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Jessica l. wass—The Tech
Most freshmen arrived on campus this week to participate in one of about 20 pre-orientation programs. On Wednesday night, close to 100 of these freshmen gathered to play Capture the Flag in the tunnels under and around the Infinite Corridor.
August 26, 2011
There will be no East Campus roller coaster this year, revealed Mike T. Nawrot ’12, EC rush chair, in a video released last week. The City of Cambridge required the dormitory to obtain building permits for their coaster, but the process was not completed in time.
August 26, 2011
The massive Hurricane Irene — with wind speeds around 120 mph as of last night — is predicted to hit New England Monday morning, and it could be the largest storm the area has seen for years. The last hurricane to pass within 75 miles of Boston was Hurricane Bob 20 years ago. New York, New Jersey, Virginia, and North Carolina have already declared a state of emergency in anticipation for the arrival of Irene, which could slam New England with winds above 60 mph.
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August 26, 2011
August 26, 2011
Potential members of the MIT Class of 2016 are surfing through a vastly different MIT Admissions website ( The site, launched in 2004, underwent its first major upgrade on July 11. The process involved simplifying access to links formerly hidden on the admissions site and launching the new MIT Wiki (, which can be edited by any user with an email address.