Community Climate Conversation brings together students, entrepreneurs, NGOs, investors
Placards such as “Policy & Advocacy,” “Sea Levels & Weather,” and “Energy & Technology” were placed around the room to facilitate conversations in those topics.
Active weather pattern continues
After yesterday’s storm, which brought snow and rain to New England, clearer and calmer conditions will temporarily set up shop over the region today and into tomorrow.
Blood drive, meal plan changes, spring class registration
A blood drive will be held in La Sala de Puerto Rico on the second floor of the student center next Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 1 p.m. – 6 p.m. and next Tuesday from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Visit the following website for more details and to make an appointment: http://web.mit.edu/blood-drive/www/.
Sophomore combines Firehose and Courseroad in new iOS application, FireRoad
Sivaraman hopes students will use FireRoad as “their primary way to plan their time at MIT.”
SPXCE Intercultural Center hosts grand opening event
The center is in part a response to recommendations from student groups, including the Black Students’ Union, Black Graduate Student Association, undergraduate women, and the LBGTQ community.
Students compete in programming competitions during IAP
This IAP, several programming competitions provided interested students the opportunity to learn new skills, practice old ones, and collaborate with — or compete against — their peers.
Harvard Divinity Professor encourages moral growth in MIT address
West criticized MIT, stating that MIT is “in denial of the catastrophic” and instead focuses on smaller problems.
MIT, you’ve got commitment issues
People, institutions, and the relationships within all grow and change over time. We can’t be afraid of that; in fact, we should embrace it. Perhaps in the best relationships, partners grow alongside one another, committing to both give and take in a mutual exchange built on reciprocal trust and respect.
MTG’s sleepover extravaganza
MIT MTG puts on a performance to remember in their rendition of 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat', including pillows, cookies and milk, and rainbow bedtime stories galore!
The strange intersection of poetry and symphony
With a new term comes more exciting concerts! This week was a combined performance of selections from Mozart’s “Gran Partita” (Serenade No. 10 in B-flat for winds) and Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 14.
Novel set at MIT is more than black and white
While I probably exist in the same realm of reality you occupy, Mei exists in the world of American Panda, the brainchild of MIT graduate Gloria Chao. American Panda, at first glance, is just a standard bildungsroman with a few reader-attracting tweaks: its protagonist’s main quest is to find a compromise between her parent’s goals for her future and her own, with a side battle that is Surviving MIT. But American Panda is not exactly that.
2018 Oscar nominated animated shorts
If you have five to ten minutes to spare, I would recommend taking a look at these shorts, even if it’s just to admire the way they are made.
Timeless yet nostalgic, Destroyer does not disappoint.
Bejar, along with the half dozen other members of Destroyer performed at The Sinclair near Harvard Square. Much like the opening lines of “Tinseltown Swimming in Blood,” from the latest album Ken, the group’s performance featured wonderfully colorful and evocative phrases that complemented each other with a surprising and wonderful strangeness.
The customer’s always right
This is the second part of my episode-by-episode review and analysis of the new Channel 4 television show Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams. This week’s episode was called “Autofac”, based on the short story of the same name.
Freedom from the chains of your heart
'Bilal: A New Breed of Hero' addresses various concerns about pre-Islamic Makkah, without even explicitly addressing the religion throughout the entire movie.
Rostam hasn’t lost‘em
It was nice to be in a theater seat, not jostling for a view of the stage, able to lean back and soak in the untroubled vibrations of Rostam’s creations. There was something very special about being able to hear tunes I know and love performed live, but not feeling pressured to shout along, or cheer louder than anybody else.
‘Let X equal the cold’
With a previous run on Broadway, a Best Play Tony Award, a Pulitzer Prize for Drama, and a movie adaptation, this run of Proof has some very strong antecedents to live up to.
Genre film making at its finest
The annual Sundance Film Festival featured a Midnight Program, highlighting two indie films: 'Mandy' and 'Hereditary'.
‘I consider my work to be fun’
Like most teenagers, I spend a lot of time on the internet.
“Legolas is my favorite character”
My optimism has drawn others to me, even if they occasionally grumble "How can you be so darn happy all the time?"
The STEM of the problem
We are surrounded by so many people who are so clever at math and who value math skills highly that it's completely understandable to feel insecure.
9 lies MIT students tell themselves at the beginning of the semester
Whether you'll get used to it or not, you're probably waking up earlier than usual and hyping yourself up with some Positive Thoughts About The Semester. But some of them aren't true...