Video game review: "Into the Breach"

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Sep 18, 2018
"Into the Breach" is the second game made by Subset games after the Steam indie classic "FTL: Faster Than Light." Given the success of the latter title, a six year development gap from 2012’s "FTL" is somewhat concerning even for a small indie studio, made even more concerning when I downloaded "Into the Breach" only to find the file size at a whopping 141 mb, meaning the download time was non-existent.
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2018 - Fall - Issue 4
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The middle lounge of MSV should be called the Tech Lounge

TechNews Writer
Sep 17, 2018
During Welcome Week, I met a lot of people and made several friends. When we wanted to meet up and head somewhere together, we all agreed to meet in the MSV lounge that has the word “TECH” displayed in large letters on its wall, in plain visual range of anyone walking past it. To us, this location became known as the Tech Lounge. I assumed that the sheer size and splendor of the word “TECH” on the wall meant that this lounge was also known by this moniker to the rest of the student body as well. Recently, to my utmost surprise, I have come to find out that this location is actually known as the Center Lounge.
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2018 - Fall - Issue 3
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Campus Creepers, and no, I don't mean people

TechNews Writer
Sep 17, 2018
There are creepers crawling around campus. Peering into your windows at night, they lurk. Public Safety has neither a method nor any desire to track and monitor these delinquents. They are allowed to wander campus freely day and night. We have become complicit with our safety. Students, faculty, and administration are all accountable for this oversight. It’s easy to brush aside when there’s just one. One isn’t a problem on its own, but these evil creatures gather together, increasing their potential to wreak havoc on this campus exponentially. I suppose we could wait it out till winter. The cold weather reduces the chance that they will cause problems, but can we last 'til then?
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2018 - Fall - Issue 3
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Is Apple really innovating?

TechNews Writer
Sep 17, 2018
This week, Apple released three new iPhones, namely iPhone X-R, iPhone X-s and the iPhone X-s Max, as well as the new Apple Watch series 4. For a while now, I have been waiting on Apple’s next move since my last iPhone was the 3GS, and my current phone is a Samsung Galaxy Note 5 that I got at the end of 2015. As anyone that was hyped for Apple’s event on September 12, I became annoying around my friends. My friend Iris Uwizeyimana, who was trying to keep her calm around me, asked me the question of “The iPhone looks just like the previous one. Has Apple really innovated since Steve Jobs died?” I tried to concoct an answer to say what I was thinking while being still affected by the hype of the event. However, I had to think with the facts.
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2018 - Fall - Issue 3
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Coursicle: "plan your schedule and get into classes"

Technews Writer
Sep 08, 2018
What is Coursicle? As a web application, Coursicle has been a platform that allows college students to easily browse classes and plan their semester schedule accordingly. Coursicle was first launched at UNC Chapel Hill in 2012, and since its inception it has accommodated more than 700 colleges.
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2018 - Fall - Issue 2
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Reflections with Vice Provost Gerald Doyle

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Sep 08, 2018
These are but a handful of stories from a select few lives that Doyle has touched through his time at Illinois Tech. Without a doubt, there are countless members of the student, staff, and faculty bodies here that have been influenced in numerous ways by their interactions with him. Many of the sentiments shared in this piece will likely resonate with the individuals reading it, but our stories with him will remain unique, ours alone to treasure and ours together to share.
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2018 - Fall - Issue 2
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