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In-person Graduation Ceremonies to Be Held In May

14 DAYS AGO  |  MATTHEW CUTILLO | MANAGING/NEWS/LIFESTYLES EDITOR
In-person Graduation Ceremonies to Be Held In May

President Patrick F. Leahy Ed.D., and Communication faculty member Matt Harmon discussed commencement plans on their weekly “Monmouth Mondays” podcast on Friday, Apr. 9.

Leahy explained how the University has been in close contact with the Office of the Secretary of Higher Education, awaiting concrete commencement plans to share with the campus community.

“I recognize how important this ritual is,” ...

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Opinion

Together but Alone

14 DAYS AGO  |  SHANNON MCGORTY | OPINION EDITOR
Together but Alone

Today we live in a world controlled by social media. People walk with their heads buried in their phones, and they care more about likes or the latest trends than they do for each other. Many are spending time trying to perfect the latest TikTok challenge rather than with their friends and family.

Even when you are with people, are you really there? Are you fully present? Most of the time the answe...

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Sports

Men’s Tennis Earns Sixth Straight MAAC Title

14 DAYS AGO  |  ERIN MULLIGAN | STAFF WRITER
Men’s Tennis Earns Sixth Straight MAAC Title

On April 18, the Monmouth University Men’s Tennis team defeated Fairfield 5-2 for their sixth straight Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Regular Season title after their defeat over Siena for their ninth straight win on April 17.

Helping to improve the Hawks record was their 6-1 away victory against Siena this past Saturday.

Monmouth won the doubles point with wins at No.2 and No.3.

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Entertainment

Blue Hawk Records Busts out with ‘Eighteen’

14 DAYS AGO  |  ALYSSA CARDENAS | CONTRIBUTING WRITER
Blue Hawk Records Busts out with ‘Eighteen’

Eighteen is a consequential age; it marks the border between youth and adulthood, between adolescent angst and alleged independence. Blue Hawk Records, the student-run record label at Monmouth University, wanted to capture that transitory stage and spirit in the mood and music of its 18th compilation EP, aptly titled Eighteen.

“We want to capture the newfound independence and freedom that comes wit...

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Features

The Double-edged Sword of Food Delivery Services: Small Restaurant Owners Grapple with Shifting Industry

14 DAYS AGO  |  RACHAEL FILARSKI | CONTRIBUTING WRITER
The Double-edged Sword of Food Delivery Services: Small Restaurant Owners Grapple with Shifting Industry

In the wake of COVID-19, the nation’s restaurant industry took a severe hit. In an effort to bring awareness to small restaurants and aid them in their struggles, a movement began encouraging community members to support local small businesses.

With indoor dining no longer an option, restaurants relied heavily upon third-party delivery services such as DoorDash, Grubhub, and Uber Eats to make up th...

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Lifestyles

Virtual Weddings: Couples Make The Best of COVID

14 DAYS AGO  |  NICOLE OCAMPO | CONTRIBUTING WRITER
Virtual Weddings: Couples Make The Best of COVID

COVID-19 has taken many things away from us. It has affected the way we gather, socialize, and act with the people all around us. One specific area that has been significantly impacted by the pandemic is weddings. Virtual weddings have become a new option for engaged couples to celebrate their marriage while maintaining a safe and healthy distance for all their loved ones to view.

Two event planner...

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Politics

Nevertheless, She Persisted. Georgi's Senior Goodbye

14 DAYS AGO  |  GEORGEANNE NIGRO | SENIOR/POLITICS EDITOR
Nevertheless, She Persisted.  Georgi's Senior Goodbye

I transferred to Monmouth in the fall of 2019, and I honestly wish I came here sooner. I never knew the home that I was missing, that being The Outlook and the whole Communication Department. 

I always had a love and passion for writing, but never knew what I could do with it, until I came to Monmouth. My time here has truly shown me how capable I am, and I have cherished every lesson learned ...

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Club & Greek

Chi Upsilon Sigma Hosts "Protecting Mother Earth" Event

14 DAYS AGO  |  NICOLE OCAMPO | CONTRIBUTING WRITER
Chi Upsilon Sigma Hosts

On Wednesday, April 15, the Monmouth University chapter of Chi Upsilon Sigma held an event called, “Protecting Mother Earth: Save Mother Earth, Save Our Future.” The event covered aspects such as recycling, greenhouse gases, deforestation, and more.

The women of Chi Upsilon Sigma created a game of Jeopardy for the audience to play that used questions related to these topics, along with a definition...

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Leisure

Campus Viewpoint 01-30-19

2 YEARS 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

Taylor Swift is Fearless Again

14 DAYS AGO  |  MELISSA BADAMO | EDITOR-IN-CHIEF/FEATURES EDITOR
Taylor Swift is Fearless Again

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.

Flash forward to 2021, and the singer has re-recorded her second studio album after a copyright dispute with her old record label, Big Machine Records. She released Fearless (Taylor’s Version) on April 9. The album artwork features 31-year-old Swift recreating ...

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Editorial

Protecting Our Planet: Why Earth Day is Important

14 DAYS AGO  |  EDITORIAL STAFF
Protecting Our Planet: Why Earth Day is Important

On April 22, Earth Day is celebrated around the globe as a way to honor Mother Earth, and to show support for environmental protection. The holiday was first held in the 1970s, and has since become an annual commemoration celebrated by nearly 1 billion people in over 90 countries.

While for some, Earth Day is celebrated once a year, but for many Earth lovers, it is observed every day. One editor sa...

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Comics

Knowledge and Quinn #16

3 YEARS AGO  |  BRIAN TURCZMANOVICZ | COMIC ILLUSTRATOR
Knowledge and Quinn #16

© Copyright 2018 Brian Turczmanovicz
All Rights Reserved

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