A Look Into This Year’s Budget Cuts

Aug 25, 2015 No Comments by

Governor Bruce Rauner has announced budget cuts in Illinois in education as well as the departments of public health, transportation, and veteran’s affairs, among others. This year and next, Illinois’ state institutions will be subject to a significant decrease in financial aid from the state government. But IMSA, arguably one of the most prestigious academies […]

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The Club Chartering Process

Aug 19, 2015 No Comments by

As an incoming sophomore, one of the things I looked forward to most was the huge number of clubs IMSA had to offer. Thankfully, they catered to all of my interests, ranging from entrepreneurship to service learning to science. Returning to IMSA as a junior, however, I have to wonder- what if the student organizations […]

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Acronym Summer Edition

Aug 04, 2015 No Comments by

Over the past few weeks, the Acronym has been collecting the stories of the summer as a message to all students coming back to campus this week. The articles range in topics from roommates to packing lists to Sodexo and more! This “digest” represents the work of just under half of the Acronym staff and […]

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Senior Speaks: Four pieces of advice

May 26, 2015 No Comments

The Acronym will be ending the year with our final Senior Speaks, “Four pieces of advice” by Lajju Sudhakar. Four pieces of advice Believe in something, and stand for it. Consider every failure you have before success as part of the journey. If you want to do something reckless or questionable, make sure someone is […]

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Senior Speaks: The Learning Laboratory: Strap on your IMSA Goggles

May 22, 2015 No Comments

Our next Senior Speaks comes from our beloved Student Council President, Vinesh Kannan. He sheds light on “IMSA Goggles” and just what they mean for him and for IMSA.  To me, the term “IMSA Goggles” has a decidedly different role than the metaphor that some use to explain their lowered standards of sexual lust. My IMSA […]

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Senior Speaks: In Pursuit of Happiness

May 22, 2015 No Comments

In our next installment of Seniors Speak, we have an anonymous submission that discusses happiness. What does it mean? How do we find it? Where is it at IMSA? I’ve never been very good at giving direct advice. And even if I did, I’m sure that that advice probably wouldn’t be universally applicable anyways. So, instead, […]

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