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Sunday, November 12th, 2017

On Tuesday, November 7, TechNews published an article titled “Dean Betts discusses goals as position of interim provost,” written by Assistant Editor Alexandra Detweiler, which incorrectly stated that Provost Frances Bronet would be stepping down from her position at the end of the academic year, to be succeeded by Betts.

Date: 
Sunday, November 12th, 2017

Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) is a worldwide celebration of innovators, entrepreneurs and job creators. It’s just one week in November and thousands of events/activities/competitions are held in 160 countries to inspire and reward the millions of people engaged in entrepreneurial activities. It is celebrated throughout the world as a part of university programs, accelerators, incubators, startups, corporations, and community leaders. This year GEW is the week of November 13-19.

Date: 
Sunday, November 12th, 2017

Marissa is a fourth year applied math major who will be graduating in spring of 2018. She has been a Leadership Academy Scholar for the past two years and is currently in charge of public relations for the Academy.

Q: We all have our own opinions of what characteristics make a good leader, but how would you personally define a leader?

Date: 
Sunday, November 12th, 2017

The news cycle on the New York terror attack hadn’t even ended when the Texas shooting occurred.  I was sitting in the movie theater when I got the news alert about the Texas church shooting.  My first reaction was not one of horror – I didn’t gasp, I didn’t cry, I didn’t stop and think about the horrific deaths of twenty-five other human beings while they sat in church.  No, I put down my phone and continued to watch my movie.  I went about my day, the shooting never even entering my mind.  It wasn’t until the next day, when I was reading the angry tweets and calls for action, that the rea

Subtitle: 
How Education is delivered throughout the Amazon
Date: 
Sunday, November 12th, 2017
By: 
Migel Santos

You’re in class sitting at your desk, you’re listening to your teacher explain the subject, but this is not your usual classroom setup you see in most schools. For one, you are watching your teacher teach through a 42” LCD screen. The teacher is streaming to you, your classmates, and thousands of other children across the Amazon’s remote villages on live stream simultaneously. You look outside, and your classroom is in the middle of the Amazon rainforest, one of hundreds of villages that are availing of free public education.

Date: 
Sunday, November 12th, 2017
By: 
Migel Santos

Full 12-hour days in knee-high mud clawing and sifting for shiny particulates. Gold. All the while being watched over by sentries sporting AK-47s. At the end of the day, the “worker” receives three dollars for a kilogram of raw gold. Blood Gold. Gold that people are killed for, gold that makes slaves of workers. That gold then passes through different hands and is even smuggled across borders until it ends up either in your phone or on your ring finger.

Date: 
Sunday, November 12th, 2017

As many college students know, after a week’s worth of dining on microwavable ramen, nothing is quite as good as rolling up to Chinatown, plopping down in a greasy booth or a splintering chair, and tunneling through a gargantuan pile of saucy noodles with a side of steamy rice. Or, if the fancy strikes, risking it all for the sweet, inexplicable delicacy that is cheap sushi.

Date: 
Sunday, November 12th, 2017

The Engineers for Sustainable World (ESW) chapter at Illinois Tech held their general body meeting in the John T. Rettaliata Engineering Center auditorium on November 6, 2017. Illinois Tech Research Fellow Henry Moss shared with us his passion for outreaching to congressmen about the burning issues of climate change.

Date: 
Saturday, November 11th, 2017

             Friday, November 10, saw the release of the latest remake of the famed Agatha Christie novel Murder on the Orient Express. The story is regarded as one of the most famed and well-known murder mystery stories ever made, utilizing a unique setting and cast of characters to ensure a most tense of atmospheres.

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Saturday, November 11th, 2017

            Last Wednesday, three Illinois Tech alumni from the late 1960s came back to the Mies Campus to tell the story of campus radio nearly half a century ago. Dan Benz, H Wayne Wilson, and Bernadette Ann Kuhn were the WIIT Station Manager, Continuity Director, and Station Manager Secretary respectively, between the 1966 and 1968 school years. During the meeting in the TechNews office in the MTCC, these alumni met their current-day counterparts such as Soren Spicknall, the current Station Manager, and several members of the WIIT Executive Board and DJ community.