For over a decade, Illinois Tech Robotics (ITR) has been supporting the endeavors of youth Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) education through many partnerships with FIRST Robotics. FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology). On January 9, 2016, ITR’s students returned to campus early to put on the Chicagoland FIRST Robotics Competition kickoff event.
The Museum of Science and Industry (MSI) is the largest science museum in the western hemisphere, holding over 35 thousand artifacts and nearly 14 acres of interactive exhibits and experiences.
The President’s Student Advisory Council Update (PSAC) meeting was held on January 21, 2015 in the President’s conference room. President Cramb, Provost Bronet and 10 PSAC members were present. The discussion was geared around the subjects voted in the previous members’ meeting on January 18th 2015. They were articulated as follows:
The Revenant is a great story adaptation that has a lot to offer as a film, but is it deserving of its twelve nominations for the 88th Oscars?
The Student Government Association (SGA) held its first Senate meeting of the semester on Wednesday, January 20. The meeting began with presentation by groups seeking approval to become official student organizations on campus. One new student organization, “Science Graduate Student Association” received approval at this meeting.
Scott Reitherman is no stranger to the indie pop community. As frontman of Throw Me The Statue until that group’s departure in 2013, he’s already become a familiar face in his native Seattle and beyond, scoring a minor college radio hit with that band’s song “Lolita” in 2009. The success of the album Creaturesuqe earned Throw Me The Statue live session appearances on KEXP, Daytrotter, and more while touring, but the end of the group threatened to put an early cap on Reitherman’s promising musical career.