Anti-Vaxxers Bring Back Measles

For the first time in five years, a preventable disease thought to have been eradicated reemerged in Costa Rica, inadvertently imported into the country by a 5-year-old French boy on vacation with his family. This…

Unfolding the Future of Phones

An ergonomic device worn over the eyes that allows users to mix reality and holograms On Feb. 20,  Samsung held their annual Galaxy Unpacked event to deliver exciting news and showcase their newest tech to…

A 1.2 Trillion Difference

How replenishing the world's forests could cancel out nearly a decade of fossil fuel emissions Scientists have discovered many different methods to combat the earth’s global warming crisis, though none have come to fruition yet.…

The End of Opportunity

The longest lasting Mars reconnaissance mission in history officially came to a close on February 13, as announced in a NASA press conference last Wednesday. The Opportunity Rover (also known as MER-1 and nicknamed “Oppy”)…

Amazon Pulls Out of New York Could This…

After public backlash from the Long Island City, Queens community, Amazon has decided not to continue its pursuit of opening a second headquarters in New York City. Amazon had announced plans for a second headquarters…

Strangelove Screening

On Monday, February 18, the NJIT Conference on Nuclear Weapons-Free World hosted a screening of the Stanley Kubrick classic “Doctor Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb”. The event was…

New Jersey Raises Minimum Wage to $15

New Jersey recently became the fourth state to approve a $15 minimum wage, following California, Massachusetts, and New York in a continuing democratic state trend. NJ.com reports that the wage is set to move to…

The US Cold War Treaty

The US is now on track to withdraw from a major Cold War-era treaty restricting nuclear weapons. President Trump delivered a statement on the Feb. 1 declaring that within six months, the country would cease…