Hell hath no fury like a librarian scorned. That’s the truth Panos Mourdoukoutas, an LIU Post economics professor and department chair, found out last week as his Forbes article “Amazon Should Replace Local Libraries To Save Taxpayers Money,” drew...

School Assist

For those of us crumbling under the weight of crushing student debt, Governor Andrew Cuomo made an enticing proposal at LaGuardia Community College last week. Under Cuomo’s plan, full-time students accepted to any SUNY or CUNY two or four-year...
Of all the horrors to be reported in the news this past year, what is happening at the U.S.-Mexico border is the most astonishingly sad. Children are being jailed, forced to sleep on concrete floors and in cages and...
“Our votes don’t count anyway, so why should I bother?” You’ve surely heard this or a similar sentiment from someone in your life, or said it yourself. It could come from a place of privilege—believing your life won’t be affected...
With the recent influx of news covering the NBA’s will-they or won’t-they sign free agents, one thing is apparent when it comes to the New York Knicks: James Lawrence Dolan has been one of the worst owners in the...
“Until a baby comes out of a man’s body, an opinion on abortion shouldn’t come out of his mouth.” Unfortunately, there is not enough space in this paper to even scratch the surface of the absolute absurdities going on in...

It’s Not OK

Last week, I spent about 40 minutes of my morning reading the same thing everyone else was reading, a letter from a rape victim to her assaulter. The assault in question was from January 17, 2015, when Stanford University...