Room for Debate: Spanking Children

I always associated violence with underdevelopment. If someone is not smart enough to have a discussion and is incapable of controlling himself, of course they resort to violence. I used to condemn immature parents whose…

Dear Highlander: Time Management

Dear Highlander, I'm having trouble managing my time well. I always know when everything is dueand budget my time, but things never turn out the way I planned or wanted them to.What are some tricks…

Captain Toad: A Puzzle Lover’s Treasure Trove

Strap on your backpack and grab your pickaxe, it’s time for a treasure-hunting adventure! This 2014 spinoff Mariopuzzle “platformer” re-released on the Nintendo Switch and 3DS systems this past July and features the colorful and…

Life in Newark

Living in Newark is a contentious topic because we all come from different backgrounds. For me, attending college in Newark is like returning to my childhood. I grew up in a predominantly Hispanic urban area,…

Dear Highlander: Where to Go

Dear Highlander, I’m a freshman here at NJIT and it’s my first time being “free”. I really want to explore Newark and see what it has to offer, but I’m a little scared to do…

“Cat’s Cradle” by Kurt Vonnegut

Cat’s Cradle is an incomparable satirical comedy on modern man and his undertakings. However, it must be said that the novel was only acceptable because of Kurt Vonnegut’s use of humor. Cat’s Cradle takes on…

Best Albums from Summer’18

Every summer we are treated to new music from some of our favorite artists, the most competitive quarter for music. Every summer we ask "Who had the best music?" and very summer it is always…

Antibiotic Resistance – It’s Going to Bug You

You’ve come down with a case of gonorrhea. That’s unfortunate, but there are almost half a dozen antibiotics on the market designed to treat Neisseria gonnorrhoeae: penicillin, tetracycline, ciprofloxacin, cefixime, and ceftriaxone. The only problem…