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Pandemic-Era Socialization: A Student Perspective

Technology has played a large role in students’ experiences with classes and socialization during the COVID-19 pandemic. While it offered broad horizons and significant opportunities in terms of online learning and staying connected with friends via social media, some students have found that excessively plugging in had a detrimental effect on their overall college experience. […]

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World Cinema Series Analyzes International Drama Atlantics

The World Cinema Series returned with an analysis of the 2019 romantic drama Atlantics. An illumination of the theme “Living on the Edge: Displacement, Identity, and Resilience,” virtual discussion was hosted by Thomas Pearson, Ph.D., and led by Julius Adekunle, Ph.D., Professor in the department of History and Anthropology and Lisa Vetere, Ph.D., Associate Professor […]

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Student Spotlight: Zachary Dougherty, One of Insider NJ’s 2021 Millennial Leaders

Zachary Dougherty, a junior studying History and Political Science with a concentration in International Relations, has recently been included for the fourth time in a row in Insider NJ’s Insider 100: Millennials list. Dougherty has always possessed an affinity for public service and government, which led him to pursue this career. He believes his majors […]

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Senator Cory Booker Comes to Campus, Answers Student Questions

U.S. Senator Cory Booker recently answered live questions from Monmouth students on a wide array of social and political topics on Wedensday, Oct. 13. The conversation, “Are Politics and Spiritual Values Compatible?” was moderated by Patrick Murray, director of the Monmouth University Polling Insitute. Patrick Leahy, President of Monmouth University, introduced Booker, detailing how the […]

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Monmouth University Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month, Promotes Latinx Culture on Campus

Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated every year starting Sept. 15 until Oct. 15 to recognize the contributions and achievements made by the Latinx community to this country. In 1968, Hispanic Heritage was observed for a week under President Lyndon Johnson; however, it wasn’t until President Ronald Reagan’s term in 1988 when it was extended to […]

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Congressman Pallone Discusses Action On Climate Change

Congressman Frank Pallone joined the Monmouth University community to discuss Congressional action on climate change as a last-minute addition to the Climate Crisis Teach-In week on Thursday, Oct. 7. Pallone began the session by providing a brief overview of how the United States is preparing for the upcoming Glasgow Conference, which is set to take […]

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Dalai Lama Joins MU For Livestream Discussion

The XIV Dalai Lama joined the Monmouth University community through an interactive livestream to discuss happiness, health, well-being, and the future on Tuesday, Sept. 21. Students, staff, and faculty were given the opportunity to submit questions for His Holiness to answer, 13 of which were selected to be addressed during the event.  President Patrick Leahy, […]

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Kanye West’s Donda: The Long and Winding Road

Image: Kevin Mazur / Getty In October 2019, super-celebrity and contemporarily born-again Christian Kanye West dropped his ninth solo album, the strictly gospel Jesus Is King. Coming off a fully public spiritual awakening, West had enlisted the help of his Sunday Service Choir to produce his interpretation of the gospel.  While fans weren’t entirely surprised […]

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President Leahy Announces Grounds Improvement Initiative

The Office of the President sent a University-wide email highlighting the efforts made by the departments of Campus Planning and Facilities Management on improving the school’s grounds, on Friday, Sept. 17. This initiative for improvement is a part of President Leahy’s Five-Year Strategic plan for Monmouth—a culmination of endeavors that identify the University with three […]