DUSP students call for boycott of campus dining provider

MIT No Aramark, an MIT campaign launched, started circulating a petition to the MIT community last week calling on encouraging the MIT to join the national movement to boycott Aramark, aMIT’s food supplies for Verde’s (?) and (?).

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Dealing with mental illness at MIT

Editor's Note: This article discusses issues relating to mental health. The writer's identity is kept anonymous due to the nature of its content.


Health insurance for graduate students with dependents to increase

MIT Medical insurance rates for grad students with spouses and dependents are set to increase by 9.4% next year, 5% higher than the increase for other students.

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An American icon: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater revisits Boston

Alvin Ailey's winning formula is combining the well-worn with the new, and the illustrious company again delivered to a receptive Boston audience.


Class council budgets to remain private

While the majority of the UA Council members present voted to require all Class Council budgets to be published to undergraduates, the majority of Class Council members present voted against public transparency of the budget.


Pre-registration, Playsentations, course evaluations

Pre-registration is open. Continuing students have until June 19 to initiate pre-registration for the fall.

Cool pattern continues

Fans of the past week's weather will be happy to learn that similar weather is in store for the Institute for the remainder of the week. The absence of any strong weather systems will result in mostly sunny skies to begin the day, with a sea breeze and a scattering...

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Not all medical leaves turn into horror stories

Going on leave was a massive force of change and improvement on my life.

MIT Museum free for MIT spouses

Thank you to Grace Chua for an informative article that shed light on campus life for graduate student families at MIT.

In a reasonably strong field, Melvin and Martin pull ahead of opponents

All candidates have put many hours of work into their platforms and campaigns, and all care deeply about serving their fellow students. However, we believe Melvin and Martin have a combination of breadth of experience and policy vision that makes them the best choice to lead the UA next year.

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Making the world a better place, one startup at a time

Food, Feuds, and Fame in Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent

Tenaglia and Bourdain manage to create a cohesive character piece that takes a personal and honest look into the life story of a culinary icon.

DAMN. by Kendrick Lamar

The inconsistencies in the songwriting along with weaker concepts prevent DAMN. from being the great album it was expected to be.


Engineers perform well as season nears its end

Men’s Baseball (20-11-1) won three out of four games last week. They advanced to the NEWMAC Championship series that will be held this weekend.

MIT wins spring 2017 International Karate Shotokan Cup

The MIT Shotokan Karate club hosted its first Shotokan cup with the Harvard Shotokan Karate club this past weekend on Saturday Apr. 22, 2017. Participants came from MIT, Harvard, BU, Tufts, UMass Dartmouth, Cornell, UConn, and the University of Toronto. With consistently strong performance across many of the divisions, the...

Engineers keep fighting as spring season continues on

Men’s Baseball (17-10-1) went 4-1 last week defeating Emerson College, Roger Williams University and two of three games against Wheaton College 

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Dina Katabi

Corporate polish

The other day, a friend of mine put in a good word for me for an amazing internship opportunity. He wrote, “Laura is not corporate polished, but she built a cosmetics manufacturing enterprise with no science background at all. She hustles and makes it happen. If she doesn’t know how...

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Munther Dahleh