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#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…

Veganism: What’s the Beef?

When vegannism is mentioned, we often conjure up images of animal activists and Instagram-worthy green smoothies. However, can eating our vegetables help reduce our ecological footprint? Simply put, yes—a widespread plant-based diet has incredible transformative…

Is Fracking Worth the Risk?

[one_third]Liberal --  Nicole Cheney  Hydraulic fracturing, otherwise known as “fracking,” is the process by which water and other chemicals are pumped into a horizontal well at pressures high enough to create fissures in the shale…

Getting Stroppy About Straws

Have you ever seen anyone drinking with a straw at the NJIT cafeteria? Personally, in the three weeks since move-in, I have not seen a single person using a straw. Perhaps it is because the…

France Bans Pesticides

An environmental crisis that affects agriculturalists ranging from international farm conglomerates to home gardeners is underway: the depletion of bee populations. Bee populations around the globe are suffering due to overuse of pesticides, especially during…

Cleaning the Passaic River

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Nuclear Power: To Be or Not to Be?

The term ‘nuclear’ is often met with negative connotations. From weapons to radioactivity, anything involving nuclear properties is considered a danger to the world. However, nuclear energy may be the key to achieving clean energy…

Remembering Mac Miller

“The number one reason people give up so fast is because they tend to look at how far they still have to go, instead of how far they’ve gotten.” — Mac Miller Just a week…

Green—but Green Enough?

Contrary to popular belief, NJIT does recycle. These efforts are led by Charlie Nieves, the Director of Building Services, and Henry Rzemieniewski, the Manager of Custodial Services. It is their job to take waste that…

Should US Senators be able to release confidential…

[one_third]Liberal—Quratulain Malik U.S. Senators are charged with important duties, such as creating laws, appointing cabinet members and prospective members of the Supreme Court. The hearings of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh have caused controversy surrounding…

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,…