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Irate editor emeritus:Facebook is for alumni, too!

To the Editor: Although I thoroughly enjoyed Kate Cota's gripping story about the social networking Web site phenomenon that is The Facebook ["Nearly one year later, FU weighs Facebook pros and cons," The Mirror, Sept. 22], there was one particular passage which made me feel quite faint! While addressing the legitimate privacy questions that the Facebook poses, Cota's first member on her list of possible identity-thieving individuals are Fairfield alumni! The very first! Cota writes that, "[m]any college alumni can obtain e-mail addresses from their alma maters," and that, as alumni, our "breaking into the site is feasible.
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War Is Over (If You Want It)

Call us sappy, but with the holidays coming up, it's almost impossible not to get all sentimental about spending time with loved ones and family members. The holidays are meant to be spent at home. But for 130,000 Americans soldiers in Iraq, the holidays will be spent alone in a tent in the middle of the desert.
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Eating Out While Dining In: Diner

The Best: Athena DinerWhat can you say about the Athena Diner? Breakfast, lunch, or dinner, the Athena is the best place around. Whether you have a hazy craving for a feta cheese omelet and a Manhattan, or a grilled cheese sandwich and Heineken, the Athena is the answer.
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Fair-trade coffee a hit at Fairfield U.

It's finals time, and the official coffee guzzling season has begun. Lines at Jazzman's swell as students attempt to remedy late nights of studying with heavy doses of caffeine. Getting fresh coffee before class is taken for granted on campus, but not many students stop to think about where their coffee came from.
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Two years later, students remember 9/11 attacks

Two years ago today, the United States was shocked by the worst acts of terrorism in American history. On Sept. 11, 2001 when two airline jets flew into the World Trade Center, over 3,000 civilians, health care providers, firemen, and policemen lost their lives.
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Fairfield pulls rank in reports

A published report by the 2004 edition of U.S. News ' World Report has placed Fairfield University number three amongst the best universities in the North with master's degree programs. Fairfield has been honored for its freshmen class ranking in the top 25 percent of its high school class.
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NCAA INVESTIGATION: Witness tampering alleged

The investigation into the Fairfield University men's basketball program by one of the premiere NCAA law firms in the nation continued as students filed in for classes last week. But that investigation, which commenced August 6, took a new turn this Sunday when a report in the Connecticut Post alleged witness tampering on behalf of former University of Nevada-Las Vegas coach Bill Bayno.
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EDITORIAL: Donors first, students last?

Who is APK? Last week many students were muttering that to their friends as they made their way up the stairs of the Barone Campus Center. Several Mirror staffers witnessed this, and we could not believe our ears. Honestly, how could someone not know the initials of Aloysius P.