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A Campus Challenge

The snow has melted, the birds are chirping and the NYIT’s Old Westbury campus is getting ready to dive head first into spring. Spring is something that everyone looks forward to; so can you imagine if there was a way to make it even better? For the month of April, …

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BoxMyDorm: Boxing Your Troubles Goodbye!

Dormitory. A very popular word that most of America is familiar with. This bold word can mean an assortment of things to different people, such as their first “apartment,” their “independence” from their parents and more. According to Dictionary.com, the word dormitory stands for “a building, as at a college, …

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Sex trafficking – the real world danger

What is sex trafficking? Who is in danger of becoming a victim? Where does it occur and can you prevent yourself from becoming a victim? These are all questions that you may have asked yourself or if you haven’t, maybe you should. Human trafficking generates $9.5 billion yearly in the United States. …

St Patrick's Day

Five Hot Spots for St. Patrick’s Day

The spring is rapidly approaching; meaning one of the most decorated holidays is coming up, St. Patrick’s Day. With the heavily saturated Irish-American population in New York, there is no better way to celebrate St. Patty’s, than to go to the remarkable St. Patrick’s Day Parade. But after the parade, …

Stress

Stress Management: You’re Stronger Than You Think.

The familiar phrase, “I’m stressed,” is used daily as a sentence by many people, especially college students across the country. From tedious assignments to major examinations, there are literally millions of reasons why students become stressed. Although stress is coined as a harmless bodily function by a majority of the …

March

Celebrate The Ides of March!

Have you ever heard of the Ides of March? If so, do you know what the true meaning is behind it? Everyone seems to know the myth of Friday 13th but March 15th also marks a day of death. The death of a Roman General Statesman: Julius Caesar. The Romans …

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The Monthly Growl

The Purpose of the Pedometer Program By Matthew Clendenin At NYIT/VIP there is currently a program that features pedometers.  It is sponsored by Ernst VanBergeijk, associate Dean of the Vocational Independence Program, and Erin Vlasak, an administrator.  They both came up with the idea because it encourages students to become …