With the approval of the President and Provost, your fellow Illinois Tech students are once again looking for your input in discovering how we can improve the quality of students' experiences with various service areas and departments here at Illinois Tech. The Students Speak program aligns with the President’s and Provost’s commitment to advancing student satisfaction and the quality of services provided to students.
In recent years, a body composed of students, Illinois Tech Dining Services staff, and university administration have met twice a month to discuss major decisions involving Sodexo’s dining facilities on campus. Including official representatives of the Student Government Association (SGA), Residence Hall Association (RHA), Office of Campus Life (OCL), and Residence and Greek Life (RGL), Illinois Tech’s Food Advisory Board (FAB) has been responsible for many of the changes to dining in its lifetime.
The Greek community welcomed all who bought a ticket to their annual Greek Formal this past Friday. At the event, Greek Council, the governing body for fraternities and sororities at Illinois Tech, gave awards in recognition of the most active members, most improved chapters, and others. The event was held at the Wit, a hotel owned by Hilton in the Loop.
MyIIT cannot be ignored as a part of every student’s daily life at Illinois Tech. From accessing academic records or inputting work timetables to more recently having quick access to student organization information via Hawklink, MyIIT is an indispensable hub for student life within this university (assuming it is used properly). While there are many sources of suggestion for ways to have MyIIT better serve the student body, one such way Student Government Association (SGA) is seeking to improve the service is by having a dedicated SGA tab for easy access.
Though much of the day-to-day business of Illinois Tech’s Student Government Association (SGA) Senate involves working on self-formulated projects and deciding the status of prospective student organizations, its reach is much broader than the group’s most visible facets. Senators are put in a special position of trust by both their constituents and their college, standing as representatives of student opinion in conversations with administrators.
The presidential debates wrapped up on Wednesday, October 19, with a debate at the University of Nevada in Las Vegas, Nevada. The debate featured Democratic nominee Secretary Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump. It featured Chris Wallace, a Fox News anchor, as the moderator. Clinton, according to Politico, won the first two debates. Going into the third debate, opinions were divided as to who would win.
Can’t go trick-or-treating this year because you’re “too old?” Depressed because of the cold weather and that weighty feeling of being excluded from your favorite Halloween festivity? Don’t worry: there’s a way you can trick-or-treat this year while simultaneously helping out a worthy cause-- all the while avoiding your neighbors' disapproving “aren’t you a little too old to trick-or-treat?”