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Reassurance for NJIT Health Insurance

“For less than a handful of appointments per year, the plan basically pays for itself.” The summer before my freshman year of college, I was too lazy to complete my health records paperwork and ended…

#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…

The Saga of President Trump and the FBI

It has been over one and a half years since the FBI began investigating. June 16, 2015—nearly three years ago—Donald J. Trump announced that he would be running for the position of President of the…

Diverse Campus Struggles to Promote Diversity

The Diversity Office on campus was closed over the Summer of 2017, when the previous director, Sherlene Ayala, left NJIT for a position at a different university. The Office of Student Life, relocated to the…

Who Can Use The Makerspace?

With a budget of approximately 11.5 million dollars, the NJIT Makerspace continues to make progress in renovating the facility for student use. Despite opening its doors to the public last December 2017, the Makerspace is…

Students Claim NJIT Advising is Adequate

In a recent survey conducted by NJIT’s Office of Institutional Effectiveness, over a thousand students contributed their opinion regarding the service provided by their academic advisor. The results of the survey were positive overall with…

NJIT’s Parking Issue

3,698 Student Permits Issued | 2,968 Parking Spaces Available At NJIT, commuter students who drive to school typically utilize the parking deck service offered to them. There are two parking decks available to students; the older…

Dr. Jorjani Under Review After Alt-Right Involvement Pushed…

The NJIT community was taken by surprise after a video published last week by The New York Times pushed Dr. Jason Jorjani's involvement with the Alt-Right into the spotlight.  The video was part of an undercover report produced by Patrik Hermansson, a Swedish graduate student working for the British…

The Thoughts of NJIT Students 50 Years Ago

Seventy-four alumni from the class of 1967 have written biographies reflecting upon their lives since graduating from the Newark College of Engineering, now known as the New Jersey Institute of Technology. As time moves forward,…

NJIT 2020 Vision

Two years into the 2020 Vision plan, NJIT has been initiating a number of changes across campus – and students have started to notice. Dubbed the “blueprint for achieving the vision shared by the NJIT…

NJIT Raises Price of Parking

For Full Time Commuters, the price to register has increased yearly, from twenty-five dollars in 2013, to thirty, thirty-five, and forty dollars each following year For the fourth consecutive year in a row, NJIT has…

Agra Pharma Giant Announces 12,000 Layoffs

On November 29 Bayer AG announced it would lay off over 12,000 workers in its animal health business. Although most off the layoffs will be in Germany, where the company is based, there will also…

Sewage Bacteria Promises a Clean Future

Bacteria—what a love-hate relationship the world shares with it. Scientists know them as single-celled organisms capable of thriving in different environments. Most people know them as little buggers capable of causing illnesses that lead to…

2018 Director’s Project

The objective is simple: "How do you tell a clear story?" The “2018 Director’s Project”ran this past weekend in the Jim Wise Theater, and it was not an event to be missed. “The Director’s Project”is…

The Cost of Bitcoin

In just a year, the energy consumption of the bitcoin network exceeds that of Ireland's, as well as 19 other European countries. Five thousand. Ten thousand. Fifteen. Twenty. After nearly a decade of languid growth…

“The Good Place” Puts Sitcoms in a Better…

By now, many of you have probably heard of “The Good Place”.Created by Michael Schur, who previously worked on “The Office”and “Parks and Recreation”, “The Good Place”is a fresh take on the sitcom formula. With…

CIA Concludes Crown Prince Behind Kashogghi Murder

On Friday, November 16, the Central Intelligence Agency released a report concluding that the Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman was responsible for ordering the assassination of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi in October. Khashoggi,…