Steven Moreno

Stories from Steven Moreno

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Sunday, October 15th, 2017
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Saturday, September 30th, 2017

Starting next week, the 53rd annual Chicago International Film Festival will begin, showcasing the best pieces of cinematic artwork in recent times. As the title of the festival implies, films from nearly every corner of the globe will be presented, to show the people of Chicago how the medium of film is used across multiple cultures and societies. Films from 55 different countries will be showcased, with numerous pieces originating from Europe and Asia.

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Sunday, September 17th, 2017

On Friday, September 15, 385 days after the groundbreaking ceremony for the Ed Kaplan Family Institute For Innovation and Tech Entrepreneurship, the final steel beam was put into place in on the new building meant to house the Institute. The occasion was marked with a beam signing ceremony prior to its installation. In attendance at the ceremony were several important and influential community and school leaders, including Illinois Tech President Alan W.

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Sunday, September 17th, 2017

Over this past summer, Navy Pier underwent significant changes in the form of renovations spread across the celebrated Chicago landmark. These included, though are not limited to, the exterior amenities and decorations, restaurant seating area, movie theater, and parking lot structure. These projects required a significant portion of the pier to be closed off to tourists and visitors for extended periods of time, but considering the results the work has produced, they were well worth it.

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Sunday, September 10th, 2017

In the autumn of 1990, the first "IT" movie premiered as a two-part TV miniseries on ABC which both captivated and horrified TV audiences with its unique storytelling and unsettling scenes of a child-killing clown that lurks in the depth of a small town’s complex and its aging sewer system.

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Sunday, September 10th, 2017

For the people of Chicago, Labor Day weekend marks the final hurrah of the summer before the city starts its slow and steady march towards the severe, icy cold conditions of winter that the city is known for. Because of this, numerous summer long events in Chicago have their final occurrence during this weekend, including Navy Pier’s weekly summer fireworks display. Despite rainy conditions on September 2, countless people came to the pier to see the finale of the summer fireworks.

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Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Like any major city in the United States, numerous meetings and conventions set up shop here in the windy city for the public or invited individuals to enjoy. Of all the locations in downtown Chicago for these events to take place in, none is greater than the McCormick Place Convention Center in the southern portion of downtown.

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Sunday, April 16th, 2017

Chicago is a city of constant change and improvement, as much of the city's infrastructure is updated, improved, or downright replaced altogether. This summer will be no exception to this fact as major reconstruction alters the face of the famed Chicago “L” for months to come.

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Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

Last Thursday in the main lobby of the Rettaliata Engineering Center, the Spring 2017 Armour Research and Development Expo recognized the hard work and effort made by students conducting research here at Illinois Tech. The spring 2017 expo was somewhat different from previous years in that the time of the presentation was moved from the typical midday time slot in past semesters to one later in the evening.

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Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

Even though the school year will end in less than a month, that did not stop the crew at WIIT from holding their most substantial general body meeting of the year this past Friday. The turnout for the meeting was rather large considering the typical turnout for school organization meetings this time of year, consisting mostly of radio show hosts and DJs who currently have time slots in the station’s daily program.