Archives: Issues

Spring/Summer 2024

In this issue: The mind-bending concert photography of Mike Frankel ’72; the art of Prof. Kimberly Callas; inspiring hope amid war in Ukraine; the art of humor in presidential politics; inside Monmouth’s newest (and fastest) research vessel; and more!

Fall/Winter 2023

In this issue: Inside the new Bruce Springsteen Archives and Center for American Music; which fairy tale character one student says inspired a rock anthem; why a former Navy corpsman turned to writing to help process his wartime trauma; and more!

Spring/Summer 2023

In this issue: 90 things to love about Monmouth University; why childhood trauma and community are often linked to food insecurity; how the women’s basketball team defied the odds and made history this season; how to get unstuck in your life and career; and more.

Fall/Winter 2022

In this issue: Monmouth’s newest varsity sport hits the water in historic fashion; discovering Asbury Park’s untold history; reimagining entrepreneurship at Monmouth; how one alumnus is bringing 1900s-era Red Bank back to life; and more.

Spring/Summer 2022

In this issue: On the hunt at Sandy Hook for relics of the past—and ways to protect them in the future; taking on QAnon; why book banning is back; what makes inflation rise (and what can be done to fix it); why one Monmouth class wants to rewrite MLB history; and more.

Fall/Winter 2021

In this issue: Building the cities of tomorrow; dangerous algae; history’s theorists on mask mandates; what Jimmy Buffett has in common with Walt Disney; two fun ways to get your
Bruce Springsteen fix; a Monmouth professor talks Ms. Marvel; and more.

Spring 2021

In this issue: Living in a post-pandemic world; a primer on Afrofuturism; one Hawk's journey from homelessness to his Ed.D.; and more.

Fall 2020

In this issue: The struggle for Black equality; the dark side of WeChat; the good, the bad, and the ugly about the Electoral College; the marketing of social justice; popular student hangouts through the years; and more.

Summer 2020

In this online-only issue: First-person accounts from alumni working on the front lines in the fight against COVID-19; the story of two alumnae who took part in the largest Peace Corps evacuation in history; five Bruce Springsteen songs that best exemplify the Boss’s vision of America; and more.

Spring 2020

In this issue: Seven takes on climate change and its effects; what Archie Bunker can tell us about today’s politics; how to turn any kids into a bookworm, helping combat vets through equine-assisted therapy.

Fall 2019

In this issue: President Patrick F. Leahy takes the reigns—and our questions; what parents need to know about teen vaping; a biological breakdown of Marvel and DC Comics characters; studying the past through the lens of the paranormal.

Summer 2019

In this issue: Miles Austin ’19 on life after football and finishing his degree; what acupuncture can do for you; exploring aquatic ecosystems; see where the Class of 2019 is headed.

Spring 2019

In this issue: International students share the mementos that remind them of home; Patrick F. Leahy is named 10th president of Monmouth University; “The Most Tax-Efficient Man in America” takes our questions; one alumna’s story of living with a terminal diagnosis.

Fall 2018

In this issue: How acclaimed sculptor Brian Hanlon ’88 finds the untold stories behind his famous subjects; why the Fab Four still fascinates us; the life of a pet funeral director; catching sharks for science.

Summer 2018

In this issue: Tips, tricks, and hacks to help you seize the summer; Dante Barry ’10 talks about the ongoing fight for social justice; the true story of a boy with a rare disease and an even rarer ability to inspire everyone he meets.

Spring 2018

In this issue: The Bruce Springsteen Special Collection finds a home on campus; students tackle the school-to-prison pipeline; how a new program is helping persons with Rett syndrome and their families.

Fall 2017

In this issue: A veteran’s battle with PTSD leads him to advocate for others coping with the disorder; how to cut stress and increase focus; from Beyoncé to Sister Fixit, a gendered look at 100 years of American car culture.

Summer 2017

In this issue: Monmouth’s new president is enjoying the ride; Prof. Saliba Sarsar on living through the Six-Day War; Monmouth researchers hunt stealthy killers in Barnegat Bay; a graphic look at how we view love in America.

Spring 2017

In this issue: The Boss returns to campus; Monmouth students reflect on their experiences working as part of a volunteer doctor program in Vietnam; an excerpt from critically acclaimed author Melissa Febos' new book.

Fall 2016

In this issue: A former refugee helps others overcome the toxic legacies of poverty and violence; remembering MLK’s 1966 speech on campus; Polling Institute Director Patrick Murray on this year’s election.