News

Faculty propose new Course 6 and 11 joint major

The motion to establish a new joint major that combines Courses 6 and 11 was approved at the faculty meeting April 18. Faculty will vote on the major in May.

News

MIT Medical shortens Urgent Care clinic hours to redistribute resources

The shorter Urgent Care hours have allowed for a redistribution of resources to expand the hours of the other services, including the pharmacy, the radiology office, and the medical laboratory.

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5,660 red flags were planted outside the Student Center to bring awareness to the problem of dating abuse. According to the CDC, nearly half of people will experience psychological aggression from an intimate partner in their lifetimes.
in your community

Young, ambitious, and undocumented at MIT

Jose A. Gomez ’17 recalled sitting down his junior year of high school to contemplate his post-graduation plans. Like many now-undergraduates at the Institute, he had dreamed of applying to MIT for years but felt his chances of actually being able to attend were slim.

letter to the editor

Response to the MIT 401(k) lawsuit: the forest, the trees, and MIT’s employees

The recent lawsuit over MIT's Supplemental 401(k) Plan has little merit, as the plan is entirely optional and MIT already offers its employees generous benefits.

feature

Guess who’s coming for dinner?

Now that a coyote has come to MIT, learn how to deal with coyotes in your neighborhood.

art exhibit review

‘Sport death, only life can kill you’

The unapologetic, powerful imagery of MIT’s oldest dorm on display for all to see.

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A group of attendees talks as the Black Students' Union's Ebony Affair Gala kicks off in Walker Saturday, April 21. This year, the BSU is celebrating its 50th anniversary.
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A child looks at a simulation of Earth's weather in Aerocene's exhibit at the week-long Cambridge Science Festival April 20. The festival is hosted annually to encourage youth to explore science through interactive exhibits and workshops. Ethan
restaurant review

Poke bowls and burritos

While Pokéworks follows other restaurants in marrying poke bowls with the fast, casual format and an overreliance on toppings, the food is delicious and satisfying regardless. Its recent Harvard Square location provides great convenience and accessibility.

News

Just in time: spring has sprung!

It's a beautiful day in the neighborhood. Flowers are beginning to sprout up around campus and people are putting away their winter coats.

Drop date, SpringFest, major declaration

Drop date is today. Students have until 11:59 p.m. to submit approved changes.

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Guess who’s coming for dinner?

Opinion

Response to the MIT 401(k) lawsuit: the forest, the trees, and MIT’s employees

The recent lawsuit over MIT's Supplemental 401(k) Plan has little merit, as the plan is entirely optional and MIT already offers its employees generous benefits.

President Reif responds to editorial on MIT’s moralizing

“Your editorial of April 5th points to serious, difficult questions we must ask when developing relationships with outside parties, including what qualifies or disqualifies a potential collaborator, and how we can gauge whether our choices serve the long-term best interests of MIT.”

Where is the humor in hunger?

The 2018 Class Council should not have joked about food insecurity.

Sports

Engineers post national rankings, impressive victories mid-spring

Women’s lightweight ranks seventh nationally, both tennis teams sweep opponents.

Engineers begin spring sports on a solid note

Men’s Baseball (1–3) started off with a win against Trinity University behind a strong outing by Zachary Kopstein ’20, but dropped their next two matchups against them and lost to No. 1 UMass Boston. 

Engineers collect championships and individual awards across the board

MIT Women’s Basketball wins their first NEWMAC championship.

Campus Life
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Dance and design

Welcome to CPW, Class of 2022!

The Tech interviews prospective students at CPW about what's awesome about MIT and themselves.

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The special Simmons sport

Science

The Heavenly Palace falls

A non-operational Chinese space station long expected to fall out of orbit crashed harmlessly into the Pacific last week, but raised concerns about space debris causing damage to orbiting spacecraft.

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TESS exoplanet search to start next week

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Perfecting the phosphorous process