University Announces “Ultra-Flexible” Course Model for Spring 2021

By Rosemary Harper This fall, Fairfield U has had to adapt its curriculum to the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, we’ve had confusing new terms thrown at us this year like “hybrid,” “online,” and “the mute button,” which are much more difficult to understand than things from the peachy, virus-free days. As it has become … Continue reading University Announces “Ultra-Flexible” Course Model for Spring 2021

Politics With Pete: Three Reasons Why I Could (Probably) Beat Trump in One-on-One

By Pete Peterson As the upcoming election looms over our heads, the talk of both candidates' mental and physical health has been at the forefront of many people’s minds.  After President Trump contracted the coronavirus, those talks increased exponentially.  His health obviously deteriorated from the virus, so I think it’s time I say what everyone … Continue reading Politics With Pete: Three Reasons Why I Could (Probably) Beat Trump in One-on-One

University Forced To Cancel Several Guest Lectures, Nobody Noticed

By Mike Wishart For those of us who haven’t been living under a Dwayne Johnson, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has had wide ranging implications for our day to day lives. Not only are mundane activities like attending school or work being interrupted, big events we used to look forward to like concerts and … Continue reading University Forced To Cancel Several Guest Lectures, Nobody Noticed

Uplifting Concert Held in COVID Testing Site; Compromises Entire University

By Frederick "Quickie" Mercurium McAuliffe - The entire university is held under quarantine following a surprise concert from none other than the Chicago-based heavy metal band Demented. Surprisingly, the group gave a motivational rendition of “Down With The Sickness” renamed as “Down With The Symptoms.” It served a great deal of positivity for the mass … Continue reading Uplifting Concert Held in COVID Testing Site; Compromises Entire University

Gaiter? I Hardly Know Her!: Why are neck gaiters the mask of choice for cool guys?

By Marvin Irwin As I am sure you are aware of by now, in the COVID-infested wasteland with immaculately green grass that you know as Fairfield University, face coverings are required essentially any time you are outside of your living space. Whether or not this is followed is another story, but the rule implemented by … Continue reading Gaiter? I Hardly Know Her!: Why are neck gaiters the mask of choice for cool guys?

Professor Gets Away With Heist, Robbing the University of $100,000

By Mike Wishart Ladies and gentlemen. We as a collective community have been duped. One hundred thousand dollars were stolen right from under our noses. How was this done? How could somebody have taken such a large sum of money from our beloved university without anybody noticing?  I know what you may be thinking. Were … Continue reading Professor Gets Away With Heist, Robbing the University of $100,000

Disaster Ensues After Campus Unveils Pumpkin Spice Hand Sanitizer

By Nathan Schmidt This week, a new crisis engulfed Fairfield University, completely overshadowing the COVID-19 pandemic: students drinking hand sanitizer because it is pumpkin spice-flavored. The specially flavored hand sanitizer was distributed to students starting last week, in an effort to “celebrate the fall season while staving off the apocalyptic death-plague,” in the words of … Continue reading Disaster Ensues After Campus Unveils Pumpkin Spice Hand Sanitizer

Op-Ed: Seeing Red; Why on Earth Is the Last COVID-19 Danger Level Purple?

By Mike Wishart This past weekend, after seeing a troubling and sudden rise in COVID-19 cases on campus, the University announced that we would be moving to Status Level Orange. This means that the RecPlex has closed, posing a serious threat to the #gains of the campus community. The Tully is now entirely grab-and- go, … Continue reading Op-Ed: Seeing Red; Why on Earth Is the Last COVID-19 Danger Level Purple?

Depression Levels Spike Among Juniors Since They Can’t Ask First Years “Who Do You Know Here?” At The Townhouses

By Pete Peterson There are some moments in life that are on your mind from the earliest you can remember.  They’re like stepping stones to adulthood, all creating the path towards freedom.  These moments bring joy, pride, and a newfound sense of confidence to all who experience them.  They are the most pivotal moments of … Continue reading Depression Levels Spike Among Juniors Since They Can’t Ask First Years “Who Do You Know Here?” At The Townhouses

Confused Students Stand in Looping Pathway for Two Hours

By Nathan Schmidt Today, in a freak accident of public safety design, over one hundred students unwittingly spent two hours standing in a marked pathway that looped back on itself. The pathway, marked with cordons and blue arrows like the others on campus, went on a complete clockwise circuit around the outside of the Barone … Continue reading Confused Students Stand in Looping Pathway for Two Hours