With the President and Provost Forum only coming once a semester and often running out of time to take every question from students, the IIT community often seeks additional opportunities to voice their concerns to university administration. In a recent event sponsored by the IIT Student Government Association (SGA) and WIIT, Illinois Tech's radio station, students were given the opportunity to ask questions of IIT's President John Anderson.
The Illinois Tech Scarlet Hawks started their outdoor season with top performances especially this past weekend when the teams competed in the Ted Haydon Invitational hosted by the University of Chicago. Overall, the men placed third out of 10 teams and scored 66 total team points, whilst the women placed eighth out of nine teams and scored 10 points.
The IIT College of Social Sciences continued the Benjamin Franklin Project with an interdisciplinary conference on institutional innovation, exploring various historical and current perspectives on how institutions can provide the framework for revolution.
The battle between pirates and mega-corporations rages on as media conglomerates launch a major assault on a Russian social media platform similar to Facebook for copyright infringement. Media corporations claim losses in the billions and spend billions more trying to reclaim them. In my opinion they are making a mistake; let the pirates eat their cake. The people in headquarters are intelligent people. I have no doubt for a second that the corporations know me better than I know myself sometimes.