News and Politics

Counting Coup

by Jon A. Griep, http://neovox.cortland.edu, March 9, 2011

In my family men served their country as soldiers. The only exception was if you failed the physical. My dad failed because he had polio in his legs and it ate at his heart. He never forgave himself and it

The War Against the Roma

by Emma Cornfield, http://neovox.cortland.edu, February 28, 2011

In the spring and summer of 2010, throughout France magazine after magazine, newspaper after newspaper was dominated by stories of Sarkozy and the Roma people. One magazine, Le Nouvel Observateur caught my eye. A black and white photo of

Notes on the Rally to Restore Sanity

by David Mindich, http://neovox.cortland.edu, November 5, 2010

As many of you have probably heard, Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert joined forces to host a rally at the National Mall over the weekend. With a Facebook attendance conformation of over two hundred thousand people, I couldn't help but

BP Oil Spill

by Haily Mae Dunn, , October 1, 2010

BP Oil Spill On April 20th, 2010, the largest accidental spill occurred in the petroleum industry. In the Gulf of Mexico, some 4.9 million barrels of oil leaked into the water before the well was capped on July 15th. This

A Mosque Grows in Manhattan

by Eric Feuer, SUNY Cortland, October 1, 2010

With all the attention being paid to that little oil spill in the Mexican Gulf, by the time the mosque proposal near Ground Zero came to people's attention it had been blown out of proportion. If you haven't heard,

People Are Praying It Will Never Happen Again

by Wonmi Chang, , March 8, 2010

It happened on January 12th 2010. People are praying it will never happen again The worst earthquake in about 200 years Everyone in Haiti was shaken with fear Devastating images were all over the news Engrained in our minds

Poverty Simulation Response

by Haily Mae Dunn, , March 8, 2010

I attended the Poverty Simulation in Corey Union on Wednesday, February 10th. It was such an invigorating experience. We were put into "families" for the two hour time period. Some were made up of four people, some two and

Give an Hour Gives Hope

by Katie De Launay, http://neovox.cortland.edu, November 20, 2009

Give an Hour Gives Hope: Veterans Receive Free Mental Health Care While driving to work with the radio on one day over the summer, I heard an ad for Give an Hour, a nonprofit organization seeking volunteers. The general idea

Getting High ... Legally

by Eric Feuer, SUNY Cortland, October 30, 2009

A recent article in The Guardian, a prominent British news source focuses on how a staggering number of people are getting high "legally". One of the interesting facts is that for the first time, legal drugs are beginning to

Our Future

by Brooke Miller, Cornell University, October 7, 2009

Our Future Eighty-six percent of U.S. public schools have experienced incidents of crime between 2005 and 2006. In 2005, approximately six percent of public school students between the ages of 12-18 claimed that they were afraid of attack or harm

Jonestown

by Kara Graves, SUNY Cortland, December 4, 2008

November 18, 2008, marks the 30 year anniversary of the Jonestown Massacre. Jonestown was the name created for the “Peoples Temple Agricultural Project,” a California based cult created in Guyana and led by Jim Jones. In November of 1978,

Are Women's Sports at a Standstill?

by Kristen Zerbato, Northeastern University, December 4, 2008

Despite the titanic leap women’s athletics has taken over the past three decades, men’s sports still receive more coverage on television news and sports highlights shows. University of Southern California professor, Michael Messner, and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee professor, Margaret

What it Means to be Female in 2008

by Alexandra Fish, , December 3, 2008

While researching an article for NeoVox, I stumbled upon a wealth of information about our current economic recession. Obviously, this is something that is going to be in the news for quite some time. I wanted to see how

SecretVox

by Brian Roach, SUNY Cortland, November 21, 2008