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Biyeun M. Buczyk—The Tech
Students throw colored powder in celebration of the spring season at MIT’s Holi celebration on Sunday. Holi is celebrated widely in South Asia. For more photos of the event, p. 10.
STAFF REPORTER
April 29, 2011
This past Wednesday, Alec C. Lai ’13 submitted a letter to the Undergraduate Association (UA) and undergraduate student body, resigning from his positions as UA secretary general and vice president-elect. Lai expressed general discontent with what he perceived as a lack of respect and cooperation within the student government, particularly aimed at authority figures whom he considered “megalomaniac[al].”
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STAFF REPORTER
April 29, 2011
Along with the rest of the U.K., the Cambridge side of the Cambridge-MIT Exchange (CME) Program is facing financial troubles this year. The number of students that the program can admit this year dropped to 15 each from Cambridge and MIT, down from 20–30 each in past years.
NEWS AND FEATURES DIRECTOR
April 29, 2011
Tens of thousands of the public are expected to descend upon MIT’s campus tomorrow for the Institute’s first open house in over 30 years.
STAFF REPORTER
April 29, 2011
Yesterday MIT filed a petition with the City of Cambridge requesting zoning changes for the campus east of Ames Street. MIT proposes to create a new zoning district to support future academic and retail development in the next ten years.