In MIT’s climate action plan “Fast Forward: MIT’s Climate Action Plan for the Decade”, the Institute demonstrated its aim to decarbonize the campus by 2050. To achieve this aim, MIT launched a new Decarbonization Working Group — a new subset of the Climate Nucleus, a faculty committee responsible for directing and implementing the current climate action plan.
MITHenge occurred from Jan. 28 to Jan. 31 at 4:48:50 p.m.. During MITHenge, the setting sun aligns with the Infinite Corridor’s entire length, a hallway approximately 823 feet long. This phenomenon occurs at two different times each year — around November 11 and January 31.
With celebrations for the Lunar New Year upcoming, the clouds are parting giving way to a weekend full of sunny skies and warmer weather. Let the good luck breeze through with wind speeds approximately 10 mph for the festivities! The Year of the Dragon is known to bring good fortune, which might explain this nice weather after a dreary January! 2024 corresponds with the Wood Dragon element, which is known for new beginnings, so use the warm days and sunlight to set yourself up for success this semester!
Flagship Pioneering CEO, Moderna co-founder, Noubar Afeyan PhD ’87 to deliver Class of 2024 Commencement address
Noubar Afeyan PhD ’87, an American-Canadian entrepreneur and philanthropist best known for co-founding the biotechnology company Moderna, will speak at the 2024 OneMIT Commencement Ceremony May 30.
Chicago is unapologetically gleaming and exuberant, and as bright as a resplendent star.
Corpses, bad name-based puns, and 100 pages too many: The Undertaking of Hart and Mercy by Megan Bannen
Bannen promises a lot — a hot female undertaker, a demigod patrolman and letters so hot that their writers fall in love with each other, all against the backdrop of a dangerous fantasy wild west — but her exciting premise is failed by an execution that offers the same intellectual stimulation as a Hallmark movie.
Mu Lan is a great option for its proximity to campus, the variety of menu options, and its moderate price range.
Increasingly often, I’ve caught myself referencing the pod semester to the younger classes and then meeting blank stares. Only half the seniors today have first-hand experience, and I realize that the pod semester is no longer a thing that people have collectively internalized. As time passes, I am nervous that I, too, will slowly erase the pod semester from my own brain as well. The lives of those during the pod semester were never described in detail in The Tech, as we were busy living it, so I’d like to take this time to throw myself down memory lane and recollect bits and pieces of my experience with the pod semester just around three years ago today.
Alex Zhang ’26 shoves all-in during his tenure as Pokerbots president