Where Owls Know My Name

“Where Owls Know My Name” attempts to test the limits of progressive death metal music. Like many sounds from the genre, Rivers of Nihil have incorporated elements of jazz, electronica, and some ambience into many…

On Camera

Taking photos has always been a part of people's live. However, with smartphones and apps for people to share their photos, moments, locations, and "memories," have things gone too far? Technology has improved immensely since…

What is Mumble Rap?

Used in reference to the often poorly articulated delivery of the lyrics sung, “mumble rap” is a term sometimes scornfully used to describe a new type of rap. Unlike traditional rap music, composed of bars…

20 minutes with Dr. David Washington

What is your role here at NJIT? My role as faculty is in the Newark College of Engineering, dually appointed with the Civil Engineering and Engineering Technology departments. My discipline is in construction. I also…

A Year In Review

President Trump has not been an impressive president, at least not in my view from this past year. For one, he is not the kind who has shown keenness to uphold peace amongst his people.…

20 Minutes with Dr. Doris Fleischer

How is your fall semester so far? It’s been interesting and busy, I am teaching five classes, and uh - so it’s a lot... but I think NJIT students are the best (laughs). I am…

What Does Global Warming Taste Like?

Climate change is real. Relatively speaking, industrial farming is half-a-disaster, although very much essential for feeding future generations, and our daily diet choices have an actual impact on the environment. All these statements have a…

On Twitter’s Free Speech and Robot Account Issue

On Twitter, free speech is not always free. It comes with strings that are sometimes tangled in various levels of community policies and individual interpretations There are every day conversations being held on Twitter every…