The Friday, Oct. 10 article “Senior Gets A Second Shot at Jeopardy!” incorrectly reported the age of Anjali Tripathi ’09 in 1999. She was eleven — not nine — when she first appeared on Jeopardy!.
A headline from the Friday, Oct. 3 article “50 Years Ago, Smoot Made a Lasting Mark on Cambridge” incorrectly listed Oliver Smoot’s height as 67”. Although the unit of a Smoot is 67”, the man himself is 66 11/16”. Additionally, the original commemorative project was to repaint the railings of the Harvard Bridge — not the Smoot marks — and that plan was opposed by the Massachusetts Department of Conservation, not Cambridge officials.
The caption for the Tuesday, Oct. 14 photograph from the Head of the Zesiger Regatta Race incorrectly identified two individuals; Eleanor Ereira G was misidentified as Santolina Savannet G and Matthieu Couturier G was misidentified as Rahul Kar G. Additionally, the title of the boat was TiPPSy, not Tipsy.
Because of an editing error, the Oct. 14 article “Gender Ratios Vary Widely Across MIT Courses” misstated the percentages of women in Course VI undergraduate programs. VI-1 is 37 percent female; VI-2 is 32.2 percent female; and VI-3 is 29.1 percent female.