By: 
Reno Waswil
Date: 
Sunday, April 16th, 2017

Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) is a student-run organization on campus serving to celebrate Palestinian culture within the Illinois Tech community, as well as to speak about and protest the struggle and injustice in the region stemming, to a large part, from its conflict with the nation it Israel. On Wednesday, April 12 beginning at 6 p.m., SJP hosted Palfest: “a cultural festival to showcase the beauty and tradition of Palestine.”

By: 
Reno Waswil
Date: 
Sunday, April 16th, 2017

Illinois Tech's Indian Student Association (ISA) serves to “foster a sense of community and friendship among all people of South Asian origin and anyone who likes to interact with them.” On Saturday, April 15, ISA held their “Bollywood Musical at Cultural Night 2017” to a packed house in the Hermann Hall Auditorium.

Date: 
Sunday, April 16th, 2017

On April 14, 2017, Society of Women Engineers hosts banquet in Pritzker club to congratulate their efforts during the academic year - fall 2016 and spring 2017. The executive board members: Sirisha Damaraju(President), Leslie Villanueva(Vice President), Sany Nguyen (Events Coordinator), Gina Kapadia (Secretary), Austeja Staneviciute (Treasurer) and others were awarded for their passion and work for this organization.

By: 
Reno Waswil
Date: 
Sunday, April 16th, 2017

As might be overlooked, the Illinois Tech campus community is not limited to its Illinois Tech affiliates; the university’s Mies Campus (MC) location shares its property, many of its facilities, and a sense of its community with two other unaffiliated colleges: VanderCook College of Music and Shimer “Great Books” College.

By: 
Viktor Koves
Date: 
Sunday, April 16th, 2017

When election results came in for the new SGA executive board some time ago, many students were surprised by the outcomes. Although most students are aware of the voter turnout of SGA elections, most are not aware of the trends of how students vote, specifically how voters abstain on positions in SGA executive elections.

Date: 
Sunday, April 16th, 2017

Chicago is a city of constant change and improvement, as much of the city's infrastructure is updated, improved, or downright replaced altogether. This summer will be no exception to this fact as major reconstruction alters the face of the famed Chicago “L” for months to come.

By: 
Ethan Castro
Date: 
Saturday, April 15th, 2017

As the semester draws to a close, the newly elected Illinois Tech Student Government Association (SGA) executive board is taking their formative steps to map out the direction they wish to take the organization in the coming year. Although the summer break creates an upset at the beginning of the new board’s tenure, it is imperative that the new heads of SGA form a solid understanding of the ideals and actions they wish to accomplish in the coming year.

Date: 
Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

On April 1, 2017, around 400 UNICEF club members, leaders, and activists gathered together in Washington, D.C. For 70 years, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has been an organization that works with children throughout the world, doing whatever it takes to safeguard the world’s most vulnerable children.

By: 
Shoaib Khan
Date: 
Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

Polls show that many Americans do not trust their media. These sentiments are not entirely unjustified, as experts have long examined and studied propaganda in the media. In their 1988 book, Manufacturing Consent, Noam Chomsky and Edward Herman examine American reporting across decades of time and thousands of miles, involving various wars and conflicts. A common theme is that the facts are often filtered based on what is most beneficial for the privileged class.

Date: 
Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

Last Thursday in the main lobby of the Rettaliata Engineering Center, the Spring 2017 Armour Research and Development Expo recognized the hard work and effort made by students conducting research here at Illinois Tech. The spring 2017 expo was somewhat different from previous years in that the time of the presentation was moved from the typical midday time slot in past semesters to one later in the evening.