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News

Honors School Sends Students to Present in New Orleans

3 DAYS AGO  |  NICHOLAS COSCARELLI | SENIOR/POLITICS EDITOR
Honors School Sends Students to Present in New Orleans

Four students from the Honors School presented their research at the National Collegiate Honors Council’s conference in New Orleans, LA, from Friday, Nov. 8 through Sunday, Nov. 10.

The acceptance rate of abstracts into this conference was 68 percent, with 398 students from around the country participating in total.

Students representing Monmouth were: Skylar Daley, a senior English student; Mehdi H...

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Opinion

Monmouth University: "A Green Campus"

3 DAYS AGO  |  RYAN THOMPSON || CONTRIBUTING WRITER
Monmouth University:

Any time you receive an email from a faculty member on campus, you will see on their signature right below the Monmouth University logo, a green leaf. Next to the leaf, it reads, “We are a green campus. Think before you print.”

It’s blasphemous that this “green campus” does not practice what it preaches.

In my junior year at Monmouth, one thing has never changed: our lack of recycling. Sure, you see...

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Sports

Upcoming Games 11-13-19

3 DAYS AGO  |  EVAN MCMURTRIE | SPORTS EDITOR

Wednesday, Nov. 13

Men's Basketball at Kansas St.
Fort Meyers Tip-Off
Manhattan, KS 8:00 p.m.

Friday, Nov. 15

M/W Cross Country
Mid-Atlantic Regional
Bethlehem, PA TBA

Men's Basketball at Kansas St.
Fort Meyers Tip-Off
Manhattan, KS 8:00 p.m.

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Entertainment

Elton John Says Farewell to Philly

3 DAYS AGO  |  MARK MARRONE | ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR
Elton John Says Farewell to Philly

Last ‘Saturday Night’ was ‘Alright for Fighting’ because Elton John brought his Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour to Philadelphia on Nov. 9. This was the second time John brought his farewell tour to Philadelphia (he had two consecutive sold out shows on Sept. 11 and 12, 2018) and it attracted back-to-back sellout crowds.

This tour was John’s most technically ambitious one yet. The stage featured a h...

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Features

Student Spotlight on JP Suttile

3 DAYS AGO  |  MELISSA BADAMO || FEATURES EDITOR
Student Spotlight on JP Suttile

Jon Suttile, known by his peers and professors as JP, has an exciting few months to look forward to.

A senior political science student, he was recently selected for an internship with The Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Columbia’s Strategic Communications Department. After pursuing the internship from Jan. 27 to April 30, he is set to graduate with his political science de...

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Lifestyles

Ask Chloe

3 DAYS AGO  |  CHLOE BARONE
Ask Chloe

Every guy I start to like winds up leading me on and/or only talking to me for academic help. Why can’t I find a nice guy who shares my interests to build a relationship with? - Anonymous

Anonymous-- - Finding the right person to be with takes time, and in many cases, a series of trials and errors. No matter if you have a crush, or are ready to get into a serious relationship, you have to mentally ...

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Politics

Polling Institute on Presidential Primary

17 DAYS AGO  |  MONMOUTH POLLING INSTITUTE || PRESS RELEASE
Polling Institute on Presidential Primary

Former Vice President Joe Biden remains the clear front-runner among likely Democratic voters in South Carolina.  The Monmouth University Poll finds little has changed in overall presidential primary support, but there is evidence that black voters’ preference for the front-runner varies significantly when age and education are taken into account.

Biden currently holds 33% support among South ...

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Club & Greek

Club and Greek Announcements 11-6-19

10 DAYS AGO  |  RAY ROMANSKI | CLUB & GREEK EDITOR
Club and Greek Announcements 11-6-19

WMCX

WMCX is a student-run radio station, and we’ve been Rockin’ the Shore since ‘74. Learn how to operate the studio’s machinery, make connections, and host your own show! Meetings are held every other Wednesday in Plangere 236 at 3:15 p.m.

If you’re interested in joining, contact them at wmcxpd@monmouth.edu.

 


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Leisure

Campus Viewpoint 01-30-19

9 MONTHS AGO  |  NICOLE RIDDLE | MANAGING/VIEWPOINT/PHOTOGRAPHY EDITOR
Campus Viewpoint 01-30-19

Do you have a New Year's Resolution? If so, what is it?


 

Deanna Dantas

Senior

“My resolution is to say no to people who I break my back for and say yes to opportunities."

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Online Exclusive

Jojo Rabbit Doesn't Have Enough Hop

9 DAYS AGO  |  MARK MARRONE | ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR
Jojo Rabbit Doesn't Have Enough Hop

At some point in our lives, we had imaginary friends. When times got rough where you couldn’t have that happy meal for dinner or weren’t allowed to go over Kevin’s because your room still needed to be spruced up, your imaginary friend was always there. Yeah, you looked crazy talking to a wall in your room by yourself, but they would always listen.

For Jojo, a 10-year-old boy growing up in Nazi Germ...

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Editorial

How Faculty Shape Our Future

3 DAYS AGO  |  EDITORIAL STAFF
How Faculty Shape Our Future

Throughout their time here at Monmouth, students develop different academic and personal aspirations: some wish to pursue graduate programs, while others are seeking to enter the workforce upon graduation.

Whichever path they may choose, the University faculty provide resource and guidance to get students on track to achieving these goals. 

This week, The Outlook staff shared their experiences ...

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Comics

Knowledge and Quinn #16

1 YEAR AGO  |  BRIAN TURCZMANOVICZ | COMIC ILLUSTRATOR
Knowledge and Quinn #16

© Copyright 2018 Brian Turczmanovicz
All Rights Reserved

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After his Saudi assignment, Gallagher was stationed in Nigeria, tasked with assisting Kaduna during the Biafran War. Gallagher said, "It was an amazing experience of a world gone bad."

His service in Africa extended beyond advisory roles, as Gallagher also made efforts to work with students from where he served. Upon returning to the US after his stint in Nigeria, Gallagher ventured to North Carolina, where he helped establish the one of the largest track events of the time, the Pan African USA National Track Meet. This gathering saw 42,000 people cheer on the US and African teams, composed of nationals from a variety of countries.

Of his many accomplishments, one of Gallagher's most defining moments was his coming out as the first openly gay civil servant. Gallagher said, "Certainly it was the gay liberation movement which got me out of the closet." This was an experience that heavily influenced his careerUntitled-1

He continued, "[The movement] totally changed my life and ended my career at the same time." Gallagher said that 20 years later, he would be able to return to the State Department, once the policies against homosexuals were no longer a barrier.

He added, "Thomas Gallagher's presentation was fascinating. In some 40 minutes, he took the audience on a journey that spanned continents and time, and that has interwoven his life as a U.S. Foreign Service officer with world affairs. His commitment to public service and to socioeconomic justice speaks volumes and is inspiring."

After his presentation, Gallagher offered some advice to students aspiring to work overseas. He said, "The Peace Corps is a wonderful training ground for those who want to work overseas." By gaining experience in international work through the Peace Corps, Gallagher suggested that students are given the opportunities to improve a variety of skills.

Untitled-2"Volunteers who have completed a tour can demonstrate to potential employers that they have the ability to live abroad successfully. They also get a cross-cultural experience that will expand their view of life tremendously," said Gallagher. He also noted that international service offers participants the opportunity to learn another language, which becomes increasingly more difficult with age.

Gallagher added, "for those who want to pass the Foreign Service test and learn a lot about the world beyond New Jersey, I recommend a subscription to the Economist, an excellent weekly news magazine that also offers background articles that go deeper than the current headlines."

In attendance at Gallagher's presentation was Dr. Saliba Sarsar, Associate Vice President for Global Initiatives. Sarsar, who is also part of the Founder's Day Committee responsible for organizing Gallagher's presentation, said that an emphasis is placed on creating an environment that is both enjoyable and conducive in making a "meaningful learning environment."

Sarsar continued, "[Gallagher's] commitment to public service and to socioeconomic justice speaks volume and is inspiring."

PHOTOS TAKEN by Kiera Lanni

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