Recently, an organization came to my attention called Independent Women’s Forum (IWF). According to their website, IWF is committed to “limited government, economic liberty and personal responsibility–done by educating about and advocating for policies that are as principled as possible, while as pragmatic as necessary to actually achieve directionally-right changes that will benefit Americans.” What […]
Boston Strong Five Years Later
Five years ago, Boston Red Sox legend David Ortiz spoke to a crowd at Fenway Park, uniting the fans against the Kansas City Royals in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing.
Apathy, or Something Worse?
It goes without saying that college is stressful, and that after months of relentless work, you can feel pretty drained.
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 […]
The Legalization of Buying Power
Allowing the Citizen United campaign strategy to be applied has created an open door for changing the platform of the participants who are running. The campaign changed the financial rules that potential candidates have to follow, allowing them to have outside financial support.
The Normalization of Mass Shootings
Mass murder or “mass shooting”, is a problem that has been recurring in America loosely tied to issues such as gun control and mental illness. This isn’t an article about gun control, gun accessibility, xenophobia, or mental illness. This is an article about how America has allowed itself to become desensitized and apathetic to the issue of mass shootings.
How #MeToo and Time's Up Shaped the 2018 Awards Season
Last year, Hollywood was changed by the allegations of sexual harassment and assault by women against Harvey Weinstein. These incidents that were brought to light were a turning point in American society in our recognition of sexual harassment in the workplace. Never before has the world seen so many recognizable celebrities speak up about facing harassment in the industry.
Falcon Heavy: A Major Success
After announcing the Falcon Heavy in 2011, and multiple delays, SpaceX has successfully launched Falcon Heavy into orbit.
MOCC hosts Post-Election Media Breakdown Panel
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. – On Wednesday, November 16th, Monmouth University’s MOCC, or Monmouth Oral Communication Center, held a Post-Election Media Breakdown in Wilson Auditorium. The event featured four panelists that were familiar with media, journalism, and news reporting. The panelists included Hollis R. Towns, who was the moderator, as well as Aaron Katersky, Ben […]
MU Students Hold "Love-Fest Protest" in Response to Trump Win
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. – On Friday, November 11, Monmouth University students organized a “Love-Fest Protest” for members of the community to come together and support spreading love around campus. The purpose of the protest was to give people associated with the University an opportunity to show love for people who were negatively affected by the nomination of Donald Trump as President of the United […]