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Fordham Conversations

Fordham Conversations: Raise The Age

by Robin Shannon, Kris Venezia

Sixteen and seventeen year old New Yorkers can't vote, buy tobacco or even rent a car. But they are tried as adults in New York's Criminal Justice System. This makes the Empire State and North Carolina the only two states to do so. On today's show, we will talk to members of a colaition that is working to keep teens out of the adult justice system. We will also hear from Fordham Professor Keith Cruise, who studies the mental and physical toll of teens who are tried as adults.

Fordham Conversations: "On The Homefront" with Veteran's Family Members

by Robin Shannon, Blake Christy

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Behind every Veteran is their family and an urge to cherish their memory. This week on Fordham Conversations we are discussing the Veteran's Writing Workshop's new anthology "On The Homefront." The Vetean's Writing Workshop is a program started by David Surface that lets New York Veterans share their stories. The program is a successful writing workshop, but it also offers a little more.

Fordham Conversations: What's Love Got To Do With It? Exploring One of Life's Biggest Mysteries

by Chris Williams
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Love comes in many forms, but what exactly is it, and why is it so powerful? WFUV's Chris Williams takes a look at love from scientific, literary, and philosophical perspectives while seeking answers about the nature of love and its existence. Guests include Fordham Professors Dr. Jay Wade, Dr. Philip Sicker, and Dr. John Davenport.

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