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Doing your part

Around this time of year, we like to celebrate how fortunate we are by gathering with friends and family to feast. And as with any celebration of abundance, it is essential to remember those less fortunate...
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Keeping moving

Barack Obama was reelected last night and everyone has something to say about it. Whether you agree or disagree with the outcome of this election, it is time to put aside political sides and focus on...
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Cyber hype and real gripe

The storm we have just endured was unprecedented. We remember it now, and we’ll tell the story to our grandchildren in this same way: It was 5:30 p.m., and everyone’s Facebook statuses went negative. The...
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Things left unsaid

After all the mudslinging and active campaigning from both Democratic and Republican sides, it's time for college students to look towards the future. Who will you vote for in the coming Nov. 6...
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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...