MIT Divest sit-in protests against MIT investments in fossil fuels
Rabenold admitted that filing the legal complaint was a “daunting task” for MIT Divest, but the organization was lucky to have a strong support network.
March on through midterms and precipitation
Though March has started, a season which you might associate with spring if your hometown gave you a reasonable framework of winter, we will continue to be in the grips of the cold.
MIT relaxes COVID-19 testing and indoor eating policies
In response to a decrease in the number of positive COVID-19 cases, MIT announced a series of changes to its COVID-19 policy in an email to the MIT community Feb. 9. The email included changes in testing requirements, indoor eating, and masking policies.
The Tech speaks with Ukrainian students regarding Russia’s invasion
Ukrainian undergraduate students will have their spring term work contributions waived, and graduate students will be provided similar financial support.
Add date, double major, half-term subject finals
Add date is March 4.
MIT Chancellor and Vice Chancellor provide important updates on graduate student unionization issues
Ultimately, we do not want to draw any unnecessary lines among MIT’s 7,000 graduate students. However, the unionization process requires us to do that in one way or another.
The case for labor unions
Those who organize to form labor unions are neither irrational nor impulsive. Those who organize to form labor unions are critical thinkers driven by necessity.
We are international students and we are voting yes on the GSU
Surely, MIT can take concrete steps to address these issues we face as international students. Unfortunately, many of their recent policies have done the opposite.
An open letter on the war in Ukraine
This is a catastrophe for Russia and for the Russian people: a dark night is descending, and those least responsible for this war will suffer the most.
MIT’s administration seeks to exclude over 1,000 graduate workers on fellowship from unionization vote
Decisions about whether to fund graduate workers by RA-ship, TA-ship, or fellowship are often made arbitrarily for reasons of administrative convenience, without any difference in work duties.
Imagine Van Gogh takes us beyond our imaginations and allows us to live out the paintings
Despite thinking, “It’s too beautiful for me to dare paint it or form an idea about it,” Van Gogh brought nature to life on a canvas which was in turn projected to transport the audience to Van Gogh’s world.
Levain Bakery comes to Boston
A transformative culinary experience lies just across the Harvard Bridge.
I wake in the mornings, a ray of sun dancing through the windows onto my sheets, falling with a weighted blanket of air. Sitting up, the iridescent covers shed from my chest, but the weight remains.
The words that stuck with me
If I couldn’t even be kind and compassionate to myself, then how could I love anyone unconditionally?