The Tech - Online EditionMIT's oldest and largest
newspaper & the first
newspaper published
on the web
Boston Weather: 40.0°F | Fair
Article Tools

In Short

Jean Cui ’09 (pronounced “TSWAY”) won on Jeopardy! twice, on April 30 and May 1, but lost on May 18, for combined winnings of $16,200.

Finally, no metal detectors at Commencement! For the first time since 9/11, MIT students need not leave their screwdrivers, wrenches, and soldering irons at the gate when entering Commencement.

General David H. Petraeus, commander of the U.S. Central Command, will give the keynote address at tonight’s ROTC commissioning ceremony on the U.S.S. Constitution.

The 30th annual Dragon Boat Festival takes place Sunday on the Charles from noon to 5 p.m. See http://bostondragonboat.org.

Apollo is 40! Celebrate the moon landings with an all-day symposium on Thursday in Kresge. See http://apollo40.mit.edu/. Admission is $10 for students.

The Tech publishes next Friday, then once in July and twice in August, resuming regular Tuesday/Friday publication on Aug. 28.

The Friendly Toast opened a breakfast spot in Kendall Square. We hear it’s pretty good.

The UA Financial Policy Review Committee is spinning up its review of UA finances, including its funding board. See http://ua.mit.edu/fprc for more details.

The Student Life fee goes up by $22 to $272 next term, Page 13.

Six masked men were chased out of the Westgate Lowrise on May 11, Page 17.

Finboard, Large Event Fund, and ARCADE funding results released, Pages 14–15.

News briefs: Nightime service at medical curtailed, Lincoln Labs CTO Zachary J. Lemnios nominated to federal Director of Defense Research and Engineering, New Tech Barber is closing, MIT’s AAA bond rating is still intact, Page 18.

Send news information and tips to news@the-tech.mit.edu.