ACM-W attended the Harvard WeCode Conference - and it changed my life

Grace Arnold
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Mar 04, 2019
On Friday, February 22 at 2:00 a.m., I woke up to get ready for my flight to Boston, Massachusetts. With a group of seven other members of the Association for Computing Machinery – Women (ACM-W), I would soon be attending the Women Engineers Code (WeCode) conference at Harvard University.
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2019 - Spring - Issue 6
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VanderCook’s One City program provides free jazz education for local children

Alexandra Detweiler
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Mar 04, 2019
VanderCook student and middle school student sit next to each other, both holding a bass.
Many local Chicago Public Schools do not have the funding to provide their students with instrumental music education. One City, a program hosted by VanderCook College of Music, aims to fill in those gaps.
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2019 - Spring - Issue 6
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Meal plan changes, reduced hours discussed at Food Advisory Board

Ethan Castro
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Feb 18, 2019
As part of a joint collaboration between the Illinois Tech Residence Hall Association (RHA) and Student Government Association (SGA), the Food Advisory Board (FAB) exists as an official advocacy platform through which Illinois Tech students can communicate any complaints, issues, or suggestions regarding all dining options available on campus.
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2019 - Spring - Issue 4
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A “thank you” to Illinois Tech’s essential staff

Ethan Castro
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Feb 04, 2019
A contingent of “essential” departments remained open throughout the weather-related closure to ensure that the campus and its residents remained safe throughout the polar vortex. This article looks to thank these staff members for the efforts they went through, braving this lethal weather to come to this campus and perform their duties in some of the most adverse conditions in years for the safety and wellbeing of its students.
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2019 - Spring - Issue 2
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Mies wept: the MTCC flood of January 2019

Ethan Castro
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Feb 04, 2019
Among a myriad of other conditions ranging from inconvenient to life-threatening, the afternoon of Thursday, January 31 also saw a very unfortunate event transpire at the west entrance of the MTCC: the inclement cold weather resulted in a sprinkler system pipe in the building to freeze and then burst, resulting in a massive downpour of sprinkler water in the west entrance doorway of the building.
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2019 - Spring - Issue 2
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