News in short
Summer session ending, pre-registration deadline, orientation
The deadline for continuing students to pre-register for fall classes is 5 p.m. at August 25.
MIT recommends that students test for COVID-19 before arriving on campus
MIT Medical Director Cecilia Stuopis wrote in an August 3 email to students that MIT “strongly encourages” students to take a COVID-19 test within 48 hours of coming on campus, preferably before arrival.
Unwavering heatwave on its way
Although August is expected to be even warmer than usual this year, at least we can look forward to coming back on campus and meeting new and old friends!
Opinion guest column
Seif Fateen: An MIT-educated professor languishing in Egypt’s prisons
While Seif Fateen is only one man caught in the web of a sprawling complex of prisons, his torment epitomizes the scourge of ruthless repression that countless Egyptians have had to suffer since the July 2013 coup.
Campus Life vivian's reflections
Breathe in, breathe out
Never had I experienced true silence until I descended underwater.