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The Class of 2011 poses for the Freshman Photo on Killian Court Saturday, Sept. 1. The Freshman Photo marked the end of Orientation for the Class of 2011.
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Five burn injuries from a boat fire on the Charles River Thursday appear to have been caused by sodium, said Jake Wark, spokesperson for the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office. Local media sources reported that the sodium may have come from Sodium Drop, an MIT tradition in which sodium is thrown into the Charles River so that students can watch its violent reaction with the water.
September 7, 2007
Sorority recruitment returned to the fall for the first time since 2002, and despite competition for students’ time from student activity recruitment and fraternity rush the number of women pledging sororities increased slightly from last year. Annika S. Larsson ’08, president of the Panhellenic Association, said there were a total of 163 bids.
September 7, 2007
A $3 million expansion of the MIT Museum, the first step in a long-term plan to improve the museum, will be unveiled on Sept. 29.
September 7, 2007
LaVerde’s Market will delay its return to 24-hour service indefinitely due to the departure of key night shift workers over the summer, according to General Manager Marc Semon.
September 7, 2007
Wireless access points have been deployed in parts of Cambridge, Mass., as part of the experimental stage of the Cambridge Public Network, a project which started a couple of years ago to provide the entire city with free wireless Internet access. The initial access points are set up in areas including Harvard Square and NewTown Court on the corner of Windsor Street and Mass. Ave.


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