UA-led BLM fundraiser matches over $25,000 in donations to five organizations
As of press time, the UA has received receipts from 138 donations, totaling $27,000, from students, alumni, staff, and faculty.
Administrators hold town hall to discuss recent Fall 2020 decisions
Barnhart said that she was “confident” that even “if conditions do not get better,” the plan to invite all first years, sophomores, and juniors on-campus in the spring can “remain intact.”
A, B, C, D/NE, F/NE grading system to be implemented in fall
PE/NE grading can be applied to “any subject including those used to fulfill” GIRs, “minor,” and “departmental requirements.” The decision to grade a class under PE/NE “must be made by drop date,” Danheiser wrote.
Use technology to allow students back on campus
I strongly recommend that MIT use its intellectual and financial resources to implement technological approaches that will allow a phased return of undergraduates to campus over the next few months.
‘Looking for Alaska,’ a sweet fantasy that transcends the adaptation
‘Looking for Alaska’ follows bookish teen Miles “Pudge” Halter as he transfers from Miami to a boarding school in Alabama in order to find, in the words of French poet François Rabelais, his “Great Perhaps.”
‘Feel the Beat’ didn’t suck
The Hallmark-esque romcom industry consistently churns out the same storylines dressed up in different costumes. Netflix’s Feel the Beat is no exception to this classic formula.
There’s somethin’ in the sky!
‘The Vast of Night’ is an ambitious and relevant sci-fi tale focusing on ignored voices of the 1950s, with the flavor of radio plays and ‘Twilight Zone’ episodes that could just as well be a spine-chilling rumor heard through the short grapevines of middle-America.