At least a dozen MIT students are getting ready to protest the inauguration of President-Elect Donald J. Trump in Washington, D.C. this Friday.
Choose to Reuse will take place today on the first floor of the Stata Center. Drop-off begins at 8 a.m. An MIT ID is required to attend.
MIT and the U.S. General Services Administration finalized a $750 million agreement on Wednesday that will give the Institute access to a 14-acre parcel of land near Kendall Square. In exchange, MIT will construct a federal building on the land.
Angel De La Cruz, a student in Course 6 and a resident of Senior House, was ordered held without bail Jan. 13 for allegedly possessing firearms in his dorm room.
Across the region, relatively mild conditions will persist, with partly cloudy skies and high temperatures in the mid to upper 40s through the weekend as high pressure settles across the region. This calm period will not last long, however, as a powerful storm system is forecast to develop across the deep south over the weekend and move toward the Northeast early next week. Across the west, heavy rain and snow continue to pound the region; only 65 percent of California remains in a drought, down from 100 percent just three months ago. Incredibly, only 2 percent remains in exceptional drought, down from 21 percent and 42 percent three months and one year ago respectively.
Illumination Entertainment’s latest animated film, Sing, is jumping on the singing competition train, following the journey of theater owning koala Buster Moon (Matthew McConaughey) as he tries to revive his theater’s financial woes by staging a city-wide singing competition.