Preliminary unofficial results of Cambridge City Council election released
Incumbents Dennis J. Carlone, Alanna M. Mallon, Marc C. McGovern, E. Denise Simmons, Sumbul Siddiqui, Timothy J. Toomey, Jr., and Quinton Y. Zondervan SM ’95 were re-elected. Patricia M. Nolan and Jivan-Sobrinho-Wheeler were newly elected.
2023 class council, Veterans Day, Drop date
Voting for 2023 class council closes 5pm Friday.
Graduate Family Support Working Group interim report released
As a result of the working group’s discoveries, a new mailing list has been launched, a summer orientation webinar has been developed, an Atlas for New Grads family tile is being developed, and a WhatsApp group specially made for graduate families has been created.
Reif announces new reforms in response to community reaction to Epstein funding
In response to the Oct. 7 staff and Oct. 11 research staff forums, Ramona Allen, vice president for human resources, will gather staff from around campus to share their ideas and perspectives.
Barnhart holds community forum on sexual misconduct
Barnhart said, “To address sexual misconduct is also to address culture and climate issues [in higher education] more generally. You have to have solutions that resonate at the community level, the department level, the student level."
Generating house dining plan ideas in the context of program challenges and constraints
MIT’s dining system runs at a deficit, making reinvestment difficult. This leads to a decrease in the meal plan’s perceived value, an increase in dissatisfaction among mandatory subscribers, and further limits participation and the dining program’s sustainability.
What was missing at the Climate Policy Symposium
Little was discussed on a major reason behind the ineffectiveness of government action, a factor that should be in any discussions related to climate policy — the climate disinformation campaigns pursued by fossil fuel companies.
The case for pedestrianization in Boston
Resilient ivies, broad-leafed bushes, and coniferous trees can flourish even in Boston’s roller-coaster climate, and serve as simple, low-budget urban beautification.
How did you get into college?
Pauli’s: ‘Wicked Fresh, Crazy Good.’ Lobster rolls, sandwiches, and much, much more
A go-to stop for lobster rolls, sandwiches, and more
‘Knives Out’ keeps you guessing until the end
Rian Johnson’s impassioned ode to the murder mystery story manages to inject a fresh breath of life into the genre while also offering piercing social commentary about contemporary America.
A modern spin on a Shakespearean classic
The Shakespeare Ensemble’s production of ‘Twelfth Night’ is a decidedly humorous and delightful experience that takes plenty of inspiration from life at MIT.
A casual sort of ruckus
With good food and a nice atmosphere, Ruckus would be excellent for a date night or with two friends, but larger groups may not find seating.
Can idealists exist in Silicon Valley?
‘Silicon Valley’ is a series with a prickly heart, a satire that asks whether it’s possible to stay idealistic in a world that only speaks in dollar signs.
MIT Men’s Water Polo beat Iona College but face a loss against St Francis College
MIT Men’s Water Polo played two hard-fought and exciting games on Nov. 2. Both games went on to the end, the second of the two finishing with a buzzer beater by St Francis College, handing MIT the loss.