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Logan P. Williams—The Tech
Adjacent to the MIT Coop, the courtyard by the Kendall Marriott is being renovated this winter by the owner of 3 Cambridge Center, Boston Properties. The existing plaza will be demolished, new drainage and waterproofing will be added, and it will be re-paved and landscaped. The courtyard is seen from above, looking towards Building E38 (MIT Press).
STAFF REPORTER
February 8, 2011
In response to the new mandatory dining policy in McCormick Hall, some residents are calling for the establishment of a satellite all-female community in a non-dining dorm. Representatives from McCormick have met with administrators to discuss possible solutions. Though many residents have concerns about the new dining plan, only a minority are hoping to move to a new single-sex community.
STAFF REPORTER
February 8, 2011
In April 2009, faced with over $400,000 in budget cuts, MIT’s Department of Athletics, Physical Education, and Recreation (DAPER) cut eight varsity teams — Women’s and Men’s Gymnastics, Women’s and Men’s Hockey, Golf, Alpine Skiing, Wrestling, and Pistol. The move saved DAPER nearly half a million dollars in expenditures annually, but caused outcry across campus and lost MIT its status as one of only two schools in the nation with 41 varsity sports — the other being Harvard.
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STAFF REPORTER
February 8, 2011
Senator Scott Brown (R-Mass.) toured the Koch Institute and Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies (ISN) last Friday and thanked MIT for supporting his Innovate America Act proposal.
February 8, 2011
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