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Eric D. Schmiedl—The Tech
Hackers placed various references to board games around campus on the morning of Monday, Dec. 10. The Stata Center’s Student Street was turned into Mousetrap. Buildings 46 and 34 became a game of Cranium. MIT Medical’s courtyard was transformed into a chess match between Institute administration and students. The “Dot” in front of Building 54 turned into the Settlers of Catan. Campus Maps became games of Risk, and the Media Lab was transformed into a large game of Scrabble.
December 11, 2007
The Laboratory in Software Engineering class, 6.170, was offered for the last time this term and will not be offered in any subsequent terms.
December 11, 2007
As a result of this year’s student group space allocations, a number of rooms in the Student Center and Walker Memorial have been marked as spaces that could “be allocated in more creative ways to better serve the student group community,” according to the Association of Student Activities.
December 11, 2007
The MIT Panhellenic Association has elected new members to its executive board, which will serve for the upcoming year. This line-up of elects was approved by the five MIT sororities last night after two slates were previously rejected. One goal for the newly-elected executive board will be to add a new sorority to the five currently existing in Panhel.
December 11, 2007
The MIT Energy Initiative, officially established in September 2006, has made steady progress, with plans to create a minor degree program in energy and increase energy efficiency within the Institute.


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