WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J.–Few drugs evoke the same negative reaction that heroin does. For most cities around the country where addiction is a serious problem, the goal is to remove it from the streets as quickly as possible. Ithaca, N.Y., however, has other plans. Ithaca knows that it has a heroin issue and what the effects of this […]
An Avocado a Day Keeps the Doctor Away
WEST LONG BRANCH N.J.– Although the saying goes, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away,” the recent rise in popularity of avocados may call for a modern update of that phrase. This is coming from a girl who never liked the taste of avocados, but who has adapted her taste buds and now eats avocados […]
Disturbed, Informed: The Mutter Museum
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J.–At the Mutter Museum, located within the Center City area of Philadelphia and part of the highly esteemed College of Physicians of Philadelphia, guests are able to view the human body in all of its wonders and abnormalities. Medical students, those hoping to become doctors, or the simply curious learn the depths to which […]
The Gym: More than a Resolution?
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J.– As most of us know, the gym at Monmouth has been overly crowded these last couple of weeks. With the start of a new year and semester, students are motivated to get into shape for the much-awaited warm weather. Unfortunately, this motivation tends to fade as the months pass by. For […]
"The Perfect Body" & the Media
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J.–It is not always easy to feel comfortable in your own skin, especially when society has an idea of the “perfect body”–an idea that is popularized through the media. Women in media tend to be unrealistically pretty with a thin body, airbrushed skin, perfect hair, nails, everything. However, women in the real world rarely […]
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 […]
Delta Phi Epsilon Hosts Annual Vigil
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J.–Delta Phi Epsilon Sorority hosted its annual National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders Vigil for eating disorder awareness on Wednesday, October 21, in Wilson Auditorium. Wilson Auditorium was nearly filled to capacity at the vigil. The room approached full capacity with such a large crowd—some latecomers were even turned away. […]
Why Yoga Should Be a Lifestyle, Not a Fad
The Verge explores hot yoga, the ‘hottest’ new fitness trend.
Drinking Water or Pool Water?
WEST LONG BRANCH, NJ- Usually when we turn our sink on to get drinking water, our glasses are greeted with clear, odorless, delicious tasting water. But for the last couple of months the water in Monmouth County has been undeniably… different. Some New Jersey citizens have noticed a strong scent of chlorine in the water […]
Be Smarter, Focus Longer, Do More
Monmouth student creates all natural alternative to prescription drug Adderall.