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Spring Changes to NJIT Dining Services

Spring Changes to NJIT Dining Services

This semester, NJIT’s Gourmet Dining Services has had changes made to the various meal distribution facilities. According to Marybeth Boger, Dean of Students and Campus Life, and David Arluna, Food Service Director, these alterations are aimed to benefit students the most.   GDS has now extended hours of operation on weekends to begin three hours earlier, at 8 a.m., and offers breakfast and lunch...

$4 Million from CRRSA Act will Benefit Students in Need

In late December, Congress passed the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) Act that was signed into law by former President Trump. This provides additional provisions for higher education institutions since the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act that was signed in late March, towards the beginning of the pandemic. CRRSA is considered as a law, part of the...

Math Department: Crossed the Line?

Math Department: Crossed the Line?

This past fall semester, testing restrictions and guidelines amped up disproportionately for courses in the math department. Professor and department chair of NJIT’s math department Eliza Michalopoulou explained that proctoring and testing practices implemented in Fall 2020 were as a result of Honor Code violations in Spring 2020.   One of the expectations includes utilizing Respondus Lockdown Browser to open and take the exam, which records audio and...

The Unsung Heroes of the Pandemic: Facilities Services

The Unsung Heroes of the Pandemic: Facilities Services

With the COVID-19 pandemic, policies in schools and other institutions have dramatically changed in order to stop or slow down the spread. Social distancing, wearing masks and washing hands frequently are just three of the many important habits to keep in order to protect one another from catching the virus.   Another significant routine is simply keeping buildings and classrooms as clean as possible. The...

C-CAPS Director Talks Mental Health

C-CAPS Director Talks Mental Health

The pandemic has unfortunately added new stresses to everyone’s lives. There can only be a limited amount of face-to-face interaction between people, and as a result, many have become unemployed. Staying in homes also means that there is a significant decrease in the physical activity of some individuals. All of these issues, combined with academic worries, have affected students at...

Theatre Students Present The Directors’ Project

Theatre Students Present The Directors’ Project

In December, the joint Rutgers-Newark/NJIT Theater Arts and Technology Program will feature 22 actors and the works of 11 students in The Directors’ Project. According to Louis Wells, director of The Center for Applied Improvisation and Theater and senior lecturer of theatre arts and technology, the project is a “series of student-directed and performed one-act plays… The students are in charge of picking the material, casting the...