Archive for November 2016

I thought I'd be able to tell if my vote for president was counted this year, but I really couldn't

I thought I'd be able to tell if my vote for president was counted this year, but I really couldn't
I thought if I voted for the least desirable presidential candidate in the race this year (at least in terms of the pre-election polls), that I’d be able to tell if my vote was counted. Out of the (as it turned out) 723 votes cast in my precinct, I thought I might be the only... Read more »

After all these years, why would IIT change its nickname to Illinois Tech?

After all these years, why would IIT change its nickname to Illinois Tech?
“Illinois Tech” is the new nickname for the near south side academic stalwart Illinois Institute of Technology.  The solid and familiar and long time moniker “IIT” has gone by the wayside. Some say they want to sound more like Caltech and Virginia Tech. But I think they don’t want to sound like the sociopathic ITT Tech.  If... Read more »