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No Easy Answers in Venezuela’s Humanitarian Nightmare

No Easy Answers in Venezuela’s Humanitarian Nightmare

July 18, 2019

If Venezuela wants a chance at economic recovery, it will still have many difficult steps even after the incredibly hard task of restoring basic necessities.

Much Ado About Something: An Offender’s Guide for Sustainable Egoism

Much Ado About Something: An Offender’s Guide for Sustainable Egoism

April 30, 2019

Environmentalism is often associated with tree-hugging frivolities and an ignorance of a business’s “bottom lines.”  However, without further regulation and a motivation to perform the tasks outlined above, we will undoubtedly face the consequences of environmental degradation.

Robby Mook and the Future of American Politics

Robby Mook and the Future of American Politics

April 30, 2019

Democrats are less than a year out from the heart of the 2020 primary election, and many left-leaning voters are somewhat confused about how we will get there. With an intimidating number of candidates in the field, and new ones seemingly announcing every day, the state of the primary already feels intimidating and exhausting.

North Pole Marathon Frozen by Political Conflict

North Pole Marathon Frozen by Political Conflict

April 30, 2019

Last month, Jonathan Pang, Fordham College at Lincoln Center ’19, traveled to the arctic to compete in the North Pole Marathon. Unfortunately, due to political conflict between Russia and Ukraine, the race was cancelled. Pang is excited to return to the race next year.

Staff Editorial: Let Student Voices Count

Staff Editorial: Let Student Voices Count

April 10, 2019

Student democracy is suffering at Fordham Lincoln Center. In order to revitalize it, the student body and its government must each understand and respect one another’s role in student life. There needs to be a transparent, reciprocal relationship based on trust.

Controversy and Coffee At Comey’s Book Tour

Controversy and Coffee At Comey’s Book Tour

May 7, 2018

It is unusual for most people’s Wednesday mornings to include an hour wait on a windy cross street;...

Thanksgiving 2017: A Debate Primer

Thanksgiving 2017: A Debate Primer

November 16, 2017

For some, the word “Thanksgiving” conjures rosy memories of food, friends and family. But we all ...

Surveying the Fordham Political Climate

Surveying the Fordham Political Climate

November 16, 2017

Not many will tell you that a university is a place where political opinions are consistent. To get a better...

An EPA Adversary Takes a Seat at Its Head

An EPA Adversary Takes a Seat at Its Head

May 11, 2017

By Matthew Di Vitto Contributing Writer In the Pacific Islands of Kiribati, President Taneti Mamau faces unp...

Macron Will Not Save Us

Macron Will Not Save Us

May 6, 2017

By John McCullough Opinions Editor Emeritus Emmanuel Macron made history as the first candidate not of a major part...

Navigating Political Discussions as a Conservative Student

Navigating Political Discussions as a Conservative Student

April 29, 2017

By KATIE SMITH Contributing Writer Being a conservative at Fordham can be pretty difficult. Students...

Grad Lauren Duca Speaks on Media and Politics

April 10, 2017

By Victoria Micalizzi Contributing Writer Witty and sarcastic in her opinionated tweets, Lauren Duca d...