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Taylor V. '19

Sep 11 2017

Another one!

Posted in: Miscellaneous

Last Sunday may not have been my first time coming back to MIT, but I promise you: the excitement never wears off! Even after a day full of airport security and suitcase-wrangling, I just couldn’t help but feel a bit of a thrill upon seeing the Dome for the first time in months. As soon as I stepped out of the cab, I could tell that everyone else felt the same energy. The streets were full of fraternity vans trying to snag new pledges, the sidewalks were a maze of storage boxes and moving carts, and my Gmail inbox was already filling up with promises of “FREE FOOD” in return for attendance at various talks, orientations, and club meetings.

After spending two-thirds of my summer in the unfamiliar chaos of a foreign country and one-third in the all-too-familiar calm of the PNW, the controlled mayhem that is Registration Week was the perfect introduction to my Junior year. So far, I have:

  • Moved into my new dorm. Maseeh! I live in a triple, by choice not by force.
  • Became an... read the post »