President Obama speaks at MIT on Friday afternoon to crowds of students and reporters. The President lauded MIT’s Energy Initiative launched Sept. 2006 to advance energy-related research, education, and outreach.
The State of the Union is taking place tonight at 9 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. To assist you with your viewing pleasure, Flyby has compiled a list of various screening events across campus.
The Institute of Politics, the Harvard College Democrats, and the Harvard Republican Club are hosting a joint State of the Union Watch Party from 8:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum. Food and drinks will be served, and more information can be found on the event's Facebook page.
The Harvard Black Students Association is also hosting a State of the Union Watch Party from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. in Mather House's Big TV Room. Light refreshments will be served and, similarly, additional information can be found on the Facebook page.
Similar viewings will also be hosted in a number of the Houses. Students can convene at 9 p.m. in the Upper Common Room of Adams House, the Junior Common Room of Lowell House, and the Junior Common Room of Cabot House. Other Houses may also be hosting smaller student-run viewings; check your House list or email your HoCo chairs.
For those tired souls who have been left exhausted by shopping week and would prefer to snuggle up in bed, the entire State of the Union address can be viewed online.