Culture @ NJIT

NJIT hoists a number of taglines prominently such as: “Top 1% Nationally for Return On Investment,” “Number 1 Nationally for Student Upward Economic Mobility,” and “R1 Research Institution.” A single Google search of NJIT’s Admissions…

How to Be a Vegan on Campus

This past summer marks four years of being a vegan for me, and—what I believe to be even more of an accomplishment—one full year of eating plant-based on a college campus with relative ease. I…

NJII Hosts Pop Up Health Clinic

The New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII) is making community service in business the norm. On Oct. 19, the healthcare division of NJII went to the Barringer High School of Newark, NJ to host its second…

How and Why to Get Involved on Campus

In periods of stress throughout high school, I’ve always turned towards arts and activism for comfort: buoyed by books, transported through writing and grounded in my support for animal rights and environmental advocacy. From this,…

Club Spotlight: NJIT Filmmaking Club

We all coexist on a campus that strives towards excellence in science and mathematics. This STEM-based culture is not shared by many other collegiate student bodies.  While this principle distinguishes our campus, it has a…

Fukurow

As frequent diners at Fukurow, the four of us decided it was time to write a review about the nearby Asian noodle bar that serves University Heights, located at 55 Bleeker Street. The origins of…

Microplastics: A Not-So-Micro Problem

Plastics: they are in everything we use. They make our lives easier and are highly cost-effective but remain for hundreds of years and—if not properly disposed of or recycled—can degrade into microplastics.  With a majority…

The Sinister Politics of E-Cigarettes

In 2015, Juul began releasing USB-rechargeable e-cigarettes and cartridges (called pods) with 5% nicotine content—the equivalent of one pack of cigarettes—while competing companies offered products at 1-2% concentrations. Since then, Juul’s popularity has exploded: by…