Its 5:30 a.m. and alarms across campus are buzzing to signal the start of the day. Yes, that's A.M. as in very early in the morning, when it's still dark out, unbelievable early and in the wee hours of the day when most of the campus is still and quiet. Varsity athletes from several teams, wiping the sleep from their eyes, are getting dressed and trudging through the cold and snow to their early morning practices.
There must be some new unwritten rule stating that women cannot work out with men. Women-only gyms have become very popular. Even in the co-ed gyms, there are classes and cardio rooms just for women. Hands and eyes off, you guys. Even the RecPlex has jumped on the bandwagon.
As Tim Warren and Eric Donnelly took the stage at the Quick Center last Thursday evening, they were met with an uproarious applause. The Fairfield alum returned for a concert with their band The Alternate Routes for an evening of music, as well as an evening with familiar faces.
In 1960 Louis Armstrong and his band The All Stars went to the Belgian Congo, a country in the midst of a brutal civil war. Miraculously, when they began playing, fighting temporarily ceased. Both sides stopped, because everyone wanted to hear Armstrong play.
Beaten as a child, she dropped out of school and ran away from home at age 11. Now almost 20, Myra is serving 50 years to life in a California state prison - and has a young child whom she is permitted to see only once a year. One of 15 randomly chosen juvenile prisoners chosen to participate in a documentary titled "Juvies," Myra was a victim of domestic abuse.
The investigation of the alleged violations of NCAA regulations by the Fairfield University Men's Basketball Team, published by the Connecticut Post in August, does not look like it will come to a close anytime soon. The investigation has been very slow and no one seems to be talking about it.
Is money burning a hole in your pocket? Flowing through your hands like water? Are you in the red? Running low on funds? Well, maybe you need to find a J-O-B. Oh no! Not the J-word! Yes, I said it. Breathe, it will be alright. Now, I am a working woman, and am more than happy to impart my words of wisdom on the wary ways of the working world.
The purpose of art is not just to show life as it is but as it should be. Harry Belafonte has exemplified this statement through his numerous accomplishments in artistic and humanitarian pursuits including a concert singer, recording artist, Broadway and television star and producer, as well as a renowned human rights activist.
As one of the newest club sports at Fairfield, the men's crew team looks to it's novice squad as future leaders and as a possible foundation for a competitve program. This year's team is led by tri-captains, Jeff Dunn, '05, Brian Labelle, '05 and Frank Marx, 04'.