News

‘It’s okay to be white’ white nationalist fliers posted near campus

MIT’s Bias Response Team received four reports Nov. 1 of fliers with the slogan “It’s okay to be white,” which has been linked to white supremacist activism, posted near campus.

theater review

Bend and clap!

MTG’s ‘Legally Blonde’: The Musical is a fun-filled performance with a lively cast. It’s fun to watch the characters grow in meaningful ways while they navigate their way through the narrative’s racy situations.

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Warner Huntington III (Nicholas Freitas '21) sings "Serious" during his date with Elle Woods (Maia Campbell '22). Courtesy of Julie Henion Photography
theater review

This memory is corrupt

What happened yesterday? Can you remember?

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Eric Schmidt, who served as the Executive Chairman of Google from 2001 to 2015, hosted the 'Engineering the Future We Want' talk held on Nov. 7 in Stata Center. Assel Ismoldayeva–The Tech
lab spotlight

Understanding diseases at the nanoscale

Researchers at the Nanomechanics Laboratory strive to utilize the mechanical properties of nanomaterials to study the progression and to understand the mechanisms of sickle cell disease and other life-threatening diseases.

movie review

Crime made glamorous

When Carlos forms a thieving alliance with Ramón Peralta, Luis Ortega directs our view to their bodies, their hedonism, and their temerity — exploring a homoerotic relationship in a homophobic world.

News

Employees sue Happy Lamb Hot Pot in Central Square

“Students could play a huge role in making sure that the workers' rights are enforced,” attorney Ting Chiu wrote.

concert review

Various beautiful voices, still one community

As noted by Director Mobley, the purpose of the Every Voice series is to recognize and shed positive light on diversity within the community. This year, the focus is on the LGBTQIA+ community, the Latinx community, as well as veterans and victims of wars. The music for every community presents a kaleidoscope of styles that highlights the past and the present of each group.

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The three-part program highlighted the many voices of the community, including LGBTQIA voices, Latinx voices, and the voices of veterans and those lost to war. Alexander Avery
News

First taste of winter in Boston

Wildfires continue to rage through California where over 100 people have gone missing and nearly 50 have been reported dead.

Spring housing forms, shuttle service, drop date

Spring housing forms are due Nov. 25 and are available at http://myhousing.mit.edu.

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Halloween on campus

Opinion

Response to “Grad students suffer from lagging support”

"We are pleased by our very meaningful collaboration with graduate student groups and others on these topics [and] we invite all graduate students to join us in creating an even better MIT."

The next generation of bioengineers is not allowed into the U.S.

Though iGEM was founded at MIT, the competition needs to be hosted in a different country in light of the U.S.’s current immigration policies.

Socialism: What it is and how to fight for it

Young people need to understand what socialism is and to join the fight for socialism.

Sports
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Head of the Charles Regatta 2018

MIT Cricket runners up in American College Cricket Northeast Championship 2018

MIT Cricket recovered from a crushing loss against Northeastern in the first league game but missed out narrowly in the final to finish as runners-up in the American College Cricket North East Championship held Oct. 6 and 7 in Queens, NY.

MIT Cricket beats UMass Lowell by six wickets in thrilling last ball encounter

In a game that had its fair share of twists and turns, MIT emerged victorious thanks to an excellent all-around bowling performance and a half-century by Vaikkunth Mugunthan G.

Campus Life

Advising the advisor

Instead of telling your students not to work a specific kind of job, encourage them to be a specific kind of person — one who is awake in the world.

Inner circle and inner peace

Take pride in your behavior. It is genuinely impressive to bear a difficult circumstance with grace.

Alphabetical advice

Even if you reexamine the situation and conclude you made some mistakes, what’s done is done, and Auntie believes you should try to forget about it.

Science

How technology impacts the democratic process

The MIT programs in Anthropology, History, and Science, Technology and Society (STS) invited a multidisciplinary panel of experts specializing in topics relating to the interaction of emerging technologies with society and government to speak about their work to interested attendees.

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A collaborative quest

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Optimizing the human brain