MIT Libraries launches initiative to revise government information storage laws
Members of the MIT community gathered for a discussion in 4-251 Oct. 19 with the aim of publishing a manifesto on the revision of Title 44 of the US Code, which governs the dissemination of government information. The event was co-organized by MIT Libraries and the Engineering Activism organization.
Cambridge City Council approves MIT’s petition for Volpe Center rezoning
MIT can now move forward with the first stages of its Volpe Transportation Center redevelopment project. It also broke ground on the first building being constructed under its Kendall Square Initiative capital project.
MIT Medical vaccinates more than 7000 at flu clinic
At least 7455 MIT community members received a flu vaccination at Tuesday’s day-long clinic run by MIT Medical.
Outbreak of viral disease hits campus
At least 30 cases of hand, foot, and mouth disease (HFMD), a viral illness, have occurred on campus since September, according to MIT Medical.
Pleasure@MIT responds to the #MeToo campaign
Me too. Me too. Me too. Story after story has appeared on our social media accounts, reminding us of the unacceptable prevalence of sexual violence in the lives of people around us.
A lifejacket and a passport: an exploration of refugee migration
Instead, the bits and pieces from various scenes seem intentional to the point of the film; we are constantly shown the dehumanization of the refugees by various subconscious and external forces. We are reminded that the crisis is not isolated but rather an immediate and immense issue for human beings and countries around the world.
A Hahn-ds down winning performance
Week 4: Ligeti’s “Romanian Concerto”, Dvorak’s Violin Concerto in A minor, op. 53, Schumann’s Symphony No. 1 in B-Flat, op. 38, “Spring”
Alice Smith effortlessly brings her audience together
She was restless, though; and she looked as if she was searching for something. Only when she smiled a bit, turned, and without the mic delivered a note as high and strong as the ones with the mic, the playful twinkle in her eyes settled into a look of satisfaction of a performance well delivered.
‘Oleanna’ returns to stir controversy
Inspired by Anita Hill’s sexual harassment allegations against Clarence Thomas and the accompanying public outrage, Oleanna explores the power dynamics between a student and her professor when she accuses him of sexual harassment after a private meeting concerning her grades.
A gut feeling
Soon, the empty stage, with a beautiful, defunct organ for backdrop, would be graced by the presence of the most well-known and widely praised period-instrument quartet of the day. Quatuor Mosaïques, an Austrian ensemble that came together 30 years ago, distinguishes itself with its singular use of gut-stringed instruments, specializing in the music of the 18th century.
Falling in love with ballroom dancing
MIT Open Evening Gala
The artistry of the Malambo is stunning
Che Malambo delivers a dramatic, energetic performance of a traditional Argentinian dance style.
“Born in Boston”
Since its first festival in May 2013, Boston Calling is well on its way to becoming a regular fixture in the lives of Bostonian music fans.