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Zephyr Teachout, associate professor at Fordham Law, previously ran against current NY governor Andrew Cuomo (Digital Media via Flickr)

Law Professor Runs for Congress

February 13, 2016

By CECILE NEIDIG Asst. News Co-Editor Associate Fordham Law professor, Zephyr Teachout, recently announced...

Affordable Care Act: Here to Stay

November 20, 2014

By JONATHAN MILOHNICContributing WriterPublished: November 19, 2014 Unless you live under a rock, the...

No Deportation Without Immigration Reform

No Deportation Without Immigration Reform

September 25, 2014

By RACHEL SHMULEVICH Opinions Co-Editor Published: September 24, 2014 I’ll always be an advocate of legal immigration, but in the midst of our country’s current immigratio...

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This Year is The Year To Move Forward

February 8, 2014

By MEGAN FLYNN Contributing Writer Published: February 8, 2014 On Jan. 28, President Barack Obama delivered his fifth State of the Union address in which he...

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Douglas Brinkley Wins the Sperber Award for “Cronkite”

November 21, 2013

By ANDREW MILNE Arts & Culture Co-Editor Published: November 20, 2013 On Nov. 25, Douglas Brinkley, winner of  Washington Post Book of the Year Award for 2012 ...

Blame Game Looms Over American Economy

Blame Game Looms Over American Economy

February 27, 2013

By ELLEN FISHBEIN Staff Writer Published: February 27, 2013 The word ‘sequestration’ sounds scary, full of hisses and sharp, unvoiced consonants. But what is s...

Senator Patty Murray of Washington is one of just a few women trying to make a mark in the male-dominated Senate. (Erika Schultz/Seattle Times/MCT)

Female Politicians: The Underrepresented Majority

November 16, 2011

JOSEPHINE TROTT Staff Writer Published: November 16, 2011 With only 17 women involved with the U...