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The President of Ireland Visits Fordham University

The President of Ireland Visits Fordham University

October 2, 2019

President Higgins presented his perspective on the international refugee crisis and how he believes countries around the world should respond. His speech came amid the United Nations General Assembly.

Syria: The Global Conflict of Our Time

Syria: The Global Conflict of Our Time

May 9, 2018

Throughout the weekend of April 6, 2018, the international community was largely aghast as news brok...

Seeking Solidarity After the Attacks

Seeking Solidarity After the Attacks

November 20, 2015

By ALEXA MCMENAMIN Opinions Co-Editor On Thursday, I was wrapped up in the fervor of the contro...

MSA Launches Project to Help Syrian Civilians

MSA Launches Project to Help Syrian Civilians

November 20, 2015

By GRACE THOMPSON Contributing Writer The Muslim Student Association (MSA), a student-run club at Fordha...

Syrian Refugees are Quickly Running Out of Options

Syrian Refugees are Quickly Running Out of Options

September 22, 2015

By MARIAM MOUSTAFA Contributing Writer The conditions of Syrian refugees around the world are th...

US Strategy in Syria is Untenable

October 10, 2014

By DYLAN REILLY Asst. Opinions Editor Published: October 10, 2014 The United States and allies have ...

Counterpoint: Kurdistan Has a Future, Not a United Iraq

Counterpoint: Kurdistan Has a Future, Not a United Iraq

August 28, 2014

By DYLAN REILLYAsst. Opinions EditorPublished: August 28, 2014 The Iraq question is back a third ...

Libya, Check; Iran, You’re Next

November 2, 2011

By SOGAND AFKARI Staff Writer Published: November 2, 2011 As a Middle East studies major and the daughter of Iranian immigrants, I’ve long held a strong interest in Middle East politics. While working on my thesis this semester, I’ve analyzed various articles from The New York Times and Al-Jazeera, and I can’t he...