Mocha Moves: Cirque de Moleil
MIT Mocha Moves performed this past weekend at their Spring 2020 show Cirque du Moleil. Dance performances spanned a variety of styles featuring urban hip-hop and contemporary pieces. The show's hosts also shared the spotlight through interactive minigames featuring audience members, many of whom were former MIT Mocha Moves members.
Ring sales, blood drive, final exam schedules
Sophomores, ring sales end Friday 4 p.m. Information is available at brassrat2022.mit.edu.
Eastgate Apartments to close at the end of summer
Eastgate and Westgate are currently the only dormitories for graduate students with families.
John Dozier to become ICEO March 15
President Reif wrote that Dozier “brings to this role an outstanding record of leadership, great personal warmth and a sense of curiosity, enthusiasm and experimentation that feel very MIT.”
Ad Hoc Faculty Committee chairs provide updates at faculty meeting Feb. 19
The Ad Hoc Committee to Review MIT Gift Processes is currently looking into peer institutions’ policies.
Admiral William McRaven to speak at Commencement
As a recognized authority on U.S. foreign policy, McRaven advised presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama on defense issues.
Working group findings on graduate family support released
The working group’s final report includes findings from the Graduate Enrolled Student Survey showing that the top sources of stress for students with children are related to caring for family, cost of living, and household responsibilities.
Class of 2022 Brass Rat unveiled at Ring Premiere
The Cambridge skyline also includes a black hole, commemorating the first-ever image of one, and a “gilded” Infinite Corridor in recognition of MITHenge.
MIT: world renowned research institute or luxury developer?
“MIT’s proposed rent hikes do nothing to relieve the rent burden of those living off campus, while actively worsening the lives of those on campus.”
Does merit matter in America?
“Preferential access becomes a self-perpetuating pyramid scheme as long as alumni have children.”
The time is ripe for good music
Seven-man band Ripe held the musical equivalent of a homecoming game over the weekend. Back in Boston where they started, the group performed at two back-to-back sold out shows at the House of Blues.
Kenji López-Alt: The Nerd King of Internet Cooking
It seemed as though a career spent experimenting with food would be more fun than with cell cultures for López-Alt.
‘The Cake’: slow to bake, but layered with sweetness
Inspired by her father's own opposition to same-sex marriage and her own Southern upbringing, Brunstetter presents dialogue that speaks to the trauma of growing up queer in a Christian community.
MIT Women’s Basketball faces a loss at home
After playing the first three quarters exceptionally well, the MIT Women’s Basketball team was outscored 28-13 in the last quarter by Springfield College to face an unlucky loss in a NEWMAC game played last Saturday.
Goodbye grief, hello H Mart
Massachusetts Avenue is more than a divide between East and West Campus, but what is the illustrious street truly?