Incoming Calls to Dorms Now Free|
In a partial reversal of a policy implemented last fall, IS&T reinstated direct-dial incoming telephone service to MIT dormitory phones free of charge yesterday.
Grad Student Trio Bests Competition in 6.270
Amid a rain of giveaways pelted by sponsors across 26-100, MIT’s Autonomous Robot Design Competition, 6.270, concluded in front of an animated crowd last Thursday evening.
With All Bids Accepted, Sororities Set a Record
For the first time ever, all of the women offered bids during sorority recruitment accepted, marking the end of a banner year for the MIT Panhellenic Association.
After ‘Apprentice’ Success, Alum Reflects on MIT Years
MIT graduates have ways of making their presence felt in the world, not only in their traditional disciplines of science and engineering, but also in the humanities, in industry, in business, and on national television.
Jasper Lin Conquers Robocraft And Wins Prizes, Job Prospects
Jasper S. Lin G, winner of this year’s IAP Robocraft programming competition, didn’t even have a chance to set down his prizes — $5,000 and a free iPod — before the Google recruiters began to surround him.
Goosebeary’s Out of Commission
Patrons of the food trucks behind Building 68 may have noticed that the popular Goosebeary’s has been missing in action for the past two weeks, as has fellow truck Indochine, usually parked in front of Technology Square on Main Street.
Burger-Shaped Robot Tops Field in Maslab Contest
The final contest for the Maslab robotics competition, which took place Friday, featured robots constructed with materials as strange as paintbrushes and mouse pads.
Transformer Overload Leads to Server Shutdowns
A transformer overload in Building W91, which houses servers and systems including the MIT Data Warehouse, led to an emergency shutdown of some computers last Thursday night.
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