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KATHRYN H. CUSIMANO, Editor-in-Chief Emerita

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Avery Cardinal Dulles Leaves Behind a Legacy of Service

June 6, 2011

Published: December 29, 2009 “Avery Cardinal Dulles, S.J., was a man, a priest and a theologian for whom superlatives are wholly inadequate,” Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J., president of Fordham,...

Overheard On Election Day

June 5, 2011

Published: November 13, 2008 On Nov. 4, Barack Obama was elected president of the United States of America. This election was historic for a number of reasons. While media outlets focus on the fact...

Don’t Hate Barry for Being Popular

June 3, 2011

Published: August 28, 2008 One of John McCain’s most recent ads attacking Barack Obama has caused a bit of a stir. The ad calls Obama “the world’s biggest celebrity” and compares him to Britney...

Fordham Students ‘Presente’ at SOA Protest

May 30, 2011

Published: December 13, 2007 FCLC—On Nov. 15, 20 Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) students drove to Columbus, Ga., to protest for the close of the School of the Americas (SOA). The four-day...

Does a Catholic Vote Matter?

May 30, 2011

Published: November 15, 2007 FORDHAM—Since 1932, the majority of Catholic votes have gone to the winner in the presidential elections, indicating the strength of the Catholic viewpoint. Catholics...

Romney Campaign Pays Students to Fundraise

May 29, 2011

Published: November 8, 2007 FCLC—Former Massachusetts governor and presidential candidate Mitt Romney has come up with a new plan to mobilize college students in the current campaign: pay...

New York, 9/11 and the Battle for the White House

May 29, 2011

Published: October 25, 2007 NEW YORK—As the race for presidential nominations heats up, it seems that both parties favor candidates from New York. Both Democratic senator Hillary Clinton and Republican...

Local Community Questions Sale to Private Developers

May 28, 2011

Published: October 25, 2007 FCLC—It is no secret that Fordham University’s proposed Master Plan to expand its Lincoln Center campus has caused controversy in the community. The local...

Should We Stay or Should We Go?

May 27, 2011

Published: October 11, 2007 FCLC—The Fordham Center on Religion and Culture dared to ask the question on everyone’s mind: when it comes to Iraq, should we stay or go? “Exit of No Exit?”,...

Fashion Forward NYC

May 27, 2011

Published: September 27, 2007 With another New York Fashion Week comes another round of trends and essentials for the coming season. This year’s Spring 2008 ‘must-haves’ will likely belong...

After Virginia Tech, Fordham Clarifies Privacy Policies

May 26, 2011

Published: September 27, 2007 FCLC—Since the massacre at Virginia State Polytechnic University (Virginia Tech), many schools across the nation have reevaluated their interpretations of the Family...

Religion Enters Presidential Race

May 26, 2011

FCLC—Whether a leader claims God as an ally, Allah as an adviser or Jesus as a homeboy, theological entities are no stranger to the political arena. America does not prevent anyone from running...