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Matthew N. Faulkner ’08 won the Audience Favorite and Fullest Moustache prizes at the MITstache competition on Sunday, Feb. 3. The MITstache competition was organized by Brian J. Pepper ’08, and challenged MIT students to grow facial hair over Independent Activities Period.
February 8, 2008
There was excitement in the air on the evening of Feb. 1, as spectators filed into Kresge Auditorium for the BattleCode 2008 final tournament. Thousands of dollars in prizes were at stake as the teams sought to prove their software’s mettle.
February 8, 2008
Last Wednesday, Jan. 30, MIT Housing e-mailed all residents of on-campus housing to ask for written permission to include their birth dates in census information sent to the Cambridge Election Commission.
February 8, 2008
Joseph F. Coughlin founded AgeLab to unravel a paradox: Humanity in the last century achieved the dream of much longer life, but didn’t plan for the effects on work, health and daily living.
February 8, 2008
Allan T. Demaree, a retired executive editor of Fortune magazine, gladly makes donations to Princeton University, his alma mater, even though he knows it has become one of the wealthiest educational institutions in the world. His son, who also went to Princeton, points to its endowment of $15.8 billion, and will not give it a penny.