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The Vector

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...

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SpaceX Test Flight Ends 2023 with a Bang

Jack Tomasello, Contributing Writer January 27, 2024

On the morning of Saturday, Nov. 18, a massive roar shook south Texas as SpaceX launched the second test flight of their new Starship rocket, eventually intended to transport people to Mars and beyond....

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...

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...

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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....

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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...

Amazon office lobby in New York | Photo from Karsten Moran | The New York Times

The Federal Trade Commission Thinks Amazon Is a Monopoly

Nandita Rajesh, Contributing Writer October 12, 2023

On Sept. 23, the Federal Trade Commission joined forces with 17 state attorney generals to sue Amazon. The case is based on allegations that the company is a monopoly that utilizes anticompetitive and...

Dianne Feinstein and her family following her election to the
San Francisco Board of Supervisors in 1969 | Photo from Associated Press

Timeline of Eminent Dianne Feinstein

Arwa Ouali, Staff Writer October 12, 2023

Democratic senator from California Dianne Feinstein, the longest-serving United States senator, longest-serving female senator, and oldest sitting United States senator at the time of her death, passed...

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