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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
A24’s latest black-and-white flick offers a poignant, hopeful lens into what it means to care for a child.