Valentine’s Day is known for being the most romantic day of the year. Overpriced fancy dinners, dressing in red or pink, and making sure that you find a special someone to spend the hours with. But have you ever considered that this day can be so much more than that?
On Sept. 25th, from 5 until 8 p.m., Michaeline Skiba, Ed.D. and Joe V. Palazzolo, Ed.D. hosted an event on campus titled “Management Matters.”
Monmouth University has a knack for hiring inspiring and caring people who grace the various offices around campus. One department known for this is the Curriculum and Instruction office within the School of Education, where you will find the Office Coordinator Colleen Finnigan—the poster woman for outstanding employees.
At Monmouth there are an abundance of amazing professors that love what they do and provide students with classes where they enjoy learning. Matthew S. Lifson, an instructor of business, falls under that category for many reasons. At Monmouth, Lifson teaches macroeconomics, microeconomics, and finance.
Buddy and Me Program Celebrated
The School of Education held a celebration for the Buddy and Me Program, a partnership between the University and the Amerigo A. Anastasia Elementary School in West Long Branch, in Anacon Hall on Thursday, Nov. 29.
Raffi Manjikian, an adjunct professor of chemistry and physics, is one of Monmouth’s most adored professors by students. Many, whether they are majoring in the sciences or not, struggle to completely enjoy or even just understand the material in their science classes. But after taking Manjikian, almost all students change that outlook into a positive one.
Autumn has its amazing side– pumpkin flavored everything, being able to wear comfy sweatshirts, and even just being able to walk outside without sweating. Even though there is so much to enjoy about this beautiful time of the year, it is clear that it is also a time of strain on the body.
Love is an emotion that so many people have attempted to understand, but have failed. With the feeling of love so much more impactful than anything, love has taken over the minds of a vast majority of college students.
Beauty standards in the 21st century have been filled with negative stereotypes for both men and women. Being harmful for all, these standards lead to one being filled with depression, negative self-image, and even anxiety due to not being able to love themselves fully.
Valentine’s Day has become a holiday where having a significant other is the only thing that many focus on. This can be seen by scrolling through any social media or watching television shows that display people crying if they do not have someone to spend the day with. And, if they do have someone they are thrilled.