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NJIT's Student Newspaper

The Vector

Student Activities Fees per semester by university | Graphic by Ian Atkins

Student Activities Fees: What Its Approved Increase Means for Students

Ian Atkins, Contributing Writer April 24, 2024

In every enrolled undergraduate student’s payment portal for NJIT, they can see a section called the Student Activities Fee. This is a portion of what students pay to the university that is allocated...

From left to right: Edie Westrich, Hope De Jesus, Samantha Montalbine, Namitha Yalla.

Experiences as Women at NJIT

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

Content Warning: This article mentions threats of violence and sexual harassment.  It was 8:30 a.m. on a Thursday last fall, and Hope De Jesus was walking to class when a man she didn’t know started...

Guest Speaker Ibrahim Jaaber addresses Halallywood attendees.

Halallywood Bedazzles the Ballroom

Hafsa Ali, Contributing Writer March 25, 2024

NJIT’s Muslim Students Association (MSA) held its largest annual event, Halallywood, welcoming over 400 people to participate in a gameshow, watch a movie starring members of the MSA, and enjoy a variety...

Recruitment specialists Adrian Ghilardi and Brian Lyke table in Weston Hall to capture interest in the brotherhood.

Phi Delta Theta Comes to NJIT

Arwa Ouali, Senior Staff Writer March 10, 2024

Fraternities and sororities serve as a community and a way to find brothers and sisters, respectively, who will remain committed to their new family through college and beyond. Adrian Ghilardi, the recruitment...

Central King Buildings main entrance facing the clock tower.

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...

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...

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...

The Place of Dwelling built by NJIT architecture students in front of Weston Hall on the Warren Street side.

NJIT Students Support Newark’s Unhoused Population

Mrunmayi Joshi, Managing Editor February 10, 2024

In November, Newark mayor Ras Baraka made headlines by announcing that the unsheltered homelessness rate in New Jersey’s largest city had fallen 57.6%, according to an annual study conducted by the New...

A Rising Metropolis: How Newarks Horizontal Housing Expansion Is Changing the City

A Rising Metropolis: How Newark’s Horizontal Housing Expansion Is Changing the City

Nicholas Heisler, Contributing Writer February 3, 2024

Driving through Newark’s streets will soon be a very different experience from what it is today, as the city is in the midst of a development renaissance. The city has initiated a multitude of new development...

NJIT Provides Cybersecurity Training for All Community Members

NJIT Provides Cybersecurity Training for All Community Members

David Juarez, Staff Writer January 27, 2024

On Nov. 6, the Office of Information Service Technology, or IST, released security awareness training modules for students on the Highlander Pipeline. These modules train NJIT students and staff about...

Democrats Secure House in NJ Election

Democrats Secure House in NJ Election

Mrunmayi Joshi, Managing Editor December 4, 2023

On the chilly Tuesday, Nov. 7, voters lined up in polling booths across the nation in order to cast their votes in citizen initiatives, mayoral races, state legislature elections, and two gubernatorial...

Photos from NJIT ACM & Nucleus Yearbook

The 10th Annual HackNJIT Makes Waves

Mrunmayi Joshi, Managing Editor November 11, 2023

On the Saturday morning of Nov. 4, hundreds of attendees poured into the Campus Center to participate in HackNJIT, the Association for Computing Machinery’s (ACM) annual hackathon held in conjunction...

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