• Chicago Innovation Chase sponsors Lightning Round

    Utsav Gandhi
    Technews Writer
    Sep 28, 2013
    The IIT Main Campus was host to an exciting, fast-paced innovation and entrepreneurship challenge this past week wherein students from different disciplines competed to develop a business idea or service in order to be able to leverage it to the market.  The Chicago Innovation Chase was created in 2008 by two Illinois Institute of Technology students, Adam Berg and Gustaf Josefson, who wanted to design a program which would put students through an accelerated business and design experience “like no other”.  The Chase is now organized by Eurekatory, a non-profit company led by Jodi Houl
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  • Women’s XC competes at Elmhurst, UW-Parkside

    April Wanagas
    Technews Writer
    Sep 28, 2013
    The Women’s Cross Country season has kicked off strong with a series of three races, each with increasing distance and better team finishes. The ladies have looked this year to face tougher opponents and prove they can compete well with other schools in the NCAA programs. The first race hosted by Elmhurst College was 4km in 90-degree heat that ended with a team finish of sixth out of a twelve team field.
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  • ‘Raw Fuel behind Innovation’ speaker emphasizes importance of science

    Utsav Gandhi
    Technews Writer
    Sep 28, 2013
    The Homecoming 2013 lecture, organized by the College of Science, started off with a welcome message by Dr. Martin C. Jischke (PHYS ’63), who spoke about how a solid academic background (including a whirlwind seven week course in classical thermodynamics) prepared him for an exciting career in university leadership. He then introduced Dean Russell Betts of the College of Sciences, who himself has had a stellar career at various top educational and research institutes around the world, and great success in his work with atomic, nuclear and high-energy physics.
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  • Lessons to learn on Chicago’s ‘L’ trains

    <div class="field-item field-item-0">Kyle Stanevich</div><div class="field-item field-item-1">Austin Gonzalez</div>
    Technews Writer
    Sep 28, 2013
    The elevated train system (the “L”) in Chicago is like the beating heart of the city, with its veins stretching out to the furthest suburbs. Without it, Chicago would crumble to its knees, leaving empty tracks where blood used to flow, and a sluggish bus system holding together whatever is left. This system has become one of the best parts of my IIT experience.
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  • CMC increases outreach, assistance with new advisor

    Travon Cooman
    Technews Writer
    Sep 28, 2013
    The Career Management Center (CMC) has responded to the need for more outreach and assisting students with their professional development by hiring a new Advisor, Yahaira Guilfu-Diaz. “We saw 550 students in the first four weeks of the semester and we needed an advisor to do more outreach,” said Andres Garza, the CMC’s Executive Director. “We are glad she is here. I want you to know that this overall strategy to do more is why we hired an additional advisor.”
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  • Points, planes, lines fundamentals of design work

    Shireen Gul
    Technews Writer
    Sep 28, 2013
    Being a student of literature, journalism and communication you automatically get this spectacular sight for everything around you. You learn how to differentiate between appearance and reality, and to find out meaning in meaningless objects. While doing my document design exercise of point, lines and planes I came across these beautiful images, which speak for them. I hope after going through these images and article you will have a different perspective when looking at things around you. As well as have a good knowledge about photography.
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  • Response to ‘WBC Forum’ article

    Prof. Margaret Power
    Prof. Marie Hicks
    Technews Writer
    Sep 28, 2013
    To the Editors of Tech News:
    We read with interest your article about the rumors concerning the Westboro Church (WBC) debate event [Editor’s Note:  Issue 2, published on September 10.] The article implies that faculty were silent while students debated the pros and cons of such an event.
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  • MCA Chicago’s ‘Homebodies’

    Khaleela Zaman
    Technews Writer
    Sep 27, 2013
    Most of us here at IIT live in some sort of home, right?  In a sense, we are all homebodies--people occupying the space we call home.  The word “home” can evoke several different emotions and memories in us.  Some people feel completely relieved when they cross the threshold into their home at the end of a long day, while others might dread going back home, remembering the conflicts between him or herself and the other member(s) of that home.  Home has also come to represent certain jobs expected of each person occupying the space.  Even the pure architecture of the home sometimes come
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  • Fans Pack Keating Hall to Help Support a Hawks Victory

    Roma Mirutenko
    Technews Writer
    Sep 27, 2013
    On Thursday, September 26th Keating Hall garnered a boisterous crowed to watch the Illinois Tech Scarlet Hawks defeat the Trinity International University Trojans in four games (20-25, 25-10, 25-16, 25-13). Leading the team with 19 kills Junior Taylor Duman electrified the team with her rally ending hits. Senior Kate Kendall added a double-double with 14 kills and 12 digs while Brittany Mead led all players with 20 digs.