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Open the Economy Safely, but Soon

May 12, 2020

However perfect it sounds to be paid more to not work, government assistance will run out, and we college students and young people will have to pay for it in taxes over the next few years of our lives.

Former Vice President Joseph Biden looks to his right and points both fingers to the crowd

SAPIENZA: Biden’s Super Tuesday Victories Prove Detrimental for Trump

March 5, 2020

In an ideal world, President Trump would love to take on Sen. Bernie Sanders and his radical agenda on Election Day, but former Vice President Joe Biden had other plans in mind on Super Tuesday.

Putin’s Middle Eastern agenda is seemingly aided and abetted by Trump — from top to bottom.

Is Trump Putin’s Puppet?

December 4, 2019

From disclosing classified intelligence to Russian officials (this was legal) to belittling his own intelligence and security agencies, Trump has favored Russia over his own country.

Sean Hannity is often criticized for his alleged pro-Trump bias. (GAGE SKIDMORE VIA FLICKR)

President Trump and Fox News: A Dangerous Love Story

March 14, 2018

For a president who spends as much time criticizing news outlets as he does, President Trump sure love...

Jeff Sessions is the Latest Symbol of Putin’s Puppetry

March 31, 2017

In early March, Attorney General Jeff Sessions became the subject of yet another controversy in the Trump ...

“Extreme Vetting” Is a Stain on America’s History

“Extreme Vetting” Is a Stain on America’s History

February 8, 2017

This week, I got a text from my mom that read, “You are living in one of the darkest times in Amer...

In Trump’s America, Stay Conscious and Resist

In Trump’s America, Stay Conscious and Resist

February 8, 2017

By KILEY CAMPBELL Contributing Writer The 20th and 21st of this January will stand out in history a...

How Can We Move Forward?

February 8, 2017

In 1916, Rosa Luxemburg declared that a world ravaged by war, disease and the rise of far-right po...

University President Rev. Joseph M. McShane addressed the question of

McShane Issues Statement on Refugees, Immigrants

January 29, 2017

In light of President Trump’s Executive Order on immigration, Fordham President Rev. Joseph M. McShan...

Protestors participate in the Women’s March on Washington on Jan. 21, 2017, the day after the inauguration. (ADRIANA BALSAMO-GALLINA / THE OBSERVER)

Women’s March Draws Students to D.C.

January 26, 2017

By CARSON THORNTON GONZALEZ Asst. Features Co-Editor On Nov. 9, 2016, more than half of the United...

Trump’s Cabinet Reflects Establishment Ideals

November 17, 2016

By STAFF There are many explanations for Donald Trump’s up-set victory in the 2016 Presidential Ele...


Anti-Trump Protests Attract Students

November 16, 2016

Michael Appler, Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) ’19, said that what he saw on the night of No...