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A Reflection: Pushing through the Pandemic at NJIT

A Reflection: Pushing through the Pandemic at NJIT

This pandemic has been going on for a long minute. First, the lockdown was supposed to last for only two weeks. Many of us, myself included, thought very little of the gravity of the situation.   Then it ramped up: what started out as two weeks became an indefinite period that consumed the summer. The leaves started to turn as we began to think about...

Newark Advocacy Groups Settle Lawsuit over Lead Water Crisis

Newark Advocacy Groups Settle Lawsuit over Lead Water Crisis

With more than 17,000 of approximately 19,000 lead service lines already having been replaced to combat the exposure of lead to Newark residents drawing from the city’s water supply, advocacy groups and the City of Newark, New Jersey have recently proposed a settlement agreement for a lawsuit made over the lead water crisis.   On Jan. 26, Newark officials and the New Jersey Department of Environmental...

How President Biden’s Executive Orders will Affect New Jersey

How President Biden’s Executive Orders will Affect New Jersey

President Joe Biden began his presidency last week with a suit of executive orders that covered a broad range of topics, with the intention of ushering in change towards the goals of the policies he set on the campaign trail. These executive orders hold power over the communities residing in New Jersey, and these new pieces of legislation will affect the way of life...