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David Da He—The Tech
On Nov. 11, more than a hundred people gathered at the Building 8 end of the Infinite Corridor to catch a glimpse of MIThenge. MIThenge is a phenomenon that occurs twice a year when the setting sun aligns with the axis of the Infinite Corridor. The next predicted occurrence is Jan. 28, 2012 (source: http://web.mit.edu/mithenge).
November 15, 2011
After months of committee work, the UA has released a draft constitution and bylaws for a revamped governing structure, which President Allan E. Miramonti ’13 hopes to instate during an IAP transition period. The proposed changes went to debate at the UA Senate last night, and Senate will have to approve the changes within three meetings — otherwise, they must be re-submitted.
STAFF REPORTER
November 15, 2011
People say that attending MIT is like drinking from a fire hose. In many classes this fall, however, the only overflow was in the classrooms.
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November 15, 2011
Last March, the Review Committee on Orientation was established and commissioned to examine and re-evaluate MIT’s orientation program. This includes the Freshman Pre-Orientation Programs (FPOPs), Freshman Orientation, Residential Exploration (REX) and Housing, and FSILG Rush. On Nov. 10, the committee held its first public forum for students to give their input on the orientation evaluation process. The committee expects to present its findings and final recommendations in January 2012 to Dean for Undergraduate Education Daniel E. Hastings ’78 and Dean for Student Life Chris Colombo, who will make a final decision.
STAFF REPORTER
November 15, 2011
On Nov. 2, 70 Harvard students walked out of class in the middle of their introductory Economics 10 lecture to show solidarity with the Occupy Boston movement and protest the conservative bias they felt was present in their course.
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