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    Student Clubs + Organizations

    Many of these clubs and organizations are open to all students. Those in the Department of Communication are encouraged to participate to gain additional hands-on experience in their major or minor.

    The Outlook

    The Outlook has been the student-run newspaper of Monmouth University since 1933. Published weekly and open to all MU students, the paper covers all news, sports, entertainment, and opinions on campus, and has received national awards from Columbia University for news coverage and layout. Staff meetings are held every Wednesday at 3 p.m. in the Outlook office in the Plangere Center.

    Location: Plangere Center, Room 240
    Contact: John Morano
    Phone: 732-571-4424

    88.9 WMCX

    Located in the Plangere Center, 88.9 WMCX-FM is Monmouth's student-run radio station, which has 1,000 watts of power and transmits over a 35-mile radius. Music programming includes rock n' roll, alternative, metal, reggae, dance, soul, and R&B. WMCX-FM also features regular newscasts, talk shows, sporting events, and special interviews from a diversified staff that come from various fields of study.

    Location: Plangere Center, Room 244
    Contact: Aaron Furgason
    Phone: 732-263-5254

    Hawk TV

    Membership in Hawk TV is open to all registered Monmouth students. Hawk TV’s purpose is to provide a medium that encourages and promotes responsible, creative broadcasting, and to therefore foster the advancement of television education at Monmouth University. Hawk TV is located in the Plangere Center.

    Location: Plangere Center, Room 139
    Contact: Robert Scott
    Phone: 732-571-4430

    Shadow PR Firm and Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA)

    Shadow PR and PRSSA is a student-run PR firm that provides publicity services to University student organizations, community, and non-profit groups.

    Location: Plangere Center, Room 244
    Contact: Mary Harris
    Phone: 732-263-4425

    CommWorks: Students Committed to Performance

    CommWorks was established for ALL students who enjoy and are committed to performance as a means to transform, educate, entertain, and empower both performers and audiences.

    Location: Plangere Center, Room 235
    Contact: Deanna Shoemaker
    Phone 732-263-5194

    The Verge

    The purpose of The Verge Student News Portal is to provide the Monmouth University community with information concerning issues in and around the University and to serve as a forum for expression of the ideas of its audience, to provide experience for students interested in journalism, communication, and other tech and multimedia reports; and to grant campus recognition of the achievements of students, faculty, and student organizations.

    Location: Plangere Center, Room 244
    Contact: Marina Vujnovic
    Phone: 732-263-5667