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Freshmen (clockwise from bottom-left) Amelia R. Browning ’11, Jacob L. Albritton ’11, Kristen M. Anderson ’11, and Mengwen Zhang ’11 play the card game Fluxx in Burton-Conner on Tuesday afternoon.
NEWS EDITOR
August 29, 2007
Led by the E.M. Baker Foundation, a visual arts initiative has been started to set up a free, 24-hour arts studio for MIT students. The studio will become a reality once space has been allocated, according to Baker Foundation Chair Tina P. Srivastava ’09.
STAFF REPORTER
August 29, 2007
Those who want to build in Cambridge should not be faint of heart. Since the mid 1900s, Institute affiliates have sought to create affordable housing near campus to benefit members of the MIT community by taking advantage of the convenience of the surrounding area. Despite the interest of various MIT members, few projects have come to fruition — until now.
August 29, 2007
An investigation into the death of Mengyao “May” Zhou ’04 is anticipated to be closed in the next few weeks, according to a press release from the Santa Rosa Police Department. Zhou was found dead in the trunk of her car in January in an apparent suicide. An official autopsy showed toxic levels of diphenhydramine, an ingredient in sleep medications.
NEWS EDITOR
August 29, 2007
This is the third interview in a seven-part series introducing incoming students to some of MIT’s faculty, staff, and student leaders. Today, The Tech interviews Donald R. Sadoway, a professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, who discusses his first impressions of MIT and how the Institute has changed and gives advice to freshmen for their first year.




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