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Teresa Baker
A shuttle bus operated by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority caught on fire on Massassuchetts Avenue just south of Albany St. around 9:40 a.m. Wednesday morning. There were no injuries, according to the Cambridge Police Department. THE RIDE is a service operated by the MBTA to provide service to those who are not able to use subways, busses or trains.
NEWS EDITOR
February 16, 2007
Three MIT students, who contend they were hacking when caught, are facing felony charges after setting off a burglar alarm in the E52 Faculty Club last October in the middle of the night. The case, which was filed in the Middlesex County Cambridge District Court by the MIT Police, has raised concern among some in the MIT community who feel that students are being brought to court for an activity that in the past has generally been handled within the Institute.
STAFF REPORTER
February 16, 2007
The Class of 2009 ring design, which will be officially unveiled tonight, was accidentally published on Athena and has been available for over a month. The draft version of the ring premiere brochure, originally discovered by The Tech, details the bezel and shanks of the ring, along with pictures and a history of the design.
NEWS EDITOR
February 16, 2007
The crunk rap duo Ying Yang Twins will headline this year's Spring Weekend concert on April 27 in the Johnson Athletic Center. Also performing that evening is Ozomatli, a ten piece Los Angeles based group specializing in "hip hop, salsa, cumbia, dub, and Middle Eastern funk," according to their Web site.
February 16, 2007
Vandals defaced the Martin Luther King Jr. display in Lobby 10 last Saturday and Tuesday nights. According to MIT Campus Police Captain David Carlson, "Part of a display was knocked to the floor, dish soap was dumped on the floor, two cardboard figures suspended by ropes were taken down, and a cardboard figure was cut in half." On Tuesday, the last night of the display, a sign featuring Dr. King's famous "I have a dream …" quote was ripped, a cardboard person's head was torn off, papier-mâché figures were shredded, and four posters were stolen. The vandals were not caught.




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