Illinois Tech inducts four distinguished alumni into Hall of Fame

Ethan Castro
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Feb 25, 2019
On the evening of Tuesday, February 19, Illinois Tech held a formal event where it inducted four new members into the university Hall of Fame. This list of just over 50 trustees, alumni, faculty, and other community members represents some of the most notable achievements and contributions made by individuals throughout the university’s existence since 1893.
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2019 - Spring - Issue 5

Creating a new Chicago narrative one cool fact at a time (2)

Virginia Spicknall
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TechNews Writer
Feb 18, 2019
Chicago has quite the legacy. It is known for the Great Chicago Fire, record breaking brutal winters, a river that flows backwards, important historical strikes, advancements in transportation and city life, and multiple professional athletic teams. But perhaps the most important, yet unknown history of Chicago surrounds the invention of the Twinkie.
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2019 - Spring - Issue 4

Open House Chicago 2018

Tarang Vaidya
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Oct 22, 2018
As a student who likes to keep himself immersed in the laptop studying or either watching videos, experiencing The Open House was an insightful experience. Chicago is considered as one of the most architectural cities of the world and on that Sunday, I just came to know why.
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2018 - Fall - Issue 7

Rapper Kanye West visits Kaplan Building, attends Idea Shop meeting

Ethan Castro
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Oct 15, 2018
On the evening of Monday, October 8, the staff of the Illinois Tech Idea Shop were met with a very special surprise guest: rapper Kanye West (also known as YE). Held in the new building for the Ed Kaplan Family Institute for Innovation and Tech Entrepreneurship (hereafter abbreviated as the “Kaplan Institute”), West surprised the students present (some of whom were new members of the Idea Shop team) with his appearance, especially surprising as news outlets at the time focused their attention on his visit with U.S. President Donald Trump later that same week.
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2018 - Fall - Issue 6

Book review: "The magic of thinking big"

Jaipreet Raina
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Mar 01, 2021
Everybody reads one book in his life that truly inspires him. The book named the magic of thinking big written by David Schwartz has achieved the same. This book has inspired me to think big and be optimistic and focused on my mindset to achieve any goal in my life. It is filled with ideas and methods that can be applied at home or work giving real-life examples of improving success, happiness, and satisfaction to those who implemented this.
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2021 - Spring - Issue 5

iOS 14 Review: iPhone will Look Better

Jaipreet Raina
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Mar 01, 2021
There are two types of people when buying an iPhone. Firstly, there are those that want to keep everything the same, as they believe the iPhone should not change- not with software updates and not even with the home button removals. Secondly, there is us, the bring-on-the-changers, we fear absolutely nothing, we don't even fear the disappearance of a headphone jack.
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2021- Spring - Issue 5