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MIT student blogger Mitra L. '07

Are We Dating? by Mitra L. '07

Till blogging do us part

Soooo someone asked on Sam‘s blog: Are you and Mitra dating?

I wish!

You ask a fair question, though. After all, Sam does lean uncomfortably close to me in pictures.

Plus we do a lot of fun things together

Sam is an excellent running partner


Boston Marathon:

Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Race for the Cure:

We also try to visit New York City at least once a year
(Witness Sam’s sleeping-on-the-bus face)

We’ve gone as far as San Francisco, CA

and have even explored the redwood forests of Santa Cruz, CA

Back at MIT, we have taken PE yoga together:

and done lots of weird things in our suite, usually after spending more time working than sleeping:

But to answer your question, there is no way Sam and I could be dating — After all, Sam is way more fierce than I am:

Okay…. I SERIOUSLY need to work!

27 responses to “Are We Dating?”

  1. Sam says:

    Haha, I love you enough to write a blog entry about you too! Theoretically.

    I look really fat in the Santa Cruz picture… it must be the wonders of the Mystery Spot distorting my appearance.

    Keep it fierce.

  2. Anonymous says:


    (sorry I’m having wayyyy too much fun with this. love the pictures, though!)

  3. Ruth '07 says:

    But I thought we were!

  4. Brandy says:

    Those are GREAT photos. You can just tell by the photos that you two have great chemistry together. That is nice. Thanks for sharing.

  5. Have you two ever gone apple picking together? I have heard that frolicking in orchards is really fun. Plus, it would make for even more cute pics.

  6. Anonymous says:

    Is this post supposed to be sarcastic and am I just too dense to catch it, or are you guys for real not dating?

  7. meara says:

    ummm, so for those of us who know and love mitra, the apple picking comment is especially amusing. Remember, mitra, whoever you should chose to marry, you promised i could be a bridesmaid and there is no getting out of it. smile

  8. Thuita Maina says:

    To Sam and Mitra,

    All the best in your endeavors!!!!!!!!!!!

    Thuita Maina,
    MIT international applicant.

  9. Valerie Kuo says:

    Mitra! I didn’t know you were blogging for MIT! Way to go on all of the running!

    I miss seeing you around campus! What are your plans for next year? I should probably write this in facebook, but i’m too lazy to change the webpage.

  10. Shashank says:

    Hey Mitra, whats your family background if i may ask??…

    oh and nice pics u guys…seems like MIT is more fun than MIT can be…

    International Applicant

  11. glareflair17 says:

    It would have been cute if two had been though. You should really ponder that.

  12. sadegh says:

    i am come frome iran
    i finished my university in course of optic and laser engineering
    iwant to know that can i continue this course in MIT?
    please send for me your informations

  13. Amy says:

    Great pictures, thanks for sharing~

  14. I knew that was Mystery Spot!

  15. Sylvia says:

    You guys look like a very congenial and cute “couple”. :D

  16. I’m having so much fun.

    I guess the next question is — Mitra, what do you think of parkas?

  17. hi i wanna join this club

  18. lei xu says:

    hi!I’m a chinese girl!
    I like these pictures very much!
    These photoes are pretty good!
    I’d like to make friends with you!

  19. Hey, nice photos. Sure, you two have a good “chemistry” together and I’m jealous of Sam already. Keep it going!!! You two look great together.

  20. nepal says:

    i boy from the nepal. i come mit next year. see the you’s at there.

  21. Ayush Gupta says:

    Ah, been a long time since I commented on this interesting journal of yours. May I know who’d be the beautiful girl standing first from left in the first picture?

  22. Touche says:

    They are a couple. I can smell it. I can’t reveal my sources, but they’re reliable. Yowzer…

  23. Touche says:

    They are a couple. I can smell it. I can’t reveal my sources, but they’re reliable. Yowzer…

  24. Anonymous says:

    lol..are u a couple?