News

Student killed, three others injured, by allegedly drunk driver

“We are a tightknit community, and we will continue to care for and turn to each other during this difficult period,” Barnhart's email said.

News

Summer residents displaced by Random fire

A fire caused significant damage to the Random Hall roofdeck on June 21, and students were relocated to New House. The cause of the fire is unknown.

Opinion

Letters to members of the MIT Administration

MIT community members respond to the administration's decisions regarding Senior House.

INTERVIEW

The Porch Yellers lament the "Dormpocalypse"

It’s official: we’ve entered the songwriting stage of the pervasive discontent among students about the state of dorm life on campus.

News

Nelson begins tenure as VPSL

Suzy Nelson, new vice president for student life, began her tenure July 1. The former Colgate University dean felt welcomed on her first day and looks forward to working with students.

News

DSL realignment consolidates support resources

In an effort to improve coordination between student support resources, four existing programs will be combined into a new department under the DSL: S3, VPR, Student Disability Services (SDS), and Community Development and Substance Abuse (CDSA).

News

Students respond to announcement of Senior House turnaround

Since the announcement on June 10 that Senior House will not house freshmen during the 2016-2017 school year, students have expressed a wide range of concerns.

MIT alumni, faculty, staff, and students gather in Killian Court on June 4 for the 2016 Toast to Tech! festivities, which included dancing, live music, and fireworks. David Da He
Members of the MIT community watch fireworks during the Toast to Tech! festivities on June 4. David Da He
News

Summer heat gives way to showers

After strong sunshine and offshore flow brought Boston its second 90-degree day of 2016 on Wednesday, today will begin a string of cooler, potentially rainier days ahead.

Summer residents displaced by Random fire

DSL realignment consolidates support resources

In an effort to improve coordination between student support resources, four existing programs will be combined into a new department under the DSL: S3, VPR, Student Disability Services (SDS), and Community Development and Substance Abuse (CDSA).

Opinion

Letters to members of the MIT Administration

MIT community members respond to the administration's decisions regarding Senior House.

Browsers’ bid for relevance is turning them into time-bombs

The growth of mobile devices and the apps that fuel them has been followed by a decline in browsers, locking more and more of the Internet into silos controlled by giant corporations that love “disruption” when they're the ones doing it, but not so much when they’re the ones being...

No loopholes in protecting civil rights

Earlier this month, the Massachusetts Senate overwhelmingly passed a bill that would represent a crucial step forward for transgender rights in the state.

Sports

MLB All-Star Game 2016 and its implications

With the Major League Baseball season about halfway to completion, the best players at each position get to showcase their prowess at the 2016 MLB All-Star Game.

Four-time national champion Cimran Virdi ’16 reflects on amazing 4 years at MIT

In this commencement edition, we feature a sensational senior who has four individual national titles to her credit and has literally jumped higher than any female athlete in division III history. Cimran Virdi ’16 gives us a glimpse of what it takes to be an elite student-athlete at MIT.

Engineers produce a stellar athletic 2015-16 school year

The 2015-16 school year was not just an eventful period for MIT academically but it was also a year of immense success by a number of its athletic teams. We highlight a few of the most memorable moments of MIT sports from this school year.

Campus Life

Freshman year reflections

If there’s one thing that MIT has taught me, it’s to not plan too much.

Eva Breitenbach

Reflections of a BSU Co-Chair

Every BSU Co-Chair had at least one major innovation during their tenure, and I had no idea what mine would be. Then came the wave of events across college campuses such as the University of Missouri, Yale University, and Ithaca College.