Stories in our DNA

Dr. Spencer Wells, prominent geneticist, says DNA can trace humankind's origins More »


Is a prescription drug behind the violence?

Ivan Lopez, a 34-year-old Iraq war veteran, went on a shooting spree on April 2 at Fort Hood in Texas. He had a psychological history of depression and anxiety, and was recently More »

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Fairfield travels ‘Around the World’

Administration monitors Fairfield tradition More »

Crime Beat: 4/16/2014

Tuesday, April 8   10:47 p.m. A male student was arrested at the Townhouses 8 block by Fairfield Police for disorderly conduct after he became belligerent and unruly with officers. The student reportedly flipped a chair over, maintained a combative posture towards officers, refused to surrender, attempted to flee the scene, and was arrested, charged

Softball sweeps doubleheader with Monmouth

Fairfield softball (9-2 in conference play) swept yet another Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference team on Sunday, April 14, against Monmouth University (2-4 in conference play). The Stags defeated the Hawks in their doubleheader games winning 10-2 and 9-8 respectively.     After defeating Rider University with a pair of 8-0 wins on Saturday, the team was

Women’s lacross wins fifth straight contest

Fairfield women’s lacrosse beat the Siena Saints on Saturday at a score of 15-8 to secure their fifth straight win. Sophomore Julieanne Mascera and Alex Fehmel ’17 both recorded hat tricks as the Stags improve to 4-0 in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference and 9-3 overall. This win in which nine Stags scored goals also

NHL playoff review: first round

The NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs are beginning, and it promises to be an interesting time for all of the teams involved.        On Friday, April 18, the Boston Bruins will take on the Detroit Red Wings in an exciting series. The Red Wings just recently got back superstar center Pavel Datsyuk. They lost key players like

Powerhouses and surprise teams headline NBA playoffs

With just a few games left to play in the NBA regular season, the playoff teams have been determined. With that said, there were some unexpected teams that thrived this season, while others faded to black. The most disappointing 2013-14 season was arguably held by the New York Knicks. This team, spearheaded by All-Star Carmelo

Point/Counterpoint: Class Registration

Registration is awesome, and it only gets better as you get older. Instead of taking 8 a.m. classes every day, you’re finally able to take class only two days a week starting at 11 a.m. This year, I accidentally slept through my registration time and still got into all the classes I wanted within two