“Fairfield In Focus” Gives Incoming First Years A Taste of Zoom

By Nathan Schmidt Last week, Fairfield University clubs participated in the second of the semester’s two Fairfield In Focus events — not on campus, of course, but over Zoom. The online-only quarantine-safe events, which were designed to introduce incoming first year students to the many exciting student-run groups at the university, successfully conveyed everything they … Continue reading “Fairfield In Focus” Gives Incoming First Years A Taste of Zoom

Virtual Classes Collapse Black Market for Dry-Erase Markers

By Nathan Schmidt An investigative report by Stagnation over the last six months has revealed economic ruination in Fairfield University’s black market for dry-erase markers. With students moving online for some or all of their classes, the once-thriving illicit trade for the Expo brand markers has become the latest casualty of the COVID-19 pandemic. The … Continue reading Virtual Classes Collapse Black Market for Dry-Erase Markers

Applied Ethics Students Contemplate Morality of Syllabus

By Nathan Schmidt This week, students in an Applied Ethics course decided collectively to write about the morality of the course’s syllabus for their upcoming midterm assignment. The course, AETH 20139 Ethics of Party Fouls, is a new highly flexible course where students are able to do whatever they want as long as they do … Continue reading Applied Ethics Students Contemplate Morality of Syllabus

Due to Snow, Basketball Practice Held Over Zoom

By Nathan Schmidt This week, the heavy snowfall in Fairfield resulted in numerous in-person events moving onto Zoom — including the Fairfield Stags’ basketball practice. Each member of the basketball team was required to spend the entire practice session online with their video and audio turned on, practicing dribbling, passes and free throws inside their own … Continue reading Due to Snow, Basketball Practice Held Over Zoom

History Department Re-Enacts “Game of Thrones” — 99 Dead

By Nathan Schmidt Calamity beyond reckoning struck Fairfield University this week when the history department re-enacted the HBO hit series “Game of Thrones” using student volunteers. The event, which had originally been intended as a socially-distanced history lesson, quickly spiraled out of control with stabbings, poisonings and scheming across the entire campus. Already, ninety-nine have … Continue reading History Department Re-Enacts “Game of Thrones” — 99 Dead

Coronacation: Fairfield Opens Zoom Meeting for All Students, Plays Tully Music

By Nathan Schmidt This week, Fairfield officials announced the creation of a new Zoom meeting entitled “Tully VR,” where students can mingle and dine together just like they would on campus. The Zoom meeting is set to run 24/7 indefinitely, and students may spend as long as they want logged in, provided that they are … Continue reading Coronacation: Fairfield Opens Zoom Meeting for All Students, Plays Tully Music