Illinois Tech shuttle bus canceled this semester, and why it matters.

TechNews Writer
Sep 17, 2018
On July 23, 2018, approximately a month before classes started, Michael Horan, Vice President for Finance and Administration at Illinois Institute Technology sent an email to all the Illinois Tech Students who had signed up for the commuter shuttle bus alert. You can find a screenshot of the email itself in the comments of a post on the Illinois Tech Student Community page on Facebook if you search “shuttle” in the handy Facebook ‘search this page’ box. You can also find a small sample of the healthy academic debate within the comments as well.
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SPS hosts physics department meet-and-greet

Society of Physics Students President
Sep 12, 2018
Illinois Tech’s physics department is quite small, which means it is very easy for students to get to know the department faculty and staff: but they must be given the opportunity to do so. In order to facilitate this introduction process, the Society of Physics Students (SPS) chapter at Illinois Tech hosted a “Physics Department Meet-and-Greet” event on Tuesday, September 11.
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Love to Dance holds first rehearsal, bubble tea excursion

Technews Writer
Sep 17, 2018
Love to Dance (LTD) has waltzed into this first semester with their first rehearsal on September 6. With performing and apprentice members alike, there were a lot of fresh new faces to be seen. Renewed enthusiasm persisted throughout the session as everyone was excited about the trip to Chinatown following the first half of the rehearsal to find a place and time to bond with fellow team members.
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Junior Hawks volunteer program takes flight

TechNews Writer
Sep 17, 2018
Wednesday, September 5 is when we had the first meeting for all the new Junior Hawks on campus this year to kickstart the admission process for next term. Junior Hawks is a group of Illinois Tech volunteers who are a part of the admissions process by meeting with prospective students and their families to help them make the best and most informed decision they can with regards to what college they choose to attend.
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VanderCook College of Music to host jazz violinist and composer Mads Tolling

VanderCook College of Music
Sep 05, 2018
Yamaha and Quinlan & Fabish Music Company are proud to present internationally acclaimed violinist and composer Mads Tolling to VanderCook College of Music on September 27, 2018. The two-time Grammy Award-winner will present a master class for VanderCook students and students from Chicagoland area schools. Tolling will join VanderCook’s Philharmonic Orchestra in concert later in the evening. 
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Upsilon Pi Epsilon holds first general body meeting of year

Technews Writer
Sep 10, 2018
Upsilon Pi Epsilon at Illinois Tech (UPE-IIT) welcomed its members back for the start of the Fall 2018 semester on September 5, 2018. Phil Hossu, President of UPE-IIT, presented new executive board members, including Vice President Mahmoud Kahack, Treasurer Saikiran Yerraguntla, and Secretary Anna Benson.
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GLO it up with Global Languages

Technews Writer
Sep 07, 2018
Being at an internationally recognized university, it may surprise some students that Illinois Tech does not offer foreign language classes. For one such group of students, this fact led them to find a different way to cultivate language during their time in college, and thus, the Global Languages Organization (GLO) was founded.
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Illinois Tech Robotics launches “Roombotics 2018” competition

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Sep 07, 2018
At a general body meeting on the evening of Friday, September 7, Illinois Tech Robotics (ITR) announced the beginning of an internal competition named Roombotics 2018: Iron-Giant Chef. In this competition, teams of five members each will use a modified Roomba autonomous robotic vacuum cleaner to complete a series of activities in a themed competition setting, competing in a number of categories.
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Illinois Tech ranks among top schools for student economic mobility, women in STEM

Editor-in-Chief
Sep 07, 2018
In their 2018 student support rankings guides, education research publisher SR Education Group has announced that Illinois Tech has ranked among the top schools in two out of five categories based on supporting five student populations: LGBTQ+ friendly, disability-friendly, women in STEM, Christian, and economic mobility. Of those categories, Illinois Tech qualified for the Best and Most Affordable Online Colleges for Economic Mobility category as well as for the Best and Most Affordable Online Colleges for Women in STEM.
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OCL and SHWC host Women’s Equality Day lunch

Editor-in-Chief
Sep 07, 2018
National Women’s Equality Day in the U.S. was on Sunday, August 26, so in celebration of this day, the Illinois Tech Office of Campus Life (OCL) and Student Health and Wellness Center (SHWC) hosted an afternoon of free food, information, and networking on the afternoon of the following Monday, August 27 in the Bog’s recreation area.
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