CPW, Ring Delivery, long weekend
CPW is ongoing until April 14.
Elango, Green on institutionalizing transparency, working towards free tuition, and eradicating food insecurity
"Students are dealing with financial burdens directly tied to what they owe MIT. And it affects not just their present circumstances, but through their decision-making it ends up affecting their future," vice presidential candidate Kelvin Green said.
TechMart and Student Center dining to undergo changes, renovations
A group of students and staff will examine ways to improve the food variety and quality in the Student Center.
Sal Khan ’98 encourages students to find and pursue passion projects
Khan said that college students should learn at their own pace with online tools, such as edX and Khan Academy.
MIT instates new review process for ‘elevated-risk’ international proposals
Zuber framed MIT’s decision to instate this new process as “proactive” in responding to federal concerns about problems like intellectual property theft and national security. “No one in the government said that they were threatening to cut our funding,” she said.
The realities of climate change
We are at a point where complete avoidance isn’t plausible. The strides we make to combat climate change now shift from total prevention to increasing resilience to its effects, and mitigating further practices that contribute to overall warming.
Do postdocs at MIT face sexual harassment?
To ensure MIT's efforts are effective at preventing gender-based violence on postdocs, we need to both regularly assess the experiences of postdocs through surveys and publicly disclose the prevalence of reported incidents and the outcomes of investigations, both of which MIT already does for students.
Living in a neverland where you never grow up
The anime begs you to ask the question: what is a Neverland? Growing up, facing the world, there’s something intriguing about a promised neverland, a kind of utopia where you aren’t able to grow up not because you chose not to, but because the choice was taken out of your hands.
Welcome to CPW, Class of 2023!
“I feel like something that makes MIT stand out is that it has a relaxed atmosphere. Other schools feel more strict about ‘this is a liberal arts college; this is the science; this is the engineering college.’ Everything is mixed together and there’s more flexibility to choose what you want to do. It also has that relaxed vibe where no one judges you!”
A dropped class and a dry spell
My girlfriend says she loves me, but hasn't wanted to have sex the past two months.
Humans of MIT: Tarun Kamath
“Coming into college, I decided that I wanted to create an environment where my friends and peers could talk about mental health.”
Direct images of black hole taken for the first time
Harvard and MIT researchers reveal first direct images of supermassive black hole.