6.0001/2 switched to Ed Discussion, an alternate third-party platform. 6.009 switched to “the forum,” a site instructor Adam Hartz ’11 built using the platform Discourse, an open-source software. 8.02 switched to a MITx discussion forum hosted on the MITx Residential platform.
BC President Sara Aaronson told The Tech that because BC culture is closely tied to its nine floors, “some are worried about losing physical access to people they’ve built strong ties to and are comfortable with” through the renewal.
When a student raised the concern that increasing meal swipe minimums decreases student flexibility, Hayes said that MIT inherently has flexible dining options by making dining dollars optional and allowing students to choose their dining plan. Hayes noted that other peer institutions require all students to be on the same meal plan.
NV will also contain a grocery market, called “Tim’s Market.” Founders’ group member Tingyi Lu ’23 said at a NV info social March 1 that because the NV dining hall will serve only brunch and dinner, the store will serve as a “breakfast marketplace” similar to the pick-a-lunch program in Walker Memorial.
The ideas in ‘Burden’ are ultimately more compelling than their execution.
After defeating Babson College in a well-contested semifinal game, MIT Women’s Basketball faced an unfortunate loss to Smith College in the final, preventing them from winning the NEWMAC Championship for the third consecutive year.
Women’s Basketball (15-12) competed in the NEWMAC Tournament, earning a 67-53 win against Wellesley College in the first round and a 78-72 win against Babson College in the semifinal before falling to Smith College in a 70-56 championship game Sunday.