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YMCA Memberships Are A Good Option for Lincoln Center Students

YMCA Memberships Are A Good Option for Lincoln Center Students

The YMCA offers a great option to those for whom the Ram Fitness Center proves inadequate. Those who seek more can opt for the Y for a very reasonable price—and there's also access to Rose Hill facilities.

CSA: Don’t Whine For Me

CSA: Don’t Whine For Me

The Commuter Student Association (CSA) recently published a manifesto of challenges that commuters experience in hopes that professors will more fully acknowledge and assuage such hardships.

Stop Belittling Affirmative Action Applicant

Stop Belittling Affirmative Action Applicant

People believe that affirmative action allows unqualified minority students into top universities, ignoring their accomplishments and subjecting them to constant judgment and offensive behavior.

Freedom of Speech: How Much is Too Much?

Freedom of Speech: How Much is Too Much?

It is important to remember that the truth of the matter is that freedom of speech is not the same thing as freedom of acceptance.

Eliminating The College Essay: Another Attempt at Dumbing Down America

Eliminating The College Essay: Another Attempt at Dumbing Down America

The removal of the college essay from schools today would change the standards of universities entirely, not to mention leave students unprepared for the work force.

At The Moment, College is Hardly Worth It

At The Moment, College is Hardly Worth It

The American dream is becoming more and more unattainable due to overwhelming price tags of a college education.

There Needs to be a Major Shift in Opinion About NYC Bikers

There Needs to be a Major Shift in Opinion About NYC Bikers

We need to stand up to the baseless, negative opinions on the subject and encourage New Yorkers to take a break from the subway and bike to work every now and then.

Grade Deflation Hurts Undeserving Students

Grade Deflation Hurts Undeserving Students

Professors should not be expected to downgrade a student’s work for the sake of keeping the class average at a C.

A Semester Abroad is Not a Semester Wasted

A Semester Abroad is Not a Semester Wasted

While we may go to school in a diverse city, taking the D train down to Little Italy or Chinatown isn’t the same as actually visiting Italy and China.

FCLC is Not a “Branch School”

FCLC is Not a “Branch School”

Nothing offends me more than when people presume I go to a branch of Fordham College at Rose Hill. I will never understand why some people truly believe I would travel 500 miles away from home to attend college at a knockoff Fordham.