Flu vaccines, second quarter PE and half-term classes
Flu vaccines are available at MIT Medical flu clinic in the Johnson Athletic Center from 8 a.m.–4 p.m for all Covid Pass participants and enrolled students until Friday.
Get Out the Vote festival encourages students to vote
Performers at the event included Yo-Yo Ma, Duckwrth, Joyce Wrice, Bren Joy, Brandon Banks, Raye Zaragoza, HOAX, Mariela Shaker, the Couchsleepers, Solstice Fayemz, and Lil Seyi. MIT’s Asian Dance Team, Bhangra, Mirchi, and Casino Rueda dance groups also contributed performances.
Simmons pod program paused after pod ‘intermingling’ incidents
Members of separate pods intermingling violated the agreement signed by pod members, which states that students must “exercise strict social distancing with those outside their pod.”
MIT considering delayed start to spring semester
The delayed start date would be Feb. 16 or 17 instead of Feb. 1. IAP will remain remote and run Jan. 4–29.
MIT celebrates Indigenous Peoples’ Day
MIT’s virtual Indigenous Peoples’ Day celebration included a sunrise ceremony, musical performances, a fireside chat, and a series of presentations by members of the indigenous community on campus.
All MIT students in U.S. required to take flu shot by Oct. 30
Students seeking exemptions to the flu shot can fill out an online form, although exemptions will only be granted for medical or religious reasons.
Vocals in concert with voting in the countdown to Election Day
Sweeping and soothing, the Intercollegiate Get Out the Vote Festival featured a talented coalition of artists and speakers who leveraged art “in concert” with civic action.
Crossovers on crossovers
In a well-anticipated crossover episode, UltiMIT hosted a Smash Ultimate tournament with a special appearance from Plup, a full-time professional and globally-ranked in Smash.
‘All In’ is an appeal to fundamental American rights
As the days tick down to Nov. 3, politicians, activists, and Americans nationwide glue anxious eyes to the final stretch of what may be the most unprecedented election cycle in recent history…. ‘All In: The Fight For Democracy’ adds valuable insight to this conversation.
On floating and drowning ducks
After all, suffering creates bonds; just ask anyone who’s psetted in Stud 5 until daybreak.