Gone are the days when professors would sit in their office for hours, waiting for students to show up at their doors. With e-mail as an easy alternative, fewer students are taking advantage of the professors' required office hours. Through e-mail, professors are essentially always available to their students, for it allows student-teacher communication in the evenings and on weekends.
When I first got this position, Rec Plex Rich, a man that has been at Fairfield for the better part of the decade, told me that I had to hook up with She Said at some point during the year. With that already accomplished, I focused on providing the most accurate male perspective I could as well as some intriguing observations about college life.
Full fledged college relationships are few and far between. The most common college relationship is the hook up. It all starts with one drunken night when casual flirting turns into not-so-casual touching. This process inevitably repeats itself on drinking nights.
I'm sure you've all made plenty of friends so far in college, but how many of them could you actually live with? Being friends with someone involves seeing them only when you want to. Living with someone is a whole different ball game. Sharing a room with someone can either be civil or it can be a disaster.
Although it may be better known as a shirt style, the sport of rugby continues to grow in popularity at Fairfield University. So far this season, the men's club rugby team has had a banner year. In fact, this fall the team performed well enough to advance to the postseason for the first time in 12 years.
Going to the bar is a staple of social interaction as a college student. It might seem like a beer-flowing free-for-all, but there are some unwritten guidelines that govern the bar culture. The first rule is to blackout as soon as possible so you have a built-in excuse for whatever you do the rest of the night.
The transition from high school to college can be a difficult one for many athletes. The games get faster, the opponents stronger and the classes harder. Tucker Nathans '11 had the difficult task of adjusting to a college-level sport not once, but twice.
There has been plenty to decipher after the first full week of the intramural spring season. The contenders are starting to separate from the pack, while the pretenders are struggling to find moral victories after crushing defeats. The race for the men's A softball crown is really heating up.