Always Have Something To Look Forward To

The 2019 fall semester is rapidly coming to a close, and if you’re anything like myself, you’re freaking out right about now. If you’re really similar to me, then you’re also a senior who’s facing...

It’s Okay to be a Wuss

If you’re an avid reader of The Mirror (and I hope you are, whoever it is reading this), you’ll have seen the answers I give every week in the 4x5 on page 14 in the Sports section. While you should...

You’re My, My, My, My Lover

I have to say it and say it proudly: I love Taylor Swift. I know, I know. She can occasionally be problematic. Maybe she really did have that feud with Kanye for publicity, maybe she really is a snake, but I...

Watch Out, James Patterson

I will destroy James Patterson.  Let me clarify: I will destroy his empire. According to Wikipedia, Patterson has written 147 novels since 1976. My friend jokingly told me I need a lot of ghost writers to...

Our Chosen Family Deserves Respect

Today on Oct. 8, the Supreme Court of the United States has begun hearing details of three different cases detailing claims of workplace discrimination against various members of the LGBTQ+ community. As...

The Girl with the Red Headphones

I think I’ve always felt a little lost.  Throughout my life I have had a turbulent sense of identity. There have been times where I have felt I knew exactly who I was and where I was going, and times...

Netflix, Stop Producing Trash

Within the last year, Netflix has been releasing original young adult films intended to inspire, and I guess, motivate the youth of today. Specifically, films like “Sierra Burgess is a Loser,” “Swiped”...

Go Forth with Kindness

One of the many Jesuit mottos that Fairfield University values is St. Ignatius Loyola’s urgence that we “go forth and set the world on fire.” Though the idea of setting the world aflame sounds rather...