Spring break shuttles, CPW hosting, St. Patrick’s Day
Spring break shuttles to Logan Airport will be provided Thursday, March 22–Saturday, March 24. Shuttles will cost $15.
BYOS: Bring Your Own Sunshine
The next few days will be mostly cloudy and quite windy, but with no precipitation until early next week.
Fusion energy within fifteen-year reach, MIT says
“This is an important historical moment: Advances in superconducting magnets have put fusion energy potentially within reach, offering the prospect of a safe, carbon-free energy future,” President L. Rafael Reif told MIT News.
IS&T to work on Next House Wi-Fi, Ethernet
One of the doubles being converted by IS&T is the former room of Sal Khan ’98, founder of online education nonprofit Khan Academy.
DSL announces new dining plan options
These changes are meant to reflect increased flexibility, options, and quality without substantial increases in cost.
Beyond the Cradle: Envisioning a New Space Age
Among the keynote speakers was Nobel Laureate Rainer Weiss.
Addressing falsities in ‘A Not-So-Merry Christmas in Jerusalem’
The Jan. 11 opinion piece in The Tech titled “A Not-So-Merry Christmas in Jerusalem” was littered with factual inaccuracies.
Biking is a relatively dangerous mode of transportation in Cambridge — learn about some potential ways to make it safer.
On the absurd myopia of companies paying out bonuses to their employees as a result of the tax bill
Not-so-Merry Christmas in Jerusalem
There was no Christmas tree put up in Jerusalem this holiday season. In fact, it has been some time since a Christmas tree was put up in Jerusalem.
The million bright sides of life
We have seen tragedies and comedies, but Every Brilliant Thing is a tragicomedy that frames a tragedy through a comedic lens by pairing Krstansky’s outstanding acting with Macmillan’s unbridled optimism.
Claudia Rankine’s ‘The White Card’ bares the hypocrisy of a white family as they host a black photographer over dinner before the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Despite its promising premise, the play suffers from shallow characterization and forced dialogue, dulling what otherwise could have been a compelling narrative.
Contemporary comparisons with the Boston Ballet
The triple bill showcases three of today’s most prominent choreographers — Jorma Elo, Justin Peck and William Forsythe — each faced with the challenge of bringing shape to sound through a non-narrative work. This grants us the rare opportunity to compare and contrast their unique takes on George Balanchine’s classic charge, to “see the music, hear the dance”.
A movie with distasteful humor, violence and not many redeeming qualities
‘Gringo’ combines a story full of drugs, corruption, and action with an all star cast to somehow create a movie that is not equal to the sum of its parts.
Synth, swamp, and soul
The Berklee Popular Music Institute (BPMI) connects student and alumni musicians with students studying management to give aspiring professionals a taste of life in the music industry. Hoping to be the next St. Vincent or Passion Pit, two of BPMI’s more notable alumni, five musical acts were chosen from over 300 submissions to perform at the Sinclair.
‘Art is a part of our community. It’s already here’
I’ve sat down with Sarah Quinn ’17, a recent Course 18 graduate who has recently left MIT to become a hip-hop artist, to talk about her experience here and her journey to become the artist she is today. Just take a moment to absorb that.
A freshman who does it all
Welcome to our new weekly feature on a random MIT student! To start off this exciting new series we delve deeper into the life of a freshman who does it all: Nathan Liang.
‘The pride I felt after volunteering’
The weekends I spent volunteering at events around the city soon translated to hours leading students.
‘I feel aloof yet connected to the rest of the world’
When it is dusk, I can see how the lights of the houses echo the stars above...
Tick tock, tick tock
Once you’ve started procrastinating, don’t feel as though you must keep procrastinating. You are not simply either a procrastinating fool or a productivity fiend.
An open letter to classes that have psets and exams in the same week
No, no, I'm not dropping you, so don't freak out, but I really need the next few days away from you to process things.