Winter storms in March!
Last night was a particularly exciting storm for New England. A nor’easter blew up from the coast, leaving many coastal cities buried beneath several inches of snow.
Francisco Rodriguez-Guardado: One immigrant’s story
Francisco Rodriguez-Guardado, MIT custodian facing possible deportation, speaks about the life he left in El Salvador and the life he built here in the U.S.
Undergrad housing and dining applications, PE registration
Add date is tomorrow.
Office of Minority Education launches new program for men of color
The creation of The Standard was inspired by growing awareness of disturbing national trends concerning the implications for men of color as a result of community policing and the Black Lives Matter movement.
The new dining plans, explained
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Random Hall loses power due to Friday storm
Some felt the power outage strengthened the sense of community in Random.
PLEASURE hosts third annual education week
“It finally feels like we’re getting these conversations into the mainstream," PLEASURE educator Max Yu said.
Interfraternity Council wins award for risk reduction
There are “very few” parallel programs at other schools, Ihns said. Most lack direct student oversight and have a weaker IFC presence.
This RAK week, be kind to yourself
This week — and every other week of the semester — we encourage you to take a minute (or more!) and bask in some glow that isn’t just the fire of unending stress.
I need every instrument you got!
Alan Gilbert conducts the BSO in Sibelius, Debussy, and Adams.
‘I’d love to see that magic raw’
Both acts will play at Club Passim next week, a fact I was indifferent about — being a for-the-most-part concert naysayer — until I heard their music.
In defense of Area Four
MIT students might say that A4 is too pretentious or expensive, but this pizza enthusiast says it’s worth it for their perfectly proportioned pie.
Imagine a world where mechanical pencils are advanced technology
Chris Babu ’97 graduated from MIT with a mathematics degree and worked on Wall Street as a bond trader for 19 years. But since then, despite being told he was crazy to not stay in finance, he’s changed his career to a novelist.
Lily and Amanda aren’t horsing around with murder
The two female leads are distinct from each other, but the chemistry between Cooke and Taylor-Joy makes their friendship work, and ultimately reveals that they are not as different as the film fools you into believing.
Exploring both sides of the spectrum
If one thing can be said of the play, it is that 'Orlando' is one of the first modern attempts to examine gender. However, it does so by beating you over the head with its discoveries.
Back to the basics
Nestled right outside of Harvard Square, Waypoint is Michael Scelfo’s second restaurant after the excellent Alden & Harlow. Featuring beautiful coastally-inspired dishes, elegant modern décor, a carefully curated raw bar, and prices to match, Waypoint is the type of nice restaurant you might not expect to find MIT students very often.
Engineers begin spring sports on a solid note
Men’s Baseball (1–3) started off with a win against Trinity University behind a strong outing by Zachary Kopstein ’20, but dropped their next two matchups against them and lost to No. 1 UMass Boston.
‘This is the place where the fog rolls’
I am still picking through it all, trying to piece together who I think I want to be.
‘The world was once just a tiny silhouette’
I loved the hustle and bustle of daily commuters. I dreamed about becoming them, about having the opportunity to live life in a busy city.
14 things you missed from the 90th Academy Awards
Jimmy Kimmel turned the Oscars into a game show.
Perfecting the phosphorous process
Professor Christopher ‘Kit’ Cummins, Henry Dreyfus Professor of Chemistry, has been interested in phosphorus and its processing for industrial use for many years. Cummins’ lab is exploring alternative ways and options of optimizing phosphate processing.