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Last Published: August 22, 2014
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Ho Yin Au—The Tech

Freshmen Pre-Orientation Programs (FPOP) started this week. Here, members of the Class of 2018 created their own putty and learned about biomaterials and polymers at the Department of Material Science and Engineering.

August 22, 2014
Students should watch for changes to the Saferide schedule this year as the MIT Office of Parking and Transportation works with various student groups to finalize and implement new shuttle routes.
August 22, 2014
MIT President L. Rafael Reif plans to be doused with icy water on Killian Court today at 11 a.m. He was challenged by Harvard President Drew G. Faust and MIT’s Edgerton Center, according to MIT’s official Tumblr page.
August 22, 2014
Computer science professor Robert C. Miller ’95, who lived in East Campus as an undergraduate, has been named the dormitory’s new housemaster.
THE NEW YORK TIMES
August 22, 2014
BOSTON — A college friend of the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect, who denied last year that he hindered the investigation into blasts at the finish line of the race, changed his plea to guilty on Thursday.