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Andrew ‘Zoz’ Brooks PhD ’07 stands in front of the weather radar dish atop the roof of MIT’s Building 54 one afternoon this February.
CONTRIBUTING EDITOR
February 27, 2009
A team of four engineers prototyping a creation — sounds like a group project at MIT, right? The only difference? These engineers are on TV, in a new show “Prototype This” which aired on the Discovery Channel last October. One of the engineers is a former Senior House Graduate Resident Tutor, Andrew Brooks PhD ’07.
ASSOCIATE NEWS EDITOR
February 27, 2009
MIT is meeting resistance from neighborhood residents as it hopes to construct a new building at 650 Main Street, a parking lot diagonally across from Tech Square. The 400,000-square-foot project will come before the Cambridge Planning Board on Tuesday, Mar. 3, amidst concerns from the Area 4 Neighborhood Coalition (A4NC) that it will bring additional vehicular traffic to the area and integrate poorly with the neighborhood.
February 27, 2009
MIT is in the process of combining the assets, functions, and personnel of the MIT News Office and Technology Review magazine in order to cut spending and run communications more effectively.
February 27, 2009
Show your MIT student ID and skip the 5 percent meals tax at Anna’s Taqueria, Dunkin Donuts, and many other on-campus vendors — see a full list at http://web.mit.edu/dining/locations/retailoptions.html.



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