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Dylan Lewis

Reaping in the Benefits of PE Courses

November 23, 2016

The MIT Physical Education Program’s Health and Wellness courses offer a unique student experience through hybrid coursework: half of the course is instructional physical activity, and the other half is discussion-based.

DAPER, Physical Education, PhysEd

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MIT Football tackles diversity and inclusion conversations: Players’ protest begins wave of discussion

November 03, 2016

The stands were filled with cheering fans. Music pulsed through the warm early fall breeze. On this particular Saturday, September 17, 2016, everyone was ready for some football.

Diversity, Inclusion, Varsity Athletics, Sports, DAPER

Men's basketball coach Larry Anderson.

The Championship Approach

December 07, 2015

You don’t have to spend much time with Coach Anderson before you hear him mention ‘the championship approach,” a simple phrase to describe holding yourself to the highest possible standard in all facets of life.

Athletics, DAPER, Sports, Varsity Athletics

For the Shifflet and McCoy sisters NROTC is a family affair.

Seafaring Sisters

November 30, 2015

For the Shifflet and McCoy sisters the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) is a family affair.

Athletics, FSILG

Alex Knoedler, center, and fellow MIT AFROTC cadets, seen through a night vision device.

Spreading his Wings

November 23, 2015

Alex Knoedler ’18 is pursuing his passion for flying as an AeroAstro student and a Squadron Cadet Commander in the Air Force Reserve Officers Training Corps (AFROTC), striving to fly fighter jets as a combat or test pilot and ultimately taking this experience to the astronaut corps at NASA.

FSILG, ROTC, Varsity Athletics

MIT AFROTC cadets Joseph Han and Martin York.

Learning Leadership

November 12, 2015

Leadership is a core component of the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC).

ROTC, Varsity Athletics, FSILG

MIT's Sailing Pavilion, overlooking the Boston skyline.

The Tech of Sports: The Pure Love of Dirty Water

September 14, 2015

While coasting in a boat in the middle of the Charles River, it is easy to see the appeal of escaping the demands of MIT to sail between the cityscapes of Boston and Cambridge.

About DSL, Athletics

The Tech of Sports: One MIT Student’s Goal to Play Hockey

September 08, 2015

Sasha Soane is a PhD student in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) Department.  With no prior ice hockey experience, he signed up for the physical education course and fell in love. “I wanted a challenge,” said Soane.

Athletics

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