UNICEF GBM 9/6/18

Technews Writer
Sep 10, 2018
September 6, 2018 marked the first general body meeting of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) for the fall of 2018. The presentation began with a quick review of the facts that caused UNICEF to form and their values and aims. 17,000 people die every day, and most of these deaths are preventable and unnecessary. The organization hopes to help as many children and people in need as possible and counter the 3 million deaths happening across the globe every year due to easily preventable diseases and problems.
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“We’re gonna change that”: Public Safety responds to TechNews editorial

Technews Writer
Sep 10, 2018
After the publication of a critical article in TechNews’s last issue and a subsequent meeting between the Illinois Tech Public Safety Department and newspaper staff, the campus security organization expressed a desire to alter some of its practices in response to the concerns raised in TechNews. Andy Yocum, the new Director of Public Safety, stated that Public Safety will no longer draw strict lines past which students are told not to travel
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2018 - Fall - Issue 2
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Association for Computing Machinery - Women's First GBM

Technews Writer
Sep 10, 2018
Illinois Tech’s Association for Computing Machinery - Women (ACM-W) had their first general body meeting on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 in their new ACM-W Lounge space located in the IIT Tower on the 10th floor. They introduced the 2018 executive board and discussed upcoming events, which includes a Women in Cybersecurity general body meeting on September 11 in Siegel Hall room 118 during the lunch hour.
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2018 - Fall - Issue 2
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Muslim Student's Association first GBM

Technews Writer
Sep 10, 2018
Illinois Tech’s Muslim Students Association held its first general body meeting on Wednesday, August 29th. At the meeting, they connected with new first years, introduced the MSA shura (exec board), and talked about upcoming events. IIT MSA is the student organization that maintains the mosque in Farr Hall, near MSV, among many other things. 
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2018 - Fall - Issue 2
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Illinois Tech E-Sports and Digital Arts Center officially opens in MTCC

Interim Editor-in-Chief
Aug 27, 2018
Illinois Tech E-sports: Invent the Future
In a very remarkable case of an Illinois Tech student organization gaining enough traction and administrative support to claim a permanent physical space on campus, Illinois Tech E-Sports (ITE), a student organization revolving around video game competitions, has collaborated with several key campus administrative bodies
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2018 - Fall - Issue 1
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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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2018 - Fall - Issue 1
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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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2018 - Fall - Issue 1
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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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2018 - Fall - Issue 1
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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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2018 - Fall - Issue 1
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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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2018 - Fall - Issue 1
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