Overrated/Underrated: Christmas

[one_half]Overrated - Carmel Rafalowsky For many people, it seems the whole calendar year leads up to Christmas. Generally considered the ultimate family-time holiday, Christmas has brought us winter classics like “Elf,” “Home Alone” and “The Grinch.” The…

NJ Fines Uber Hundreds of Millions in Back…

On Nov. 14, 2019, Uber Technologies Inc. was fined $649 million by New Jersey for years of not paying taxes as a result of mislabeling of employees as independent contractors.   The request was issued by…

Gender Gap Within Majors

NJIT is evidently a male-dominated school in terms of gender ratio. Within the undergraduate population, the number of males is almost triple the number of females.  To some people, the discrepancy is more apparent, oftentimes…

Overrated/Underrated: A Clean Bedroom

[one_half]Messy? Maybe. Organized? Of course. - Birju Dhaduk You walk into a dorm room. There is dirty laundry piled on the chair. It is not in the laundry basket since the basket has unfolded clean…

New Gallery Aferro Exhibitions Open

On Saturday, Oct. 5, Gallery Aferro on Market Street held its opening night for three new exhibitions: “The Social Justice Collaboration Quilts Project” featuring the “Quilts of Angola Prison” (Quilts Project), “Still Living Out Loud…

College Athletes Paid to Play

What you need to know about California's Fair Pay to Play Act California has passed a bill that would allow college athletes to hire agents, sign endorsement deals and profit off of the use of…

Overrated/Underrated: Frat Parties

[one_half]Overrated - Birju Dhaduk You walk into the party through the door—after paying ten dollars—and go down the narrow staircase into a humid basement. As you attempt to make your way over to the bar,…