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NJIT's Student Newspaper

The Vector

Mike Johnson, current Speaker of the House

Mike Johnson Is Appointed Speaker of the House

Arwa Ouali, Staff Writer November 11, 2023

The United States government’s legislative branch is comprised of the House of Representatives and the Senate. The Speaker of the House is the third-in-command of the country, after the President and...

Science Spotlight: Studies Reveal New Theories about Menopause in Primates

Science Spotlight: Studies Reveal New Theories about Menopause in Primates

Arwa Ouali, Staff Writer November 11, 2023

Menopause is a period during which reproductive hormones begin to slow their production, an indicator of lower fertility and the menstrual cycle’s end. It’s been studied extensively in humans, yet...

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...

Office of Prevention and Advocacy engaging students during events this semester - Photos by Ethan Ho & Wanapat Khonsue

Office of Prevention and Advocacy Commences Its First Full Year on Campus

Yukthi Sangoi, Editor-in-Chief November 5, 2023

About six months ago, Brittany Gaviria Sanchez joined NJIT as the university’s inaugural Prevention Specialist in the Office of Prevention and Advocacy, which was established this summer. The office...

The War against Mosquitoes Continues

The War against Mosquitoes Continues

David Juarez, Staff Writer October 28, 2023

Aug. 20 is marked as World Mosquito Day, the anniversary of the day on which British physician Sir Ronald Ross discovered the connection between the presence of mosquitoes and the transmission of malaria....

Photo from UCAN

Talks between UCAN and NJIT Shift after Initial Contract Request Surpasses One Year of Negotiations

Yukthi Sangoi, Editor-in-Chief October 28, 2023

The negotiations between NJIT and the union that represents more than 800 teaching and research assistants, post-doctoral fellows, research professionals, and adjunct faculty is entering a new phase now...

Douar Agadir, Morocco, following September 2023 earthquakes | Photo from alyaoum24 | CC-BY-3.0

Environmental Disasters Rock North Africa

Arwa Ouali, Staff Writer September 29, 2023

After 11 p.m. on Sept. 8, a 6.8 magnitude earthquake shook the mountain terrain in Morocco. This was one of the most powerful earthquakes Morocco had seen in over 100 years and the deadliest since 1960.   Cultural...

Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii following August 2023 wildfires | Photo from Paula Ramon | Getty Images

Hawaii Wildfires Devastate Island

Arwa Ouali, Staff Writer September 29, 2023

On the night of Aug. 8, wildfires erupted in the town of Lahaina on the island of Maui, which had first been established in the early 1800s.  Footage from neighbors’ properties and the ensuing investigation...

View from Prudential Headquarters in Newark | Photo from Derek Jensen | CC-BY-SA-3.0

Building Newark’s Future

Mrunmayi Joshi, Managing Editor September 29, 2023

Today, Newark is better known for dilapidated buildings and violent crime than for its heyday as the center of industrial manufacturing in the Northeast. However, a slew of major construction projects...

Images from the Red Zone installation, located in the Campus Center gallery

The Red Zone

Yukthi Sangoi, Editor-in-Chief September 29, 2023

This article contains mentions of sexual violence.   “Just because you can doesn’t mean you have to or even want to,” “I think I wish I was more patient and assertive,” and “my body oftentimes...

NJITs Campus

Trends in College Enrollment

Mrunmayi Joshi, Managing Editor August 31, 2023

In the fall of 2011, 8,328 students registered for classes at New Jersey City University, better known as NJCU. By 2021, that number had dropped to just 6,918.   This trend echoed in several postsecondary...

NJIT Sets Sustainable Goals to Achieve Higher Ranking

Yukthi Sangoi, Editor-in-Chief May 9, 2023

This story was produced in collaboration with CivicStory and the NJ Sustainability Reporting project. In a year-long assessment submitted to the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating...

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