Loan Le is an associate editor at Simon and Schuster's Atria imprint. She graduated from Fairfield University in 2014 with a bachelor's degree in English and in 2017 with an MFA degree in fiction writing. She has an affinity for stories that almost never end happily, which causes concerned companions to ask about the state of her psyche. In her free time Loan likes to eat too much of everything, go to her eccentric NYC writing group, binge on Netflix, and spend time with her friends. She tweets all the time (@loanloan) and sometimes blogs at writerloanle.me.
I love The Onion. In an alternative universe, I’d actually try and write for the online newspaper. But, right now, I’m just having fun. This is the product: HOLLISTER SUED FOR NOT HAVING ENOUGH GODDAMN LIGHTS IN STORE MOLINE–A senior citizen sued a Hollister in Timberland’s Mall after she fell and broke her hip because […]More
Nine years. Seven months. Twenty days. That is the amount of time that had passed since the 9/11 attacks, the event that changed history forever. It is also after that time that government officials announced the death of Osama bin Laden, founder of the jihadist terrorist organization Al-Qaeda.More
Many say that the Fairfield University campus keeps students in a bubble that separates them from the “real world.” However, Students for Social Justice (S4SJ) is hoping to break barriers by bringing in global awareness. Yesterday, the Fair Trade Sale took place in the LLBCC, selling Fair Trade products from countries like Chile, Vietnam, Indonesia, […]More
“Is it possible to have a socially-just clothing company? Is it plausible to make such an idealistic assumption in a global capitalist world?” Julie Whittaker ‘12, the organizer of an event seeking to raise awareness about the Nike corporation and its use of sweatshops around the world, paused in her speech as she looked at […]More
Japan is on a fragile path to recovery after a 9.0 magnitude earthquake hit the northeastern regions of the country on March 11, and Fairfield University’s Asian Student Association (ASA) is trying to help the relief efforts by raising money. The Tōhoku earthquake, named for the region it impacted, also triggered a tsunami which wiped […]More
Some people dream about being in the spotlight and hosting their own shows, but sometimes it seems impossible to accomplish that dream. One of Fairfield’s own has achieved his dream—multiple times, in fact—and is now a finalist in a competition that could potentially allow him to host television in Connecticut for a year. Steve Bottari, […]More
Princess Diana died in a car accident in 1997, and newspapers around the world scrambled to get a story on it. Newsweek magazine was no different. One boss told his writer to go to the South of France and write up an article which recreated in print what Princess Di had done the day she […]More