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Tinder: Microcosm of What We Do in Life

Tinder: Microcosm of What We Do in Life

November 20, 2014

By KAYLA PANTANOStaff WriterPublished: November 19, 2014 Websites like Facebook and Twitter have become integral parts of our generations’ lives and as so...

Kenny Leon Appears on Randy Cohen’s “Person, Place, Thing”

Kenny Leon Appears on Randy Cohen’s “Person, Place, Thing”

November 20, 2014

By HA-YOUNG GLORIA JUNGContributing WriterPublished: November 19, 2014 On Monday Nov. 17, Randy Cohen held a second live radio broadcast of “Person, Place, T...

Dorothy Day Goes to Washington, D.C.

Dorothy Day Goes to Washington, D.C.

November 20, 2014

By ALANNA KILKEARYStaff WriterPublished: November 19, 2014 Sitting just beyond the glass wall doused in colorful block letters and team member baby p...

S.A.G.E.S. Goes Public: A Look Behind The Protest

S.A.G.E.S. Goes Public: A Look Behind The Protest

November 4, 2014

By IAN McKENNA Features Editor Published: November 4, 2014 "I don't want to have to call people," Rachel ...

S.A.G.E.S. Goes Public: A Conversation with (Some of) the Faces Behind the Movement

S.A.G.E.S. Goes Public: A Conversation with (Some of) the Faces Behind the Movement

November 3, 2014

By IAN McKENNA Features Editor Published: November 3, 2014 The automatic sliding doors of Hu...

Students Hold Candlelight Prayer Vigil for Victims of Police Brutality

Students Hold Candlelight Prayer Vigil for Victims of Police Brutality

October 29, 2014

By ADRIANA GALLINA News Editor Published: October 29, 2014 On Tuesday, October 28, about 75 students attended a candlelight prayer vigil in remembrance of the victi...

College Council Talks Freshmen Registration

October 23, 2014

Filed under News

By TYLER MARTINSEditor-in-ChiefPublished: October 22, 2014 The protocol for registration for incoming freshman students and Sodexo were discussed at the College Council meeting that took place on Thursday, Oct. 16 in the South Lounge at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC).  Rev. Robert R. Grimes, S.J., dean of FCLC, broug...

NYC Prepares for Possible Ebola Outbreak

October 22, 2014

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By HANSI WEEDAGAMA AND JUSTIN REBOLLOContributing WritersPublished: October 22, 2014 With cases of Ebola reaching places outside of Africa, New York City is preparing for Ebola. The virus is not in New York City despite several local scares.  The growing paranoia around the nation is largely unfounded. Assistant Professor ...

In Egypt, Censorship Means Polarization

In Egypt, Censorship Means Polarization

October 22, 2014

By AREEG ABDELHAMIDContributing WriterPublished: October 22, 2014 While I was waiting for my coffee from a Halal truck vendor, the Egyptian fellow preparing my drink asked me if I was a Morsi or Sisi supporter. T...

Theater Student Uses Personal Experience as Inspiration

October 22, 2014

Filed under Theater

By LOULOU CHRYSSIDESStaff WriterPublished: October 22, 2014 As Garrett Kim, Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) ’16, began writing his play, “Pilot’s Wings,” he knew he wanted to bring attention to an issue that was close to home. With an aim to inspire and teach audiences, Kim portrays a different perspectiv...

VIDEO: S.A.G.E.S. Petitions at Ram Town

VIDEO: S.A.G.E.S. Petitions at Ram Town

October 18, 2014

By IAN McKENNA Features Editor Published: October 18, 2014 "I can't hear you!" a man with his Ram Town t-shirt slung over his shoulder yells over an Ariana ...

“Person, Place, Thing” with Ben Brantley: Live Taping at FCLC

October 16, 2014

Filed under Arts & Culture, Theater

By ANNUNZIATA SANTELLI Contributing Writer Published: October 16, 2014 On Oct. 13 in Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC)’s Pope Auditorium, Randy Cohen, the prominent radio show host, took the stage. He was joined by featured guest, Ben Brantley, the chief theater critic of The New York Times, for a live taping of Cohen's show, "Person,...