Did you know? “Nemo” is Latin for “no man” or “no one”, and the name of the movie was a little joke by Pixar. And I refuse to bow to the Weather Channel’s new ratings-driven non-scientific naming system for winter storms, so that is the last time I will mention Nemo in this post.
It’s that time of year that meteorologists call winter, characterized by snow, cold, and snotcicles. Actually, it’s been winter for a few months, but it wasn’t until last night that winter truly came, dumping a few feet of snow on MIT:
What better way to celebrate than with a giant Institvte-wide snowball fight study break in Killian Court?
I’m told President Rafael Reif accepted the invitation to the snowball fight, though I didn’t see him.
They* say that a picture’s worth a thousand words, so I’ll just leave this 8000 word essay:
*lazy college students
yes, East Campus’s Tetazoo brought a snow slingshot funnelator:
and someone from West Campus tried to take it down:
and this is a very exhausted me after the snowball fight was over:
It was pretty epic – all these undergrads and grads coming together to pelt snow at each other – and the fact that I hate the word “epic” but still used it should tell you how epic it was. Also, possibly the greatest study break ever.