Thanksgiving is the time of year where we give thanks to everything and everyone in our lives. For almost everyone, the people we are most grateful for besides our families are our friends.
You wake up a little later than you wanted for your 8:30 a.m. class. You rush to get ready, but there is one thing in your routine you cannot miss — a warm (or iced) cup of coffee to get you through the day.
Starting classes. Making friends. Mounds of homework. These and many more things are the cause of stress for millions of students returning to college and arriving for the first time. There are different types of stress that can affect students, which can ultimately affect their performance at school and their mental health.
We’ve all taken a class where a professor makes us attend an extracurricular activity. At first, we groan about how “we did not sign up for this” but ultimately realize that it is better if we just go to some event. We walk all the way to Pollak Theatre, sign in to watch a show, and swear we plan on leaving in 15 minutes.
We’ve all been there: dreaming about a nice, warm beach vacation while sitting in your 8:30 a.m. class. You go on your phone (after class, of course) and start to look up the quickest flight to the warmest destination, to find that the prices are way too high for your college student budget. This is a dilemma that many students face when the topic of vacationing arise.
Monmouth University’s Department of Criminal Justice and School of Social Work hosted a conference entitled “Life After Incarceration” on Tuesday, Oct. 24, featuring experts and ex-inmates.
Sesame Street has always been a show that focuses on learning and inclusivity, and their new character Julia is no different. This spring, the show welcomed their first autistic cast member to the television screen. According to the Huffington Post, Julia has been included on their Digital Storybook series since 2015, but have decided to make her a regular cast member as of late.
Over 50 students, faculty, administrators, and other members of the University community participated in a demonstration on International Women’s Day on March 8. The program began with a march from the Monmouth University Guggenheim Library to a rally at Wilson Hall, and ended with a movie screening of “She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry” in Pozycki auditorium.
On Sat. Mar. 25, Monmouth University’s a capella group, the Sea Sharps will be hosting their second annual Acafest, which will feature collegiate a capella groups from multiple schools across the tri-state area.
The Guardian’s Club hosted a talk with author and veteran Julia Torres on Wednesday, Feb. 19. The criminal justice club hosts talks a few times a month with different professionals in the industry to help students learn about the different fields in the criminal justice system.