• Archery vs. Apocalypse

    Katie Peters
    Technews Writer
    Sep 09, 2012
    Probably the first thing on everyone’s minds this coming December will be if the world is actually going to end. The second thing will be how; I’m banking on zombie apocalypse. Most people I’ve met on campus already have their survival plan in mind: where to hide and how to fight. I’ve known for a while where to hide (a Chase bank) and after this summer I finally found my inspiration for how to fight: archery. Yes, it might seem outdated and mundane, but after watching so many archers on the big screen the past few months, I think it’s something I could handle.
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    2012 - Fall - Issue 2
  • Volleyball pushes through pre-season, prepares for post-tournament season

    Ciaran Kohli-Lynch
    Technews Writer
    Sep 09, 2012
    After a busy pre-season which saw the introduction of three freshmen to the squad, the women’s volleyball team started playing once again on the 23rd of August. Defensive specialists Chelsea Badiola and Adriane Walther have joined the roster from Glenbrook and North College Preparatory High School respectively, while outside hitter Elizabeth Woltman has joined from Green Bay Southwest in Wisconsin.
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    2012 - Fall - Issue 2
  • Sustainable Farming Front and Center at U Farm IIT

    Brock Auerbach-Lynn
    Technews Writer
    Sep 08, 2012
    Those who have visited the Quad since last Spring would have noticed that IIT now has a student-run urban farm producing delicious veggies right in its backyard. “U Farm IIT” is a collaboration between several IPROs and Engineers for a Sustainable World (IIT’s facilities department deserves a lot of credit as well) which has created a roughly 100’ x 100’ ft.
  • Student Government Senate nominations closing soon

    Dorian Karter
    Technews Writer
    Sep 07, 2012
    Want to make a long-term positive impact on the IIT community? Are you looking to improve your leadership skills? Do you want to get involved and represent your fellow students? Nominate yourself and others for the Student Government Association Senate today! With projects like Galvin 24/5, TA Evaluations, Burritos at Center Court, Commuter Lounge in the BOG, Foreign Language Program, Indoor Soccer, and many more, Student Government Association (SGA) is a major driver of change on the IIT campus, both in Academics and Student Life.
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    2012 - Fall - Issue 2
  • SGA starts year with first senate meeting of semester

    Utsav Gandhi
    Technews Writer
    Sep 07, 2012
    The Illinois Tech Student Government Association kicked off the new academic year with the first Senate meeting of semester; members of the exec board and college Senators were in attendance. Held every second Tuesday night, the SGA conducts its formal business at Senate, with the executive members providing reports of what projects their committees are working on and where the Senate as a whole decides on approval of new student organizations.
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    2012 - Fall - Issue 2
  • Office of Spiritual Life, Service Learning commemorates 9/11

    Lynne Meyer
    Technews Writer
    Sep 07, 2012
    On September 11th, a National Day of Service, the Office of Spiritual Life and Service Learning is hosting an "I will" campaign on Tuesday, September 11th. The “I will” statements will serve as an informal commitment to service and remembrance in honor of 9/11.
    The Office of Spiritual Life and Service Learning will be making a paper chain of “I will” statements filled out by students, faculty, and staff. Join them on the MTCC Bridge to add your "I will" statement to the chain.
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    2012 - Fall - Issue 2
  • ASB in full swing, recruiting students

    Utsav Gandhi
    Technews Writer
    Aug 25, 2012
    Every year, a group of IIT students partners with Habitat for Humanity at one of their site locations around the country to build homes for the less fortunate. Providing a unique mix of service learning experience, hands-on construction work, the opportunity to meet students outside the classroom and create new friendships and unforgettable memories, as well as the opportunity to travel during spring break, Alternative Spring Break (ASB) is an oft-recommended IIT bucket list item. Past ASB trips have gone everywhere from Texas to Alabama, and California to Georgia.
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    2012 - Fall - Issue 1

  • Men’s Basketball starting season, looking for players

    Mike Vander Heyden
    Technews Writer
    Aug 25, 2012
    The Men’s basketball informational meeting will be on Tuesday, September 4th in the MTCC Executive Room from 7:00pm - 8:00pm for those interested in trying out for the team.
    All prospective student athletes must have the following prior to the informational meeting:
    • Copy of current class schedule
    • Be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours for the fall semester
    • Unofficial transcript • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
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    2012 - Fall - Issue 1