We say goodbye again, flicking memories back and forth over wet asphalt. The rains come every year, maybe not this hard, but we’re always jolted by the wet embrace. The dry winter laced with books, papers, cracked skin, dusty wine, and promises the cold freezes and keeps, thaws.
Author: CORAL COOPER
Annual Springsteen Symposium Held; University Faculty Members Featured
Bruce Springsteen’s Darkness on the Edge of Town: An International Symposium was held at Monmouth University and began on Thursday, April 12th spanning across four days. On Sunday, April 15th, the conference concluded with closing remarks from Kenneth Womack, Ph.D., Dean of the School of the Humanities and Social Sciences.
Living by the shore always has its beach day benefits and one painful downfall- sunburn. After we would be out in the sun all day, my sister and I would come back to the house with our noses and Irish cheeks glowing a raw red color.
Student Spotlight: Will Jones
Junior computer science advanced computing, software engineer student with a double minor in mathematics and informational technology, William Jones is enrolled at Monmouth University but has some interesting life experiences that set him apart from his peers. Not only has Jones served in the United States’ military, he also is married with a son and a daughter and about ten years older than the average college undergraduate.
Sports Communication Minor Restructured for Fall 2018
Broadcasting Minor To Provide More Opportunity
The University’s sports communication minor is being restructured for the upcoming fall semester, which will allow students to focus their interests in specific areas of sports communication.
MU Takes mtvU
Sophia Parola, a senior communication student who specializes in radio and TV, secured a position with MTV’s on-air college programing, MTVU. Parola is from Manalapan, NJ and is a full-time student at Monmouth University planning to graduate in May 2018.
The World Through a Lens
Through our own lens we see the continuously changing world; we see the green leaves on trees, the blue ink of a pen, the curved shape of a cloud, and the light through a clear window, but some see the way colors and shapes fill a still frame and want that moment to be captured as it is in that moment.
SVA Donates for Thanksgiving
The Student Veterans’ Association (SVA) planned an event called “Ask-a-Veteran” on Nov. 13. Despite the low attendance of non-military affiliated students, the event turned into a food drive and branched into a discussion to plan more charitable programs.
Tuesday Night Record Club: ‘Rumours’
Tuesday Night Record Club presented “Rumours” from Fleetwood Mac on Nov. 7.
Life at Monmouth as a Veteran
Monmouth University has over 110 military affiliates, including 84 that fall under veteran status. People often think of the old man in a faded Army green camouflage jacket or WWII Navy base-ball hat when someone says ‘veteran’. However, many veterans on campus are under the age of 27 and are attending classes just as any other student would be.