Back to Boston, bundled
For those of you arriving back to campus on Friday or Saturday, there is a chance to see some snow on Saturday night!
2,425 undergraduate students to live on campus in Spring
Housing numbers “[continued] to shift slightly each day” as some students took “advantage of the extended cancellation deadline” through Feb. 7.
Mechanical engineering professor Gang Chen arrested on grant fraud charge
Chen was charged by criminal complaint with wire fraud, failing to file a foreign bank account report (FBAR), and making a false statement in a tax return.
Biden nominates Sloan Professor Gary Gensler for SEC chair
If confirmed by the Senate, Gensler will face a variety of challenges, including how to address market volatility, financial applications like Robinhood, and the rise of retail investors.
All on-campus undergraduate students will receive reusable utensils
The SSC also recommended that MIT “offer disposable utensils and disposable bags only when requested by the student.”
PE registration, move-in, first day of classes
Undergraduate move-in is Feb. 13–15. Q-Week will take place for seven days following move-in.
A moving undercover thriller based on true events
‘Judas and the Black Messiah’ leaves us thinking about what could have been had Chairman Fred Hampton of the Black Panther Party been alive today.
What it takes to love
In focusing on the realness of one particular family’s story, ‘Minari’ manages to capture a greater experience, beyond what Hollywood has been able to understand about Asian Americans and family before. It’s not a concrete idea, but it’s the beginning of a long overdue healing.
A ball hits me? Ow. I hit the floor? Ow. The ball hits the floor? Ow. The ball, floor, and I are actually all part of a rocket blasting off in consensus with the rocket equations? Ow. Ow. Ow.