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 […]
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 […]
Monmouth University hosted a virtual panel discussion as a part of the third annual Climate Crisis Teach-In on Monday, Oct. 4. Moderated by Heide Estes, Ph.D., Professor of English, the panel discussed what can be done to convince politicians and the general public to do more to combat climate change. Panelists included Stephen Chapman, Ph.D., […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
Despite the ongoing uncertainties of the COVID-19 pandemic and new concerns over the Delta variant, Monmouth University has started to return to a sense of normalcy this fall. “If you look at last year compared to this year, course delivery has shifted almost completely to in-person instruction because that was our goal and our focus,” […]
A category four storm, known as Hurricane Ida, ravaged the east and southeastern part of the United States from August 26th to September 1st, including a few inches of rain in the Monmouth area. William Siemer, Executive Director for Campus Planning and Facilities Management, said that Hurricane Ida did not impact the campus community as […]
After serving as the faculty advisor for 33 years, overseeing 800 issues and over 12,800 pages of the newspaper, John Morano, Professor of Journalism, has decided to step down as faculty advisor for the student-run University newspaper, The Outlook.
The year is 2008. You pop Taylor Swift’s Fearless into your CD player, and you hear the snare drum that commences the album’s titular song.