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How Can You Fight Climate Change?

WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J.–“I think it’s scary to be living [in New Jersey] with the constant fear of things like Hurricane Sandy,” said Dr. Catherine Duckett, Interim Dean of the School of Science at Monmouth University and professor of the Perspectives in the Science and Politics of Climate Change class with Honors School Dean Kevin Dooley. “In the […]

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Meningitis Flare-up at Monmouth

WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J.–Monmouth University Vice President Mary Anne Nagy sent an email Wednesday morning announcing that an off-campus student became infected with bacterial meningitis. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, bacterial meningitis is usually severe and occurs when membranes around the brain and spinal cord become inflamed. “At the present time the […]


Is Climate Change a Major Concern?

WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J.–Should 75 degree weather in November set off red flags, or it is just a cause to continue enjoying an Indian summer? Remember, it is New Jersey…in November. Is it not supposed to be “hoodie season,” rather than I-have-no-idea-what-to-wear-because-it’s-warm-in-November season? According to the Weather Channel, New Jersey’s average temperature has been around 70 degrees since […]