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Jim Hollander—EPA
CONTRIBUTING EDITOR
September 9, 2011
Today’s MIT undergraduate population was at a delicate age on Sept. 11, 2001. Spanning the boundary between elementary school and junior high, we were old enough to understand what physically happened but far too young to fully comprehend the political and international significance of the attacks.
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STAFF REPORTER
September 9, 2011
Orientation is always an exciting time. 2011 was no exception.
September 9, 2011
The class of 2015 has outshone previous classes on several Advanced Standing Exams this year. A higher number of students in this year’s freshmen class are also placing out of General Institute Requirements through sufficient scores from AP and IB exams.
STAFF REPORTER
September 9, 2011
The Federal Aviation Administration is proposing a $175,000 fine for MIT, as a result of a CSAIL researcher shipping 33 devices with lithium batteries via FedEx in a box not labelled for hazardous materials — a violation of federal law. The box caught fire at FedEx’s Medford, Mass., facility on Aug. 25, 2009.




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