Boston residents celebrate Biden-Harris victory over Trump
The festivities — which included dancing, tossing around a Trump doll, climbing atop lamp posts and traffic lights, and waving Biden-Harris flags — resulted in a traffic standstill and constant honks from cars surrounding the Common.
Spring housing application, drop date
The Spring 2021 Housing Application is due Nov. 16 for first years, sophomores, and juniors planning to live on campus.
Remembering biology professor Angelika Amon
Amon mentored over 80 undergraduates, graduate students, and postdoctoral researchers during her 20 years as an MIT professor, according to MIT News. She was awarded the School of Science’s Undergraduate Teaching Prize in the 2006–2007 academic year.
MIT sees ‘uptick’ in COVID cases
Stuopis wrote that several of the cases were “concentrated among” students at the Sloan School of Management and appear to be the “result of exposure away from campus, and do not reflect spread from person to person on campus.”
DSL launches MIT Reboot for community wellness
The initiative aimed to “recharge” MIT community members’ “minds and bodies” amidst “the pandemic, social unrest, and a contentious election.”
When formality goes out the door
I felt like I had just committed one of the worst faux pas in my life — and it was recorded to be stored on Panopto video forever.