Although Monday marked the official First Day of Spring, the Northeast appears to have a different idea about what that means than the rest of us. Get all the sun you need today because this weekend is going to be perpetually overcast with some rain and snow. If you're getting out of town for the break, try to bring some spring-like weather with you when you come back! For those staying in Beantown for the week, you can expect temperatures around 40°F (5°C) during the day and relatively low wind speeds.
The residence hall will house students relocated due to future renovations, and will have to balance, among other issues, sustainability goals with students’ need for kitchens.
The search for a new dining provider, guided by responses from the student survey and feedback from Envision, a consulting firm engaged by DSL, will begin in May. A new vendor is projected to be selected by fall 2018.
MIT released its regular action decisions for the Class of 2021 last Tuesday, bringing the total number of admitted students to 1,438 out of the 20,247 who applied, for an acceptance rate of 7.1 percent, down from 7.8 percent last year.
Noam Chomsky will speak about climate change and President Trump today from 5-6:30 p.m. in 26-100 in a Starr Forum lecture entitled “Racing to the Precipice: Global Climate, Political Climate.” Seating is first-come, first-serve. Overflow seating will be available in 54-100, where there will be a live stream of the event.
The restaurant, which opened late in February, is two blocks from Copley Square and looks like a nondescript Comm Ave basement on the outside, but offers an intimate, moody atmosphere indoors thanks to its small dining spaces and rustic, magnolia-tinged decor.
Aptly subtitled as a “trivial comedy for serious people,” The Importance of Being Earnest is a satirical exploration of Victorian courtship and mistaken identity, a lighthearted play without the gravitas of Dorian Gray but with the same biting wit as Wilde’s other writings.
In the final segment of ‘Coach focus’, softball head coach Jen Williams talks about efforts made by her coaching staff to build team culture, challenges faced by coaches at MIT, and how to evaluate success in a process-driven program.
This past weekend, the MIT Outing Club hosted SumMIT (ΣMIT), its annual bouldering competition, at the MIT climbing wall in Walker Memorial. There were 75 competitors across the recreational, intermediate, and advanced men’s and women’s divisions. The competition was run in a red point format, where competitors climbed for two hours and were ranked based on the cumulative points of their top four climbs.
The MIT Swim and Dive Men’s and Women’s teams finished eighth and fifth respectively at the 2017 NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving National Championships held in Shenandoah, Texas last week, with the women’s team finishing in the highest place ever in program history.