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Elijah Mena—The Tech
Stephen T. Frost ’13 and Caitlin R. Pomeroy ’13 unveil the bezel of the 2013 Brass Rat on Friday night. The bezel features the beaver, who clutches a branch with four leaves, and a framing square in the shape of a seven. The beaver sits atop eight ivy leaves.
February 15, 2011
Last Saturday, the doors to Maseeh Hall finally opened for students — but only if they wore safety gear.
February 15, 2011
It wasn’t the iPhone 5 or a new video game console that had a few hundred members of the class of 2013 waiting outside in the cold last Friday night. Bundled up in a large line outside Kresge Auditorium, sophomores patiently waited in 20-degree temperatures for an early seat to Ring Premiere — the unveiling of the iconic Brass Rat, MIT’s renowned class ring. The first 400 students to arrive at the auditorium were promised a mysterious free gift, and it was this lure that attracted so many students to arrive two hours early to an event that was only an hour long.
February 15, 2011
After Monday night’s Walker Memorial community meeting, the fate of Walker Memorial as a student space is still unclear. Associate Provost Martin A. Schmidt PhD ’88 addressed the concerns of student groups whose space in Walker may be affected by a potential renovation and repurposing of the building.
February 15, 2011
MIT needs to take a step back and take a look around. When it comes to student-administration interactions, we’re in a bad spot. Students have a deep mistrust of many elements of the administration, and the administration has found it extraordinarily difficult to successfully communicate with students about their motivations for student life policy changes. Both groups are talking, but the other side doesn’t understand.
February 15, 2011
Two MIT a capella groups spent yesterday delivering Valentine’s Day serenades.


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