News

Undergraduate move-in and in-person instruction possibly delayed until March

The development of the contingency plans comes as “positive cases and death tolls are on the rise” and in case “state and federal guidance becomes more restrictive” in the coming weeks, Barnhart wrote. 

weather

Cold and boring, except for some exciting gales

We are now deep into January and the greater Boston area has been cold and sadly snowless for the most part. There have been possibilities of light snow showers the past week and into the next, but nothing heavy enough to last and thoroughly enjoy. Friday night will bring in a cold front and blustery (a fun word for breezy!) weekend conditions. Although the outdoors has hardly been a winter wonderland, in western Massachusetts, the weather has been warm enough to go outside and take some long hikes in the fresh air.

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Limited top-optionality practices will be permitted in Random and East Campus after the pandemic emergency ends. Joanna Lin — The Tech
News

Limited top-optionality practices to be allowed in Random, EC

Students had expressed disappointment with the December 2020 policy announcement and have spoken out in favor of clothing optionality.

in short

Move-in dates, pre-registration, IAP

Finalized on-campus housing move-in dates to be announced by Jan. 26.

video game review

Perception is reality

Tonally, ‘Superliminal’ reminds me of ‘The Stanley Parable,’ where the protagonist explores a mysteriously empty office building at the behest (or in spite) of an omniscient narrator. The ‘Superliminal’ player doesn’t have as much freedom as ‘The Stanley Parable’ player, but both games give a vibe of constant unnerve and the story spiraling into nonsense.

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The alarm clock is a recurring, guiding motif in 'Superliminal.' courtesy of PILLOW CASTLE GAMES
guest column

Reporting on rising food insecurity, unemployment, and infection: local organizations confront American maladies

“There are so many fallouts that are going to hit the people who are always hit hardest, even harder,” says Cauble-Johnson. “The chickens have come home to roost here.”

guest column

Donald Trump is who he said he was

The 2020 Olympics may have been postponed, but that hasn’t stopped the mental gymnastics of many former Trump-backers as they bend backwards to save their reputations from sinking along with the now-disgraced administration.

News

Cold and boring, except for some exciting gales

We are now deep into January and the greater Boston area has been cold and sadly snowless for the most part. There have been possibilities of light snow showers the past week and into the next, but nothing heavy enough to last and thoroughly enjoy. Friday night will bring in...

Move-in dates, pre-registration, IAP

Finalized on-campus housing move-in dates to be announced by Jan. 26.

Undergraduate move-in and in-person instruction possibly delayed until March

The development of the contingency plans comes as “positive cases and death tolls are on the rise” and in case “state and federal guidance becomes more restrictive” in the coming weeks, Barnhart wrote. 

Opinion
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It’s time to connect ourselves with our planet

Autism research from an Autistic perspective

The suffering I have experienced has been because of misunderstanding, rejection, judgement, isolation, and abuse. The suffering I have experienced has been because of how others perceive and treat me as an Autistic person.

The “Soro Soke” generation of Nigerians

Even in our sorrow, there is an undeniable truth that many of the youth that have taken to the streets during these protests — whether it be the Nigerian streets or the Twitter streets incessantly tweeting with the hashtag #EndSARS — have woken up.

Campus Life

Frustration and empathy are conflicting

Extending empathy to those who are struggling used to be something I defaulted to and something I championed to others.

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Where the sidewalk ends…

I love you

Teosinte, widely-regarded corn ancestor? Lame.