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Students work with registrar to design new 2013 diplomas

Students at Monmouth College must work to earn their degree, and some think the current diploma is not the best symbol of their work. A group of students brought this…

Finals no longer taking place on Sundays starting next year

Taking a final on the weekend is not an ideal plan for any student, but Monmouth has now taken the steps to ensure that at least part of the weekend…

Illinois MAP Grant funding dries up early

It is no secret to anyone that each year Illinois’s  Monetary Award Program (MAP) Grant runs out of money earlier and earlier. This year, the grant ran out of funding…

Tenure to top discussion at next faculty meeting

Monmouth College professors will discuss the process of granting tenure and future job security at the April 3 faculty meeting. The discussion is a result of the Personnel Committee’s denial…

Registrar, students navigate new 4-4

Students across campus are collectively scratching their heads to make sense of their schedules next year under the 4-4, but the Registrar’s office is working overtime in an attempt to…

Faculty talks athletes

Athletics and attendance dominated the Tuesday’s faculty meeting where director of athletics Roger Haynes clarified the attendance policy for student athletes. “Student athletes should  only have the expectation to be…

YesPlus gives students a second chance

Struggling first-time freshmen can breath a little easier. Those with grade point averages below 0.8 were not automatically dismissed this year but were given the option to improve their academic…

ACM Sponsors Creative Writing Scholarship

 Student entries are now being solicited for the fortieth annual Nick Adams Short Story Contest, which offers a prize of $1,000 for the best story by an ACM student. The…