Student organization spotlight: Illinois Tech Railroad Club

TechNews Writer
Aug 26, 2018
Daniel Rappoport, when asked for a fun fact, will tell you that modern locomotives can carry one ton of freight 460 miles on only one gallon of fuel. I asked expecting some cute train name or an eccentric conductor, but when you’re the founder of the Illinois Tech Railroad Club, I guess you’ve got that on standby.
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Illinois Tech Culinary and Hospitality Services: What’s new?

Interim Editor-in-Chief
Aug 24, 2018
Perhaps one of the most exciting developments on the Illinois Tech Mies Campus is the signing of a new dining service contract with Chartwells Higher Education, a subsidiary of British foodservice company Compass Group. So then, for all students (but especially returners), what kind of changes does our new dining overlord have in store for us meager meal plan dependents? TechNews was taken on a tour of the MTCC and its various dining facilities with Chartwells Executive Chef Svenska Lindroth to better understand how the face of Illinois Tech dining has already changed and what is yet to come.
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Creative outlets available to students on campus

Assistant Editor
Aug 27, 2018
Illinois Tech’s tech-focus comes with a multitude of advantages, but it comes with drawbacks, too. Many students lament over the lack of language classes, art classes, music classes, and other creative outlets. If you know where to look, however, there are many ways for students to express themselves artistically.
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Welcome Week 2018 hosts variety of student organizations, first-year events

Interim Editor-in-Chief
Aug 23, 2018
As is the yearly tradition at college campuses across the country, the beginning of the fall 2018 semester was marked with a university-wide series of events referred to by Illinois Tech as Welcome Week. The 2018 installment of Welcome Week began with the opening of campus residence halls for new student move-ins on Friday, August 10 and would go on to feature an assortment of events hosted by various student organizations, campus offices, and individual academic colleges.
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525, 600 Lines

Technews Writer
Aug 27, 2018
A line. Every first-year architecture student probably understands the line assignment. It is a simple task; you draw one-hundred, random four-inch straight lines of a similar thickness, then draw another set of one hundred random four-inch straight lines various degrees of thickness, and then a final set of one hundred lines of a random, non-straight fashion.
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Eid Mubarak at Illinois Tech

Technews Writer
Aug 27, 2018
Last week many students at Illinois Tech could be heard happily greeting one another with the words “Eid Mubarak.” When translated form Arabic, "Eid" means "celebration" and "Mubarak" means "blessed." When used in conversation, the phrase “Eid Mubarak” can be translated to “have a blessed holiday/celebration.” Muslims celebrate Eid twice a year, and because of Illinois Tech’s large international student body, many people on campus take part in the festivities and even take a day off to do so.
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A Bug's Life

TechNews Writer
Aug 27, 2018
As a first-year student, there were many thoughts and considerations that went into preparing for life at Illinois Tech. Amidst all of my planning, one element that I did not account for were the many residents who would also be living on campus with me: the bugs. From ant hills to cicada proliferation, the large insect population on and around campus are a ubiquitous addition to the Illinois Tech community.
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An introduction to TechNews, summer 2018

Technews Writer
May 29, 2018
Beyond the information that you can quickly glean from scanning this paper (like how we’re the student newspaper for the Illinois Institute of Technology), there might still be some information about TechNews that you’d like to know. Thus, this short introduction to the actual TechNews paper, the team behind it, and opportunities we have should hopefully clear any confusion or ambiguity surrounding our little operation. Stay with me here, you could possibly come out of this article with a new opportunity to earn some extra income with us.
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2018 - Spring - Issue 14
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