During the 2016 presidential election both Democratic candidates, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), supported a financial transaction tax on Wall Street speculation. Four years later, most every Democratic presidential candidate supports such a measure in 2020.
Author: NICHOLAS COSCARELLI
| SENIOR/POLITICS EDITOR,
DEPUTY MANAGING/POLITICS EDITOR,
How to Manage Student Loans
According to the Institute for College Access and Success, 44.7 million American students and graduates shared a collective $1.59 trillion in educational debt in 2019.
New Jersey Bans Controversional “Gay Panic” Defense in Courts, Becomes Ninth State in the Nation
New Jersey became the ninth state to ban the “gay panic defense” and “trans panic defense” for charges of criminal homicide from its courts, on Tuesday, Jan. 21.
Debate Team Receives Grant from U.S. State Department
Members of the University’s Debate Team spent winter break in Mumbai, India, training teachers and students in a policy debate activity as part of a two year grant from the U.S. Department of State, from Jan. 6 to Jan. 16.
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.
Model UN & Debate Win Big
The University’s Model United Nations (UN) team and Debate Hawks sent a total of 50 students to two respective tournaments, both taking home awards this weekend Friday, Nov. 8 through Sunday, Nov. 10.
Political Science Hosts First Alumni Networking Event
The Political Science Alumni Association hosted its first alumni networking event in the Center for Active Citizenship on the second floor of Bey Hall on Friday, Nov. 1.
Model UN Team Brings Back Four Awards from OXford
Three students from the University’s Model United Nations team took home four awards at the Oxford University Model UN Contest (OxiMUN) in Oxford, England last weekend Oct. 25 through Oct. 27.
President Leahy on Drafting a New Strategic Plan
President Patrick Leahy, Ed.D., informed the student government of the formation of a new Strategic Plan for the University last Wednesday, Sept. 25.
Debate Hawks Win at Binghamton
The Monmouth University Debate Hawks had two teams win playoff rounds against George Mason University at the Phyliss Schatz Invitational hosted by SUNY-Binghamton last weekend, Friday, Sept. 20 through Sunday, Sept. 22.