During the weekend of February 18 to 19, the Illinois Tech Residence Hall Association (RHA) led a delegation of executive board members, resident advisors (RAs), and other residents to the Illinois Residence Hall Association (IRHA) conference hosted at Eastern Illinois University (EIU) in Charleston, Illinois. The Illinois Tech delegation of ten students certainly made their best efforts to bring their school spirit, and it paid off.
On Tuesday, March 21 during the student lunch hour, the Student Government Association (SGA) Events Committee hosted another installment of the organization’s regular Town Hall forums. During these public events, staff from a particular university department are invited to come and host an open platform where students are welcome to come and voice their opinions or ask questions of that particular department.
The Student Government Association (SGA) Senate meets biweekly on Wednesdays to vote on prospective student organizations, give updates on the projects of executive board members and senators, and hear out any questions or concerns during an “open floor” section, where anyone, SGA member or not, is welcomed to speak. The senate held their most recent meeting on Wednesday, February 22.
Malcolm X is a name that will go down in history. Famous for making a name for himself in the Civil Rights movement, most Americans know about his difficult childhood and brief stint in prison. Many also know that prison is where the young man spent his time reading the works of various writers, particularly Elijah Muhammad. What many may not know, however, is his deeper ideological ties with resistance movements all around the world. Few, for example, know the impact on him by the Algerian independence activist Frantz Fanon (Figure 1).
“There is nothing which I dread so much as a division of the republic into two great parties, each arranged under its leader, and concerting measures in opposition to each other. This, in my humble apprehension, is to be dreaded as the greatest political evil under our Constitution.” (John Adams, Founding Father)
Mahashivratri is an annual festival in Hinduism. It is celebrated in honor of the god Shiva. In every "luni-solar" month—the 13th night/14th day—once a year in the late winter and just before spring, marks Maha Shivratri: "the great night of Shiva."