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2014 News in Brief



Students Star in Shakespeare’s Othello

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The MIT Shakespeare Ensemble’s recent production of Othello featured senior Majdolene Khweis as the duplicitous Iago, and junior Samantha Harper as the title character, re-imagined as a respected champion boxer with ties to the criminal underworld who marries a senator’s daughter. Shante Stowell, a senior, is the play’s technical director. “It’s very fast-paced and I think the audience will get swept away by the pace and action of the show,” said Harper in an interview with The Tech. Read The Tech interview: