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I’m sitting on the floor of my dorm room.01 I am actually sitting in a coffee shop in Arizona, finishing this blog many months later, because I got too hosed to… Read More
one. it’s nice to have slack in your schedule. and by slack, i don’t mean laziness, or the messaging app. in business, before slack became ubiquitous as a professional chat room, it was a project management term referring to free space in a schedule, like a buffer period. but there’s… Read More
[warning: contains spoilers for the cartoon show adventure time] lessons learned I recently finished watching Adventure Time, a fantasy cartoon written by Pendleton Ward that follows Finn the Human and Jake the Dog and their adventures through Ooo, a fictional land with crazy creatures and monsters. I don’t really… Read More
The other day, I skivved off studying for thermodynamics and instead biked to D-Lab to weld. I’d started a new project two weeks before finals, and planned that it would take about a third of the hours it did, so I was scrambling slightly to finish. On the… Read More
In my junior year of high school, I had a phase of telling everyone about how I was going to make my dress for senior prom. I had never used a sewing machine before, but I was armed with the false confidence gained from years of watching… Read More
i. basketball everything in this section is only approximately correct. basketball is a complicated sport and there are many exceptions to every principle i’ve been watching basketball on-and-off for a while now and my favorite part of the game is seeing very effective defense. there are… Read More
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Congratulations, Class of 2022!
We're so happy for our graduates! If you missed the Commencement celebrations, you can watch the recorded webcasts here.
Curiosity, community, and aerospace
After attending the high school program, MIT Online Science, Technology, and Engineering Community (MOSTEC), Devin Johnson '22 was determined to pursue aerospace engineering and create community that felt like home.
DIY, but make it sustainable
Growing up homeschooled in San Diego, CA, made Sophia Mittman '22 embrace the idea of teaching herself new things, especially with her hands. This interest led her to Toy Product Design, the MIT Glass Lab, and becoming a materials science and engineering major with a passion for a sustainable future.
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In my dorm, East Campus, residents are allowed to paint the door to their room. Unlike murals on the walls, which generally have to be approved by the hall (or at least not objected to), your door is your own to do with as you like. Most doors have been… Read More
I have two finals left as I write this, 3.09112 Introduction to Solid State Chemistry. Satisfies the Chemistry GIR. and 7.014. Read More
one if i had to write a literary analysis on my blog posts, i’d talk about how the strongest ongoing theme is coping with contradictory convictions. how can we believe two things that can’t both be true? how can we feel two opposite feelings? how can we both want and… Read More
On the second last day of classes my freshman spring, I wrote a blog post about everything I did that day. I recently remembered this and thought it would be pretty cool to do it again — and by coincidence, the day when I was the free-est to blog… Read More
the hours i’ve spent in bed recently have added up, pointing to one conclusion: actually, i only recently discovered that i’ve been diagnosed with clinical depression since late december. here’s how that went: during my last therapy session, i asked my therapist about how i can go about getting… Read More