Discount Program

This past Friday, the food discount program, started by the Student Senate, went into effect. Yasmine Elfarra, Vice President of Student Affairs, spearheaded the effort of actualizing this initiative. By reaching out to different restaurants…

The Senate’s New Tax Plan

On Thursday the 16, The U.S. House of Representatives passed the new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, narrowly getting it through with a 52% approval. Every Democrat in the House voted “No” on the bill,…

Senate Hard at Work Making NJIT Better

The Student Activities Fund Review Board (SAFRB) approved a record 12 proposals towards Campus Improvements totaling $231,926.44. "This is the single largest amount spent on proposals to improve the campus in one semester ever," said…

Update on the NJ Gubernatorial Race

Every four years another governor comes to power in New Jersey, and in the fall of 2017 the New Jersey population will elect another one. This year, however, much of the heated politics took place…

Neil Gorsuch Sworn into Supreme Court 

The historic, decisive 54-45 vote by The United States Senate confirmed Neil Gorsuch as the 113th justice to the nation’s highest court, The Supreme Court, filling the void existing since the death of the conservative…

Get to Know Your Next Student Senate President:…

1300 students showed their support by voting for who they believed would lead the Student Senate in the right direction. After weeks of campaigning – communicating with the student body, releasing platforms and statements –…

Student-Centered Senate Resolutions Make Progress

Over this past month, the NJIT Student Senate signed a list of resolutions to increase the add/drop period, implement a pass/fail system, create advisor evaluations, and decrease class time. Although none of these resolutions have…