Articles by Deborah Chen
March 18, 2011
Have you been wondering what “Fact or Fiction” means, or what Gossip Girl, Glee, and BU have to do with women at MIT? Jessica L. Trudeau, Fact or Fiction committee head and program administrator at the MIT Community Development and Substance Abuse Center (CDSA) describes Fact or Fiction as a media campaign — created by the CDSA — to “challenge MIT undergraduate women to think about female identity at the Institute.”
November 30, 2010
Dean for Student Life Chris Colombo and the House and Dining Advisory Group (HDAG) updated the dining plan yesterday with lunch options as well as a cheaper $2,500 plan to appease upperclassmen wary of mandatory dining.
November 19, 2010
Student opposition to the proposed House Dining Advisory Group continues this week. A major new petition launched on Wednesday evening has amassed over 1,298 signatures from undergraduates as of early Friday morning. On Thursday, students held an “eat-in” protest at Baker House to show that they could cook for themselves.
November 12, 2010
Two more student petitions against the new dining plan have sprung up this past week, one at Next House and another at Baker.
November 5, 2010
The House Dining Advisory Group (HDAG) has released new fact sheets this past week explaining the pricing, hours, and choices of the new dining plan, which is planned to begin next academic year 2010-2011. HDAG also released a fact sheet on “student engagement and transparency” and the logistics of the Request for Proposal process.
October 22, 2010
In spite of the emergency UA bill last week, which urged the House Dining Advisory Group (HDAG) to reform their proposal in light of “overwhelming student opposition,” HDAG decided yesterday that it will move forward with its plan to implement a mandatory seven-day, all-you-care-to-eat breakfast and dinner program in the current dining halls for fall 2011.
October 8, 2010
Imagine you wanted to buy a gift for your aunt. You might ask her for a wish list, bring the paper into a store and spend a dull afternoon browsing.
September 24, 2010
MIT students remained in high demand with recruiters at yesterday’s Career Fair, where more than 330 companies came to campus, up 50 from the previous year.
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September 21, 2010
Four of the seven new officers in the freshman class council hail from Bexley this year, the UA announced on Saturday.