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There really is an app for that

Many people would be lost without their smart phone, but what exactly is the craze behind all the “apps?” Being an avid iPhone user for the past three years, I…

No strings (or plot) attached

Watching Adam (Ashton Kutcher) and Emma (Natalie Portman) have sex for the first time was very uncomfortable. Very. Uncomfortable.  So why did I actually enjoy “No Strings Attached?”  Admittedly it…

Students ride free on the new Scot Shuttle

Monmouth College recently teamed up with Warren County Public Transportation to offer a new service to students, which is called the Scot Shuttle. The service is meant to provide a…

J.Q. Adams speaks about black leadership in the 21st century

To coincide with the observance Martin Luther King Jr. Day, J.Q. Adams, professor of educational and interdisciplinary studies at Western Illinois University, spoke to students and faculty in the Highlander…

Monmouth College hires a new chaplain

As students ventured out into the cold weather these past two weeks back on campus, they may have noticed a new face, bundled up in a warm winter parka. Right…

99 transfer students make MC their new home

This year has been a big year for students transferring to Monmouth College. Kristi Hippen, the Associate Dean of Admission at Monmouth College, reports that the college received 99 new…

Decemberists release “The King Is Dead”

I’ve never been a big fan of the Decemberists. A song  here or there seems genius, but they’ve never held me through a whole album. Maybe it’s singer Colin Molloy’s…

The dilemma of “The Dilemma”

The newest anticipated Vince Vaughn comedy, “The Dilemma,” was released this past week, and I did not waste any time getting to the theatre to see the film. Directed by…