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Sam Range—The Tech
Workers begin grinding the marble chunk-infused floor of the Media Lab extension’s central atrium, which will be polished to a glossy finish. The expanse of interconnected airspaces surrounding the atrium necessitated smoke curtains (left) for emergency air evacuation, shown here closed for testing.
Source: UA Finance Board Website and UA Meeting Minutes
Student groups have gotten less funding in recent semesters from the UA Finance Board, even as the UA as been setting aside more money for student groups. Usually, the Finance Board is expected to allocate 15 percent more than the UA gives it, because not every cent handed out is actually spent by student groups. This year, the Finance Board gave out $16,000 less than the UA budgeted for it.
David Chen—The Tech
Project Athena was created in the ’80s to give students computer access. Nowadays, most students have their own computers — though many still use the clusters. On Monday afternoon in room 12-182, students are using the terminals to do problem sets, print out papers, and check e-mail on the go.
Sam Range—The Tech
The Media Lab Extension construction site is seen at night from the eastern parallel of East Campus in this high dynamic range image compilation.
Sam Range—The Tech
Multicolored staircases visibly connect the floors of E14, the Media Lab extension. Architect Fumihiko Maki designed the building with many spiral staircases, straight staircases, and elevators to encourage movement and interaction between floors.
Sam Range—The Tech
Members of the MIT Sailing Team (sail 3) exit a turn behind Boston College (sail 13) during the Erwin Schell Trophy on Sunday on the Charles River. The sailing competition featured 20 collegiate and military teams from across the Northeast.
Corey J. Kubber
Forward Christian W. Therkelsen ’11 evades Babson sophomores Jimmy Stent and Ryan Obolewicz during the Engineers’ 2-4 loss on Saturday at Steinbrenner Stadium. Therkelsen was double-teamed throughout the game, but he still managed a goal and an assist.