“Stop saying stonks!” Economics Professor Quits In Midst Of GameStop Drama

By Mike Wishart To quote another another source of misguided plunges into the stock market, “I don’t care if you’re Warren Buffett or if you’re Jimmy Buffett,” nobody can defeat the memes.  This is the harsh lesson that traditional Wall Street investors and hedge fund managers learned this past month with the GameStop short squeeze. … Continue reading “Stop saying stonks!” Economics Professor Quits In Midst Of GameStop Drama

Professor Receives Small Metal Pin from University for Thirty Years of Teaching

By Nathan Schmidt This week, economics professor Dr. Laurel Homilan was rewarded for his thirtieth year of employment with a commemorative metal pin about the size of a quarter. The auspicious occasion comes at a time when faculty morale has been strained by the COVID-19 pandemic, and every coin-sized gesture from the administration counts to … Continue reading Professor Receives Small Metal Pin from University for Thirty Years of Teaching

Coronacation: Professors Rejoice As Online Classes Let Them Finally Teach In Bathrobes

By Nathan Schmidt This week, even as deathly quiet settled over Fairfield University campus, the faculty celebrated the best part of all-online classes: the ability to teach from their homes while wearing bathrobes. The online classes, which come as part of a nationwide effort of social distancing in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, have … Continue reading Coronacation: Professors Rejoice As Online Classes Let Them Finally Teach In Bathrobes