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.
MAX Comes to Monmouth
The Residential Quad was packed on the evening of Friday, April 13 as students gathered to watch an energetic performance by Max Schneider, better known as MAX.
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.
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?
The Edge of Seventeen Won't Leave You on the Edge of Your Seat
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. – Hailee Steinfeld is fairly new in Hollywood but has already made quite a name for herself. With having catchy songs on the radio, and being an honorary member of Taylor Swift’s squad, she has marked her territory on the celebrity scene. She has starred in movies like Ender’s Game, Pitch Perfect […]
Nocturnal Animals: A Thriller Worth Seeing
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. – I’ve always been a Jake Gyllenhaal fan. From Donnie Darko, to Brokeback Mountain, to Nightcrawler, Gyllenhaal has progressed and thrived in complex and dramatic roles that continually challenge his talent. Gyllenhaal’s promising work is what initially drew me to Nocturnal Animals, a film that’s out now in select theatres and […]
Kesha Begins Healing Process with Coachella Performance
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J.–Anyone with an Instagram account knew that Coachella took place in Coachella Valley in California this past weekend. There were a few surprise performances, but the one that stuck out most was Kesha, who was asked by producer and DJ Zedd to sing his song “True Colors.” This was the pop star’s first performance […]
Cheaper Alternatives for Kylie Jenner Lip Kits
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J.–Lips are a huge focus for this year’s hottest makeup trend–matte lips. According to The Beauty Bean, light and glossy lips are usually a go-to for the spring, but matte lip colors are making their way to the top. Thanks to Kylie Jenner and her Lip Kit lipstick line, matte lips have […]
Comedy Duo Receives MACE
WEST LONG BRANCH, NJ–Phil Lord and Chris Miller, producers of “The Lego Movie,” “21 Jump Street,” and “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs,” received the Monmouth Award for Communication Excellence for their achievements in the film industry in Pollak Theater on the evening of Oct. 26. “[The MACE Award] is a great tradition here at the university […]
"Avengers" Stars Face Backlash for "Slut Shamming"
The Verge weighs in on Avengers stars Jeremy Renner and Chris Evans “slut-shamming” comments towards Scarlet Johansson’s character, Black Widow.