anthony Weiner, former representative of New York’s 9th Congressional District in the House of Representatives, had...

Newly elected Pope Francis I addresses a crowd at the middle balcony of St. Peters Basilica. (Maurizio Brambatti/Ansa/Zuma Press/MCT)

New Pope Must Modernize Church Theology

March 13, 2013

When Pope Benedict XVI became the Pope Emeritus (a title indicating he had retired) on Feb. 26, the Vatican deleted the tweets from his Twitter page and consigned them to an archive on the Vatican website....

Blame Game Looms Over American Economy

Blame Game Looms Over American Economy

February 27, 2013

The word ‘sequestration’ sounds scary, full of hisses and sharp, unvoiced consonants. But what is sequestration, really?  Why is everyone so afraid of it? Sequestration began as yet another opportunity...

With the government increasingly using drones in combat, the privacy of American citizens is at stake. (Jon Krause/Los Angeles Times/MCT)

Our Governmet Should Not Be Trusted With Domestic Drones

February 20, 2013

As another State of the Union Address has come and gone, President Barack Obama’s promises—to close the Guantanamo Bay camp and to stop federal racial profiling—lie where he shelved them. But...

(Don Bartletti/Los Angeles Times/MCT)

Playing By the Rules

November 30, 2012

  Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), aptly termed “drones,” appeal to my inner utilitarian. These pilotless planes, controlled by remote navigators, allow the U.S. military to strike anywhere...

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