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Vanity gone too far

To this day, people are well adept at announcing news while using only 140 characters. When Twitter first debuted in 2006, some might have wondered how one could possibly express oneself with such a limited...
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Remember your voice

“The food in Barone sucks!” “The shuttle times are so inconvenient they might as well not have one.” “I hate the fact that I got written up for a noise violation before quiet hours.” These...
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11 months too short

October is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender History Month. One month out of the year is dedicated to the celebration and teaching of gay and lesbian history. One month to focus on a community...
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Hopeful but wary

We have to admit: FUSA definitely stepped it up this year with the fall concert. After promising to play the “logistics game” right, FUSA finally managed to book an artist that sold almost 1900 tickets....
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Forget the iPhone.

According to Apple on Monday, pre-orders for iPhone 5 surpassed 2 million in the first 24 hours of availability. At first glance there might not be any reason to complain. Twelve-year-olds are probably...
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Procrasti-Nation

So it seems the greater majority of our faculty is here to stay! For this year, anyway. As students here at Fairfield, we are all familiar with the concept of procrastination. Paper due tomorrow? Start...
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Promises to be Kept

Actions speak louder than words. This platitude applies to almost any situation in life, but especially those in which a commitment is made. Why? Because believing a promise based on words alone usually...
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Looking to the Future

This past week, one of our editors noticed three older men, assumedly faculty members, having a lively conversation in Jazzman's Cafe over the latest issue of The Mirror. According to this editor, they were...
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In a perfect world…

For all the complaining we do about the University, this past Saturday served as an illustration of two very positive ideals not common to Fairfield: compromise and potential. Around the World, though only...
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Dissecting George Zimmerman

The Mirror finds it dangerous to place power into the hands of people who are not necessarily qualified to wield such authority. The world has been closely following the case of a February shooting of...