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Jasmine Florentine—The Tech
Much to the delight of East Campus residents, the promise of a horse riding event during last weekend’s Bad Ideas Competition was not, in fact, a joke. Dominika Nawrot is seen here riding a horse in McDermott Court on Saturday. Bad Ideas is a series of quirky IAP events that encourage their organizers to forgo “requirements and ‘good engineering practice.’”
January 27, 2010
Facing an average annual deficit of $500,000 from the MIT Dining Program, the Division for Student Life will be working with MIT community leaders this spring in an effort to improve the current dining program. While there is no strict timeline for making changes to dining, Dean for Student Life Chris Colombo hopes to prepare a plan by the end the academic year that will reduce financial loss while preserving student choice. As of now, no changes to the dining program are being made.
January 27, 2010
After the magnitude 7 earthquake struck Haiti on Tuesday, January 12, the MIT community has responded quickly by raising funds and initiating relief projects.
January 27, 2010
Domeview, the digital display advertising system in the Student Center and the Stata Center’s Student Street is merging with the projected advertising displays in the Infinite Corridor to form a new system called “Infinite Display,”
January 27, 2010
The Registrar’s Office has modified its requirements for students to officially change their recorded gender. Since last week, instead of requiring evidence of sex-change surgery, students now may provide documentation from a licensed health care professional to verify their gender with the Registrar.


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