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MIT student blogger Mitra L. '07

Delicious Dilemma by Mitra L. '07

Free (food) for all.

What should I attend tonight?

Option 1: 4th Annual LATKE-HAMENTASHEN DEBATE
Today, 8:00 p.m. in Room 10-250

Don’t miss this exciting debate between the fruit-filled cookies known as Hamentashen and the fried potato pancake known as the Latke. Two teams of MIT experts will present their arguments in favor of their respective type of food. Hear the arguments of these esteemed MIT professors:

Hamentashen Team:
Alan Guth (Physics)
Daniel Kleitman (Mathematics)
Alexander Slocum (Mech Eng)

Latke team:
Diana Henderson (Literature)
Brian Robison (Music)
Robert Silbey (Chemistry & Dean of Science)

Moderator:
Walter Lewin (Physics)

Join us after the debate for a reception with hundreds of latkes and
hamentashen in Lobby 10.

Event sponsored by MIT Hillel and supported by MIT’s Peter de Florez
Fund for Humor, UA Finboard, and ARCADE.

For information about this year’s debate and past year’s debates see:
http://web.mit.edu/hillel/www/latke-hamentashen-debate.html

Option 2: Tired of Ramen for dinner?
Wish you could do something to make your nightly pasta taste better?

Well, tomorrow is your lucky day! Julie Banda from Health Promotion and Wellness will be not only talking about how to eat better when you have to cook for yourself, but actually showing you how, too! Bronwyn, one of our wonderful Housemasters, has graciously offered
the use of her kitchen to allow Julie to make some dishes that are simple, inexpensive, and nutritious!

WHEN: 6 March, 8:00 PM (Monday night)
WHERE: Bronwyn’s kitchen! (Conner 1, suite 111)
WHY: Nutrition doesn’t have to be tedious or boring

Oh, if only all of life’s problems were this enjoyable.

Option 3: The Undergraduate Association (UA) Presidential/VPial (?) debates — Election 2006

10 responses to “Delicious Dilemma”

  1. Anonymous says:

    latkes…definately. they’re the best things EVER!

  2. Shan says:

    Me? I’d go for the second option, since I’ve a) decided to embark upon a (sure to be short-lived) journey to be more healthy and b) started to worry about next year and my (110% unhealthy) college diet.

    But you know..latkes sound reeeeally tempting! :D

  3. Anonymous says:

    I second Anonymous above. LATKES ROCK!

  4. shen says:

    Latkes! It’s not everyday that profs debate about food!

  5. Siddharth says:

    option 1, just because nothing i make ever turns out good, so option 2 is out, and option 3 i know nothing about.

    just kidding, i HAVE been known to turn out some killer french toast :D

  6. Sam says:

    What did you choose?! Cliffhanger entry!

    I chose Option 4: 6.002 lab.

  7. moi says:

    ugh.. i used to enjoy readin ur blog last year but now i don’t find them as interesting.

    don’t get me wrong… i don’t mean to be rude. i just want you to get back to your old bloggin style.

    best wishes

  8. Leslie says:

    I’m more of a homentashen fan…but only poppyseed. This made me really hungry!

  9. Pranjal says:

    hello didi,

    i am an ugrad applicant from INDIA what do you think makes out a person at MIT, I could use this to decide whether or not i am something of the sort to study at MIT or is this some wild dream of mine. i am sure of my mailbox alerting me soon

    HAVE A WONDERFULTIME AROUND