The works of world-renowned graffiti pioneer John (CRASH) Matos are now on display in the Thomas J. Walsh Gallery.
Witty feminist author and founder of the popular website Feministing.com will speak at Fairfield on Feb. 9.
The beloved and well-known fifth president of Fairfield University Fr. William C. McInnes, S.J. passed away on Tuesday, December 8.
The Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery was transformed into showcase of oil paintings, chalk drawings and photographs of cave paintings by artist Robert January.
As Nov. 4 drew closer, students of Fairfield for Peace Now supported their red or blue vote more decisively: they continued their sometimes vicious political debates, they donned their comical T-shirts poking fun at Palin, McCain, or Obama, and they dedicated their Facebook statuses to their candidate of choice.
The rule of thumb seems to be that traditions are meant to be broken, especially here at Fairfield (example: the decisive elimination of Clam Jam). Traditions tend to be among the few sacred and beautiful parts of college life - why do away with them? Especially in the spring, when thermometers rise just as class attendance plummets, traditions provide community-wide stress relief through exciting and often ridiculous activities for the student body.
If your friend down the hall doesn't have Facebook, you immediately assume there is something overwhelmingly wrong, and this person may need either a life or a formal invitation to join civilization. If, however, your lab partner has a MySpace, you regard said person as creepy, not mature enough for Facebook and un-cool.
With midterms under our belts and stress levels soaring to dangerously high levels, we headed home last week in search of clean bathrooms, stocked refrigerators and a lifetime supply of turkey. We smiled. We laughed. We gave thanks. All was fine and dandy … until we encountered annoying younger siblings, unbearable relatives and old high school acquaintances we'd rather have avoided during the rest of our time on Earth.