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Christopher A. Maynor—The Tech
Members of LBGT@MIT hosted a colorful closet in Lobby 10 on Wednesday, a day after National Coming Out Day. Members of the MIT community were welcome to “come out” of the closet throughout the day.
October 14, 2011
On Sept. 23, European scientists announced that they had observed neutrinos, a class of subatomic particles, traveling faster than the speed of light — the universe’s fundamental “speed limit.” The experiment, OPERA (Oscillation Project with Emulsion-tRacking Apparatus), was a collaboration between the Italian Gran Sasso National Laboratory (LNGS) and Europe’s high-energy physics laboratory CERN. Since the announcement of this anomaly, the scientific community has been hotly debating its validity, as well as the possibilities that could arise from such results.
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October 14, 2011
Former MIT police officer Joseph D’Amelio, charged in 2009 for trafficking prescription drugs, was sentenced to two-and-a-half years in jail at his trial Tuesday.
EDITOR IN CHIEF
October 14, 2011
The new House Dining program is popular among freshmen, but less so among upperclassmen, according to enrollment statistics released to The Tech by the Division of Student Life. The mandatory meal plan for residents of Maseeh, Baker, Next, Simmons, and McCormick amassed a total enrollment of 1,888 students, 45 percent of which are freshmen.
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STAFF REPORTER
October 14, 2011
What’s for lunch? Next Friday, participants in Hunger Strike will be tackling significantly larger-scale hunger issues. The planned 12-hour fast marks the conclusion of Hunger Week, a series of events and fundraisers sponsored by MIT Fighting World Hunger (MFWH). Community members are welcome to commit to the Strike by paying $5 for an event T-shirt.
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