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LETTER: Painful, but reasonable cuts

To the Editor: Since graduating, I have attempted to become a well-informed alumnus. The motivation behind my interest in the school stems partially from the fact that as a graduate, the University's standing in the academic world directly affects me. The other motivator is my guilt over having been such an apathetic student.
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Athletes juggle classes and practices

Beep, Beep, Beep. The bedside clock turns to 5:15am. In her head, she maps out the day's schedule. Practice, religion, calculus, Barone, lifting and conditioning, write an English paper and study for a psychology exam. That's the typical day of a Fairfield softball player, and very similar to any other student athlete at Fairfield.
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Kazaa users in trouble?

As music CD prices skyrocket and Internet connections grow increasingly faster, file-sharing websites have quickly become the way to download music from popular and less-known artists alike. However, all the conveniences of free music may soon end. Last Tuesday, U.
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Undefeated: First place Stags host No. 2 Manhattan tonight

Riding a six-game winning streak, a perfect 7-0 MAAC record and the program's best start in 17 years, the men's basketball team faces off with second-ranked Manhattan tonight at the Arena at Harbor Yard. Manhattan, the preseason conference No. 1, has one conference loss this year, a 74-72 defeat to St.
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Bernard resigns as football coach

After serving on the Stags football coaching staff since its inaugural season in 1996, Joe Bernard resigned last Thursday as Fairfield's head coach. Bernard leaves the Stags to become the offensive coordinator at MAAC-rival Duquesne next season. Director of Athletics Eugene Doris was somewhat surprised at Bernard's decision to leave the university.
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A WORD OF ADVICE… on meeting new people

How do you go about finding a guy that's not the norm on campus? You know the type - the guys who are conceited and think they're all that, when they're not. --Looking for something different My high school sweetheart and I broke up over the break. I am now just getting into the college dating scene.
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Nolan captures 400th career victory

The 2002-2003 women's basketball season has been a year for teams and coaches to make milestones. The Connecticut Huskies and coach Geno Auriemma recently set a new consecutive winning streak record of 55. Tennessee's head coach, Pat Summitt, picked up her 800th win recently as well.
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Breakfast bonanza boosts energy for all-nighter

Don't adjust your monitors. That's Rev. Aloysius P. Kelley, president of Fairfield University, and he actually is holding a tray with discarded food items. This is one of the fun sights students saw when they participated in the Midnight Breakfast, offered Wednesday night at the Barone Campus Center cafeteria.
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Women’s Basketball: Foreign force

Millie Miljkovic, the 6' 3'' power forward from Yugoslavia, finally has a chance to see some Stag action. She was sidelined last season due to NCAA regulations, after transferring from Jacksonville University. So far she has made an appearance in all six of this year's games averaging 21 minute per game, and is contending for a regular starting position in the lineup.
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SWIMMING: Stryking back

After struggling through the first part of the season, the men's swimteam still fares well for future performance. Captain Chip Stryker had some positive comments to offer about the team, and head coach, Bill Farley affirmed a confident outlook. Chip Stryker: Q: Have you been disappointed with the outcome of the season thus far (2-4 overall record, 1-4 MAAC)? A: No, not really.