Freshmen receive smart backpacks during orientation
Members of the Class of 2021 received a surprise gift upon checking in to MIT — a backpack that, when scanned through a smartphone, can display the profile its wearer uploaded.
Harvey sets rainfall, damage records in Texas and Louisiana
Harvey unleashed over 25 trillion gallons of water on Texas and Louisiana; to understand just how much water this is, consider that if this volume was placed on MIT’s campus, it would extend about 140 kilometers into the sky.
After struggling to maintain business, MacGregor Convenience closes
MacGregor Convenience, which was managed by 660 Corporation on a year-to-year contract with MIT, will not reopen this fall.
First day of school! PE registration! Labor Day!
Deadline to waive MIT extended insurance is Thursday, August 31.
Unwilling free-food debutante Oath Pizzeria inundated
News of a closed-door event at Oath Pizza was sent to the free-food mailing list Saturday afternoon, causing the event to begin to get "out of hand" after an estimated 50 to 60 MIT students showed up for free pizza unexpectedly.
Behind bars at ICE, MIT custodian awaits court ruling on unlawful detainment
Despite public outcry and accusations of unlawful detainment, ICE is keeping MIT custodian Francisco Rodriguez behind bars as he awaits court ruling that will decide whether he will be deported back to El Salvador, from where he fled in 2006 due to gang violence.
Seeking your fortune out west never grows old
Aubrey Plaza plays a sympathetic character who can get us to laugh both at her and with her.