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Staff Editorial: Fordham Fails Black Students

Staff Editorial: Fordham Fails Black Students

February 6, 2019

New York may be our campus, but it certainly doesn’t look like our school.

Why We Can’t End Racism

Why We Can’t End Racism

October 5, 2017

I want to start this article with an extremely unpopular opinion: we are all, to some degree, racist. W...

JSO Issues Statement on Charlottesville

JSO Issues Statement on Charlottesville

August 13, 2017

By STEPHAN KOZUB News Editor Following the violence at the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville,...

Did Gangsta Rap Make Them Do It?

Did Gangsta Rap Make Them Do It?

March 25, 2015

By JALEN GLENN Contributing Writer Published: March 25, 2015 In 2008, Ice Cube forcefully (thou...

McShane Delivers Homily on Race and Racism

McShane Delivers Homily on Race and Racism

March 11, 2015

By IAN SCHAEFERStaff WriterPublished: March 11, 2015 On Sunday, March 1, Fordham students gathered at t...

The Paradox of Affirmative Action Based on Diversity

March 6, 2015

Filed under Opinions, Politics, Pop Culture

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...

Students Harassed in Restaurant Industry

Students Harassed in Restaurant Industry

November 6, 2014

By ANNA BARBANO and GUNAR OLSENContributing Writer and Staff WriterPublished: November 5, 2014 A new report, “The Glass Floor: Sexual Harassment in the Restaurant...

Why Not Michael Brown?

September 14, 2014

Filed under Opinions, Politics, Pop Culture

  By GABRIELLE SAMBOY Staff Writer Published: September 13, 2014 This past summer, the wrongful shooting of a young African American male by a white police officer grabbed the nation’s attention. I am, of course, talking about the wrongful shooting of Michael Brown by Darren Wilson, although it’s certai...

The End of Donald Sterling’s Reign of Ignorance

April 30, 2014

By DYLAN EDWARD PENZA Staff Writer Published: April 30, 2014 Donald Sterling is an ignoramus, but...

Stephen Colbert Should Apologize: White Liberal Hypocrisy and the Power of Hashtag Activism

Stephen Colbert Should Apologize: White Liberal Hypocrisy and the Power of Hashtag Activism

April 11, 2014

By GUNAR OLSEN Staff Writer Published: April 9, 2014 Looking for a new Twitter follow? Try Suey Park (@suey_park), the most fierce hashtag ac...

The Fight Against Stop-and-Frisk Policies Must Not Stop

The Fight Against Stop-and-Frisk Policies Must Not Stop

November 14, 2013

By ROSANNA CORRADO Staff Writer Published: Nov. 14, 2013 Now more than ever, New Yorkers have been discussing the controversial practices involved with stop-an...

Race is Not a Halloween Costume

Race is Not a Halloween Costume

November 4, 2013

By ALISSA FAJEK Staff Writer Published: November 6, 2013 Halloween is not an excuse to be offensive. It is completely possible to dress up as people of ot...

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