Protestors gather against invitation of Indian politician Subramanian Swamy
Over two dozen protestors held up posters with messages including “MIT Kick out Brahminical Fascists” and “MIT Welcomes Hate Speech.”
CUP proposes ‘Phase Two’ continuation of the First-Year Experiment at faculty meeting
In their presentation, the CUP put forth a timeline that hopes to have further discussion of the Phase Two proposal in March and to be able to explain the experimental policy to prospective students and their parents by CPW.
Makeup ring sales, associate advising, add date
Today is the last day of Celebrations for the MIT Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing. The schedule of events and other information is available at helloworld.mit.edu.
A cold start to March
The National Weather Service Climate Prediction Center is predicting a colder-than-normal month ahead, with the cold starting this weekend. After the snow last night, another low pressure system is expected to hit the Northeast this weekend, potentially bringing in more snow and rain on Saturday night.
A history of broken promises in the New Vassar dorm design
A look into how the DSL failed to uphold its promises on the New Vassar dorm.
Ethical change requires more than a billion dollars
What the MIT administration, faculty, and students can do to address the ethical concerns of the College of Computing.
How will the College of Computing teach ethics if its dean is on the board of Amazon?
Newly appointed College of Computing dean, Dan Huttenlocher, is on Amazon's board. Will this conflict with the CoC's goal of teaching its students "ethics" in computing?
The squashed cabbage leaf prevails
Professor of phonetics, Henry Higgins (Eric Tucker), and his friend, Colonel Pickering (James Patrick Nelson), take up the challenge of teaching a flower girl, Eliza Doolittle (Vaishnavi Sharma), to speak like a duchess. This production of Pygmalion will make you laugh and will make you think — I recommend it wholeheartedly.
‘How to Train Your Dragon 3’ sets out for a dazzling, dragon-filled voyage
After nearly a decade of vikings and dragons, Dreamworks’s ultimate installment delivers a powerful, satisfying conclusion to their beloved franchise. Fans who’ve grown up with the series will appreciate this poignant send off to a fantastically realized friendship.
‘How do I stop myself from feeling like this?’
Auntie Matter advises a student going through a self-described “midlife crisis.”
‘Watch, perturb, and map’
The Synthetic Neurobiology Group, led by neurotechnology professor Ed Boyden, takes an interdisciplinary approach to uncovering, mapping, and perturbing the mysteries of the brain.