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Fordham’s Guest Policy in Need of Reassessment

Fordham’s Guest Policy in Need of Reassessment

It seems almost counterproductive to prevent a long-term couple practicing monogamous, safe sex from seeing each other, while residents have the option to engage in meaningless sex right under Fordham’s nose.

US Strategy in Syria is Untenable

US Strategy in Syria is Untenable

Fighting the Islamic State in Syria is one matter. It is another matter entirely to fund the Syrian opposition.

Point: The Start of a New Tradition

Point: The Start of a New Tradition

Most of us grew up knowing and revering Christopher Columbus for his discovery of America, resulting in the creation of the society we live in today.

Counterpoint: Keep Columbus in Columbus Day

Counterpoint: Keep Columbus in Columbus Day

One U.S. city, Seattle, Washington, which is named after a Native American tribal chief, has joined other American cities in changing the name of Columbus Day to “Indigenous Peoples’ Day.”

Will Privacy Survive Social Media?

Will Privacy Survive Social Media?

Wait, privacy is still a thing? In the age of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and every other social media platform, do we even remember what it’s like to keep anything private? Technology has increasingly made it so that it seems normal for everyone to share almost every aspect of their lives. Whether it’s the food you just ate, your #OOTD (Outfit of the Day), or a picture of your name misspelled by the barista on your Starbucks drink, sharing your life and waiting for those likes, favorites and comments are simply a part of the daily routine in our current society. Because of this, what is private and what is personal has become hard to define.

To the Colorado Student Protestors: Keep It Up

To the Colorado Student Protestors: Keep It Up

For the past few weeks, hundreds of high school students in Denver suburbs have been protesting a proposal for an anti-protest curriculum.

The Struggle To Be Fit Continues at FCLC

The Struggle To Be Fit Continues at FCLC

Ah, Fordham University. A well-known school with an expensive price tag.

Staff Editorial: An Open Letter to Cuomo and Astorino

So Governor Cuomo, Mr. Astorino, come to Fordham to debate. Come home.

A Prussian Approach to the Russian-European Conflict

A Prussian Approach to the Russian-European Conflict

The bald men in Brussels and Moscow are welcome to fight over their proverbial comb, as they are apt to do. I ask that for once they leave us out of it.

No Deportation Without Immigration Reform

No Deportation Without Immigration Reform

I’ll always be an advocate of legal immigration, but in the midst of our country’s current immigration crisis, the legal channels we have in place simply aren’t going to cut it.