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…

Student Loan Watchdog Walks Out

The United States is facing a student loan crisis worth 1.5 trillion dollars. Fifty percent of incoming NJIT freshmen take on the burden of student debt, while seventy percent of college students nationwide graduate with…

Should Marijuana Be Legalized?

[one_third]Liberal -- Nicole Cheney Without a doubt, marijuana should be legalized. Everywhere. Period. Tax revenues would increase, street crimes would decrease, and medicinal marijuana would be more accessible for patients – so much so that…

US Senators Pushed to Pay Up

Male republican U.S. senators do not believe that they should pay for their own sexual harassment settlements. As of Thursday April 19, Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) was the only male senator of his party to…