Archive for category: Staff Editorial

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.

Staff Editorial: Give me access or give me death – or at least my tuition back

Effective Nov. 24, the Maloney Library in the Law School became one of the most exclusive places on campus: Fordham undergraduate students are no longer allowed to use the space during final exam periods. The kicker? While we are forced to succumb to the windowless abyss that is Quinn Library, law students have access to both libraries.

Staff Editorial: Error – Please Contact Your Registrar

Registration: Fordham’s very own Hunger Games, where the strong come out on top with the classes they want, and the weak are left scrambling for whatever is left over. Registration has never been an easy time. It’s not easy for us to wake up to register for classes when the sun is just peeping out, and it’s not easy for Fordham’s system to accommodate thousands of students who try to outdo one another to see who can log into the fastest.

Staff Editorial: An Open Letter to Cuomo and Astorino

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

We Are Witnessing the Start of a New Chapter

For the incoming class of freshman, you’re about to embark on a four-year journey (for some of you, even longer) where you will find yourself (or at least try to). For the returning class of seniors, you’re about to finish that very same journey and find your place in the world, post-Fordham.

A Jesuit Education Could Have Prevented a Government Shutdown

How a Jesuit education could have prevented a government shutdown.

Greatness Happens (If You Work At It)

Think of all the things you could be doing right now. Think of all the things you could have done in the past. Here comes the really daunting one: think of all the things you could do in the future.

As a New Year Starts, What Will You Choose?

Choosing a college is without a doubt, one of the most life changing decisions you will make in your life. It’s right up there with choosing a spouse or your favorite member of One Direction.

Bittersweet Goodbye to Senior Class

With the countdown to graduation approaching single digits, the reality of the world is becoming very, well, real for many of our departing seniors.

Solidarity Travels As Disaster Strikes

April 15 was to be a joyful day that would continue Boston’s long-held tradition of its storied marathon, a tradition that has seen more than 100 years of celebration and triumph. But in the days following, all that has been left behind are grim photos of blood-stained streets and weeping marathon runners flooding our media outlets around the country.