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News

Monmouth Reacts to Trump's State of the Union Address

4 DAYS AGO  |  GEORGEANNE NIGRO | STAFF WRITER
Monmouth Reacts to Trump's State of the Union Address

President Donald Trump gave the 2020 State of the Union address on Capitol Hill, last Tuesday, Feb. 4.

“Three years ago, we launched the great American comeback. Tonight, I stand before you to share these incredible results,” Trump said as the opening line of his speech. “The years of economic decay are over,” he continued, adding that the state of the Union is “stronger than ever before.”

Much of t...

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Opinion

Top 5 Rom-Coms

4 DAYS AGO  |  NICOLE BENWELL | CONTRIBUTING WRITER
Top 5 Rom-Coms

For Valentine’s Day, we are all looking for ways to “get in the feels,” whether we are single or not. For some, this might mean a candlelit dinner for two and a trip to the movies to see the latest “lovey-dovey” movie. Others might just want to kick back at home, curl up under a blanket, and watch a romantic comedy. There is a growing list of amazing rom-com movies that are worth checking out if y...

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Sports

Upcoming Games 02-12-20

4 DAYS AGO  |  MARK D'AQUILA | SPORTS EDITOR

Wednesday, Feb. 12

M/W Swimming
MAAC Championships
Buffalo, NY

Thursday, Feb. 13

Women's Basketball vs Fairfield
West Long Branch, NJ 7:00 p.m.

Friday, Feb. 14

M/W Track
MU Winter Collegiate Invitational
West Long Branch, NJ 6:00 p.m.

Basketball vs NJIT
Cary, North Carolina 2:30 p.m.

Softball vs Mercer
Madeira Beach Invitational
Madeira Beach, Florida 4:00 p.m.

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Entertainment

Aurora Robson: Inquire Within

4 DAYS AGO  |  NICK MANDULEY | STAFF WRITER
Aurora Robson: Inquire Within

Canadian-American artist Aurora Robson gave a lecture on her experiences cultivating works for her exhibit Inquire Within at the Wilson Hall Auditorium last Friday night, Feb. 7. The exhibit is being hosted at DiMattio Gallery in Rechnitz Hall until March 13.

Robson creates sculptures, paintings, and collages focusing on themes relating to the environment and humanity’s impact on it. She uses junk ...

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Features

How to Manage Student Loans

4 DAYS AGO  |  NICHOLAS COSCARELLI || SENIOR/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.

Managing these loans may seem daunting, and understandably so. Here are some tips that might help.

First, take stock of how much in loans you’ll actually need. You don’t want to take out more debt if it might not be necessary. There a...

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Lifestyles

For Valentine's Day, Try Being Realistic

4 DAYS AGO  |  JESSICA PAK | CONTRIBUTING WRITER
For Valentine's Day, Try Being Realistic

Ah February, the month of love. A time to display tenderness, and affection, to the ones we admire most.

February can be an exciting month for both single and taken people, however if there’s one month that has the power to stress everybody out, it’s this one.

In fact, a study conducted at Arizona State University found that relationships are 2.5 times more likely to end between the week leading up ...

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Politics

President Trump Issues Executive Order to Combat Human Trafficking in the United States

11 DAYS AGO  |  GEORGEANNE NIGRO | CONTRIBUTING WRITER
President Trump Issues Executive Order to Combat Human Trafficking in the United States

President Donald Trump signed an executive order to combat human trafficking and online child exploitation last Friday, Jan. 31.

The White House seeks to strengthen and expand supportive services for victims of human trafficking such as medical assistance, housing and shelter services, and education and job training, among others.

The executive order will establish a public website to organize all o...

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Club & Greek

Multicultural Greek Council adds New Organizations

4 DAYS AGO  |  ANNA NICOLE MAIDA | CONTRIBUTING WRITER & RAY ROMANSKI | CLUB AND GREEK EDITOR
Multicultural Greek Council adds New Organizations

The Multicultural Greek Council (MCGC) is the governing council over the culturally-based fraternities and sororities here on campus. There were three sororities and two fraternities, but the University has recently added a couple of new Multicultural Greek Organizations on campus.

Tara Fuller, Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life, said, “One exciting update we have this semester is the additio...

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Leisure

Campus Viewpoint 01-30-19

1 YEAR AGO  |  NICOLE RIDDLE | MANAGING/VIEWPOINT/PHOTOGRAPHY EDITOR
Campus Viewpoint 01-30-19

Do you have a New Year's Resolution? If so, what is it?


 

Deanna Dantas

Senior

“My resolution is to say no to people who I break my back for and say yes to opportunities."

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Online Exclusive

Your 2019 Holiday Gift Guide

2 MONTHS AGO  |  GEORGI NIGRO | CONTRIBUTING WRITER
Your 2019 Holiday Gift Guide

It’s holiday season, so that means it’s shopping season. How does one find the perfect gift for someone without overspending? This is crucial, especially for those broke college students living off the old mac and cheese packets they have stored in their dorms. Monmouth University’s Associate Accounting Professor, Linda J. Flaming, said that “Set a realistic budget for gifts, but allow some flexib...

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Editorial

Defense of Student Journalism

4 DAYS AGO  |  MARINA VUJNOVIC | ASSOCIATE COMMUNICATIONS PROFESSOR
Defense of Student Journalism

In the early 1990s, I was a young burgeoning journalist in the war-torn Croatia lead by, democratic on paper, but in all other way’s autocratic government. Right from the start, in 1991 Croatian Democratic Party and its leadership lead a public campaign against free and independent journalism. My home was a small local newspaper “Otok Ivanic” (Island Ivanic), that covered about 20, 000 inhabitants...

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Comics

Knowledge and Quinn #16

1 YEAR AGO  |  BRIAN TURCZMANOVICZ | COMIC ILLUSTRATOR
Knowledge and Quinn #16

© Copyright 2018 Brian Turczmanovicz
All Rights Reserved

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