What is “Real Depression”?

 “That movie was so depressing.” “The lyrics are depressing.”  “I’m so depressed.”  For better or worse, depression has entered the public conscience and lexicon, and has since become synonymous with “sad”. However, depression is actually an illness…

Opioid Epidemic

On October 26, 2017, President Trump publicly announced that the opioid crisis in our country was now a public health emergency. In the same press conference, Trump laid out the agenda in combating the drug crisis…

Does the U.S. Take Care of Those with…

[one_third]Liberal – Babatunde Ojo  Absolutely not. When I think of U.S. citizens with mental disorders, I think of army/navy veterans throughout our nation’s history. Young men and women returning from the nightmare of war simply…

Girl Up Surveys Students on Catcalling

The Girl Up Club of New Jersey Institute of Technology serves as an advocate for change both on and off campus. In association with the United Nations Foundation’s nonprofit organization, this club promotes feminism ‒ the social, political, and…

Cast Your Vote New Jersey

 The vote for New Jersey’s next Governor will take place on Tuesday, November 7, from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. To find a polling location, all NJ citizens may go to voter.njsvrs.com.  With his second and last term officially ending on January 16, 2018, Governor…

Gacha Games Gotcha Wallet

These days, many smartphone users have software applications varying from fitness trackers to social media to video games. What many consider “free to play” games are “pay to win”, which tempts users to use real…

Dear Highlander: 11/7

Dear Highlander,     You don’t have to answer this if you’re busy. Maybe you’ll just ignore me like everyone else here seems to. I don’t know what it is about me that repels you…