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NJIT's Student Newspaper

The Vector

NJIT's Student Newspaper

The Vector

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Dean of Students Office Relocates to Agile Strategy Lab

Yukthi Sangoi, Editor-in-Chief March 3, 2024

NJIT’s Campus Center is the go-to hub for many students. The basement has club and game spaces, the first floor has eateries and lounges, the second has study and event areas, the third floor has the...

Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage

Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage

Maharshi Vyas, Contributing Writer March 3, 2024

A few weeks ago, Greece legalized same-sex marriage. This landmark case resulted in Greek same-sex couples to be permitted the same rights and privileges experienced by heterosexual couples. As I read...

From left to right: Dr. Marybeth Boger, Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students; Udochukwu (Laura) Nwanebu, first-year Newark Mayors Scholar and Albert Dorman Honors Scholar; Dr. Brittney Cooper; Dr. David E. Jones, Chief Diversity Officer; Dr. Angela Garretson, Chief Government and Community Relations Officer − Photo Courtesy of Black History Month speaker series organizers

Reflections on Black Feminism, As Told by Dr. Brittney Cooper

Christine Olukere, Staff Writer March 3, 2024

Reflecting on Dr. Brittney Cooper’s talk at NJIT, titled “All About Love: A Call to Black Feminism,” one is immediately struck by the depth and urgency of her message. Cooper’s invocation not to...

Circulating the Sports Sphere: Spring 2024

Circulating the Sports Sphere: Spring 2024

Neev Chopra, Senior Staff Writer March 3, 2024

Vol. C | Spring | Issue VI My Indian Premier League Predictions   Here are my cricket season predictions for the TATA Indian Premier League 2024:  Chennai Super Kings: 12-4 Gujarat...

NJIT Offers Biweekly Screenings for Sexually Transmitted Infections

NJIT Offers Biweekly Screenings for Sexually Transmitted Infections

Mrunmayi Joshi, Managing Editor February 24, 2024

College is a time for students to explore the world, meet new people, and learn more about themselves; unsurprisingly, this period is often associated with increased sexual activity. A study by the Health...

NJ Transit Proposes Increase in Bus and Train Fares

NJ Transit Proposes Increase in Bus and Train Fares

Najee Manning, Senior Staff Writer February 24, 2024

Riders could be paying 15% more for train and bus transportation starting July 1 if NJ Transit approves a proposed fare increase.   The proposal — announced last month — also calls for an additional...

Groundskeeper Omar Garcia stands next to a heart-shaped bush of his own creation on Summit Street.

The Unrecognized Importance of NJIT’s Groundskeepers

Kevin Wood, Contributing Writer February 24, 2024

The NJIT campus is comprised of many departments and individuals who work in tandem to keep the campus functioning for the now over 12,000 students in attendance. For some departments, like Public Safety,...

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Student Senate Square

Hunter Russo, Student Senate Information Technology Representative February 24, 2024

Vol. C | Spring | Issue V On Feb. 14, the Student Senate met with four candidates running for three vacant representative positions. The biology representative position was left open. Nikita Nair, third-year...

Flooding in Essex County, New Jersey after Hurricane Ida in 2021 | Photo from Destroyeraa-alt | CC-BY-SA-4.0

A Call to Fight

Sadia Mohiuddin, Contributing Writer February 15, 2024

Envision this — rain patters on a street surface, accumulating until it pours across the concrete, sweeping along with the howling winds. Below the surface, a myriad of copper, clay, and wooden pipes...

Main entrance of Newark Penn Station in 2015 | Photo from King of Hearts | CC-BY-SA-3.0

The History of the NEC Line

Maharshi Vyas, Contributing Writer February 15, 2024

One of the most important rail lines to Newark residents and students alike is the Northeast Corridor line. Stretching from New York Penn Station all the way to Trenton, it is one of the best forms of...

‘Legally Blonde’

Shreya Sureshkumar, Contributing Writer February 15, 2024

Following the traditional fall play and spring musical sequence, the NJIT-Rutgers Theatre Program will be putting on a production of “Legally Blonde” this semester! The musical, following the hit movie...

Valentine’s Day Is for the Birds

Valentine’s Day Is for the Birds

Christine Olukere, Staff Writer February 15, 2024

The first Valentine’s Day that I can remember was in second grade.   We were tasked with creating secret admirer valentines for our classmates, and I was excited. My crush, some nobody named Reggie,...

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