“I lived off of fried potatoes and onions for the semester. I actually lived better as a grad student than I do now.”
“I’ve had to turn off the heat a lot.”
Like any major city in the United States, numerous meetings and conventions set up shop here in the windy city for the public or invited individuals to enjoy. Of all the locations in downtown Chicago for these events to take place in, none is greater than the McCormick Place Convention Center in the southern portion of downtown.
Magic, multiple universes, items with special abilities, all a few common aspects of many fantasy stories we have come to know, utilized in one way or the other, with variations in every story they appear in. "A Darker Shade of Magic" by V. E. Schwab presents a story that employs typical fantasy fare with some interesting variations, alongside a compelling cast of characters with strong personalities. In an unexpected turn of events, I will be reviewing a book in this issue.
On Friday, April 21, Illinois Tech held the annual Alumni Awards ceremony, honoring the 13 Illinois Tech Alumni who won awards this year for their philanthropy, leadership, intelligence, and overall success. Eight unique awards were given, including one award, the Galvin Award, which honors those that are not alumni of Illinois Tech. The Galvin Award is named after Robert W. Galvin, a non-alumnus of Illinois Tech who still affected the university in many positive ways.
On Wednesday, April 19, the Student Government Association (SGA) held their last senate hearing of the semester.
Are you interested in creepy origami rabbits? Man, have I got the game for you. “To The Moon” is a cute, plot-driven game about Johnny, an elderly man on his deathbed, whose biggest regret in life is never making it to the moon. And there are so, so many creepy origami rabbits.
Friday, April 21, in addition to being the university’s most esteemed holiday of IPRO Day, also saw the final meeting of the Illinois Tech Student Government Association (SGA) and Residence Hall Association (RHA) Food Advisory Board (FAB). FAB exists as an advocacy organization between the student body and Illinois Tech Dining Services in regards to the on-campus dining and catering options provided by the university’s Sodexo contractors.
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