Minor completion date, Olympics closing ceremony, add date
The PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games Closing Ceremony will be held 6 a.m. EST Sun. Feb. 25.
Museum discusses ethics of big data
Big Bang Data panelist: the biggest issue in data justice is the need to prioritize the perspectives of those most marginalized throughout the decision-making process.
Taste of spring fades away
Boston enjoyed a treat over the past several days as extremely anomalous high temperatures in the 70s overspread the Northeast
Theta Tau freshmen took copies of The Tech for fraternity event
The Tech reported in December that approximately 3,050 copies of its papers went missing within a day after they were distributed.
Class of 2020 Brass Rat revealed
The Class of 2020 Ring Committee held the premiere event for the class’s Brass Rat last Friday.
BetterMIT Innovation Week features speakers, community makeathon
The weekend makeathon kicked off Saturday at noon, drawing in students willing to take on the challenge of changing student life at MIT.
Four centuries, three Larrys, and one woman
Last week, the announcement at Harvard reminded me that changes at the top are a symbolic occasion for universities to fulfill that obligation. They should not be missed.
Commentary on MIT’s new course, MIT and Slavery
There is merit in acquiring and acknowledging facts from the past, but passing ex post facto moral judgement on them deprives us of a correct understanding of history, of human nature, and of our own state of being.
May I direct your attention to… orchestral music
I spent most of the performance fixated on the director, rather than on the actual music.
Stereotypes and subculture
Tom of Finland is a biopic of the artist of the same name, who pioneered the BDSM subculture through his homoerotic illustrations in beefcake magazines and pornographic comics from the ’50s to the ’80s.
Delving into Boston’s pizza culture
Pizza is one of my favorite foods; one might even call me a pizza snob. Since I moved to Cambridge from the New York area (read: New Jersey), I have talked about writing a blog or some sort of column that documents my search for pizza that matches that of my childhood.
A long summer fling
If one can get past the film’s uneventful nature, the film will reward with audiovisual splendor and superb acting.
A once every two year experience
DRUM TAO presents a traditional Japanese art form in a riveting way TEASER BLURB: The best part is when the performers’ energy bleeds into the audience, and you can feel the performance area just brimming with excitement and joy. Everyone’s on the edge of their seat, waiting for the next big bang or trick or acrobatic feat.
How do you deal with the loss of a loved one?
Transgenderism can be a topic some people tiptoe around. In the backdrop of Chile, this Oscar-nominated foreign language film explores it in a slow-moving, yet very real way.
Playoffs, new seasons, and honors in sight for Engineers
The Engineers compete in swimming and diving, basketball, fencing, tennis, track and field, and volleyball.
On sororities and the force of friendships
As I looked around McCormick’s east penthouse, at all the faces I didn’t know, I felt as though we were all crawling toward the ocean together, and I hoped we would make it.
Not in love with this
To quote Rilke, “If your daily life seems poor, do not blame it; blame yourself that you are not poet enough to call forth its riches.”
Characterizing ancient materials for the modern day
Part of the Masic Group’s current work focuses on analyzing ancient structural materials, hoping to draw inspiration from ancient materials as well as biological ones to inform the production of new materials.