The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

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The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer

The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer


A protester raises her hands in the street as police use tear gas to try to take control of the scene near a Ferguson Police Department squad car after protesters lit it on fire on Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, in the wake of the grand jury decision not to indict officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Ferguson, Mo., teen Michael Brown. (Anthony Souffle / Chicago Tribune/TNS)

Losing Faith in the Criminal Justice System

December 22, 2014

As of Nov. 25, the case of Darren Wilson’s fatal shooting of Michael Brown reached a verdict before the grand jury: no indictment. Similarly, on Dec. 3, in the case of Eric Garner vs. Officer Daniel...

Why Not Michael Brown?

September 14, 2014

  This past summer, the wrongful shooting of a young African American male by a white police officer grabbed the nation’s attention. I am, of course, talking about the wrongful shooting of...

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We Must Implement New Housing and Programs For The Homeless

April 16, 2014

A few years ago in my neighborhood, a group of residents held a “town” meeting. The basis of the meeting was the construction of a new building about two blocks from my house. The building, up until...

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Malaysia Airlines Text Was Cold And Unnecessary

March 30, 2014

In the recent developments in the case of the strange disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, there has been much speculation surrounding what happened to the missing plane. Although most...

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Internships: Valuable Experience or Exploitation?

March 12, 2014

It is not every day that a college student gets to experience being around his or her dream job. In a recent New York Times article, titled “For Interns, All Work and No Payoff” by Alex William,...

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The Catholic Church is Being Hypocritical

February 12, 2014

As I read through a Huffington Post article titled “Catholic School Fires Gay Teacher, Drawing Protest,” about Holy Ghost Preparatory High School teacher Michael Griffin being fired for marrying...

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