Pre-registration, subject evaluations, Tech shuttle
Spring semester subject evaluations are due May 21 at 9 a.m. Access them at web.mit.edu/subjectevaluation.
The heat wave cools down
Boston had a brief taste of summer this past week with temperatures over 90 °F — but don’t expect similar heat this weekend.
Creator of the World Wide Web speaks about corporations, data, and privacy
In a talk May 2, Tim Berners-Lee shared his vision of what the internet would become and how reality fell short of his vision, and shared plans to recapture his initial vision.
Novartis park by MIT open during weekend
The park provides a convenient route between several student living groups and the east side of campus.
INSPIRE humanities research competition to have last competition in the fall, run by SAO
MIT INSPIRE, a national high school research competition in the arts, humanities, and social sciences run by a group of MIT students, will not continue next year.
Junot Díaz accused of misconduct by several women
“Both accusers and the accused have rights and protections within the process we follow — and we strive to protect the privacy of all parties involved,” MIT said in a statement.
MIT not responsible for student’s suicide, Massachusetts Supreme Court rules
The decision stated that universities have a special relationship with the student and thus a special duty regarding suicide prevention, but the actions of MIT and of the individuals involved in this case did not fall within the realm of this duty.
MIT selects Compass Group for new dining contract
MIT has selected Compass Group and its subsidiaries Bon Appétit and Restaurant Associates to manage its food and dining contract for the next seven years. The new contract will begin July 1.
Student-led protests in Nicaragua end in violence
A movement has formed in Nicaragua calling for governmental reform after a peaceful student protest was met with excessive force.
Hook-up culture has done a disservice to college students by undermining our ability to experience romantic love fully.
Talking about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
The wall that stood outside the Student Center on the week of April 22, 2018 lacked nuance in its presentation of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. It omitted many important facts.
Response to undergraduate course, MIT and Slavery: how should we acknowledge our history?
MIT, like many other universities, has a complex historical relationship with slavery — it is necessary for the community to investigate this relationship.
Veggies with style
Fast, casual, vegan food for ~$10-15 per meal opens on Mass Ave.
A recipe for disaster
A musical whose best defining feature was the end.
The game that will make you relive the most horrific and most terrifying experience of your life: high school prom.
All that’s left
Two men stand in front of a ruined synagogue as bombs go off in the background. They are the last two Jews in the city with their entire religion resting on their shoulders. But it’s a comedy.
Humanity without its core
Wayne McGregor’s genre of choreography is most often referred to as contemporary ballet, but he himself has never been trained in ballet, and instead traces his roots back to ballroom dancing and disco. His movements know no bounds, with limbs wending through the air as if having a mind of their own, and dancers flowing into and around one another as if unable to grasp the concept of tangible matter.
A biomedical chemical engineer
Sarah Shapiro, a PhD student, is active in the GSAB and the GSC and loves sewing.
In the heat of the moment
Don’t wait too long for the perfect moment. There won’t be one.