Respecting the process, opposing the outcome
Americans voted in a legitimate election Tuesday, and the result was that Donald J. Trump will serve as the 45th president of the United States.
In case of DACA repeal, MIT will fight for undocumented students
Undocumented students would be able to continue their studies at MIT even if DACA were repealed, Chancellor Cynthia Barnhart PhD ’88 said at a UA Council meeting on Nov. 30.
Handful of students to protest Trump's inauguration in D.C.
At least a dozen MIT students are getting ready to protest the inauguration of President-Elect Donald J. Trump in Washington, D.C. this Friday.
Trump blocks student’s return to MIT
MIT undergraduate Niki Mossafer Rahmati ’18 was denied re-entry to the United States because she is an Iranian citizen.
Beyond the bubble
Instead of retreating into the comfort of their bubbles, people are taking action. They have realized that although Trump may be the nominal leader of the country, he is not their leader.
Sanders criticizes Trump, Kochs, media in fiery Kresge speech
Sanders told a receptive audience that “the future of this country is a progressive, not conservative vision” and asserted that “despair is not an option” in the face of the Trump presidency.
Trump’s Executive Orders should not be called a “Muslim ban”
I appreciate and respect the reporting and perspectives that have been published during this semester in The Tech in response to or in connection with President Trump’s travel and immigration executive orders. However, some crucial facts and opinions have been missing which the MIT community deserves to know about, especially in these current troubled times when security threats have become daily news.
Why is Arab violence taken as a given?
On Dec. 6, 2017, President Trump announced that America officially acknowledges Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, and would eventually move the embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Referring to this as “acknowledging the obvious,” Trump explained that Israel is a sovereign state, recognized internationally and by the U.S., with the right to determine its own capital. In his declaration, Trump reiterated that such a move has no bearing on the city’s status under any peace agreement.
Not-so-Merry Christmas in Jerusalem
There was no Christmas tree put up in Jerusalem this holiday season. In fact, it has been some time since a Christmas tree was put up in Jerusalem.
On the absurd myopia of companies paying out bonuses to their employees as a result of the tax bill
How America’s approach to the North Korea conflict is broken, and what’s been missing
The U.S. needs to take a stronger approach if it wants to contain the threat posed by North Korea to the rest of the world.