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John P. Holdren ’65 (left), director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, delivered a presentation as part of Monday’s forum on clean energy. The forum, sponsored by the MIT Energy Initiative, was chaired by Rep. Edward J. Markey (D-Malden, right) and featured President Obama’s assistant for energy and climate change and former EPA administrator, Carol M. Browner (not pictured).
CONTRIBUTING EDITOR
April 14, 2009
Proving once again that nothing is safe in this economy, MIT’s mascot Tim the Beaver was kidnapped Saturday afternoon. The kidnappers, who said they were pressured to action while varsity sports at MIT were being threatened, demand that students’ voices be heard and are seeking a guarantee that all 41 varsity sports are kept at MIT for at least one more year.
STAFF REPORTER
April 14, 2009
A sense of urgency pervaded Monday’s clean energy forum, which was sponsored by the MIT Energy Initiative and featured a who’s who of energy and climate change policy. The forum was moderated by Rep. Edward Markey (D-Mass.), who is co-authoring legislation designed to tackle technologically and politically difficult global warming and clean energy issues.
April 14, 2009
The Association of Student Activities elected officers for the 2009–2010 term at their General Body Meeting last night in 34-101. Current ASA member Rachel E. Meyer ’10 defeated Jessie Q. Li ’10 by a landslide for President. Current president Keone Hon ’11 defeated Li and Nicole D. Teague ’11 in the election for Treasurer. Secretary and Graduate Member elections were unopposed.



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