WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J.–The Coen Brothers’ new film “Hail, Caesar!” was about as tasty as watered down airline Caesar dressing. No, this movie was not about cooking, but it was still overpriced and bland. I am still washing my mouth out to get rid of the terrible aftertaste. If I had just one thing to […]
Author: Juliann Fiorentino
Stay Calm, Finals Are Coming
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J.—With final season among us, it is safe to say stress levels are at the all time high. From papers to exams, the work load can be unbearable and occasionally, unmanageable. And since the average student juggles 15 to 18 credits each semester, that can add up to four or more finals falling in the […]
PRSSA Gets LinkedIn
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J.—Monmouth University’s Shadow PR and Public Relations Student Society of America chapter held its first-ever workshop last Wednesday. Assistant Director of Career Service Jeff Mass was featured as the keynote speaker of the event, which revolved around LinkedIn. Mass showed students a behind-the-scenes look at the business social networking site–especially useful when searching for careers […]
How to Land Your Dream Internship
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J.—Let’s face it, applying for internships can be overwhelming and sometimes just tedious. Landing an internship? Well, that is an entirely different conversation. According to the National Center for Educational Statistics, 20.2 million students were expected to attend an American college or university at the start of the fall semester. This increasing […]
MU Celebrates Writing Day
WEST LONG BRANCH, NJ—In today’s society, technologies expand the possibilities to share a voice while connecting with others around the globe. Whether it is through a book, poem or even a simple text message, it is always important to recognize and appreciate just how much we use different styles of writing in daily life. October 20 marks National Day […]
Back to the Future or Reality?
WEST LONG BRANCH, NJ—Great Scott! Back to the Future Day is finally among us. This means that the “Back to the Future” film this day is based on will now take place entirely in the past—talk about a time warp. October 21 marks the day that Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) traveled to the then-future of […]
The Comedic Superhero, Ant Man
Marvel Entertainment introduced the first superhero into the realm of comedy — a superhero capable of shrinking down to bug size as well as controlling the minds of ants. Yes, really.
"Avengers" Stars Face Backlash for "Slut Shamming"
The Verge weighs in on Avengers stars Jeremy Renner and Chris Evans “slut-shamming” comments towards Scarlet Johansson’s character, Black Widow.
Why Yoga Should Be a Lifestyle, Not a Fad
The Verge explores hot yoga, the ‘hottest’ new fitness trend.
Criminal Justice Students Educate at Global Understanding Convention
On Monday, April 13, Professor Peter Liu’s Criminal Justice held an educational crime presentation as a part of the 14th Annual Global Understanding Convention.