Anxious students. Eager landlords. Strict regulations. Off-campus releases. All of the above remind juniors it is time to sign beach leases. No questions asked, most seniors want to live at Fairfield beach their senior year. Students cherish this privilege and look forward to having a beach house as early as the day of their campus tour.
Earlier this month, one Marist College student noticed her roommate suffering from strep throat, fever and aches in her joints. Shortly thereafter her roommate was dead. Caitlin Boyle, 19, a junior at Marist College, died Nov. 17 of bacterial meningitis.
Fairfield has joined the hundreds of universities around the country in their opposition to the federal government's extension of the 11-year-old law, which will now require universities to alter their computer networking services to make it easier for the FBI to monitor potential criminals and terrorists through live wiretaps.
by Lauren Pepiciello The headline was stark. The article, which accompanied the headline, was just as bold. And the reaction to it on Fairfield's campus was swift. "Many Women at Elite Colleges Set Career Path to Motherhood," by Louise Story, an article which appeared in The New York Times in September, evoked a whirlwind of interest in Fairfield faculty and students.
Seniors passed the 200 nights mark last weekend, but there is no word of a school-supported replacement for the 200 Nights celebration. As a result, a Fairfield senior has decided to take matters into her own hands and plan a new tradition - 100 Nights. "I want to plan something for our class before graduation where we can celebrate being seniors," said Ashlee Fox '06.
by Lauren Pepiciello New Canaan, just 20 minutes south of Fairfield and located between Norwalk and Darien, is one of Connecticut's best hidden treasures. It is mostly a residential area, except for the quaint "town center" which is home to some amazing restaurants, stores and boutiques.
by Lauren Pepiciello Growing tired of spending night after night at the Grape? Are you and your friends craving a change of scenery? Many Fairfield students overlook the fact that Fairfield County has great nightlife in places other than the town of Fairfield.
by Lauren Pepiciello During the beginning of their Vertigo Tour, U2 showed New York City that they can still "scale these city walls" as one of the greatest rock 'n' roll bands of all time. As I walked into Madison Square Garden on Oct. 7 to the most long-awaited concert of my life, I had no idea whether or not it would live up to my expectations.
by Tara Touloumis The last thing in the world I expected to be called by John Mayer was a "bitch." But there he was on stage, hair curling wildly past his ears, white T-shirt looking disheveled, telling the audience to "move, bitches, move," as he mercilessly strummed the guitar draping around his hips.
by Ashley Phan Scandal. Sex. Swastikas. Not the typical words students have used to describe a Theatre Fairfield show. However, all of the above themes are showcased in the first production of the year: the well-known musical "Cabaret." "Cabaret is about seduction, scandal and sex," said Jodie Pfau '07, Theatre Fairfield's Public Relations coordinator and also a member of the cast.