More freshmen take ASEs this fall
More than 500 students, mostly incoming freshmen, spent time during orientation to undertake the Advanced Standing Exams.
Renovated Building 9 reopens under new name
On September 12, Building 9 reopened under a new name, the Samuel Tak Lee Real Estate Entrepreneurship Lab, after a major but rapid renovation.
Ahmad Khan Rahami is arrested in Manhattan and New Jersey bombings
The man believed to be responsible for the explosion in Manhattan Saturday night and an earlier bombing in New Jersey, Ahmad Khan Rahami, was taken into custody Monday after he was wounded in a gunfight with police, law enforcement officials said.
Hacking the ballot
DAYTON, Ohio - Efforts by hackers to infiltrate elections systems in Arizona and Illinois this summer, and the successful hack of the Democratic National Committee emails - allegedly by Russians - have officials and voters on edge as the Nov. 8 election nears.
Blood drive, Career Fair, add date upcoming
A blood drive will take place in La Sala. It will be open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. today, and 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday.
An article in last week’s issue incorrectly stated that “S3 Staff Associate Joe Zimakas will be living in Senior House.” In fact, he will hold office hours there, but will not live there.
A clear and calm week
A stalled frontal boundary along the east coast served as a trigger for sustained rainfall yesterday and this morning across the New England area.
Shedding light on campus
Light Matrix, as the work of art is officially titled, is part of the List Center’s Percent-For-Art program, which has been commissioning art for campus renovations since 1968.
Hit ’80s sitcom resurfaces in live stage adaptation
Set in a Boston bar, the sitcom Cheers dominated TV in the ’80s as the place to go where “everybody knows your name.” It’s back in a stage adaptation from Citi Performing Arts Center, debuting in Boston before embarking on a nationwide tour.
Men’s soccer (4-1) defeated Emerson College 1-0 following a strike from Gregory Hui ’18 in overtime.
Austin Filiere ’18 shines in Cape Cod Baseball League
For Austin Filiere ’18, the summer was an opportunity to match his wits against pitchers from Division I schools in the Cape Cod Baseball League.
I love meeting random people
This is part of a series of MIT application essays submitted by students who were later admitted to the Institute. The following prompts are from the 2013-14 admissions season.
Dinner in a Japanese household
I only got to see Shoko and Kazuo twice while I was living in Yokohama, Japan, since I spent most of my weekends exploring other parts of the country. Still, those were two of the most memorable days of my summer.