by Heather Manning If you spotted someone on campus lately whom you have never seen before, you're probably right. Every fall the influx of new freshman students is expected, yet every spring semester there is another class of new transfer students as well.
by Heather Manning The hard seats of a courtroom are the last place carefree students expect to end up after a weekend spent enjoying themselves off campus. Yet for some unlucky students, this scenario has been a reality, and not always a pleasant one.
by Heather Manning At 12:13 p.m., the thought on many students' minds is not the closing remarks of their philosophy lecture, but rather the growling of their stomachs at the thought of a juicy Sky Ranch burger. However, filling up their stomachs may mean something is going to go empty- their wallets.
by Heather Manning The back-to-school season just wouldn't be the same without yet another construction project underway. The humble beginnings of the Rev. Aloysius P. Kelley, S.J. Administrative Center are now visible, but the 20,000 square foot project will not break ground until spring.
Hours after returning from my freshman year of college, I had the first of many run-ins with a Hometowner. A Hometowner is a person with the dangerous ability to look at you, and instantly reduce you to feeling twelve years old again. They can come in the guise of an old teacher, a best friend from the sandbox or even that kid who had more slap bracelets than you did in second grade.
We all know that the best movies are big-budget blockbuster studio extravaganzas. They really can't miss, and if you don't believe me, just look at films like "The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen", "Collateral Damage" and "Wild Wild West". See? Can't miss.
The Best: La SalsaOnce again, La Salsa has been deemed the best Mexican food in Fairfield. It's not hard to see why - their portions are generous, the menu offerings varied, and the food delicious. It's hard to believe that they're actually a chain of restaurants throughout the country, considering their food is so good, but they are.
A group of Fairfield students met Tuesday night to organize a protest against one of the most highly debated court decisions of this century. Students are planning to take a midnight trek to Washington D.C. to protest the 1973 Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision to legalize abortion.
Bellarmine Hall, the mansion atop a green rolling hill, has come to symbolize commencement at Fairfield. But scaffolding now covers the face of the building, leaving seniors worried that construction will interfere with tradition. Ric Taylor, Fairfield's assistant vice president for campus planning operations, said the traditional back porch setting at the mansion would again be used for this year's commencement.
It's the day of your big test, you've studied hard, and you can't help but notice that the student athlete that sits next to you isn't present for the test. They have a game. Does the student athlete have privileges that regular students don't? Although athletes are amongst a select group of students that pre-register for their core and elective classes earlier than most of the student body, this seems to be the end of their privileges.