05 Nov 2020

November 5th, 2020 Meeting Minutes

Notes taken by Taylor in vim

10 people in attendance: spacedog, Zurek, Girrockss, backbutton, DrewR, Alu, Ioannis Nearchou, Kahrl, Taylor

6:0 PM, On a Thursday on google meet

Current events

Spring 2021 registration

  • just started, or just about to start
  • depends on the number of credits you have

COVID 19 testing event again!

  • nov. 18 and 19
  • drive-thru testing by appointment.
  • free if you haven’t used your two no-cost tests already

WMU IT Virtual Career Fair Fall 2020 again!

  • https://wmich.joinhandshake.com/career_fairs/20402
  • Wed, Nov 11, 3pm-6pm
  • Specifically Auto Owners will be there
  • Can sign up for 1-1 slots to talk with the recruiter (Matt) and IT manager
  • If you’re attending, make sure your handshake profile is up to date and accurate

WMU CS Sysadmin job listing again!


  • installing and configuring software and hardware
  • managing servers and technology tools
  • setting up accounts and workstations
  • troubleshooting issues and outages
  • upgrading systems with new releases and software to new versions
  • maintaining internal technical documentation


The requirements for the positions are:

  • experience and familiarity with Linux, Windows, and macOS
  • some experience or basic knowledge of git
  • ability to create scripts in Python or other languages
  • general knowledge of virtualization (specifically VMWare)

Club business

CS 5950

  • not a lot of time for sphinx to dedicate to it next semester
  • worth it?
  • other ideas
  • interview class
  • Alu is up for it again

MSP430 blacktop Fall 2021

  • would need club volunteers for soldering, packing, and delivering
  • possible partnership with the WMU bookstore so bookstore can take care of logistics
  • amazon storefront is backup
  • amazon storefront is a lot of upkeep
  • another idea mentioned was eBay or Etsy
  • We could also do Shopify but it is expensive
  • also Tindie is another option
  • also looked at professional soldering for the boards but that will depend on price