MIT COVID-19 positivity rate remains at 0.1%, masks still mandated
In the email, Stuopis outlined the infection rates, underscored the continuing mandatory masking policies, and highlighted a possible uptick in cases over the Thanksgiving-Christmas travel season.
Financial summary of MIT’s Campaign for a Better World released
MIT has released a financial summary of the MIT Campaign for a Better World, a fundraising effort calling upon alumni and friends of MIT to make donations to “support the visionary and talented people of MIT in working to meet humanity’s urgent global challenges.”
An a ca-cloudy weekend
Be sure to enjoy the outdoors while the weather allows, and as temperatures continue to drop, don’t forget to drop that class you’ve been thinking about by 11/18!
Drop date, airport shuttles, Thanksgiving break
Nov. 18 is Drop Date and the last day to petition for a December Advanced Standing Exam.
International student workers deserve fair treatment
During this crisis and in the months since, we’ve spoken to many fellow international student workers who believe that MIT’s policies often do not reflect or respond to our needs and that forming a graduate student worker union at MIT is the best way we can compel the Institute to respect our rights and well-being.
The MIT GSU and UE will bring a history of social justice to the future of MIT
In the wake of the resounding endorsement of the MIT Graduate Student Union (GSU) by MIT’s Black Graduate Student Association (BGSA), the MIT GSU wants to highlight our prioritization of one of the most-voiced graduate worker demands at MIT: a material, institutional commitment to racial and social justice.
Graduate student-leaders: only a union can secure real change at MIT
Instead of making progress, we witnessed the MIT administration unilaterally ignore inconvenient recommendations, dismiss and exploit the service of graduate student-workers, and resist the changes we urgently need.
A character well-developed
In the wake of the release of their new album, “Character Development,” Evann McIntosh is touring across the United States. They stopped in Cambridge to show off their indie-R&B sound and fun personality at Sonia.
‘C’mon C’mon’: Mike Mills’ refreshing take on the labors and joys of parenthood
A24’s latest black-and-white flick offers a poignant, hopeful lens into what it means to care for a child.
Two weeks ago, I failed a math midterm. Relatively speaking, I guess. I just... ran out of time.
A good day,
The kids stole my bed, and I looked outside at orange leaves, and the air seeping through my window felt brisk instead of cold, and I knew my breath would be visible as I lived.