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Steve Howland—The Tech
Over 100 students attended Tuesday’s information session by DAPER at the Johnson Ice Rink on the decision to cut varsity teams at MIT. A Q&A followed a presentation on the necessity of the cuts.
Omari Stephens—Tech File Photo
In 2006, members of the mural group Tats Cru finish a mural in honor of the late James E. “Big Jimmy” Roberts, former night watch man for the Senior House and East Campus dorms. The mural was created in the Stata Ampitheater and displayed at the 2006 Steer Roast as a memorial and to publicize the Big Jimmy Scholarship Fund.
S. Balaji Mani—The Tech
The Bad Plus was joined by vocalist Wendy Lewis for the second half of both shows last weekend.
Strategic Plan for the Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation, June 2003
MIT’s 41 varsity sports teams, along with the year they were established. Currently, Men’s Crew is split into two teams — Heavyweight and Lightweight. Women’s Crew is split into Openweight and Lightweight.
S. Balaji Mani—The Tech
Drummer David King evokes an electronica groove on the drums at Iron Horse Music Hall in Northampton, Mass.
S. Balaji Mani—The Tech
Reid Anderson plays the bass during “Variation d’Apollon” at the Berklee Performance Center on April 3.
Chelsea Grimm—The Tech
MIT student athletes gathered in Lobby 7 on Tuesday for a demonstration to raise awareness of DAPER’s plan to cut varsity sports teams in response to department budget cuts.
Source: DAPER
Budget breakdown for the Department of Athletics, Physical Education, and Recreation.

Revenue includes income from Zesiger Center such as member fees. Support from funds includes alumni gifts and payout from various endowment accounts.

The recreation expenditures includes facilities maintenance, which indirectly contributes to varsity sports as well.
Michael Meyer—The Tech
Brian Syverud ’10 prepares to make a pass in the Men’s Ultimate Frisbee game against Worchester Polytechnic Institute at Roberts Field on Wednesday night. MIT won 15-12.