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News

Gender Inclusive Bathrooms Unaffected by Rollback of Transgender Protections

1 DAY AGO  |  KERRY BREEN | HEAD COPY EDITOR
Gender Inclusive Bathrooms Unaffected by Rollback of Transgender Protections

The Trump administration removed Obama-era federal guidelines for transgender students in public schools and as a result, students are no longer guaranteed the right under federal law to use bathrooms, locker rooms, and other facilities that match their gender identity, as of Feb. 23. However, the University’s establishment of gender-neutral bathro...

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Opinion

Response to Outlook Editorial: Monmouth is Green

1 DAY AGO  |  PATRICIA SWANNACK | VICE PRESIDENT FOR ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

We read the recent article regarding sustainability and wanted to share with you some of the University’s efforts to be green.

Monmouth University was the first private institution of higher education in New Jersey to enter into a voluntary Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), documenting our commitmen...

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Editorial

A Welcome Letter to Our President

1 DAY AGO  |  THE OUTLOOK STAFF

Dear President Grey Dimenna,

As you know, Monmouth University is a wonderful place. The University itself has been thriving recently and we feel that you are returning at an ideal time to continue that legacy. Your previous 21 years of experience and your familiarity with the school will certainly be beneficial in your new role and we look forward t...

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Sports

Softball Looks to Rebound After Spring Break

1 DAY AGO  |  JOHN SORCE | SPORTS EDITOR
Softball Looks to Rebound After Spring Break

The softball team competed in two tournaments over spring break, playing 13 games over a 10 day span in the Under Armour Showcase and the Clearwater Parks & Rec/Michele Smith Spring Break Invitational in Clearwater, FL.

The team won four games including a shutout win against Army on Wednesday, Mar. 15. This was the second game of a doubleheader ...

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Entertainment

Ed Sheeran Makes Comeback With Divide

1 DAY AGO  |  AYSE YASAS | STAFF WRITER
Ed Sheeran Makes Comeback With Divide

After a year-long break, Ed Sheeran made a comeback with Divide , which dropped March 4. Since his 2014 release of X, Sheeran has accomplished a lot, including winning two Grammy’s. He has become one of the most popular male artists in the industry and has worked with big names like Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift and One Direction. His fans were impatie...

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Features

Taking Learning Outside of the Classroom

1 DAY AGO  |  LAUREN NIESZ | SENIOR/OPINION EDITOR
Taking Learning Outside of the Classroom

On a campus so enriched with a plethora of diverse events, it would be a shame if students did not attend these events. For many humanities courses at the University, there is a mandatory attendance requirement for students to attend a specific event for the course.

Many students shudder at the word “mandatory” because of their busy and hectic lives...

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Lifestyles

Nike Launches Pro Hijab

1 DAY AGO  |  ANNA BLAINE | STAFF WRITER
Nike Launches Pro Hijab

Nike recently revealed that they are creating a hijab for Muslim female athletes to wear as they play sports. It is officially being called the “pro-hijab” which is a fitting name for promoting inclusiveness in a time when many Muslims are being alienated and treated like enemies. The Nike hijab will be sold in stores beginning this spring. 

Th...

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Politics

Medicaid Cuts in GOP Health Bill Could Reduce Services for Elderly, Disabled

1 DAY AGO  |  TONY PUGH | MCT CAMPUS
Medicaid Cuts in GOP Health Bill Could Reduce Services for Elderly, Disabled

Vital health care services for more than 17 million of the nation’s most vulnerable citizens could be on the chopping block if the Republican health care bill becomes law.

If Medicaid home and community-based services are cut for children with special needs and adults and seniors with disabilities, many would end up in costly nursing homes, require ...

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Club & Greek

Peace Corps Prep Holds Film Festival

1 DAY AGO  |  JOY MORGAN | CONTRIBUTING WRITER
Peace Corps Prep Holds Film Festival

On Feb. 28th the Peace Corps Pr ep program held a Peace Corps Film Festival in Wilson Auditorium.

The film festival was open to the entire student body offering any students who are interested in the Peace Corps an opportunity to meet return volunteers, ask questions with parents, and get a closer look at what the Peace Corps program can offer to ind...

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Online Exclusive

Blue Hawk Records Chooses Artists for Next Album || Entertainment

1 MONTHS AGO  |  NICOLE SEITZ | STAFF WRITER

Every semester, the Applied Music Industry class markets and produces a compilation album featuring artists from all over Monmouth University's campus. Last Wednesday, Feb. 1 in Lauren K. Woods Theatre from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., over 15 acts auditioned for Blue Hawk Records 10 th compilation album. Acts who auditioned varied from local Rap star, Tyler R...

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