Many branches in Killian Court were downed after Tropical Storm Irene tore through Boston and Cambridge late Saturday night and Sunday morning. Five basements on campus were flooded, but MIT made it through mostly unscathed.
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On Sunday, Tropical Storm Irene’s high winds tore a tree branch on the median of Memorial Drive outside of McCormick Hall. Boston recorded gusts as high as 63 mph as Irene made her way across New England.
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A bird takes refuge on the dock of Pierce Boat House during Tropical Storm Irene this Sunday.
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Zachary A. Weiner, creator of the webcomic Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal, takes questions and signs books in a packed 6-120 on Monday.
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East Campus warriors blare their vuvuzelas during the annual East vs. West Water War on Kresge Oval yesterday evening. The water war is a time-honored Residence Exploration (REX) tradition.