AeroAstro Students Make a Splash at Flugtag Boston

September 07, 2016

It’s a hot, sunny day in August 2015, and the city of Portland, Oregon plays host to the annual Red Bull Flugtag competition.

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A Pokemon GO screenshot.

MIT Students Gotta Catch 'Em All

August 10, 2016

A visitor to MIT’s Killian Court will see plenty of students enjoying the outdoor space—some study, some play games, some take in the view of the Charles River. And now, some students even chase Pokémon. Nintendo’s blockbuster game has taken over the country since its July 6 release, and MIT’s campus is no exception.

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Robots with the Goal to Bend it Like Beckham

May 09, 2016

The prevalence of professional service and industry robots is on the rise; but what about in sports?

Student Groups


Sweet Science

May 02, 2016

What contains theobromine and polyphenols, has a myriad of different shapes, forms, and applications, and manifests as six known crystalline polymorphs that can be generated by manipulating fatty acid ratios and temperature of cooling? Stumped?

It's chocolate.

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Creating a Culture of Opportunity and Growth

April 25, 2016

What makes you feel like a part of a community? For many students at MIT, community involves being a part of the FSILG family.

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Come Home to College

April 19, 2016

It is common for students to feel homesick during their first few weeks of college. Sometimes it could be a difficult transition until something drastically changes that feeling into being homesick for college.

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The Heart of Her MIT Experience

April 11, 2016

The scariest part of coming back after withdrawal is finding your place on campus again. As a sophomore, Yukino Nagai ‘18 had to make the difficult decision to temporarily suspend her education. It would be two and a half years before she would return to MIT.

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New House

Gaining Community and Skills at New House

April 04, 2016

When you host over 750 events in several jam-packed days and invite admitted students to campus, this is what you would call a Campus Preview Weekend (CPW). CPW is where admitted students are immersed in the real culture of their school and where they find their home and place on campus.

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Breaking the Bottleneck in BioTech Research

March 28, 2016

Balancing school and discovering other passions can be a challenge, but for many students, utilizing their time outside of school is where the potential of startups is born.

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