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The Importance of a Campus Community

Building a campus community is extremely important for any college or university. This helps not only with student engagement but for students to build connections, as well. Monmouth is a small university with just under 5,000 undergraduate students; smaller campuses can create a better campus community because of the relationships built. One editor said, “I […]

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Compensation: Money or Experience?

An internship, or two, under one’s belt is a sure way of guaranteeing a leg-up in an increasingly crowded workforce post-graduation. Though most internships give individuals valuable experience they can leverage in the early stages of their career, only some offer fair monetary compensation. Moreover, because internships have evolved from “something-nice-to-have” to almost a necessity, […]

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Artificial Intelligence is Here to Stay

The use of artificial intelligence (AI) is on the rise with the recent advent of ChatGPT and advancements in the medical field; it has the potential to completely change the way we interact, learn, and live. Though there known positives to AI, its existence also threatens the way of life for many artists, musicians, and […]

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Do We Feel Safe on Monmouth’s Campus?

Campus safety is a growing issue at Monmouth as students’ concerns heighten surrounding recent developments concerning the security of female community members. According to the University’s Clery Act report released Oct. 1, domestic violence on-campus has increased since 2019. As a result, The Outlook’s editors have come together to discuss this new reality, as well […]

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Do Final Exams Benefit Students?

As the 2021-2022 academic year comes to an end, The Outlook editors sat down to reflect on their semester and to discuss their perspectives on the ever-daunting season of finals. “I think finals are an odd concept. While I understand the need for students to showcase proficiency in a topic, expecting them to do so […]

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The Impact of Inflation on College Students

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 8.5 percent for the year ended in March, according to data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics released on Tuesday, April 12. The Bureau of Labor Statistics defines the CPI as “a measure of the average change over time in the prices paid by urban consumers for a […]