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?
MU Students Take Annual Bus Trip to NYC
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. – On Saturday, December 3rd, Monmouth students traveled to New York City through the Student Activities Board‘s annual New York City bus trip. Students were charged $5 to take a bus into the city and were allowed to bring one guest per student for an extra fee of $10. The bus departed from […]
Why Studying Abroad is Definitely Worth It
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. – During your time in college, adventure is around every corner. While being on campus can present many opportunities, there is nothing comparable to the adventures that await you if you study abroad. A semester abroad is a tangible reality for a vast majority of college students, however only a small minority actually take […]
The Struggles are Real When You Study Abroad
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. – Every former study abroad student can probably write you a 100-page long list of reasons why a semester abroad is an amazing and inspiring once-in-a-lifetime experience. What they don’t tell you are all of the struggles that can make time abroad seem like a far away, unreachable dream. Luckily, while these struggles may […]
Study Abroad: It's Much More Than Just Parties and Passport Stamps
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 […]
Winter Comes East, Then Leaves Again
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J.–Although later than normal, winter certainly made its way to the East Coast this January. Temperatures were colder than December overall, and much more snow fell. Winter Storm Jonas dropped about a foot and a half of snow on most of New Jersey and its neighboring states between Jan. 22 and 23. This storm […]
Oral Testimonies of Spanish Repression
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J.–Francie Cate-Arries, Professor of Hispanic Studies at the College of William and Mary, shared direct testimony that she gathered from Spanish citizens who were affected by the brutal practices of the Franco regime, as part of the Wayne D. McMurray School of Humanities and Social Sciences Distinguished Speaker Series on Nov. 10. […]
Travel Tips for the Broke MU Student
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J.–Whether you are trying to get away for the long winter holiday or just getting a jump start on spring break plans, there is one issue that can always bring your wanderlust to a screeching halt: money. We cannot all be like Alexis Ren and her rich beau, traveling from beach to […]