Just in time: spring has sprung!
It's a beautiful day in the neighborhood. Flowers are beginning to sprout up around campus and people are putting away their winter coats.
Drop date, SpringFest, major declaration
Drop date is today. Students have until 11:59 p.m. to submit approved changes.
Guess who’s coming for dinner?
Now that a coyote has come to MIT, learn how to deal with coyotes in your neighborhood.
MIT Medical shortens Urgent Care clinic hours to redistribute resources
The shorter Urgent Care hours have allowed for a redistribution of resources to expand the hours of the other services, including the pharmacy, the radiology office, and the medical laboratory.
Faculty propose new Course 6 and 11 joint major
The motion to establish a new joint major that combines Courses 6 and 11 was introduced at the faculty meeting April 18. Faculty will vote on the major in May.
Response to the MIT 401(k) lawsuit: the forest, the trees, and MIT’s employees
The recent lawsuit over MIT's Supplemental 401(k) Plan has little merit, as the plan is entirely optional and MIT already offers its employees generous benefits.
‘Sport death, only life can kill you’
The unapologetic, powerful imagery of MIT’s oldest dorm on display for all to see.
If jokes could kill
What do you get when you take a depressed hitman and drop him in Los Angeles’s most unexceptional acting class? Surprisingly, a story that is as thoughtful and intense as it is hilarious.
Poke bowls and burritos
While Pokéworks follows other restaurants in marrying poke bowls with the fast, casual format and an overreliance on toppings, the food is delicious and satisfying regardless. Its recent Harvard Square location provides great convenience and accessibility.
Robotic restaurant opening soon in Boston
Spyce is a restaurant business started by four MIT graduates, which features a robotic kitchen. I tried their food, and it turns out that robots are pretty good at cooking!
Scientists fight patriarchy by discovering astronomical theories
The universal struggles portrayed through these women reflect of how much has changed, and what issues persist, in our human endeavor to understand the universe.
All rock ‘n’ roll, all the time
A night of music that was truly unforgettable. BANNERS comes to town.
Tech startup Pied Piper finally moves up in the world
Both Pied Piper’s crew and the Silicon Valley television show itself have evolved over the past four seasons, but this season so far feels more of a hit or miss.
Westworld’s gentle steps since a violent end
Westworld’s season two starts as a search for answers, both for the characters within the show and for the audience. Within this madness, if you feel like the beginning of the new season poses more questions than it answers, you are not alone.
Young, ambitious, and undocumented at MIT
Jose A. Gomez ’17 recalled sitting down his junior year of high school to contemplate his post-graduation plans. Like many now-undergraduates at the Institute, he had dreamed of applying to MIT for years but felt his chances of actually being able to attend were slim.