Drawing daily doodles: Chalk of the Day brightens MIT

The Ray and Maria Stata Center is an architectural staple of MIT’s campus. Inside the angled walls and modern exterior lives the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), the Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems (LIDS), and the Department of Linguistics and Philosophy. It’s also a central hub for conferences, lunch meetings, and regular events like Choose to Reuse. Building 32 also houses the canvas used by student group Chalk of the Day to share daily works of art. Chalk of the Day was started in 2015 by Benjamin Chan ’17 as a way to give back to the MIT community through inspirational messages and doodles. Today, Chalk of the Day remains a tight-knit group of friends who craft new pieces of art that are visible to passers-by for a day, memorialized on the group’s Instagram account — and then erased every night. Priscilla Wang, a chalker who graduated Continue reading Drawing daily doodles: Chalk of the Day brightens MIT