Add date, blood drive, Maker Break, Hacking Arts
The deadline to add a full-term subject is tomorrow. This is also the deadline to designate subjects as sophomore exploratory or junior-senior P/D/F.
A beautiful fall weekend ahead
A cold front will move in Thursday night, bringing cold temperatures to kick off the long weekend. The chilly weather isn’t here to stay, though, as a warm front will follow it and temperatures will return to the 70s ºF by Sunday.
MIT endowment totaled $16.4 billion at end of fiscal year 2018
A large portion of MIT’s monetary returns were accrued through research, with 27 percent from Lincoln Labs and 19 percent from on-campus research.
City of Cambridge redesigns Massachusetts Avenue lanes
The City of Cambridge held a town hall in 32-155 last Thursday to discuss the new plans to redesign the lanes of Massachusetts Avenue from Sidney Street to Memorial Drive.
MIT.nano to celebrate grand opening today
MIT.nano, a facility devoted to nanoscale measurement and engineering, will have its grand opening Oct. 4. The building contains roughly 100,000 square feet of laboratory space, making it the largest facility of its kind in the United States.
Words of power, words of courage
Wherever we are, wherever those in our lives are, or wherever those in the public sphere are with the retelling of their unspeakable truths, let us hold those stories with dignity and honor.
What’s in a name?
Columbus Day celebrates a problematic individual who displaced and enslaved large populations of indigenous people. The holiday should instead honor those people who were hurt by colonization.
When better doesn’t have to be bigger
More than a historical reproduction, Sergey Malov recreates the past with a forgotten instrument.
SNL cast member Nasim Pedrad plays it safe during Fallfest performance
Small things can go from “zero to Xanax” real fast. This is where Pedrad truly shined.
Health food isn’t just kale juice. It’s also a juicy burger
“Our main motivation in creating the book was that we saw that undernourishment was such detriment to runners of all levels, ages and genders due to disordered eating habits that can result in all sorts of health issues like stress fractures and other injuries,” said co-author Elyse Kopecky.
A dramatic take on the famous French novelist
Colette tells of the first marriage of the French novelist Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette. When Colette writes a widely famous book published under her husband’s name, her search for independence becomes the story of one young woman finding herself.
Spotting human tracks in the snow
As an animated children’s film, Smallfoot could have gone wrong. But it didn’t. Instead, ‘Smallfoot’ was an animated children film whose slapstick Tom-and-Jerry humor and catchy tunes mask its sensitive approach to criticizing censorship, discrimination, and the fear of the misunderstood.
MIT Cricket beats UMass Lowell by six wickets in thrilling last ball encounter
In a game that had its fair share of twists and turns, MIT emerged victorious thanks to an excellent all-around bowling performance and a half-century by Vaikkunth Mugunthan G.
Ten things you realize after the first month of the school year
Whether it’s that you signed up for too many units, overcommitted in your clubs, or somehow have too much time, you’ve probably become disillusioned by now.
Bridging the gap between China and the US: comparative perspectives
All in all, we are not two countries with fear and hatred towards each other, but global young citizens ready to make the world a better place. In the future, I welcome you to Tsinghua, to dive deep into the quickly-developing China!
The 2018 InCube Competition
A medical engineering grad student explains why people were living in a glass cube in front of Stata the weekend of Sept. 21.
Dip Dive: A hot take on Tostitos salsas
We’ve all been there. You’re hosting a get-together tonight, so of course you’ll be having chips and salsa. You get to Verde’s, and all the chips seem similar enough. However, when it’s time to choose a salsa, you’re a little less prepared.