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four months ago i made a post about being back in east campus saying: thinking about this room makes me kinda sad. east campus is scheduled to get renovated next summer, and if that happens as planned, i won’t get to spend my senior year at ec. but more… Read More
In the near future, MIT Admissions will release the EA decisions. To kickoff the season, I thought I’d share a little bit about my acceptance to MIT. (With some logistical nightmares redacted) I) December 19th, 2020 Last year, on Saturday, December 19, 2:14 PM CST, I drove to my elementary… Read More
a disclaimer some events are slightly out of order I was not really looking at the stars til later mid-September. honor me, honor me, honor me. Do you remember in spring how your body wasn’t your… Read More
content warning: mention of suicide. one I’m sick of all this, “How’d you get your band name?” “Is that your real first name?” “Can you text and can you follow back ’cause it’s my birthday?” No one cares what I want, just what I’ve got And… Read More
Growing up, Thanksgiving was an extremely important holiday for my family. Every year, my mom and dad would invite all the Chinese faculty and graduate students from the local university to our house for a Thanksgiving meal. It was a way of giving the graduate students, many of whom had… Read More
I had a post planned last Thursday, but then it was like everything got switched to hard mode for me after November started (and no, this has nothing to do with the November Rule). I finally have time to actually work on a blog post now, so I’ve decided… Read More
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Lord knows that I’ve beat this dead horse and milked this subject for all its worth, but I still gets lots and lots of questions about being a humanities major at MIT. So I thought I’d wrap it all in a neat little blogpost in an attempt to talk about… Read More
zero. once again you can determine how busy i am by the rate of my blog posts. blogging right now feels to me like a sponge—it soaks up whatever time i have left, because it can just take an arbitrary amount of attention. but when i don’t have that time… Read More
As the summer turned to fall, my housemates and I prepared to move out of our cozy apartment where we’d spent the year, back to MIT’s campus. The passage of time was a frequent topic of discussion: how could we possibly be about to be seniors? How could it be… Read More
Hello hello! I am Alina S. (‘24). Briefly: I am a course 2A (mechanical engineering) with a focus on learning machines. I live in Next House. I am Vietnamese and Filipino and a first-gen immigrant on both sides. I’m from the East Bay of California. I share a birthday with… Read More
I am a huge reader. I love hearing stories and telling them. I love reformulating them, retelling them, carrying them alongside me. I love storytelling so much that it’s become a pillar of my identity — it’s why I chose to blog. A major obstacle to if and how people read is discovering which… Read More
for those of you who don’t know, i’m part of the mit ohms, a south asian a cappella group. this post is a look at the different components of an ohms concert (which, by the way, we have a concert this saturday that you should come to if… Read More