18 things to do this IAP
Welcome back to campus! Figuring out what to do with yourself at MIT can be hard when you don’t have a schedule, set by classes and UROPs, to regulate your life. Here are some suggestions on how to spend your time this IAP.
17 incidents I shared with my roommate
We had a very eventful first semester and great bonding experiences. Shout-out to Ivana, my wonderful roommate! (She made me say that...)
16 things that happened while I was trying to cook for myself
I tried to stay on the meal plan. I really did.
9 lies MIT students tell themselves at the beginning of the semester
Whether you'll get used to it or not, you're probably waking up earlier than usual and hyping yourself up with some Positive Thoughts About The Semester. But some of them aren't true...
Alternative Valentine’s Day origin stories
The history of Valentine’s Day is pretty vague. So why not try and theorize how it started?
10 things that tell you that (a Cambridge) spring is coming
There’s slush everywhere, but the flowers are also blooming. It’s a real Cambridge spring.
14 things you missed from the 90th Academy Awards
Jimmy Kimmel turned the Oscars into a game show.
6 quick things to do to prepare for CPW
Are you panicking about the avalanche of event preparations crashing down on your shoulders?
11 signs that the end is in sight
Are you counting down the days until summer? I definitely am. Here are 11 signs that we’re almost there.
The top ten things I wish I’d known when I came to MIT
MIT alum gives advice for current students.
Nine tips about spending the summer abroad
I spent this past summer in Cambridge, England doing an IROP. I met people from all over Europe, learned some British English, and even visited the hospital!
Ten things you realize after the first month of the school year
Whether it’s that you signed up for too many units, overcommitted in your clubs, or somehow have too much time, you’ve probably become disillusioned by now.
5 things that help when a natural disaster is trying to eat your home
Dealing with thoughts of a natural disaster blazing through your hometown is never a good thing for the mind and soul. So, here’s a short list of things you can do to try and alleviate your own worries. Don’t let them overwhelm you. Your family is most likely doing just fine.
Nine weird food combinations in my life
Sometimes when you’re a poor college student, you just put the things in your cupboard together. Other times you realise you just had a weird childhood.
A ten-step guide to living in a pandemic
Trauma took away my purpose and certainty. Over the course of last semester, my main goal was to regain a sense of autonomy, which I hoped would give me what I was missing.