Covino, who has experience working with LGBTQ groups, was unanimously endorsed by a committee that included Senior House student leadership, MIT administrators, and members of the Senior House house team.
The 12-member committee is charged with reviewing and “refreshing” OCW’s original goals, as well as identifying paths for the future of OCW. In doing so, they will survey other open education providers and technologies, as well as gather feedback from within MIT.
Snowden spoke via video connection to attendees of the Forbidden Research conference about his plans for a phone that would alert journalists to electronic surveillance.
In attempting to portray the Federation and Starfleet as anything less than a galactic utopia, Star Trek Beyond falls short. Director Justin Lin is clearly comfortable with breaking out of Trekkies' comfort zones (he destroys the Enterprise in the first act!), but he doesn't do enough to convince us that the Federation is actually vulnerable.
Artbeat offered even more by providing a stage (or two) to rising musicians, celebrating local food entrepreneurs, and opening doors for unique artistic talents. This year’s theme ‘Roots’ attracted many sustainability and green-awareness organizations and community projects.
Ghostbusters is a hilarious action-filled remake of the critically acclaimed 1984 version. This one casts four women to compose the team of sharp Ghostbusting badasses. With Ghostbusters, MIT gains another notable fictional alum, Erin (Kristen Wiig), who sports a gold brass rat throughout the film.
Christina Birch PhD ’15 won her maiden elite national title when she clinched first place at the women’s individual pursuit race at the USA cycling elite national championships held at the Valley Preferred Cycling Center in Trexlertown, PA.
Deadline day, and the moves leading up to it, were eventful – some astounding, some imminent, some seemingly pointless. We take a look at some highlights from the last few days of regular trade time.