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Jean Mario N. Martin ’12 (behind) grapples with Andrew T. Carlson ’12 in front of a cheering crowd during Burton-Conner House’s Jell-O wrestling barbecue on Monday.
STAFF REPORTER
August 26, 2008
Residence Exploration kicked off last Friday to introduce freshmen to the undergraduate dormitories at MIT. Many changes characterized this year’s REX, including the addition of Next House and the new dormitory NW35 to the Adjustment Lottery, as well as the exclusion of Bexley Hall in Dormitory Council-sponsored REX events.
NEWS AND FEATURES DIRECTOR
August 26, 2008
About the same percentage of incoming freshmen received their top choices in this year’s Summer Housing Lottery compared with last year. The Housing Lottery placed the students of the Class of 2012 in their top four dormitory choices like last year; the two years prior, the freshman class was placed in their top three choices.
STAFF REPORTER
August 26, 2008
Aafia Siddiqui ’95 — terrorist or victim?
NEWS AND FEATURES DIRECTOR
August 26, 2008
This is the second interview in a five-part series introducing incoming students to some of MIT’s faculty, staff, and student leaders. Today, The Tech features an interview with Costantino “Chris” Colombo, the new dean for student life, on his second day of work.



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