Status of women in Islam

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful “O Mankind! Reverence your Guardian-Lord, Who created you from a single person, created of like nature his mate, from them scattered countless men and…

Remembering Malcolm X

It has been 50 years since the assassination of El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz, also known as Malcolm X. Malcolm defied all odds by transitioning from a drug dealer, pimp, and thief to one of the biggest…

Keystone Pipeline: A step back for Environmentalism

Deepak Sela The Keystone Pipeline is a continental pipe that starts in Alberta, Canada and eventually ends up at major refineries in the southern half of the US. It is estimated to pump 830,000 barrels…

True Leaders: A history of leaders of the…

The only word on the news that you hear concerning the leaders in the Middle East is "corruption." Was there always corruption? To answer this question we will take a look at what happened after…

Ask the YAC: Introduction

The NJIT Young Alumni Club (YAC) is adding a new, monthly feature in December 2014 called Ask the YAC to our weekly column in the NJIT Vector. Each month, we will select up to three…

Motivational: “No”

Erick Allas No “No.” A two letter word that holds such power and strength that it can break through the hardest of walls. It is a word that many people either abuse or overuse—a word…

With Difficulty Comes Ease

Four exams, a quiz, and 2 lab reports in a week. So much to do in so little time. It all seems so hopeless, like a huge wall that separates you from rest, fun, and…