Science-loving folks and religious folks must work together in order to address the climate crisis. In realizing climate change as an existential threat to humankind, we must make a devoted effort to use the strengths of both to guide us in the right direction. While scientists are concerned with the changes that need to happen […]
The Flu and You
Some may think that because spring is coming, the flu season is coming to an end. This doesn’t mean we are out of the storm yet though, as anyone, healthy or not, can still get the flu. So if you are one of the few unlucky people who has caught the flu, then this article […]
Falcon Heavy: A Major Success
After announcing the Falcon Heavy in 2011, and multiple delays, SpaceX has successfully launched Falcon Heavy into orbit.
Biracial Royalty – So What?
Meghan Markle is set to be the first biracial member of the British Royal Family. But why does her race matter so much?
Helping the Homeless is Easier Than You Think
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. – As I walk out of the concert venue doors, and the blaring music begins to fade, I cannot help but notice all of the people wrapped in blankets, sleeping out on the cold, frigid streets of New York City. As I hopped on the train that would take me back […]
The Problem You Can't See: Indoor Air Pollution
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. – Odds are, you have been to a bonfire at least once in your life. If so, you know what it’s like to accidentally inhale a black cloud of smoke that clogs up your airways. What you probably didn’t know is that those clouds can be extremely detrimental to your health. There […]
MU Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with Memorias Exhibit
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. – Monmouth University hosted Memorias – Geography of a Decade: Chile 1973-1983, an exhibition of 52 serigraphs, posters, and photos, from September 14, 2016 to October 14, 2016 in the University library. The exhibit highlighted social, political, and cultural significances in Chile in recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month. After 34 long years of […]
Student Finds Pain, Peace in Paris
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J.–When Paige Rotunda found out that she had been accepted to American University’s study abroad program in Paris, France, she nearly cried. She had always loved to travel, but this was different. She’d be living in another country for a total of four months. As thrilled as she was, she was also […]
Where is Spring?
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J.–During the first week of March, the Monmouth County area had two days in a row where temperatures reached above 70 degrees. After the last brutal winter, most residents in New Jersey would have liked it to stay that way. However, as the first week of spring is among us, snow somehow […]
MU Students Volunteer in Haiti
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J.–While some Monmouth University students might have elected to spend their winter break catching up on sleep, a select number of students embarked on a trip to Canaan, Haiti, to spend nine days of the holiday building a church. This particular trip, which ran from Jan. 2 to Jan. 11, is organized […]