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Andrew Swayze—The Tech
Nicholas D. Sisler ‘11 (MIT No. 2) plays in the MIT vs. Bruins Alumni game Saturday. The Bruins alumni won 11-9, and the proceeds of the game benefitted the Boston Bruins Foundation and the MIT Men’s Ice Hockey Team.
STAFF REPORTER
February 1, 2011
“It was the hardest decision I ever had to make in a leadership role.”
NEWS EDITOR
February 1, 2011
Following the Undergraduate Association emergency meeting last week, several student groups have responded in an effort to preserve Residential Exploration (REX) during next year’s orientation. While final changes to Orientation have not yet been confirmed, a reduced schedule could lead to timing conflicts, which could cut back on available time during the REX period. The final scheduling decision rests with Chancellor Phillip L. Clay PhD ’75, and will be made by mid-February, according to Julie B. Norman, Senior Associate Dean and Director of Undergraduate Academic and Advising Programming.
February 1, 2011
History gives perspective. Knowing how things have changed over time can powerfully inform how things will be. At a time when MIT, and the world at large, is facing the continued pressure of a new financial reality, it helps to look back to understand how we got to where we are today.
THE NEW YORK TIMES
February 1, 2011
NEW YORK — On Monday, in a Manhattan town house that once belonged to polio’s most famous victim, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Bill Gates made an appeal for one more big push to wipe out world polio.