Food insecurity working group proposes low-cost grocery store
Collaboration with MIT’s dining vendor will let the grocery store purchase bulk foods at a low cost and sell them to students at the lowest possible prices.
SpringFEST, CPW, summer housing applications
Ty Dolla $ign will perform at SpringFEST April 27, the UA Events Committee revealed Tuesday night. Tickets are now available at tickets.mit.edu.
Winter still holding on
We’ll have to wait and see if spring arrives next week and cranks up the CPW weather machine.
MIT launches task force on work of the future
The initiative is projected to last two and a half years, according to MIT News.
Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman visits MIT
Aside from limited official publicity, secrecy and rigid security have surrounded Mohammed’s visit, which took place at the Media Lab.
Designing the First Year class aims to restructure freshman experience
“There is a clear dissonance between the advertised expectations of the course and the reality of the course,” Kelvin Green II ’21 and Mimi Wahid ’21, two students in the class, wrote in a document sent to their classmates.
The hypocrisy in MIT’s moralizing
The MIT administration has reliably commented on political matters when it is easy to do so, but it has strategically chosen to remain silent on matters of injustice for which it shares culpability.
‘Unsane’ captures the internal struggles we all face
I first heard of Unsane while I was on YouTube; I was taking pset break by watching some videos when the trailer popped up. My first instinct was to press the “Skip Ad” button, but as the summary unfolded, I couldn’t help but finish watching.
A woman in the blue dress
You’ll want to see these two characters duke it out, letting their wits do the talking. It’s one power struggle after another in this play as Pillar and van Meegeren try to assert their dominance in this tiny prison cell.
Who let the dogs out?
Wes Anderson’s new film, Isle of Dogs, combines Japanese culture, dogs, and a different kind of social commentary. What does it mean to love unconditionally? Should we give dogs the same kind of respect that we would give our fellow humans? Are humans deserving of such respect?
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Spielberg's 'Ready Player One' is an upbeat, colorful movie that’s fun to watch and brings your best VR fantasies to life in a better way than even the book might have led you to expect.
‘Pacific Rim Uprising’ is a great smashing movie, but it’s little else
In the sequel to the 2013 movie, 'Pacific Rim,' large monsters, called Kaiju, once again attempt to wipe out all life on earth, and humanity’s only hope is the return of the Jaegers: larger-than-skyscrapers, killer, fighting robots. While audience might be impressed with the incredible fight scenes, they will be left hanging in all the other scenes where metal isn’t crushing monster.
Rothstein examines the underbelly of Chinese companies’ practice of the ‘reverse merger’
Like every good story, The China Hustle has its compelling characters. What’s funny is the slight comical dimension that some of these characters take on, with the Loeb & Loeb lawyer embodying the slimy “greed is good” archetype, and General Wesley Clark serving as the symbol for the “figurehead for hire.”
Make it Fierce: Reviving drag culture at MIT
The first workshop of Fierce Forever brought together members of the MIT community for a crash-course in drag. From how to choose a persona to creating a stage name, the theme of the night was all about inclusivity and unapologetic self-expression.
Dancing back tears
Following the release of ‘In A Poem Unlimited,’ U.S. Girls’s Meg Remy hits the road with a vision of the world that is all the more committed for its pessimism. She plays Allston on April 12.
6 quick things to do to prepare for CPW
Are you panicking about the avalanche of event preparations crashing down on your shoulders?
Senior Craig Thorburn, from Scotland, founded Burns Supper at MIT, which features Scottish food, music, and dancing.
Infinite love and finite questions
Auntie believes you could find love again.