Meet Your 2022-2023 Student Senate Eboard

Meet Your 2022-2023 Student Senate Eboard

Nashed served as the Student Senate’s Vice President of Finance this past year and, with the help of his committee, was able to “award over $50,000 in student organization grants and to advocate for student voices while serving on administrative committees to ensure that we are both represented and heard.” He has also experienced being Director of Public Relations and...

Breaking Ground at NJIT’s Food Forest

Breaking Ground at NJIT’s Food Forest

In the latest example of NJIT’s commitment to increasing biodiversity, the planting of an urban Food Forest in front of Laurel Hall commenced on Wednesday, April 27. The project is the result of a years-long collaboration between Dr. Maria Stanko, senior university lecturer, and the Albert Dorman Honors College in addition to NJIT’s administration.   An alumnus of NJIT and the...

Graduate Students Showcase Research Projects in GSA Event  

The Graduate Students Association held a Three-Minute Research Presentation event on March 31 for graduate students to present their research in three minutes with the aid of only a single static slide. 20 participants gathered in the Campus Center Ballroom A in front of a panel of judges composed of faculty and research staff.    “The goal of the event was...

Some Online Classes Say Goodbye, Some Are Here to Stay

Some Online Classes Say Goodbye, Some Are Here to Stay

Two years ago, the COVID-19 pandemic pushed classes to take on a different form in order to minimize the spread of the virus that can occur through in-person contact. Administrators everywhere investigated possible solutions to this as quickly as possible so that students would not lose their learning momentum during the school year.   One solution included conducting class in a...

Maple Hall Opens in Fall 2022 

Maple Hall Opens in Fall 2022 

As students have spent the last few weeks – and months – planning their courses for the Fall 2022 semester, some current and future residents have had to take another aspect into consideration: a slightly longer walk to their classes from their brand-new residence building: Maple Hall.   Currently under construction, the hall was the first to fill up with students...

President Bloom Talks NJIT-Egypt Initiative

President Bloom Talks NJIT-Egypt Initiative

In just over two years, NJIT will be opening a branch campus in Mostak-bal City, Egypt that serves over 3,000 students. NJIT’s business partner in this operation is Tatweer Misr for Touristic Investments and Land Reclamation, also referred to as Tatweer Misr. NJIT President Dr. Joel Bloom has been working closely with this initiative since its fruition in 2018 when...

“Windfall” Review

“Windfall” Review

One of the latest Netflix original thrillers released relatively quietly in mid-March and generated little-to-no buzz. “Windfall” is another in a slew of Netflix Originals meant to justify its ever-increasing rates. Starring Jason Segel, Lily Collins and Jesse Plemons, this suspenseful film takes us through the mind of a criminal looking to take back a little of what they feel...

Conan Gray’s Unforgettable Memories

Conan Gray’s Unforgettable Memories

Not long after singer-songwriter Conan Gray announced the arrival of his sophomore album “Superache” on June 24, he released a heart-wrenching single called “Memories” along with a music video at midnight on April 15. He posted a nine-second teaser five days prior and a 36-second teaser a day prior to the release.   The song revolves around the narrator finally feeling...

Clock tower: History and Superstitions

Clock tower: History and Superstitions

The infamous NJIT clock tower stands tall, looming above the walkway between the Campus Center and Central King Building. An 18-year-old relic that first graced the eyes and ears of students back in 2004, it was donated by Harry Gail and Dorothy Clarke. Gail graduated from NJIT in 1944 with a Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering. Nowadays, the clock tower is...