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Pumping hope into Afghanistan

In a time when every day there is more and more daily news about conflict in the Middle East, two Fairfield students send back a story of hope from Afghanistan. During Fall 2004 and Spring 2005, Aamina Awan '07 and Mikaela Conley '06 worked through Fairfield's Students for Social Justice club to create the Afghan Children's Fund.
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Chattin’ with Chapin: Home and away

Winter break went fast, but vacations always do. After a week back at Fairfield, my body is torn between sleep and class. An 8 a.m. doesn't have the same significance as it did last semester, especially when I conveniently forget to set my alarm. My increased need for sleep isn't even a question of going out, since my fake ID is in my room back on Long Island.
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Attack of the turkeys!

by Leslie Almeida With turkeys, squirrels, skunks and even deer, it seems whenever you take a walk around Fairfield's campus, you'll have the opportunity to come into direct contact with some of nature's creatures. It's all fun and games until someone gets chased by a turkey.
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PJs: the new class uniform

by Leslie Almeida Pajamas are a common sight on weekend mornings at the campus center. However, sweatpants are also synonymous with daily collegiate life. When it comes to appearance, students seem to care more about bar attire than what they look like in the classroom.
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Tackling tough topics through peer education

Sexual abuse. Stress. Alcohol abuse. Body issues. Drug Abuse. Students are finding strength in numbers as more than 100 of them band together to tackle intense issues like these and promote healthier choices on campus. The Peer Education Network has brought together groups like Women's Circle, Women's Wisdom, SADD, Men Organized To End Violence, and their own Peer Educators in a forum where members of all groups can work together toward a common goal.
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New laundry service brings comforts of home to campus

by Lesley Almeida Fairfield University invites students and staff to "drop their drawers" at the campus center, thanks to a new laundry and dry cleaning service offered through White Way Cleaners, an off-campus laundry company. The service is new to Fairfield University, but it is not a new concept.