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NJIT's Student Newspaper

The Vector

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

Vol. C | Spring | Issue XI The Student Senate held an informative meeting on April 3. During this meeting, the Senate approved the creation of three new student organizations, The Philosophy Club, The...

How to Talk with Your Roommate

How to Talk with Your Roommate

Aaron Dimaya, Staff Writer April 24, 2024

As I approach my fourth year here at NJIT, I’ve experienced living with a pretty wide spectrum of roommates. I’ve had quiet roommates that I hardly see, though I hold no ill will towards them. I’ve...

NJIT Researchers Find a Way to Efficiently Detect ‘Forever Chemicals’

NJIT Researchers Find a Way to Efficiently Detect ‘Forever Chemicals’

Shree Sankar, Contributing Writer April 8, 2024

PFAS, or per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, are often referred to as ‘forever chemicals’ and are man-made substances that remain undegraded for thousands of years. When these chemicals enter human...

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Make Democracy Work — Vote in the Student Senate Elections

Yukthi Sangoi, Editor-in-Chief April 8, 2024

If you care about where your money goes, what classes you take, and who’s in charge of professional and social opportunities on campus, vote in the Student Senate elections taking place from April 8-10....

Detailing the Terms of UCAN’s Latest Contract Ratification

Detailing the Terms of UCAN’s Latest Contract Ratification

Shreya Sureshkumar, Staff Writer March 25, 2024

As of Jan. 30, the members of United Council of Academics at NJIT (UCAN) ratified a new contract. The two separate agreements — one for adjunct faculty and another for graduate students — include new...

Best Visuals awardees Smita More-Patdar and Kantida Nanon | Photo Courtesy of Graduate Student Association

NJIT Graduate Students Showcase Innovative Research

Mohitha Edupuganti, Contributing Writer March 25, 2024

The author is the vice president of public relations for the Graduate Student Association.  The Graduate Student Association and PhD Club at NJIT hosted the 2024 edition of "Three Minute Research Presentations"...

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Sneak Peek of JerseyCTF IV

Yukthi Sangoi, Editor-in-Chief March 10, 2024

Preparations are well underway for the cyberpunk-themed JerseyCTF IV, the fourth annual capture-the-flag (CTF) event organized by the NJIT Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), NJIT Information and...

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The Imperfectly Perfect Portrayal of Love in Netflix’s ‘One Day’

Shreya Sureshkumar, Contributing Writer March 10, 2024

“One Day” is a 2024 series adaptation of the 2011 film of the same name — which was inspired by the 2009 novel of the same title by David Nicholls — starring Anne Hathaway and Jim Sturgess.   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...

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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