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Christian J. Ternus
Students work late on Sunday evening to finish a multiple-storey wooden tower in the East Campus courtyard. Traditionally, East Campus builds a variety of projects for Residence Exploration, which have in the past included a roller coaster, a water slide, and a giant pendulum.
August 28, 2009
No more paper Add/Drop forms? Undergrads forced out of their dorms after three years? Online master’s degrees? GIRs taught during the summer? Shuttered Athena clusters?
August 28, 2009
In line with its mission to advance scientific knowledge “that will best serve the nation and the world in the 21st century,” MIT is working on a new international collaboration that will include aid in overseeing the opening of a new design-based university and an international design center which will both be located in Singapore.
August 28, 2009
A new parking security gate is being built between East Campus and Building 66. The gate’s construction sparked controversy among East Campus residents, who feared that the new gate would infringe upon residents’ ability to drive up to the dorm.
August 28, 2009
Code breaking, party going, and general electronic mayhem. These phrases describe the seemingly one constant in the world of information security: the passing of the annual DEFCON and Black Hat hacker conferences. Both held the same week of July 29, 2009 in blazing hot Las Vegas, Nevada, these conferences are the life blood of the industry and hobbyist communities alike.

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