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Von Arx speaks about dwindling role of Jesuits

A continually decreasing number of Jesuit priests could affect the experience that students receive at Fairfield, University President Fr. Jeffrey von Arx said Thursday. "The number of Jesuits continues to decline," he told a student news conference. "[The Board of Trustees] might have to deal with the fact that I may well be the last Jesuit president of the University," he said.
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Mirror Sports 3 x 5

Tom Cleary, Mary Therese Church and Andrew Chapin talk FUSA, Mirror editors and a little about Fairfield sports in this week's 3x5.
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Grieving a sudden void: Somber words from a distant classmate

No one could have seen it coming. I was at the Ignatian Residential College retreat in the Catskill Mountains when I found out that Kristen Duhamel '10 had passed away. Fr. Jim Mayzik took it upon himself to tell everyone, and as he normally does whenever he becomes serious, the priest remained solemn while informing us of her death.
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Leaving a Mark: Mezzocchi Wraps Up ‘Stoplight’

Who can even remember the last time that they had to quote banter between God and an angel or characterizations of them for that matter? It doesn't matter, for in this case it seems appropriate. This was the perfect description for Jared Mezzocchi's '07 "One Stoplight in Hollis," which played six sold-out shows at the Quick Center's Wien Experimental Theatre this past week.
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Green Light for ‘One Stoplight’

Be sure to stop by the Quick Center this week and catch "The One Stoplight in Hollis," a stimulating show that is the end result of two year's worth of work by director and graduating senior Jared Mezzocchi '07.
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Steve Byrne Packs BCC with Laughter

On Tuesday, April 10, comedian Steve Byrne dropped by Fairfield to put on a show for a surprisingly full lower level in the Barone Campus Center. Since his material revolved around the topic of sex, Byrne interacted with audience members and asked about their sex lives.
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Alumnus Named Connecticut Public Safety Commissioner

Originally, all John A. Danaher III '72 wanted to do was become an English teacher after graduating from Fairfield, so he spent time teaching in a small, private school in West Hartford. However, Danaher's plans changed. After doing well on the LSATs, he became a defense attorney and later held a job in the U.
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Diversity Grant Recipients Present Projects

In a presentation Tuesday night at the Alumni House, project leaders who were given diversity grants by the Earl W. and Hildagunda Brinkmman Foundation showcased the culmination of their yearlong work for members of the University community.
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Theater Fairfield Improv, Bitches

There are only about five places where you can hear a daughter scream, "Why are you guys so traditional!?" to her lesbian parents, and apparently a Theatre Fairfield Improv show is one of them. Yes, comic gems such as those were present last weekend as Theatre Fairfield's two improvisation ensembles, Baker's Dozen and On the Spot, put on a series of performances at the PepsiCo Theatre.