Global Warming

The Mendocino Fire Complex has been raging for over a month now, and the end is far from near. First reported on July 27, 2018, the Mendocino Fire Complex is comprised of two wildfires, the…

Civilians Suffer at the Hands of Their Government

The Who:  Military: Syrian military forces, backed by and pro-Assad (supported by the US, Turkey, and Saudi Arabia)  Rebels: Syrian citizens/freedom-fighters, home grown and against Assad (supported by Russia and Iran)  Islamic State of Iraq…

Cones of NJIT

As an urban campus, NJIT has quite a lot of traffic cones at its disposal. Between directing traffic, road closures, and on-campus construction for NJIT’s 2020 Vision, there is an estimated 200 or more cones…

Asking for Help

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, the holiday season looming, and the fall semester wrapping up, stress is at an all-time high. And that means it’s the perfect time to roll your shoulders, take a…

Twitter Increases Character Limit

Despite issues with bullying and bots, Twitter, an online platform where registered users can post and reply to one another via messages— “tweets”—has done well since being founded in 2006 and is now a primary…

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…

Music Review: Lo-Fi

To many, lo-fi  already sounds like something a BedStuy hipster would come up with while waiting for their fair-trade matcha-latte. The word refers to “low fidelity”, a term used to describe audio recordings which contain…