In the depths of the bottom floor of the library exists a secret treasure of Fairfield University history. Boxes upon boxes of memorabilia, books, article clippings and pictures from the start of the University in the 1940s to now are stored and reveal the school's past.
Remember the Admirals? Remember the Presidents? No, but most remember the Titans. In a Mirror Exclusive, Coach Herman Boone of the Titans sat down with The Mirror to talk about the journey with the renowned team, as Boone spoke to the Fairfield community on Wednesday night about his experience. The football team was born from the combination of three high schools in Alexandria, Va., that came together to attend Williams High School during integration in 1971.
The results are in: Spencer Thibodeau '10 and Jeffrey Seiser '10 will advance to the FUSA election on Feb. 26 after winning Wednesday night's presidential primary. Seiser, the current sophomore class president, beat Thibodeau in every grade except his own, in which Thibodeau won 215 votes to Seiser's 75.
Throughout a student's four years at Fairfield, he or she may sit through many lectures at the Quick Center. Although the topics may vary, it's always the same: The student will sit next to someone they know, listen to a speaker lecture for about forty-five minutes and then proceed to sit through a Q + A session.
Desperation. Laziness. Pressure. Finding a reason to plagiarize is easy, but the consequences can be harsh. Plagiarism is "the appropriation of information, ideas or the language of other persons or writers and the submission of them as one's own to satisfy the requirements of a course," according to the Fairfield University honor code.
Some Fairfield students spent their summer working on an already fading golden tan. A group of Fairfield students and faculty members, however, skipped the beach and volunteered to help rebuild a city in need. Ripping out walls, ceilings and floors was all in a day's work for the 45-member team who ventured down to New Orleans this past May to help restoration efforts.
With a total of $6,000 in damages, Jogues holds the title of dorm with the highest damages bill as of late April. The Jogues total is a little over a fourth of the total $24,000 damage bill, according to Gary Stephenson, the director of housing operations.
The red carpet rolled out and students arrived ready to cheer for their favorite contender at the Mr. Fairfield pageant. On Thursday, April 27 contestants kicked off the pageant in Gonzaga's auditorium with a choreographed dance number to "Dude (Looks Like a Lady)" that would have put *NSYNC to shame.