Family weekend, flu shot clinic
Second quarter PE classes start the week of Oct. 29.
MIT-Imperial College London exchange program begins
MIT has launched a two-year pilot for a multi-departmental exchange with Imperial College London, in an effort to fill the gap left by the termination of the Cambridge-MIT Exchange (CME) in 2017.
MIT to launch $1 billion College of Computing in September 2019
“The college has been created, but it has not been designed,” Susan Silbey, chair of the faculty, said in a faculty meeting Wednesday.
Harvest Co-op closes doors after months of losses
Harvest Co-op Markets closed its Massachusetts Avenue location Oct. 12 as a result of financial insolvency.
MIT considering renaming Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples’ Day
Two years after Cambridge renamed Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples’ Day, students and faculty critical of celebrating Columbus due to his treatment of Native Americans discuss the future of the holiday at MIT.
The MIT Corporation, explained
Understanding the Corporation — its membership, function, and potential conflicts of interest.
How (not) to spend one billion dollars
There are many better ways to spend one billion dollars than to create an MIT College of Computing.
How America’s approach to the North Korea conflict is broken, and what’s been missing
The U.S. needs to take a stronger approach if it wants to contain the threat posed by North Korea to the rest of the world.
Music for us in Terezín was a sanctuary
To the prisoners of Nazi concentration camps, music was a way to find peace of mind for even a short moment of the day. “Sanctuary,” the Terezín Music Foundation gala concert, honors the legacy of Terezín with pieces by Satie, Glass, and Schubert, and world premieres of two commissioned works.
That’s one big wall
Alex Honnold did the unimaginable — he free soloed El Capitán for the very first time, climbing to the top without ropes at all…
Telling the truth in difficult times
Shagspeare is commissioned to write a play about the “true history” of a failed attempt to blow up Parliament that is valiantly uncovered and quashed by king — in other words, a good, clean piece of propaganda.
Celebrating indie games on campus
The annual Boston Festival of Indie Games has once again been a fantastic experience, with varying analog and digital games open for the community to play.
Frankenstein is an immaculate ode to its literary predecessor
Frankenstein has been spotted in Central Square Theater! Head on down in the month of October for your dose of spooky chills.
Minigames galore and chasing for stars
Super Mario Party brings back the beloved Mario Party game series with better gameplay, innovative usage of the Nintendo Switch console, and a multitude of modes. A classic party game, Super Mario Party can be played with up to four players for rounds of strategic and exhilarating fun.
MIT Cricket runners up in American College Cricket Northeast Championship 2018
MIT Cricket recovered from a crushing loss against Northeastern in the first league game but missed out narrowly in the final to finish as runners-up in the American College Cricket North East Championship held Oct. 6 and 7 in Queens, NY.
Remembering JJ Zhao ’14, a fearlessly shining light
JJ is remembered for her incredible enthusiasm for life, her brilliance, her propensity for self-improvement, and her constant drive to better the world around her.
5 things that help when a natural disaster is trying to eat your home
Dealing with thoughts of a natural disaster blazing through your hometown is never a good thing for the mind and soul. So, here’s a short list of things you can do to try and alleviate your own worries. Don’t let them overwhelm you. Your family is most likely doing just fine.
Machines and medicine
Ranging from diagnostics solutions to making unbiased algorithms, MIT researchers across campus are working to provide new technologies and insights into the future of AI in healthcare.