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Last Published: July 9, 2014
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David Da He—The Tech

Boston’s Fourth of July fireworks as viewed from Cambridge. The show was rescheduled to July 3 due to weather conditions, and was immediately followed by a thunderstorm that sent spectators scurrying for shelter.

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NEWS EDITOR THURSDAY, JULY 10
Professor Seth Teller’s death last Tuesday has been ruled a suicide, according to Terrel Harris, a spokesman for the Massachusetts Chief Medical Examiner’s Office. The cause of death was listed as “blunt trauma to head and torso.”
NEWS EDITOR
July 9, 2014
In an effort to be more inclusive, the undergraduate admissions office is considering adding to the gender options on its freshman application. Currently, the only choices available are “female” and “male.”
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STAFF REPORTER
July 9, 2014
By the start of the fall semester, MIT students’ permanent home addresses, term phone numbers, and term addresses will no longer be displayed in the online MIT people directory.
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July 9, 2014
This fall, when freshmen are exploring dorms and living groups and taking part in Residence Exploration (REX) activities, they’ll have one more dorm to consider: Maseeh. Starting this September, Maseeh Hall will join the list of dorms that participate in First Year Residence Exchange (FYRE), allowing 15 freshmen to switch in and out at the end of REX.
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July 9, 2014
Paul U. Uche ’13 passed away on June 19 at the age of 23 following a two-year battle with leukemia.
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