MIT Medical Director Cecilia Stuopis urged the MIT community to continue taking precautions against COVID-19 amidst a rise in rates of COVID-19 and other respiratory illnesses in the Boston area earlier this winter.
Bad Ideas Weekend took place Friday, Jan. 20 - Monday, Jan. 23, and included events ranging from a Chipotle marathon to Human Mattress Dominoes and the Green Building Challenge (GBC). Bad Ideas Weekend happens annually during Independent Activities Period (IAP) in which students are encouraged to run and participate in unusual and humorous ideas.
Spring registration week, Festival of Learning, MLK celebration, Inauguration of President Sally Kornbluth
Spring registration week begins on Jan. 30 and ends Feb. 3.
Nearly 60 years ago, a quarter-million people rallied together for the historic “March on Washington,” where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech. What’s sometimes forgotten about the march, though, is that it was actually called the “March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.” The demands of the march included an end to segregation and the protection of voting rights, alongside an increase to the federal minimum wage and a federal jobs program to train and employ all unemployed workers. It was understood that ending poverty — with decent wages and full employment — was essential to achieving racial equality in practice.