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Hawks Striper Club Reels in the Facts

Hawk Striper Club FactsThe fall season brings cool water and lots of activity in the ocean. Falling water temperatures brings a great migration of fish that local fisheries and watermen have been catching for sport or bringing back to the dinner table.

There have been schools of blue fish, peanut bunker and stripe bass in our back yard. The University Bluffs has been the spot to find these “blitz” of fish that have been jumping out of the water.

Junior business student Pete Righi lives in the University Bluffs and is a member of the Monmouth University Football team. Righi said, “It’s crazy to look out your window and see the ocean. This past week I saw a whale that breached out of the water to feed off of the splashing fish around it.”

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Club and Greek Announcements 11/16/16

Cinema Club

The Cinema Club would like to announce that for November there will be a showing of action movies all month long. They will be showing this Wednesday, Nov. 16 in JP138 at 7:30 p.m. and they will be screening John Wick, starring Keanu Reeves. The club hopes that you can make it!

MU Oral Communication Club (MOCC)

The Department of Communication, the Communication Council, and the MOCC hosts #coMmtalks Post-Election Media Breakdown, on Wednesday, Nov. 16 at 6 p.m. in Wilson auditorium. Join us for a discussion about how traditional and social media affected the way citizens received information about the election.This event is an opportunity for students to gain perspective on the challenges facing today’s media professionals when covering a presidential campaign.

The Outlook

The Outlookis looking for students interested in writing for the student-run newspaper. Sections include News, Opinion, Politics, Lifestyles, Features, Entertainment, Club & Greek, and Sports. No prior experience is necessary. The Outlook fulfills practicum.

If you are interested, please e-mail outlook@monmouth.edu for more information.

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Panhellenic Council Unifies Greek Women through Events

Panhellenic Council Greek WomenThe Panhellenic Council (PHC) hosted two events last week in order to increase fellowship and spread awareness about the Panhellenic sororities on campus.

These events included their annual Sorority Bingo, and the annual Panhellenic holiday dinner. The Panhellenic Council is Monmouth University’s student representation from the National Panhellenic Conference, which is an umbrella organization for 26 national women’s sororities.

Last Wednesday, the ladies of the Panhellenic Council sponsored Sorority Bingo, an event open to all women both in Greek life as well as not in Greek life.

The PHC invited these young women to come out and enjoy a game night while exposing the members of the Monmouth community to what the Panhellenic Council’s message is all about. The event began at 8:30 p.m. in Anacon Hall and ran until 10:30 p.m.

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Club and Greek Announcements 11/9/16

Cinema Club

The Cinema Club would like to announce that for November the club will be will be showing action movies all month long. They will be starting this Wednesday, Nov. 9 in JP138 at 7:30 p.m. and they will be screening Legend of the Drunken Master, starring Jackie Chan. The club hopes that you can make it!

Monmouth University Oral
Communication Club (MOCC)

The Department of Communication, the Communication Council, and the MOCC hosts #comMtalks Post-Election Media Breakdown, on Wednesday, Nov 16 at 6pm in Wilson auditorium. Join us for a discussion about how traditional and social media affected the way citizens received information about the election.This event is an opportunity for students to gain perspective on the challenges facing today’s media professionals when covering a presidential campaign.

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SAB Promotes Veganism with ‘Udder Chaos’

SAB Try VeganThe Student Activities Board (SAB) held an awareness event called “Udder Chaos” on Tuesday, Oct. 25 from 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. outside of Wilson Hall. At this event, the main goal was for people to be exposed to the dangers of animal agriculture and for people to endorse animal rights.

The event had a ‘stuff and fluff’ station for people to make there own stuffed animals, and a food truck with strictly vegan food varying from veggie burgers, falafel wraps, portabella warps, and three different smoothies.

In order to get a ticket to the food truck, attendees had to sign a petition to stop animal cruelty.

There was also a table with much information of making a difference with becoming vegan.

For those who don’t know, an individual who follows a vegan diet produces 50 percent less CO2, uses 1/11th oil, 1/13th water, and 1/18th land compared to a meat eater.

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Catchin’ Waves with Monmouth’s Surf Club

Catchin Waves MU SurfThe Monmouth Surf Club has been busy this year surfing along the east coast. Members on the team have dedicated their time traveling to find better waves and paying respect to the local communities.

The Club’s first event was held on Hathaway in Deal, NJ for a beach clean up where Waves for Water made an appearance. This non-profit organization gives countries reusable clean water filtration systems that provide clean drinking water. Waves for Water recently visited Haiti after Hurricane Mathew destroyed their country.

Senior communication student Hunter Rainis, junior business student Paul Kelly, and sophomore business student Matt Kelly made the first stop on the east coast. “Driving through the Verrazano Bridge was crazy. I thought I was going to get bumped off the bridge, and traffic was nuts,” P. Kelly said.

The crew ended up in Long Beach, NY and surfed all day thanks to Hurricane Nicole. “The first spot we checked was so crowded, but it was the best I have seen it in a while so we had to go in,” Rainis said. “We surfed later at a secret spot and traded waves all alone.”

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Club and Greek Announcements 11/4/16

Cinema Club

The Cinema Club would like to announce that for November the club will be will be showing action movies all month long. They will be starting this Wednesday, Nov. 2 in JP138 at 7:30 p.m. and they will be screening the original Point Break film, directed by Kathryn Bigelow. The club hopes that you can make it!

Monmouth University Oral Communication Club (MOCC)

Did you know public speaking is the #1 fear in America? Fight the fear with the Monmouth University’s Oral Communication Center (MOCC).

MOCC offers free peer tutoring for presentations and public speaking! Our walk-in schedule is posted outside of JP 203 or contact our tutor supervisor, Chris Brady, at s0970072@monmouth.edu to schedule an appointment.

Our club is here to help you achieve feats that you never once thought achievable!

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Trunk - or - Treat is Really Sweet

Trunk Or TreatAutumn is here in full swing. The leaves are turning, the temperature is dropping and more importantly everyone’s favorite time of the year is right around the corner. Each year at the end of October hundreds of thousands of children go out dressed as their favorite superhero or princess to collect candy.

However, the biggest concern for parents and loved ones if how difficult it can be for children to do so in a safe manner. The solution…Monmouth University’s Trunk or Treat!

The event was introduced to the campus and surrounding community by the First Year Service Project last fall as a way for Monmouth University to provide a safe place for children to trick or treat

Former Student Coordinator and alumni, Deanna Getty said “It gives me so much joy to see the students of Monmouth working together to do something wonderful for the community. Seeing the joy on children’s faces last year was priceless and I can’t wait to see how successful the trunk or treat is year!” Most children are unable to go out late on the night of Halloween to collect candy because they have school early the next day, or their parents work, or the family doesn’t feel safe with their children out too late.

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Getting Involved with the NSSLHA

Involved NSSLHAThe National Student Speech, Language, and Hearing Association (NSSLHA) provides both undergraduate and graduate students interested in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology with a support system that encourages the pursuit of these professions.

Monmouth University launched its Speech-Language Pathology master’s program in 2014, and since then there has been an increased spark of interest in the field of study amongst undergraduates.

The program’s rigorous curriculum, implementation of clinical experience, research opportunities, and experienced faculty has deemed it to be under “pre-accreditation” status by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).

This status signifies that the program has met the standards issued by ASHA. Although the SLP master’s program is becoming nationally recognized, many undergraduate students are uncertain of where to inquire information about this particular field of study.

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Club and Greek Announcements 10/26/16

Alpha Sigma Tau

Alpha Sigma tau is hosting a bingo event for students interested in greek life. The event will be on Wednesday November 2nd in Anacon in the student center. The organization encouragges all to come out. Winners will be awardedwith prizes and those who attend wll recieve a special presention from each panhellenic organization.

Boom Roasted Productions

The student-run theater company is putting on its fall musical production of Spring Awakening. They have just released a trailer showcasing the show and are very excited to be performing in it.

The show opens November 11th and runs the 11th through the 12th, and 16th through the 19th at 8pm, and November 13th and 20th at 3pm. The show is located in the Lauren K. Woods theater.

For tickets, visit www.monmouth.edu/arts or call 732-263-6889. For any questions contact club president Nicholas Zaccario at s0943525@monmouth.edu.

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Student Activities Presents Star's And Smore's

stars and smoresThis past Friday, October 7, the Student Activities Board held their Star’s and S’mores Concert on the Residential Quad for all student to come and enjoy at 7:00 p.m.

The opener for this concert was Tyler Robinson, also known as “iamteddymusic.” Tyler is on the men’s basketball team where you may recognize him as being a member of the Monmouth Bench. The concert’s headliner was the alternative band, Radnor.

The night began with the Student Activities Board setting the event up with different things to do on the quad. These things varied such as a photo booth with a cut out Instagram board; glow sticks; and of course, s’mores.

The concert began closer to 7:15, where James Ruffino, a junior Marketing major who happens to be the concerts chair on the Student Activities Board, introduced Tyler on stage. Tyler came on stage with a ton of energy and was ready to have a good night to pump up the crowd.

Many Monmouth students came out to support Tyler, as it was his first performance at Monmouth University. Tyler performed some of songs off his album Say Less: The Prequel “Barefoot”, “Krazy”, and “Move like This”. Tyler described his night as being “the most fun I have had in a while.” Right after Tyler finished his set, James Ruffino, the concerts chair on the Student Activities Board, went back on stage and congratulated Tyler on having such a great performance.

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Contact Information

CAMPUS LOCATION
The Outlook
Jules L. Plangere Jr. Center for Communication 
and Instructional Technology (CCIT) Room 260, 2nd floor

MAILING ADDRESS
The Outlook
Monmouth University
400 Cedar Ave, West Long Branch, New Jersey 07764

Phone:(732) 571-3481 | Fax: (732) 263-5151
Email: outlook@monmouth.edu