Ring Premiere held for Class of 2024
Ring Premiere was only the second time the Class of 2024 has been brought together, the last time being Sophomore Formal in October 2021.
MIT refuses to recognize Graduate Student Union without an independent election
MIT declined the GSU’s request for voluntary recognition in January 2021. The GSU’s Dec. 13 press release stated that in this situation, graduate student-workers “have the right to file for an NLRB election to secure union representation and a start to contract negotiations.”
Class of 2023 Ring Delivery held Oct. 10 at Moakley Courthouse
Kwame Connell ’23 said in an interview with The Tech that the event was “a lot of fun” and served as “a good marker” of the halfway point of his time at MIT.
MIT to host joint webinar on vaccines with Harvard and Massachusetts General Hospital
Reif wrote that topics covered in the webinar will include why “viruses pose such a threat to humanity,” how “vaccines are designed,” what new viral variants “mean in terms of ending the pandemic,” and what “we can do now to prevent future pandemics.”
Sloan classes held online in light of ‘concerning’ increase in positive COVID-19 tests
Campus access for Sloan students was limited to COVID-19 testing, MIT Medical, and, for students living on campus, residence halls and dining facilities.
Police secure arrest warrant for MIT graduate Qinxuan Pan, US Marshals expand manhunt
Pan remains at large, with the United States Marshals Service expanding the manhunt nationwide March 1 and offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information that could lead to his arrest.
2,425 undergraduate students to live on campus in Spring
Housing numbers “[continued] to shift slightly each day” as some students took “advantage of the extended cancellation deadline” through Feb. 7.
GSC issues statement against DHS’s proposed student visa policies
The proposed rule, published Sept. 25, states that it would amend DHS regulations “by changing the admission period of F, J, and I aliens from duration of status to an admission for a fixed time period.”
MIT Medical provider tested positive for COVID-19
Stuopis wrote that the affected individual “is isolating at home” and “doing well.” Additionally, MIT responded to the positive case with “swift action.”