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Never Again?

Never Again?

It seems the global community is turning its back on Israel and the global Jewish population and opening its arms to terrorist Islamic governments.

US on Boko Haram: Heads In The Sand

US on Boko Haram: Heads In The Sand

Aside from the Ebola crisis in West Africa, our media has been relatively unconcerned with Africa.

“American Sniper” Leaves out the Iraq War

“American Sniper” Leaves out the Iraq War

The film is more pro-Chris Kyle than it is pro-war or even pro-U.S.A.

Can “Unwanted Sex” Be Ambiguous?

Can “Unwanted Sex” Be Ambiguous?

Women should employ the term “no” more often if they do not wish to have sex, disregarding what their partner may think of them.

Islamophobia Following Paris Attacks: Defending Only Favorable Speech Is Not a Defense of Free Speech

Islamophobia Following Paris Attacks: Defending Only Favorable Speech Is Not a Defense of Free Speech

The free speech celebration in the West has not really been about defending free speech but rather about suppressing disliked speech and revering favored speech.

Free Community Colleges: The Push For-Profits Need

Free Community Colleges: The Push For-Profits Need

On Jan. 19, President Barack Obama announced America’s College Promise plan: a proposal to make the first two years of community colleges across the United States free for eligible students and institutions.

President Obama: Cuba Is Not Your Example

President Obama: Cuba Is Not Your Example

I’m a Cuban myself—my mother and her parents, four sisters, two cousins, four nieces, two nephews, are all first-generation Cuban. Family gatherings are loud, and I know my way around a train of dominoes. And what I’ve noticed about those who share my heritage is that I’ve never met a Cuban that did not claim to love this country better than any other, regardless of political affiliation.

Snow Day Survival 101: What To Do When You’re Snowed In

Nothing feels better than getting an email from Fordham saying that classes are cancelled. Not everyone may like snow, but it’s safe to say that no one is going to object to having a snow day, especially when our winter break was so short.

U.S. Military Presence in Europe Needs to be Reassessed

U.S. Military Presence in Europe Needs to be Reassessed

Europe can field its own troops and collectively defend itself without us being both spear and spearhead.

Counter Point: Retirement is a Personal Choice

Counter Point: Retirement is a Personal Choice

Professors are key to inspiring students and urging them to always learn more about their respective subjects.