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Situation for Noon Eastern Time, Tuesday, November 15, 2011
John A. Hawkinson—The Tech
John A. Hawkinson—The Tech
ChristopheR A. Maynor—The Tech
Policemen and security personnel patrol all gates into Harvard Yard Monday afternoon as a part of the administration’s response to the new Occupy Harvard movement. No one without a Harvard ID is allowed to enter, a policy which has generated controversy on campus.
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Jessie Little Doe Baird with daughter Mae, the first native speaker of Wampanoag in generations
Joseph Maurer—The Tech
Denzil Sikka ’13 was elected president of the Panhellenic Association.
Andrea Fabre—The Tech
Rainn Wilson from “The Office” speaks on the “Education under Fire” panel. On Nov. 11, Amnesty International brought Wilson to MIT to talk about the persecution faced by members of the Bahá’í faith in Iran.
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:
Mark Fayngersh—The Tech
Kresge was open for polling on Tuesday. Sloan graduate student Leland Cheung was re-elected to the Cambridge City Council with the greatest number of first-place votes.
Sherry Ren
The women’s lightweight varsity 8 races in the Foot of the Charles Regatta on Saturday. The Engineers finished 32nd out of 43.
Jaswanth madhavan—The Tech
John Solder, regional finalist at the Siemens Competition, explains his work on modifying neurons to be activated by light. The Siemens Regional competitions took place in Johnson on Friday and Saturday.