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It’s Never Been About Bathrooms

It’s Never Been About Bathrooms

February 28, 2018

Until two years ago, transgender and gender non-conforming (trans/gnc) identities were inextricably li...

Behind the Brush: Fine Arts Need Better Representation

Behind the Brush: Fine Arts Need Better Representation

January 25, 2018

Exclusion is a timeless tyrannical tactic propagated to limit the representation of women and other marginalized...

Donald Trump Would Do Anything to Undercut a Democrat

Donald Trump Would Do Anything to Undercut a Democrat

December 9, 2017

Donald Trump, whom I have the misfortune of calling my president, keeps getting worse and worse with ev...

Terrorism: Why Are We So Afraid to Call It Out?

Terrorism: Why Are We So Afraid to Call It Out?

November 16, 2017

By GIANNA SMERAGLIA Copy Editor On Oct. 1, 2017, the United States was shaken to its very core by o...

Dear Cultural Appropriators

Dear Cultural Appropriators

October 26, 2017

By ALYANA VERA Staff Writer Dear cultural appropriators: your act is getting old. For what see...

Trump Needs to Take Puerto Rico Seriously

Trump Needs to Take Puerto Rico Seriously

October 26, 2017

Sixteen. Does this number hold any significance for you? What if we assign an attribute to it...

Staff Editorial: Missing the Point: Domestic GO! Trips Are Important, Too

Staff Editorial: Missing the Point: Domestic GO! Trips Are Important, Too

October 26, 2017

One of Fordham’s main marketing points has been the Global Outreach (GO!) programs, which send stud...

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...

Deconstructing the Idea of Gendered Clothing

September 25, 2017

By KILEY CAMPBELL Staff Writer If I haven’t made my being transgender blaringly obvious through ...

I Can’t Get Anything Done

I Can’t Get Anything Done

September 16, 2017

By MIKAELA BERRY Contributing Writer For the entirety of my Fordham career I have been fighting for, ...

We Need To #Findourgirls

We Need To #Findourgirls

April 22, 2017

In March, the D.C. Metro Police Department released over a dozen files of missing girls, all of whom ...

Independent Committee Addresses Hate Crimes

Independent Committee Addresses Hate Crimes

December 5, 2015

By KYNDAL JACKSON and MACKENZIE HARTE Contributing Writers On Sep. 13, 2015, a black student at...