Historic hurricane hits the Florida Panhandle
Unlike most recent Atlantic hurricanes, Michael traveled north from the Yucatan Peninsula, hitting Cuba and the Florida Panhandle on the way.
PE classes, flu shot clinics, voter registration
PE registration opened Wednesday for undergraduates. Graduate students may register starting Tuesday, Oct. 16 at 8 a.m. Registration closes for all students Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 1 p.m. First come, first served!
2018 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report released
The MIT Police released their Annual Security and Fire Safety Report Sept. 28. The report contains crime statistics on criminal and Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) offenses, arrests and disciplinary referrals, and hate crimes from 2015 to 2017.
Tom Friedman speaks about the optimism that comes with technological advancement
Tom Friedman, Pulitzer-prize winning journalist, spoke at MIT’s Compton Lecture Oct. 1 about his most recent book, ‘Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist’s Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations.’
Foundations are in place for three of six Kendall Square sites
The latest updates on the Kendall Square Initiative include complete foundations and concrete and steel structures at three sites: two on both sides of the Kendall Square T Station and one at 1 Broadway, across the street from building E62.
New House’s culture has changed due to renovation process, residents say
The pre-existing culture of New House before its renovations has largely been lost, according to Burhan Azeem ’19, a four-year member of iHouse, a living group in New House, in an interview with The Tech.
Forget the turkey and pie — ‘The Oath’ will fill you up on laughs and reflection this Thanksgiving season
When the White House releases a loyalty oath and encourages Americans to sign it, the whole town becomes divided. Chris is a liberal who follows politics closely, and his family are no exception; they attempt to survive Thanksgiving despite the tension that permeates.
Lady Gaga gives spectacular performance in ‘A Star is Born’
A Star is Born follows a talented singer Ally’s (Lady Gaga) the rise to fame, paralleled by country idol Jackson Maine’s (Bradley Cooper) downfall. First-time director Cooper tackles alcoholism, love, and deep insecurities in this tear-jerking story about keeping true to who you are.
The Decemberists visit Boston in October
The Decemberists make music that is anything but typical, but exactly what you would expect from a band based out of Portland, Oregon that sings about whales.
Rami Malek and co-stars talk Queen
The Tech interviews Rami Malek, Gwilym Lee, and Joseph Mazzello about upcoming ‘Bohemian Rhapsody.’ The Freddie Mercury biopic hopes to bring a deeper context of the singer’s life and the British rock band Queen’s rise to stardom.
Ready for it?
How do you know if it was a date without asking? (You don’t.) And should you apply to software engineering internships? (Only if you want to do software engineering.)
In Pinar Yanardag’s “How to Generate (Almost) Anything” series, humans and AI collaborate on everything from designing dresses to cooking up recipes for pizza.
Flu viruses evolve every year, even within a “flu season.” At MIT, the Shoulders Lab investigated the mechanisms behind influenza virus evolution.