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Sam Range—The Tech
Materials Science Professor Donald R. Sadoway removes the foil on a bottle of Champagne Wednesday in his final lecture for 3.091, the solid-state chemistry GIR class he has taught for 16 years. Following a lecture on eutectic properties of mixtures, Sadoway explained the chemistry of Champagne production and demonstrated the proper serving of the beverage.
December 10, 2010
MIT will work with Forest City Boston to build a new building at 298–334 Massachusetts Avenue, in the area just north of Random Hall, expanding research and retail opportunities along the block. Construction could start as soon as a year from now.
December 10, 2010
Anna L. Tang was deemed not criminally responsible for the attempted murder of Wolfe B. Styke.
December 10, 2010
On any given day, the Margaret Cheney Room, a lounge designated exclusively for female students at MIT, is peacefully quiet. In this hidden campus gem, flyers are plastered on the walls, with topics ranging from UROPs to body image. Posters proclaim Martha Stewart-esque guidelines: “Exercise every day.” “Learn to Prioritize.” “Avoid people who are complainers or who stress you out.” “Relax.” Beds, puzzles, a piano, showers — the room has everything for the exhausted female student to relax.
December 10, 2010
For the first week in what seems like all semester, few public words have been spoken about dining. No new petitions have been sent out, no Undergraduate Association resolutions have been passed, and no new tweaks to the plan have been made. It’s been a week since the last dining protest. Perhaps students have finally accepted the administration’s word that it is committed to moving ahead with the most recent version of the plan, perhaps they’re even mostly satisfied with it, or maybe they’re just busy studying for finals.

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