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A Cambridge Bomb Squad officer attempts to disable a device placed on Kresge Field on the morning of April 24. The device was, in fact, a cherry-bomb-shaped concrete block advertising for this weekend’s annual DTYD party hosted by the Burton 3rd Bombers.
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EXECUTIVE EDITOR
On Friday morning, a dormitory hall’s publicity stunt bombed.
The Cambridge Bomb Squad responded to a heavy concrete block painted to look like a cartoon bomb, advertising the annual Dance Till You Drop party held by the Burton Third Bombers.
CONTRIBUTING EDITOR
April 24, 2009
Eight of MIT’s 41 varsity sports will be cut at the end of the academic year — alpine skiing, golf, men’s and women’s gymnastics, men’s and women’s ice hockey, pistol, and wrestling.
STAFF REPORTER
April 24, 2009
A 500 pound piano played its last song yesterday evening after it was launched off Baker House’s roof during the annual Piano Drop, which commemorates the spring term deadline for dropping classes.
EXECUTIVE EDITOR
April 24, 2009
This occasional feature follows up on news stories long past their prime. In this edition: a contagious stomach bug misses the Institute but strikes close to home for one campus leader; don’t be alarmed if the police come knocking — they might just be checking that you’re OK; and a Walker Memorial bathroom has now been getting the same anti-gay graffiti for five years.
April 24, 2009
Prof. Daniel D. Frey PhD ’97 received the Institute Screw on Wednesday afternoon, with $1128.51 in proceeds from the fundraiser going towards the United Cerebral Palsy Foundation.



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