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Why You Should Read “Fifty Shades of Grey”

May 3, 2012

The Case for the Scandalous Novel that Everyone is Talking About By COLLEEN THORNHILL Opinions Edito...

(ARIELLA MASTROIANNI/THE OBSERVER)

Your Ultimate Guide to Rose Hill

March 31, 2012

By FAITH HEAPHY & COLLEEN THORNHILL Editor-in-Chief and Opinions Editor March 31, 2012 &nbs...

Rick Santorum’s speeches have been more than memorable, whether he intends for them to be or not. (Shari Lewis/Columbus Dispatch/MCT)

Rick Santorum: Alienating Voters, One Stance at a Time

March 7, 2012

By COLLEEN THORNHILL Opinions Editor Published: March 7, 2012 A year ago, I was mildly interes...

Toddlers and Tiaras: The War on Pageant Mothers

February 15, 2012

By COLLEEN THORNHILL Opinions Editor Published: February 15, 2012 I thoroughly enjoy reality TV. Look...

Point-Counterpoint: The Debate Over Birth Control: Should Fordham Join the 21st Century?

Point-Counterpoint: The Debate Over Birth Control: Should Fordham Join the 21st Century?

February 4, 2012

Fordham Should Provide Its Students with Birth Control By ALISSA FAJEK Staff Writer Published: ...

YouTube poet Jefferson Bethke favors faith over religion. (Courtesy of BBAL1989/YouTube)

Point and Counterpoint: Viral Video Questions Faithfulness of the Religious

February 1, 2012

Why I Hate Religion But Love Jesus By MICHELLE PRADO Contributing Writer Published: February 1...

Mitt Romney is just one of a few politicians who seem more focused on tugging heartstrings than politics. (Courtesy of Mitt Romney Campaign)

Republican Campaign Strategies: All About Family Ties

February 1, 2012

By COLLEEN THORNHILL Opinions Editor Published: February 1, 2012 Every day my roommate turns...

If advisers prove difficult to find, students may find themselves waiting endlessly for someone to notice them. (Charlie Puente/The Observer)

Trying to See an Adviser Shouldn’t Be This Difficult: The Recent Frustrations of Academic Advising

October 5, 2011

Unneccessary Stress Builds When Students Have No One to Turn to for Help By COLLEEN THORNHI...