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The U.S. did not contribute money to fight climate change at COP27 in Egypt. (Courtesy of Twitter)

American Commitment is Needed to Fight Climate Change

Samantha Minear, Assistant News Editor November 30, 2022
It remains to be seen if Biden’s words will spur concrete action. The financial contributions he has committed will undoubtedly help those in need, but more needs to be done to fill the gaps where the U.S. has floundered in the past.
Musk’s verification plan was ill-conceived and led to financial consequences. (Courtesy of Pia Fischetti/The Fordham Ram)

Musk In Over His Head, Evidenced by Prank Accounts

Zachary Badalamenti, Contributing Writer November 30, 2022
With his recent acquisition of Twitter, the world has experienced Elon Musk's shortcomings, it exposes his flaws and humanity in the professional world. Has Musk bitten off more than he could chew?
Kroger and Albertsons, two grocery store rivals, are poised to merge together. (Courtesy of Twitter)

Kroger-Albertsons Merger Is a $4 Billion Moral Sin

Sarah Kenny, Contributing Writer November 16, 2022
This merger shows that the leaders of the Kroger and Albertsons corporations have lost sight of the people they serve: their customers and employees.
Western countries, especially the United States, are seeing a rise in the number of billionaires from year to year. (Courtesy of Twitter/Pia Fischetti)

Billionaires Are Society’s Big Bad

Sebastian Diaz, Editorial Director November 16, 2022
To put it simply, there is no ethical way for someone to become a billionaire. In fact, this goes beyond just billionaires, but to any figure with notable amounts of wealth as that wealth is generated through capitalist production.
Students shouldn’t have to change their schedules to perform their civic duty. (Courtesy of Twitter)

Election Day Should Be a Holiday at Fordham

Michael Sluck, Production Editor November 16, 2022
The Fordham administration should make Election Day an official school holiday with no classes, allowing students time to travel home to vote.
Career Center Should Cater More to Liberal Arts Majors

Career Center Should Cater More to Liberal Arts Majors

November 16, 2022

In expanding the McGinley Student Center into the McShane Campus Center, one of the departments that received a boost in infrastructure and amenities was Fordham’s career services department, which was...

An Eastern-European woman should be the next Secretary General of NATO. (Courtesy of Twitter)

Next NATO Leader Should Be a Show of Support to Ukraine

Claire Bickel, Contributing Writer November 16, 2022

The current Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is Jens Stoltenberg, the former Prime Minister of Norway. He has served in this position since October 2014 and is expected...

Nancy Pelosi’s husband was attacked by an assailant linked to conspiracies. (Courtesy of Twitter)

Conspiracies Aren’t the Problem; It’s Our People

Emma Foley, Contributing Writer November 16, 2022
I will continue to defend conspiracy theories, because there is something fun and exciting about them. Instead, I think the problem lies in a question of why the United States has a population that is so chronically online, and so chronically angry.
There is a growing ethical concern for the privacy of budding child influencers. (Courtesy of Instagram)

New Labor Laws Are Needed to Protect Child Influencers

Olivia Teare, Staff Writer November 16, 2022
As child labor laws do little to protect the rights of child influencers, there is certainly a gray area regarding social media stardom.
K-12 schools and colleges are being accused of “liberal brainwashing.” (Courtesy of Unsplash)

Liberal Brainwashing and the Need for Left-leaning Teachings

Sofika Levystky, Contributing Writer November 16, 2022
College campuses are not centers of “liberal brainwashing,” but of innovative thought. In fact, to improve our community, we should embrace even more leftist and liberal ideas, such as critical race theory, in educational environments.
#MeToo changed the way we look at age gap relationships — but not enough. (Courtesy of Twitter)

Jesse Rutherford Should Know Better ­— But We Should Too

Sophia Forlenza, Staff Writer November 16, 2022
The public’s response to Eilish’s relationship reflects a broader cultural tendency toward wrong-minded and poisonous victim-blaming that we still haven’t eradicated. Blame Rutherford. He’s the one who should know better.
Indoor surveillance cameras and outdoor Ring doorbell cameras are increasing in popularity across America. (Courtesy of Twitter)

Surveillance Cameras Prompt Privacy Concerns

Saisha Islam, Contributing Writer November 16, 2022
While I think that surveillance cameras like Ring doorbell cameras have positive effects in deterring some minor crimes and aiding police investigations, people should also be made more aware of the direction surveillance camera technology may be headed in and the consequences that can arise from it.
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