“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
Loan is the author of A Pho Love Story, a rom-com published by Simon & Schuster's Books for Young Readers. She is also a book editor at Atria Books, a Simon & Schuster imprint. She graduated from Fairfield University with her bachelor's degree in 2014 and her MFA degree in 2017. In addition to her YA writing, Loan writes adult short stories—mostly ghost stories—and her work has appeared in CRAFT Literary, Mud Season Review, and more. Visit her website at writerloanle.com and find her on Twitter @loanloan.
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
“Let’s talk sex!” a middle-aged woman yelled down the 3rd floor of Campion Hall. Not something anyone expects at 8 p.m. on an average Fairfield night, but that’s what everyone who attended“Sex and Food” on Feb. 9 experienced. The chocolate fountain and the array of fruits and snacks were only secondary aspects to the program. The […]More
From Lindsay Wrinn’s room, you can tell a lot about the freshman’s personality. Her bedspreads are alive with vivid color, and pictures of friends and family adorn her wall. In all of pictures, she is smiling brightly. In random places–on her desk drawers, on a bedpost, on a desk lamp–there are Post-it notes with encouraging […]More
During the winter, it’s convenient to look for a small, cozy area to relax and find warmth in. I think I may have found one on 27 Unquowa Road. Las Vetas Lounge is an intimate coffee shop with its own character and style. Just five minutes away from Fairfield University by shuttle, it is a […]More