France Bans Pesticides

An environmental crisis that affects agriculturalists ranging from international farm conglomerates to home gardeners is underway: the depletion of bee populations. Bee populations around the globe are suffering due to overuse of pesticides, especially during…

Cleaning the Passaic River

[ngg_images source="galleries" container_ids="57" display_type="photocrati-nextgen_basic_thumbnails" override_thumbnail_settings="0" thumbnail_width="120" thumbnail_height="90" thumbnail_crop="1" images_per_page="20" number_of_columns="0" ajax_pagination="0" show_all_in_lightbox="0" use_imagebrowser_effect="0" show_slideshow_link="1" slideshow_link_text="[Show as slideshow]" order_by="sortorder" order_direction="ASC" returns="included" maximum_entity_count="500"] On December 8, 2017, the U.S. EPA Superfund Task Force released a list of…

Nuclear Power: To Be or Not to Be?

The term ‘nuclear’ is often met with negative connotations. From weapons to radioactivity, anything involving nuclear properties is considered a danger to the world. However, nuclear energy may be the key to achieving clean energy…

Green—but Green Enough?

Contrary to popular belief, NJIT does recycle. These efforts are led by Charlie Nieves, the Director of Building Services, and Henry Rzemieniewski, the Manager of Custodial Services. It is their job to take waste that…

Should US Senators be able to release confidential…

[one_third]Liberal—Quratulain Malik U.S. Senators are charged with important duties, such as creating laws, appointing cabinet members and prospective members of the Supreme Court. The hearings of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh have caused controversy surrounding…

Gas Tax Increase: Does it Make Sense?

On October 1, New Jersey will raise the tax rate on gasoline and diesel fuel by 4.3 cents per gallon. This tax increase comes as an addition to the infamous 23-cent hike implemented in 2016,…

One Year After Maria

On September 16, 2017 Hurricane Maria hit the island of Puerto Rico, leaving destruction in its wake. On August 14, the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority reported that power was fully restored—almost 11 months since…

#NikeBoycott

On Monday, September 3, Nike debuted its 30th-anniversary “Just Do It” campaign, with advertisements featuring Serena Williams, Odell Beckham Jr., and Colin Kaepernick. The announcement immediately started trending on Twitter when people saw Kaepernick reappear…