New FYE Connect Event Announced: “Making Invisible Friends”

By Nathan Schmidt This spring, Fairfield University has announced a brand-new FYE Connect event consisting of making new invisible friends for oneself. The event, billed as a Zoom seminar for first-year students, will be held this Sunday from dawn to dusk by a rotating staff of lonely RAs who haven’t told anyone to stop making … Continue reading New FYE Connect Event Announced: “Making Invisible Friends”

With Students Gone, Nature Already Returning to the Quad

By Nathan Schmidt Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the last two weeks of classes this semester are being held entirely online. This choice has led to an early emptying-out of campus, and the few students left are describing the local environment as a “safari.” Their words are not an exaggeration. As has been seen in … Continue reading With Students Gone, Nature Already Returning to the Quad

Local Student Achieves Nirvana After Learning He Doesn’t Have a Quiz

By Michael Atkins This week, a Chemistry major student suddenly lifted into the air and passed onto the next realm of existence. Michael Verde '21 was, according to witnesses, “absolutely losing his mind.” He had apparently started tearing his shirt off fabric by fabric as he howled in Irish gibberish. When he received a notification … Continue reading Local Student Achieves Nirvana After Learning He Doesn’t Have a Quiz