Pre-registration, half-term drop date, Tech Shuttle schedule
Pre-registration for summer and fall 2018 opened May 1 at 9 a.m. The deadline to make fall CI-H/HW selections is June 18 at 5 p.m.
Summerlike weather for New England
As May begins, warm weather is taking over in a big way in the Northeast. Yesterday featured near-record high temperatures around 90 °F (about 32 °C) in much of the region.
Working group recommendation on computation thinking requirement discussed at faculty meeting
One proposal is to create a “six-plus-six” unit computational thinking module. The first six-unit class would provide an introduction to computational thinking, while the second six-unit class would be a department-specific follow-on.
Graduate stipend recommendation to increase by 3 percent
In response to rising living costs, the Office of the Vice Chancellor announced a 3 percent increase in graduate student stipends for 2018–2019.
Class of 2021 declares majors
While overall enrollment in each of the five schools experienced negligible changes compared to last year, the distribution of students among the courses has shifted.
Massachusetts legislature considering two campus sexual assault bills
MIT administrators, the UA, and the GSC have expressed their support for the bills, with a few reservations.
Parties and politics
Dance like the world will end tomorrow. Drink as though there isn’t a bottom of the cup. Hook up with as many girls as possible. These are the things that’ll define your Greek life.
When the government can take your land without good reason
Based on true events, Little Pink House succinctly and intelligently chronicles the fight one Connecticut woman undertakes to save her house from greedy political and corporate interests. However, while the plot holds sufficient drama, director Courtney Moorehead Balaker fails to effectively translate it to the big screen.
A harmony of contrasts and clashes
At Cambridge’s local concert venue The Lilypad, the trio Steve McGinnis, Art Lande and Steve Swallow hosted a night of live jazz, where their three improvisations and three compositions reminded us of the magic of music in a live, intimate concert.
Like spillover happiness from a forgotten dream
On our way back from the concert, we found ourselves humming the melody from the last song. The final moments stayed with us long after the concert was over, like the spillover happiness from a beautiful dream that makes one happy for no apparent reason.
How hard is saving the world?
This is a superhero movie that breaks all expectations while abiding by every formula of making a good movie. With the intense feeling that kept me glued to the seats for a while even after the movie was over, I could tell that this movie might change the landscape of comic-book inspired movies as we know it.
Are we real or simply made of code?
So sure are you of your reality? This production reveals the likelihood — and failings — of highly detailed simulations.
A letter sent into the unknown. Two people with no chance of meeting. A production with a sweet ending.
The unexpected rockstar
This documentary is an intimate look into how a girl from Brooklyn became a modern-day icon. A film that truly shows standing up for what you believe in makes you unforgettable.
Fabric flies at annual Prom Dress Rugby Tournament
College rugby teams from around Boston traveled to Briggs Field to play the game in the best way possible: while wearing prom dresses.
11 signs that the end is in sight
Are you counting down the days until summer? I definitely am. Here are 11 signs that we’re almost there.
A venture capitalist of many talents
Myra Ahmad is a junior who loves her community in McCormick and in the Muslim Students’ Association.
A mysterious object was seen hovering on what seemed to be a perfectly normal day.