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EDITORIAL: Where do our priorities lie?

If the allegations by former basketball players prove to be true, it will be an irrefutable sign that our university has gone too far. But there have been indications that the university's priorities were shifting, and we have chosen to ignore them. We, as students, have long been aware of the idea that athletes receive acceptable special treatment, academic or otherwise.
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EDITORIAL: Parting Padres

Fairfield University will not only say goodbye to the Class of 2003, but also two of its most beloved Jesuits. Rev. Thomas J. Regan, S.J. and Rev. Gregory Grovenburg, S.J. will leave the Fairfield community this summer, and their presence on this campus will be sorely missed.
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EDITORIAL: A commendable choice for commencement

For a commencement speaker, Fairfield has gone from a virtual unknown alumnus in Doug Perlitz to a very prominent name in the political arena, Strobe Talbott. Talbott is a seasoned veteran of both politics and the language of politics, spending 21 years working for Time magazine along with publishing in newspapers such as The Economist, The Financial Times, and The New York Times.
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EDITORIAL: In our own defense

The FUSA Senate has drafted a letter to Father Kelley that accuses this newspaper of shoddy standards, "threatening" reporting techniques, and the printing of "false information." We at The Mirror, however, beg to differ. What has happened is frightening.
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EDITORIAL: Howie Who? FUSA fumbles spring concert

Dear President Elect Kevin Neubauer, We at The Mirror have come to a conclusion: if you get two great concerts, one in the fall and one in the spring, you will be the best FUSA President to ever reign at Fairfield University. This weekend, we are all hoping that Howie Day puts on a great show.
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EDITORIAL: Donors first, students last?

Who is APK? Last week many students were muttering that to their friends as they made their way up the stairs of the Barone Campus Center. Several Mirror staffers witnessed this, and we could not believe our ears. Honestly, how could someone not know the initials of Aloysius P.
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EDITORIAL: Do your duty – read a newspaper

This week, war clouds gathered over Iraq, yet it became peaceful and balmy here in sleepy southwestern Connecticut. Although combat occurs thousands of miles across the world, the effects of war will be felt close to home. News and politics now more than ever need to be part of the daily diet for Fairfield students.
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EDITORIAL: And the election winner is… Howie Day?

On Tuesday night, The Ham Channel aired an exemplary special episode of "Into It! Live" on the election debacle, during which FUSA advisor Steve Winkel said that the mix-up was due only to "human error," but that "nobody's opinion of FUSA should change" because "FUSA is still a great organization.
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EDITORIAL: Cheers and Boos

Cheers to the University for cancelling classes this Tuesday in response to the worst snowstorm of this young century. Snow removal crews worked in the early morning and well into the night, even when the school was closed Monday, in order to stay ahead of the storm.
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Editorial: One year later, are we any safer?

A year after helicopters swirled in the air over the quad and CNN interrupted its national coverage to show the world a hostage situation on our campus, not much has changed in the way of security. Academic buildings are wide open nearly all of the time. Gates may close but pedestrians easily can enter by simply walking around the gates.