New Vassar Street Residence Founder’s Group to ‘lay foundation’ for new dorm’s character, government
New Vassar will include a marketplace, community kitchen, dining hall, and makerspace.
PE registration, Wellness Fair, Columbus Day
Undergraduate registration for 2nd quarter PE classes is now open.
North Court renamed after Susan Hockfield
As the Institute’s first female and first life scientist president, Hockfield oversaw the expansion of East Campus and Kendall Square, launched the MIT Energy Initiative and helped establish the David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, the Institute for Medical Engineering and Science and the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard.
Green Building to undergo renovations
After the renovations, the Green Building will also house the Environmental Solutions Initiative and the MIT-Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Joint Program.
Media Lab faculty V. Michael Bove Jr. terminated by MIT
Bove was terminated from employment last week, following the determination that he violated MIT’s sexual harassment policy.
Graduate student mental health is in crisis
Graduate students serve an indispensable role in MIT’s community. We teach and mentor undergraduates, generate new knowledge through our research, secure funding through grant writing, produce journal articles, and foster community. However, despite our passion and dedication, our work at MIT can exact a heavy toll on our physical and mental well-being. This is not how it has to be.
MIT Democrats’ endorsements for the upcoming Cambridge City Council election
Although students make up around 20 percent of the population of Cambridge, we are woefully underrepresented by Cambridge’s City Council, where eight of nine members are over the age of 50 and do not give student concerns the consideration we deserve. This November, as all of City Council stands for re-election, we have a chance to change that.
Sailors’ den in south Boston
With its innovative Asian-inspired menu and sophisticated decor, Shore Leave is the rare underground tiki bar that has much more to offer than tropical cocktails in a beachy setting.
Fusion, flavor, finger food… and fun!
The unique part is that all dishes are to be eaten without utensils. So, naturally, my curiosity was ignited by the listing of a “Caesar-ish Salad” on the menu. I mean, who eats salad with bare hands?
An interview with Ben Platt and Julia Schlaepfer on ‘The Politician’
It is a show marked by its Wes Anderson aesthetics, wildly exaggerated characters, and bountiful twists and turns.
‘Joker’ is a tragedy without a punchline
Joaquin Phoenix’s deeply committed performance as the victim of circumstance turned psychotic supervillain isn’t enough to save ‘Joker’ from an underdeveloped narrative and unclear message.
Yuja Wang takes center-stage at BSO
Acclaimed pianist Yuja Wang takes on Shostakovich’s ‘Piano Concerto No. 1 in C minor’ with flamboyance and flair.
Hunting demons to turn them back human
As one of the most popular anime of this past season, ‘Kimetsu no Yaiba: Demon Slayer’ excelled in depicting a compelling storyline with uniquely beautiful animation, catchy music, and a well-defined cast of characters. The anime stood out because of the mix of comedy, fantasy, and tragedy in a historical time period, and the impressive amount of detail in character design.
MIT Women’s Volleyball cruise past Mount Holyoke College and Husson University
Engineers Women’s Volleyball beat Mount Holyoke College 3 sets to 0 (25–9, 25–10, 215–11) and also beat Husson University 3 sets to 0 (25–12, 25–16, 25–13). Players Madison Lee, Sofie Kupiec amongst others played excellent throughout both matches.
Unraveling the intricacies of American elections
These issues of voter registration and the lack of security in the election process caught the attention of MIT Professor Charles Stewart, Kenan Sahin Distinguished Professor of Political Science and the Founding Director of the MIT Election Data and Science Lab (MEDSL). “The thing that I learned, as well as everybody else in America at the time,” said Stewart, “was that it was possible for you to be active and to vote, and for that vote not to count.”