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In New York, plastic bags must have a lifespan of at least 125 uses for carrying up to 22 pounds a distance of 175 feet to be considered “reusable” and in compliance with state regulations.

Conservatives Shouldn’t Trash Plastic Bag Ban

March 10, 2020

While this bag ban isn’t a panacea to our environmental woes, it is a tenable start. We should be balancing any potential costs with the gains from cleaner oceans, parks, roads, streets and sidewalks.

A Fordham Meme Legend: The Top 10 Funniest Trump Tweets

A Fordham Meme Legend: The Top 10 Funniest Trump Tweets

February 19, 2020

Scoring Trump's top 10 Fordham memes of all time, which, unlike his grades while at Rose Hill, we can share with you.

In this case, Corey really shouldn’t be in the house.

BERNABEI: Mayor Corey Johnson? Let’s Hope Not

February 18, 2020

Now, let’s not whitewash the utter failure de Blasio’s mayorship has been — but Corey Johnson would be even worse at the helm of the United States’ most populated city.

Offensive woes and early foul trouble led to a tough Fordham defeat on the road.

Women’s Basketball Loses on the Road, VCU Remains Undefeated

February 5, 2020

Fordham women's basketball led for much of the game against undefeated VCU on the road, but gradually lost control in an eventual 62-52 defeat.

To some, this legislation represents a metaphorical return to the Dark Ages, so it shouldn’t be hard to criticize them without lying.

The Dangerous Myths of the New Abortion Bills

July 18, 2019

Let’s not sugarcoat these new bills. They’re bad, regressive and qualify for the use of an entire slew of negative adjectives.

Jordan B. Peterson taught his rules for how to live a meaningful life.

‘An Antidote to Chaos’

April 30, 2019

Not a seat was left unfilled on the night of April 17 at Manhattan’s Beacon Theatre. Dr. Jordan B. Peterson, acclaimed Canadian psychology professor turned political figurehead, held a nearly 3,000-person audience. All gathered to learn about his book, “12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos.”

In a debate between the Fordham College Republicans and Democrats, students came together to discuss pertinent issues facing our world today in a civil manner. Topics included such issues as President Donald Trump’s proposed wall along the U.S. southern border, subsidizing public college tuition and a possible military withdrawal from Syria.

College Democrats, Republicans Debate Border Wall, Free College and More

April 11, 2019

It was a heated night on Tuesday, April 9 at Fordham Rose Hill’s Tognino Hall, as students from both Fordham’s College Democrats and College Republicans took to the podium at Fordham Political Review’s Spring Semester Debate.

Democrats’ Tax Proposals Need Other Revenue Sources

Democrats’ Tax Proposals Need Other Revenue Sources

March 21, 2019

In the context of Ocasio-Cortez’s proposed Green New Deal, which would be a massive economic stimulus to address climate change and income inequality, $50 billion would barely make a dent in this piece of legislation.

Patrick McNeill was found dead next to a Brooklyn pier in 1997.

Fordham Murder Case Resurfaces After 22 Years

February 19, 2019

Leo Bernabei reopens the 22-year old murder case of Patrick McNeill, a Fordham student whose death was declared undetermined.

End Birthright Citizenship — But Fix Naturalization, Too

End Birthright Citizenship — But Fix Naturalization, Too

November 14, 2018

The United States and its progressive neighbor Canada are the world’s only developed countries (as defined by the International Monetary Fund) which grant unrestricted citizenship to children of noncitizens.

New Amazon lockers make picking up packages much easier. (LEO BERNABEI/THE OBSERVER)

Amazon Lockers Upgrade Fordham’s Package Delivery Services

September 26, 2018

What was once an empty passage in the tunnel between McKeon Hall and the Leon Lowenstein Building no...