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The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer

The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer

OMAR ELKHATIB, Staff Writer

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The stigma surrounding mental health is the reason for the societal confusion between mental illness and real evil. (PAOLOBARZMAN VIA FLICKR)

The Problem with Labeling Evil as Mental Illness

June 9, 2018

When you couple the digital age with the modern progressive culture, you gain exposure to valuable news and information. Unfortunately, this can also shed light on troubling aspects of our modern American...

Teens For Gun Reform protests in Washington, D.C., after the Feb. 2018 shooting in Parkland, Florida.

Rethinking the Gun Debate

February 25, 2018

As I reflect on the recent tragedy in Parkland, Fla., I can’t help but think of how little progress has been made since the Columbine school shooting in Colorado in 1999. I happened to live in Colorado...

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) is a prominent voice in the accusatory politics debate. (ANDREW DALLOS VIA FLICKR)

No More “Well What About…” Politics

February 15, 2018

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of New York has become one of the top leaders and figures in the Senate as of late, having been in the news multiple times in the last several weeks. After more sexual allegations...

The ways in which we debate have changed drastically in recent years. (COURTESY OF SOUTHERN ARKANSAS UNIVERSITY/FLICKR)

We Must Rethink the Way We Debate

October 2, 2017

If you find yourself tired of the political talking heads that seem to have hijacked cable television, you might turn to Netflix for some relief. If you find yourself questioning how we got to this point,...

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