The protest called out Lockheed Martin, General Dynamics, and General Atomics for selling weapons to Saudi Arabia and the UAE. In particular, Lockheed Martin produced a bomb that was used by the Saudi-led coalition in an airstrike on a school bus in Yemen that killed more than 40 children in August 2018.
As the process of reassessing dorms’ room assignment and move-in procedures continues, The Tech reached out to presidents and other leaders in each of MIT’s ten dorms to ask about their current procedures and how potential changes would affect their communities.
This IAP, the Student Center is card-access-only from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. This is a pilot by the Campus Activities Complex that moves up the cutoff for card-access hours from 11 p.m. during the semester to 9 p.m. during holidays, breaks, and IAP, according to Michael Foley, director of the CAC, in a statement emailed to The Tech.
In the meantime, the Coffeehouse Lounge located on the third floor has new printers and is open to students as a study space (card access is required). The color printer that was in the Athena lounge is now on the first floor of the Student Center.
MIT determined the capital cost of the new museum to be $111 million. The museum has to raise half of that amount.
Microsoft's contract provides ICE with cloud-based services, which would enable the agency to “process data on edge devices or utilize deep learning capabilities to accelerate facial recognition and identification.”
New Parental Leave policy allows one month leave for foster, surrogate, birth, and non-birth parents
Students will be paid while on Parental Leave if they are supported by an RA, TA, or fellowship.
According to the MIT Police, there is no information to indicate that these three incidents are in any way connected.
MIT INSPIRE, a national high school research competition in the arts, humanities, and social sciences run by a group of MIT students, will not continue next year.
Former MIT student Samson Donick will not serve prison time for a sexual assault case that he was implicated in, although Judge Janet Sanders said that the case "cries out for jail time," according to CBS Boston.
Tuition for the 2018-19 academic year will increase by 3.9 percent, while financial aid will increase by 9.6 percent.
The low number of people who request dorm transfers “speaks highly of the process in the previous spring and fall, especially for incoming students,” the DSL director of communications said.
Due to ongoing eruption at certain parts of Kilauea Volcano and the lapse in government funding, portions of Volcanoes National Park were closed for visitor safety. MIT students who were there had to relocate.
“We are presenting some new facts as part of the motion to reopen the case,” John Bennett, a member of Rodriguez's legal team, said.
MIT students and organizations are looking at making changes to Fall Career Fair, an annual student-organized campus recruiting event, including increasing diversity of companies at the fair, as well as changing the career fair revenue structure. In this feature, we look at the history of the career fair and the long-standing concerns that has led to the current push for reform.
MIT’s precinct 2-2 had a 252.8% voter increase from 2015 to 2017, according to Cambridge Election Commission data.
Simmons residents found a swastika drawn in chalk on a fifth floor hallway wall Oct. 25. MIT campus police classified the incident as a hate crime.
The student and community affiliate group Graduate Student Apartments Now (GSAN) held a rally in front of 77 Mass Ave and marched to Cambridge City Hall for an Ordinance Committee hearing on Oct. 12 to demand that MIT build new graduate housing units as a condition of the commercial redevelopment of MIT’s recently purchased Volpe parcel in Kendall Square.
The survey focused on how students’ socioeconomic status affected other aspects of their lives, like affording certain expenses, major choice, and reasons for working.
The son of Will Smith was spotted on campus last Monday. Drew FitzGerald, the creative director of CEE, coordinated Smith’s day-long visit.
MIT Associate Professors Roger Levy and Tamar Schapiro were arrested at a Sept. 7 protest in Harvard Square denouncing the repeal.