Illinois Tech inducts four distinguished alumni into Hall of Fame

Ethan Castro
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Feb 25, 2019
On the evening of Tuesday, February 19, Illinois Tech held a formal event where it inducted four new members into the university Hall of Fame. This list of just over 50 trustees, alumni, faculty, and other community members represents some of the most notable achievements and contributions made by individuals throughout the university’s existence since 1893.
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2019 - Spring - Issue 5

Creating a new Chicago narrative one cool fact at a time (2)

Virginia Spicknall
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TechNews Writer
Feb 18, 2019
Chicago has quite the legacy. It is known for the Great Chicago Fire, record breaking brutal winters, a river that flows backwards, important historical strikes, advancements in transportation and city life, and multiple professional athletic teams. But perhaps the most important, yet unknown history of Chicago surrounds the invention of the Twinkie.
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2019 - Spring - Issue 4

Open House Chicago 2018

Tarang Vaidya
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TechNews Writer
Oct 22, 2018
As a student who likes to keep himself immersed in the laptop studying or either watching videos, experiencing The Open House was an insightful experience. Chicago is considered as one of the most architectural cities of the world and on that Sunday, I just came to know why.
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2018 - Fall - Issue 7

Rapper Kanye West visits Kaplan Building, attends Idea Shop meeting

Ethan Castro
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Oct 15, 2018
On the evening of Monday, October 8, the staff of the Illinois Tech Idea Shop were met with a very special surprise guest: rapper Kanye West (also known as YE). Held in the new building for the Ed Kaplan Family Institute for Innovation and Tech Entrepreneurship (hereafter abbreviated as the “Kaplan Institute”), West surprised the students present (some of whom were new members of the Idea Shop team) with his appearance, especially surprising as news outlets at the time focused their attention on his visit with U.S. President Donald Trump later that same week.
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2018 - Fall - Issue 6

K-pop Supergroup SuperM to perform in Chicago

Anwesha Kakoty
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TechNews Writer
Oct 21, 2019
Lately in the U.S., K-pop or Korean pop music has taken over the trends with overwhelming response all over the country. Groups like BTS, EXO, BLACKPINK, TWICE, MONSTA X, and such have already made their mark at the top of the charts, touring and performing all over the country with millions of fans attending their concert and watching them perform live.
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2019 - Fall - Issue 7

Technology in Higher Education: Educause Annual Conference 2019

Grace Arnold
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TechNews Writer
Oct 21, 2019
On October 15 and October 16, I had the wonderful opportunity to attend the Educause Annual Conference at McCormick Place and stand at the Google Cloud booth to discuss the ways students succeed when they use the Google Cloud Platform.
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2019 - Fall - Issue 7