Microplastics: A Not-So-Micro Problem

Plastics: they are in everything we use. They make our lives easier and are highly cost-effective but remain for hundreds of years and—if not properly disposed of or recycled—can degrade into microplastics.  With a majority…

Why Aren’t NJIT Students Sleeping?

On average, college students get between 6 and 6.9 hours of sleep per night, according to the University of Georgia’s University Health Center. The recommended amount of sleep per night for college-aged young adults is…

Capturing Carbon

Researchers have been searching for a new method to combat global warming. Since a primary cause of rising temperatures is the increase in CO2emissions—which creates an increased greenhouse effect—a straightforward solution would be the removal…

TKE Trial: A Sentence Has Been Reached

After nearly three years, justice has been served. Joseph Micalizzi, a third-year mechanical engineering student and member of NJIT’s Tau Kappa Epsilon chapter, was fatally shot in an attempted robbery on May 2, 2016. Two…

Landing Your Internship

"The employer motivation is stronger than it's ever been, the span of candidates that they will consider for internships is wider than it's ever been, [and] the demand for tech talent has never been as…

Young the Giant in Concert

Two weeks ago, on Wednesday, Jan. 23, my friends and I went to a Young the Giant concert in Sayreville, New Jersey. I bought the ticket on a whim because my roommate encouraged me to,…