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What’s Better: Natural vs. Synthetic Face Masks

What’s Better: Natural vs. Synthetic Face Masks

March 12, 2019

Looking for some post-midterms self-care ideas? Luke Osborn and Aiza Bhuiyan compare and contrast natural and synthetic face masks and provide you with advice on making your own.

We Need to Diversify Specialized High Schools

We Need to Diversify Specialized High Schools

February 19, 2019

This plan is not meant to racially balance the schools, but rather to desegregate the school system.

Adopting Healthy Habits: Don’t Diet ’til You Try It

Adopting Healthy Habits: Don’t Diet ’til You Try It

February 5, 2019

It's the New Year, and dieting is all the rage again. However, studies suggest that fad diets don't actually help you lose weight.

Guy Robinson Ph.D., Fordham’s Resident Pollen Analyst

Guy Robinson Ph.D., Fordham’s Resident Pollen Analyst

November 14, 2018

Staff Writer Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) biology professor Guy Robinson, Ph.D., i...

The Opioid Epidemic: Facts and Remedies

The Opioid Epidemic: Facts and Remedies

September 26, 2018

Opiate addictions date back to antiquity when the ancient Egyptians, Persians and Chinese used poppy...

Equal Access to Education for All: A Civil Rights Issue

Equal Access to Education for All: A Civil Rights Issue

September 11, 2018

Imagine this: You walk into your school and are immediately engulfed in temperatures exceeding 90 de...

The History of Amphetamines: A Story of Abuse and Stigmatization

The History of Amphetamines: A Story of Abuse and Stigmatization

August 23, 2018

The ancestry of Adderall dates back to 1867 when a Romanian chemist named Lazar Edeleanu unintentionally ...

We the People Demand Equal Rights

We the People Demand Equal Rights

March 14, 2018

Why should we the people of the United States be treated equally in the eye of the law? Is it because w...

The War on Roses

The War on Roses

February 14, 2018

Roses are red Violets are blue Valentine’s Day is a corporate scheme for revenue What do Valentine’s ...

Behind the Brush: Fine Arts Need Better Representation

Behind the Brush: Fine Arts Need Better Representation

January 25, 2018

Exclusion is a timeless tyrannical tactic propagated to limit the representation of women and other marginalized...

Trump Needs to Take Puerto Rico Seriously

Trump Needs to Take Puerto Rico Seriously

October 26, 2017

Sixteen. Does this number hold any significance for you? What if we assign an attribute to it...