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Time to Nix New York’s Quarantine

September 16, 2020

The rules for quarantining are highly specific and unrealistic in implementation.

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10 Life-Changing Albums That Were Released During My College Years

May 21, 2020

Inaugural Ram Jams writer and News Editor Emeritus Jordan Meltzer, GSB '20, goes through the most memorable 10 albums from the last four years.

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Staff Editorial: Purpose in the Time of Coronavirus

April 1, 2020

Thankfully, the coronavirus can’t stop charity and goodwill, and it’s still possible to stay involved and make a difference — in some cases without ever leaving your bedroom.

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College Talk with Demigods

December 4, 2019

The cast of "The Lightning Thief" on Broadway hosted a special talkback geared at college students after a recent performance.

It's wisely said that only fools rush in, and a hastily formed college relationship can leave a bad taste in your mouth.

You Got Your College Relationship Wrong

November 13, 2019

Relationships are great, but they’re only great when you actually want them. Unfortunately, the collective college mind seems to only remember the first half of that sentence.

As high school students try to navigate the world of college admissions, the allure of prestige can be a dangerous distraction.

Prestige Is a Losing Game

April 9, 2019

It’s so tantalizingly easy to scoff at the people who say your money can’t buy you happiness. But it won’t.

Something they may not tell you on college tours: Don't miss out on yourself.

Suffering from FOMO? Here’s What You Should Really Fear

December 5, 2018

Taking a moment to slow down in a city so fast is healthy.

What you put into college is exactly what you get out of it.

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What Makes College Worth It?

October 1, 2015

By CECILE NEIDIG Staff Writer There are six experiences that the most successful college graduates all s...

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The World Needs “Ze,” and Fordham Does Too

September 30, 2015

By TYLER BURDICK Opinions Co-Editor A revolution is afoot. Harvard University has implemented a policy which...

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Please Don’t Ban Required Reading Books

September 8, 2015

By ANNUNZIATA SANTELLI Asst. Opinions Editor The censorship of required reading in schools is oft...

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Inside the Fordham Observer

March 12, 2015

By NINNET RODRIGUEZ & SRI STEWART Staff Videographers Published: March 12, 2015 Take a look behind the scenes of the Fordham Observer, FCLC's...

The Paradox of Affirmative Action Based on Diversity

March 6, 2015

By JONATHAN MILOHNICStaff WriterPublished: March 6, 2015 Abigail Fisher, who was denied acceptance to the University of Texas’ Austin campus in 2008, has brought her case to the Supreme Court for a second time. In 2008, Fisher claimed that the University of Texas violated the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amend...