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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.

Help Ukraine to Rebuild, Not Destroy

March 5, 2015

By EMILY SITNERStaff WriterPublished: March 5, 2015 Out of all the political issues plaguing the world over the past year, one of the more strenuous and severe situations would be that of Ukraine and Russia. The conflict began in Nov. 2013, when then-president of Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovych, agreed to terminate a Europea...

A Prussian Approach to the Russian-European Conflict

September 25, 2014

By DYLAN REILLY Asst. Opinions Editor Published: September 24, 2014 At a speech in Estonia earlier this month, President Barack Obama asserted that “[t]he defense of Tallinn and Riga and Vilnius is just as important as the defense of Berlin and Paris and London.” He is of course referring to the status of the Baltic states—Estonia, Latvia, and Lit...

Should The U.S. Get Involved In Ukraine?

Should The U.S. Get Involved In Ukraine?

February 26, 2014

By DYLAN REILLY Staff Writer Published: February 26, 2014 After three months of civil unrest and government oppression, many people worry the crisis in Ukraine has the potential to escalat...