MIT Observes Const. Day on the Internet|
True to form, MIT has chosen to celebrate the new, federally-mandated Constitution Day in an online format.
Building 46 Lights Up the Brain
Who knows how the natural lighting, bold colors and bamboo forest of the newly-minted Building 46 will affect the research of MIT’s leading cognitive scientists.
Crowding in Dormitories Is the Same As Last Year, Despite Remedial Efforts
Undergraduate dormitories are overcrowded by 71 students, said Robin Smedick, assistant director of undergraduate housing.
Rarified Air Makes Noise at Building 54
Like any layer of the Earth’s atmosphere, the ionosphere provides an abundance of benefits to the human race, from assisting radio communication to creating the vibrant Aurora Borealis. What’s next for this atmospheric behemoth? This week Carolyn J. Bodle SM ’05, in conjunction with Haystack Laboratory, is broadcasting ionospheric sonatas from MIT’s Green Building, home to the Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences.
A Guide to Upcoming Fundraising Events for Katrina
Wiretapping Mosques May Be Needed, Romney Says
Governor Mitt Romney raised the prospect of wiretapping mosques and conducting surveillance of foreign students in Massachusetts, as he issued a broad call yesterday for the federal government to devote far more money and attention to domestic intelligence gathering.
MA Legislators Vote Down Bill That Would Ban Gay Marriage
In a sign that the legalization of same-sex marriage has changed the political landscape in Massachusetts, the legislature soundly defeated a proposed constitutional amendment on Wednesday to ban gay marriage and create civil unions, an amendment that lawmakers gave preliminary approval to in a raucous constitutional convention last year.
The following incidents were reported to the MIT Police between Sept. 7 and Sept. 13. This summary does not include incidents such as suspicious activity, false alarms, general service calls, medical shuttles, or isolated incidents of theft.
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