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Volume 88 (Fall 2016 - Spring 2017)

Welcome to the Family, Prospective Student…

Dear Prospective Student:


We, The Outlook Staff, want to welcome you to what could be the most incredible college experience in your lifetime. Deciding to go to Monmouth University will be the greatest life decision you make; trust us, we know from experience.

There is so much to love about being an MU student. It’s impossible to share with you every single thing that we cherish on this campus, but we can try. You’ve heard the commercials and we’re sure you have heard about how we are located right by the beach and have a to-die-for, beautiful campus (#7 on Buzzfeed’s Top 25 Most Beautiful Campuses in the World in 2015), but it doesn’t mean anything until you actually step foot on campus.

One editor claimed, “I immediately fell in love with the campus. It was close to the beach, it was beautiful, and everyone seemed so happy and nice. I knew that this was undoubtedly the place I needed to go to.”

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Reporting on Sexual Assault

It is uncomfortable and almost unspeakable, but we have to talk about sexual assault on campus. According to the National Sexual Violence Resource Center, 1 in 5 college women and 1 in 16 college men who have likely been a victim of some form of sexual assault.

The Outlook Staff weighs in to discuss the awareness of sexual assault on campus and the impact it has had as April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. This semester the Monmouth University Police Department (MUPD) stated that they have received two reports of sexual misconduct and one report of sexual assault on campus. However, many editors believe that there are more sexual assaults and misconducts on campus and off campus that go unreported.

One editor brought up the statistic that The Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN) provided: only 20 percent of sexual assault cases are reported on college campuses. According to the University site, “Many victims do not report because they are afraid of what others may say or think. They feel like what happened is their fault because they were drinking or they went someplace they had been warned could be dangerous.”

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‘Tech’ Your Gadgets at the Door

Particles of chalk dust in the air and textbooks covered with Book Sox’s on rows of desks have become a distant memory of the typical classroom for many college students. Chalkboards have been replaced by projectors and the need for lugging heavy textbooks across campus is no longer necessary with the endless information available on smartphones and tablets. The ubiquitous nature of technology has begun to spark much debate on the integration of these devices within the classroom.

Both educators and students are torn between the restrictions and benefits that device usage will bring to the classroom experience. Technology has impacted every facet of our everyday lives including the ways in which we gain and process knowledge.

The use of PowerPoint presentations, conducting research online about course material, efficient note taking, and the ability to connect and collaborate with fellow classmates on assignments outside of the classroom were seen as beneficial aspects of technology use within the classroom by editors.

However, some of the staff did believe that the use of a smartphone or laptop during a lecture could impede the learning process. Although, we are considered to be a generation of ‘multi-taskers’ utilizing technology in class while listening to a lecture was deemed as a distraction for several editors.

One editor claimed that if fellow classmates are using technology for non-course related activities it had a negative impact on their learning process. “If a student is on a different website during class another might look over and their attention could be taken off class and transferred onto whatever the other student is doing,” said the editor.

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Hawks Should Soar Beyond the Classroom Door

Getting involved on campus is a phrase that has been drilled into our minds since orientation, but it can truly make a huge difference in your college experience. Joining organizations that coincide with your major provide hands on experiences, one-on-one mentorship, and networking opportunities.

As college students, we all wonder what we can do to stand out in our resume in the hopes of being hired for an internship or career. Increasing our education outside of the classroom is an effective way to expand networks, gain new skills and experiences, and learn from others, whether it be attending events on campus or venturing out to a conference.

One editor reflected on a time that The Outlook provided him with an opportunity to write an article to be printed in a newspaper in another state. After interning for the Asbury Park Press over the summer, a journalist recognized him from his attendance at every Monmouth football and basketball game. This journalist reached out to the editor and gave him the opportunity to cover a game in Mississippi.

“He was looking for a story around 400 words focusing on Ole Miss by 10 p.m. EST. I told him that I would make it happen,” said the editor. “This was a really good experience that would not have happened if all I did was go to class.”

At Monmouth we also have the opportunity to meet and listen to a wide variety of speakers, from politicians to writers to experts in different fields. These speakers give students valuable lessons and a peek into worlds different from their own. “One time I attended a session about child marriages in Nigeria which was very educational and interesting,” reflected one editor. “The speaker told her firsthand account with child marriage in Nigeria and how she was able to escape her country and come to America to be free. I wouldn’t have learned this information in the classes I take for my major.”

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A Welcome Letter to Our President

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 to working with you during your time as Interim President.

Monmouth’s campus is constantly improving with various new initiatives, and we have faith that you will continue to help us on our path to success. We are hopeful that you will continue to lead Monmouth in the right direction and aid in the growth of the University.

While there are certainly positives about the current state of the University, there are is always room for improvement. We hope that you listen to student voices and ensure that any pertinent issues are addressed ethically.

We hope that you will put your best foot forward in leading Monmouth in the right direction as far as quality of education, community interactions, and fostering creativity for every single student.

We hope that you continue to promote inclusiveness of all ethnicities, races, and genders represented throughout the student body on campus, and we think that you will do a wonderful job since you are no stranger to Monmouth University and our evolving campus culture.

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How Green is MU?

As more and more universities pledge to ‘go green’ in an attempt to save the environment, not much is known about Monmouth’s eco-friendly initiatives.

While sustainability on campus is not usually a major deciding factor when it comes to incoming students, people certainly desire a college that puts forth an effort with regard to recycling and conservation. Much like investing in a quality education, eco-friendly initiatives show prospective and current students, alumni, and parents that the University is making an investment in the Earth’s future.

The Outlook staff believes that MU’s green initiatives are rather mysterious, and no one really understands the process.

“I don’t really know that much about the recycling process at Monmouth, because I haven’t asked or really ever heard anyone talk about it,” said one editor.

Many editors recall seeing the trash and recycling bins being thrown into the same bag when the janitors arrive to discard it.

“It’s obvious that we have different places to throw trash and recycling because they’re usually labeled,” another editor said. “But when the trash is being taken out, I’ve seen both garbage and recycling cans be dumped into the same larger garbage can. So, basically, it’s undoing the purpose of having somewhere to throw trash and somewhere to recycle.”

Other universities around the nation are introducing new initiatives such as campus-wide bans on plastic bags, community gardens, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)-certified buildings, and green cleaning programs.

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Hawks Talk Hybrids

Technology is always changing and developing, and it seems that finding a way to adapt to these frequent changes has become necessary. With so much of our lives being online, from our personal profiles to the way we communicate, it makes sense why technology should have a place in education as well. Hybrid and online courses at Monmouth University has given students the option to learn outside of the traditional classroom.

According to the spring 2017 course catalog, there were 138 hybrid courses offered this semester, as well as 68 completely online courses. Students are able to participate in an online class through eCampus.

Laura Moriarty, Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs, believes that it is the University’s responsibility to make it easier for students to be able to balance both their education and their personal lives. “Such programs meet a need for a student population that is working full time and yet sees the value in continuing their education. It’s not easy to work full time and come to campus for a 3-hour class after a long day at work. Students in hybrid and online courses have the ability to learn when they can devote time to that process,” said Moriarty.

One editor said, “I think that hybrid courses are a great asset to the University’s students. I have a friend who has a six-year-old child and tries to opt for hybrid or online courses so that she can have more time to spend with her daughter and maintain a job. I think these options expand our University’s accessibility for non-traditional students.”

Another editor said, “I am taking three hybrid courses this semester and I find them to be extremely beneficial. I commute and taking hybrid courses have allowed me to shorten my days on campus, which has allowed me to spend more time on my studies.”

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University Runs its First Super Bowl Commercial

Superb[owl] Reception

MU First Superbowl CommercialThe Super Bowl is widely known as one of the most watched events on television. An article from The Hollywood Reporter reported that 113.7 million viewers tuned in for this year’s event, which was tied for the second-most-watched Super Bowl of all-time, creating an optimal opportunity for companies to advertise. Monmouth seized this opportunity for the first time ever.

The University decided to run a 30-second advertisement in the Philadelphia market on FOX 29 WTXF right before the second half. The advertisement, which has been run by the University on their ESPN3 broadcasts throughout the year, featured men’s basketball Head Coach King Rice.

The commercial started with a flashback to the team’s defeat to Iona in last year’s Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Championship Game, with Rice’s voice saying, “They say one single moment can mean everything. They’re right.”

Rice went on to say, “A moment can test limits, measure heart, and defy expectations. It can make your legs heavy, and your lungs burn. And how you respond to it will determine who you are, and who you become.”

Tara Peters, Associate Vice President of Marketing and Communications, stated that the goals of the commercial were to “create awareness, enhance reputation, and build pride for Monmouth University.”

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Pressing Issues of the Press

We, as journalists, have studied the famous case of the Watergate scandal that happened in Richard Nixon’s time in the White House. The editorial staff has learned about the importance of checking in on government, and most obviously, the powerful role of the Press. It has been engrained into the minds of journalism students that the press would do their best to warn and protect the people if there is any form of wrongdoing in any of the branches. This goes for positive things as well – the Press is an overall information source for people everywhere.

Now, President Donald Trump is in office and has been making some waves with the media, something that he has had ups and downs with his entire campaign. Trump’s Chief Strategist, Steve Bannon, said in a press conference, “The media should be embarrassed and humiliated and keep its mouth shut and just listen for awhile.”

This begs the question, should the press do such a thing?

It’s no surprise that the President would like his privacy. For instance, one editor brought the issue of misrepresentation to light in explaining his relationship with the media. This editor said, “As Ben Parker in Spiderman would say, ‘With great power comes great responsibility.’ We, as journalists, have the power to investigate. We have the power to share stories in an unbiased manner and inform the public of key issues. But, when agendas are prevalent, we have the power to influence and wrongfully mislead, and that counteracts the core values that we as journalists should preserve. I think that is what Trump – or any appointed person in power – fears: skewed news and misrepresentation.”

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The Outlook Recognizes Influential Black Figures

Black History month in America consists of a celebratory string of events honoring Black history and culture. Currently, the African American Student Union at the University has organized a handful of events that run through the month of February to honor African American culture, including a flag ceremony on Feb 1. as well as African American Leaders Trivia on Feb. 20.

The editors of The Outlook recognize the heroism depicted by their past and present black figures:

Michelle Obama

One staffer commented on her well-spoken and overall classy composure and attitude. Michelle Obama’s accomplishments, education, and career paths are what have influenced many people. She graduated locally from Princeton University and went on to become a lawyer, and then later came to accomplish so much as first lady. The editor added, “She really is such an inspiration to me to work hard and achieve all the goals I have set for myself.” Michelle Obama has become a shining example of what girls of all ages and races can become.

Jackie Robinson

Robinson, as the first African American to play Major League Baseball, went through obstacles on and off the field. “Without his courage to ignore the hate and continue to play at a high level, there would be so many great athletes and baseball players in particular that would have never had an opportunity to play,” an editor commented.

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The “Atrium” Takes its First Beat in the 2017 Spring Semester

Monmouth’s campus is always under a constant strive for improvement, whether that be a change of branding logos and slogans, a revamp of our technological advancements, or construction on campus in order to improve the physical looks and functionality of our campus.

As of recent, there has been construction on the south side of campus in between Edison Hall and Howard Hall. In previous years, there had been a hallway-style link between the first floor of Edison Hall and the second floor of Howard Hall. In fall of 2015, construction started taking place that would remove the link and replace it with a new building complete with various rooms and offices, giving the School of Science more room to grow.

The construction took about two years to complete and at times the construction was a hassle for students to get around. Now that construction is complete, The Outlook editors discuss their views on its completion and the journey on getting to this state:

For editors who had classes and other activities regularly in Howard Hall, or simply on the south side of campus, the construction affected their daily commute. One editor said, “Sometimes the construction was a hassle to navigate around because it would cause closures on walkways on campus which made getting to some buildings a little confusing. Overall, we don’t have that big of a campus, so going a little out of my way wasn’t so bad.”

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A Year in Review at MU

A lot can change in one year, and like most years, 2016 was no different. While 2016 has brought on a little more change than some can handle, it is perhaps a year that no one will forget. At Monmouth University, 2016 has been a year of highs and lows.

Over the year, the school has made some pretty large changes, including construction efforts -such as the renovation of the Thomas A. Edison Science Hall and the Dining Hall - and the installation of Monmouth Stadium, a new football stadium which is expected to be completed in 2017. Through the course of the year, The University also faced an emergency lockdown, which challenged the school’s preparation and ability to keep their students safe. Whether it can be argued for better or worse, the University has seen change and the editors of The Outlook have taken notice.

It’s hard not to ignore the construction on campus that has been visible since the beginning of last semester. While the Edison Science Building will soon be renovated and given the polished look of the other, newer buildings on campus - such as Pozycki Hall, the construction effort has had some negative effects on students while on campus.

One editor said, “I think that it is great that the campus is trying to improve our facilities. However, the construction on campus is an eye sore and sometimes makes it more difficult to walk to class. Although they are making improvements to the University current students probably won’t reap the benefits of them since these projects will be completed after we graduate.”

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Do All Holidays Shine Equally on Campus?

There’s no place like Monmouth for the holidays—or at least for Christmas. Once the holiday season approaches, Wilson Hall is lit up in a beautiful array of trees, wreaths, and lights. Students and guests alike take time to stare in wonder at the holiday display in the building. While it’s easy to feel the Christmas spirit inside Wilson Hall, the Outlook editors have taken a step back to think—what about the other holidays? What about students who celebrate something else?

While Monmouth is not affiliated with a religion, students have definitely noticed the visible connection with Christianity when it comes to the Catholic center on campus and the Christmas transformation of Wilson Hall. A majority of the editors celebrate Christmas and in no way dismiss the celebration of the holiday, we’re just looking for more diversity.

One editor said, “I think Monmouth definitely favors Christmas. I see the occasional menorah around campus, but, while Hanukkah and Christmas are the most prominent holidays of the season, there are plenty of other holidays for other religions on campus that are not represented such as Eid and Kwanzaa.”

Monmouth is open to different opinions and expression of those opinions, shown by the variety of clubs and organizations representing different views on many things, including religion. So we believe it’s time to showcase more of that diversity during the holiday season. One editor suggested, “I would like to see Wilson Hall have decorations not just for Christmas, but for more holidays that take place during the season. It would look really awesome and make more students at Monmouth feel represented.”

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November: A Time for Giving Thanks

Thanksgiving Day is upon us, and while turkey and stuffing are usually on our lists of things to be thankful for, The Outlook editors believe that there is an important addition to be made, other than food and football. In honor of giving thanks, the editors of The Outlook would like to express their gratitude to Monmouth University. From the breathtaking campus grounds only a mile away from the beach to the dedicated faculty and staff, Monmouth provides students with an abundance of things to be thankful for.

Editors were all in consensus on their gratitude for the opportunities and resources the University offers. “Monmouth has many opportunities to get involved, travel, learn, and find independence,” said one editor.

Studying abroad, becoming involved in a club or organization and enrolling in courses that are taught by highly qualified professors are only a few of the elements that contribute to the endless educational and social opportunities available to students. The staffer said, “I’m most thankful for the plethora of resources. From free printing to writing services, there’s a great amount of help at my disposal. These resources allow me to fulfill my academic potential.”

While resources aid in the fulfillment of a student’s academic success, professors truly act as the catalyst in the uncovering of a student’s potential. “I get to go to class to professors who value my education as well as my opinions,” expressed one editor. “I am a person and not a number on a professor’s roster. Everyone seems to know everyone, which is a beautiful thing. Professors actually care about their students, and I have had so many life-changing opportunities because of those types of professors,” said another Outlook editor.

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Dear Mr. President

As you know, this election was like no other. It was the first time a woman was the presidential nominee of one of the two main parties, the first time we had a businessman with no political background as the presidential nominee of the other main party, and one of the most highly controversial elections our country has faced in years. There have been rumors of corruption, deception, and unlawful activity, but now, it’s over. You’ve won. And now we have a few things to ask of you.

As a businessman in office, please represent us well. We have now altered history by electing a leader without a political background to office, so do your best to show us that this decision was a good one. This is a great opportunity to show our nation’s youth that they can truly do anything they aspire to do as long as they work hard enough and believe in themselves. This group of children will grow up watching you lead this country, seeing firsthand that you can do anything if you work hard enough to get there. Be the model that shapes the upcoming generation to be a group of natural leaders and hard workers.

“I would like to see a true role model in the next president,” said one editor. “It may seem cliché that we need a role model in life to look up to, but I think that this next president truly needs to be morally stable in order to keep our country stable…a morally corrupt president could very well be our downfall, so this next leader must be a truly good person to be able to be a good leader.”

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Monmouth Hawks: Is the University ‘Nest’ Safe? Reflecting on the Campus-Wide Lockdown Prompted by a Gun Incident

The University entered a campus-wide lockdown at 9:52 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 1 after police received reports of a man with a gun. According to an e-mail sent by University President Paul R. Brown, Ph.D. the following day, the suspect approached two female students with a gun and demanded their cell phones; they fled and called the Monmouth University Police Department (MUPD), prompting the lockdown.

The suspect was apprehended at 10:52 p.m. and the lockdown was lifted at 12:11 a.m. after the campus was thoroughly searched for evidence. Later, information revealed that the attempted robbery was committed by a freshman football player wielding a fake gun. The student, Keith Williams, was arrested and is being held in jail on $100,000 bail with no 10 percent option.

No Monmouth students were harmed in the incident. However, it has brought back to light the issue of school shootings and campus safety.

“Typically, I feel pretty safe on campus,” said one editor. “We hear a lot about other schools, but I never really thought something like this would happen here. It’s when something like this happens where you start questioning the safety on campus.”

Several Outlook editors were in the Outlook newsroom, located in the Jules L. Plangere Communications Center, when the lockdown commenced. They were then stuck there, unable to leave, until the lockdown was lifted just past midnight.

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Midterm Madness: Grading the Importance

As the semester hits its midpoint, professors have officially assigned midterm grades to students. These grades typically signify the quality of a student’s work at this point of the semester; however, some of the assigned grades have been questionable.

“I don’t think midterm grades are really taken seriously. For a lot of my classes professors will just count an exam that’s during the week of midterms as our midterm,” said one editor.

Nonetheless, many of the editors felt that midterm grades actually were proper representations of their grades. One editor noted that it is beneficial to see the improvement made from the middle of the semester to the end, when final grades are distributed. However, the general consensus among the editors is that there are so few assignments that the grades typically only reflect a small portion of the overall grade for that respective course.

“I don’t feel that any of my midterm grades have been misaligned, but I have felt in some classes that there were not enough graded assignments to go off of by the time midterm grades were due,” said one editor. “I think it depends on the class. I have had classes before where we only had one major graded assignment when it comes time for midterm grades to come out and that was our midterm grade.”

Another editor added that professors like to keep students in-check. If a student has an A, perhaps he/she will not work as hard to maintain it, therefore an A- ensures that the student will continue to produce quality work.

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Hawks Fly Home for Homecoming

Homecoming weekend is upon us, and this is a time for our campus community to come together and feel a sense of pride.

“Homecoming to me means seeing the alumni and getting to hang out with them for the day,” one editor said. “I love tailgating with my sorority and catching up with sisters who have graduated. I love how all of Monmouth is together during the day and it feels like a big community.”

“I think it’s about school spirit and people just having fun and watching something they enjoy and getting together,” another editor said.

The homecoming events begin on Friday at 5 p.m. with the pep rally at OceanFirst Bank Center. It is an event meant to get the students ready for the football game the following day, but not everybody on campus attends the pep rally.

“I am not a huge sports fan and also since I am a commuter, it really is not an event that I would stay on campus for,” one editor said.

“I have attended the pep rally the last two years to cover it for The Outlook and freshman year I went to get a free t-shirt but I never really enjoyed it much. Not many people go and it feels pointless,” another editor said.

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We Need More Diversity at MU

Diversity is defined by The Outlook as a range of different cultures within the people we interact with. We live in a world where we have witnessed and learned about people who fought through injustices that were once a huge part of our society. These injustices were unearthed because of activists’ recognition of our society’s inability to embrace different cultures and races. Our society looks up to individuals like Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. who have fought for the rights of people. Even though it seems like we have progressed significantly as a country and in our views as a society, there is still a lot that we have yet to accomplish. At the University this may be due to its lack of cultural and racial diversity.

The Outlook editors agreed that Monmouth’s campus is not wholly diverse, but aknowledges that over the past few years the population has gradually diversified. Several editors noted that they have seen a change on our campus since their first year at Monmouth.

One editor said, “I think there has been an increase in diversity since I first became a student, but I think Monmouth has a lot of catching up to do.”

When it comes to the University as a whole, editors agree that our campus is not extremely diverse but we seem to be moving forward. When it comes to the diversity of on campus social groups, it is agreed that there’s an absence of diversity.

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The Votes Have It

The presidential election is in full swing, and it has been a fiery fight to the finish line. With two final nominees, the country will be heading to the voting booths in November to select the next Chief Executive for the following four to eight years.

The Outlook editors weigh in on the madness and discuss the importance of voting in this election.

Overwhelmingly, the Outlook editors are not enthused by either of the candidates in this historical race, and some are even afraid. One editor said, “This election has been pretty scary. Different media outlets are portraying both candidates awfully.”

Another said, “It is frightening how the country is so torn between these two candidates because of how bad we think they are.”

According to an article by Catharine Rampell in the Washington Post, voter turnout of young adults has been low for decades, and the Outlook editors discussed why that might be. “I think that 18-24 year olds vote least in elections because they are the most uninformed group. There are some that do not vote because they don’t know what to make of the candidates and some that are simply just not registered,” said an editor.

A majority of the editors have been registered since they were legal. “I registered when I turned 18 in Oct. 2012 so that I could vote in the 2012 election. I am very excited and look forward to voting this November in what is sure to be one of the most historic elections in history,” said an editor.

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Hawks Soaring with Pride

With the most recent success of our men’s basketball team this past spring, students are curious to see if the immense increase in school spirit that emerged in the spring semester has carried over to this semester’s fall sports.

One editor said, “There was a surge of school spirit shot into the campus community [last semester] because of the success of our athletes. It really helped that they were doing well, and the bench was making headlines.”

The major publicity of our basketball team has led many students to question whether this surge in school spirit would benefit other sports in the upcoming year.

Well, the year has come and many editors agree that the school spirit and anticipation at the University has amplified for the upcoming basketball season; however, it isn’t as clear how the school spirit has affected this year’s fall sports.

One editor said, “I think the school spirit has carried over. The anticipation for this upcoming basketball season is higher than it probably has been before. [But,] even though Monmouth has very good soccer teams, I feel that the build-up for those seasons was the same as in past seasons.”

Unfortunately, the other editors tend to agree that the fall sports still are not getting as much love as they deserve. Our football team is doing an incredible job recently with a current record of 2-2, but it doesn’t look like attendance has risen for their student section .

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A Thank You to Jules L. Plangere, Jr.

Gone But Not Forgotten

Thank You JLP

The University community recently received the sad news that Jules L. Plangere, Jr. passed away at age 95. Plangere left an impact on the University that will live on forever. The editors at The Outlook have been reflecting on his legacy and all that his great work has done, not only for the communication department, but for the entire campus. As we walk these halls we will remember the generous man who helped shape what Monmouth is today. We want to thank him for all that he has done.

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“Today is Your Day, Your Mountain is Waiting, So Get on Your Way”

Another new school year is upon us. As September rolls in many students can’t help but think about all the changes and challenges that usually come with a fresh school year. New classes, new professors, new friends, maybe living in a new dorm or in an off-campus rental, new responsibilities, and a whole new schedule.

Since freshman year there have been several changes and challenges in my life. Yet one thing has always remained constant throughout my college career, and that would be The Outlook.

When starting the year as a freshman at Monmouth University, the first piece of advice any upperclassman will give you is to join a club. This helps you make friends, keeps you motivated and involved, and helps you grow. Often times, these clubs become like a family, a home away from home. Whether you join Hawk TV, Student Activities Board (SAB), Student Government Association (SGA), or any of the amazing clubs on campus they are sure to become your family. This is one of the things The Outlook has provided for me and I hope this always continues to be a home for new and old members of the paper.

This year I will be the Editor-in-Chief (EIC) at The Outlook. Holding this position means more to me than I feel I can properly articulate. I have grown up here and always hoped I would one day hold the position, but never honestly saw myself achieving this long term goal as it seemed almost unattainable to my young freshman eyes.

Now that it is my senior year I am both excited to take on the challenge of being EIC and saddened to see my time at The Outlook and at Monmouth come to an end. Luckily, I’ve had the opportunity to watch several editors before me graduate and go on to be successful, hardworking individuals. I have big shoes to fill but I feel confident in myself and will do my best to live up to these expectations.

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