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Students line up for the Career Fair outside of the Zesiger Center last Friday morning. The fair featured a large number of companies from a broad array of industries, drawing thousands of students to speak with employers and submit their résumés.

Benjamin F. Reynolds
219 Vassar St., unoccupied for the past five years, will soon be demolished to make room for a new and much needed MIT daycare. Funded by David H. Koch ’62 and Charles W. Johnson ’55, the daycare is set to be finished by August 2013.
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Comparison of MIT daycare center prices. Eastgate, Stata and Lincoln all offer five, three, and two day options, while Westgate only offers five day options for child care.
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Tiffany Ira Huang—The Tech
The Technology Children’s Center in the Stata Center takes care of around 80 children and employs 30 staff members.
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Elijah Mena—The Tech

MIT’s 14th president Paul E. Gray ’54 spoke at the ceremony. In fact, the past three presidents prior to Reif were in attendance: Gray, Charles M. Vest, and Susan J. Hockfield.

Ian M. Gorodisher—The Tech

James Champy ’63 walks back through Killian Court after the ceremony, holding the golden ceremonial mace.

John A. Hawkinson — The Tech

Aaron H. Swartz, accused of mass downloading over two million documents from the JSTOR online journal archive with the intent to distribute them, exits federal court in Boston yesterday morning. Swartz appeared for an arraignment on a">superseding indictment. He pleaded not guilty on all 13 counts. The case is currently in discovery and a jury trial preliminarily scheduled for Feb. 4 (MIT Registration Day, in fact).

Elijah Mena—The Tech

The MIT Ceremonial Brass performs.

Emilia a. Kellison-Linn

Runners take off from the starting line at the sound of the signal at the 2012 fall Beaver Dash on Saturday morning. The 5K run was part of the inauguration festivities for President L. Rafael Reif and benefits Habitat for Humanity.

Elijah Mena—The Tech

The procession into Killian Court was led by James Champy ’63, the chairman of the Presidential Search Committee. He is also a member of the MIT Corporation’s Executive Committee.

Elijah Mena—The Tech

The MIT Chorallaries sung a crowd-pleasing “The Engineer’s Drinking Song.”

Elijah Mena—The Tech

The student percussion ensemble Rambax performs at the ceremony.

Joseph Maurer—The Tech

Esther Duflo PhD ’90, the Abdul Latif Jameel professor of poverty alleviation and development, discusses MIT science and engineering against poverty at a public symposium on Thursday morning. The three-part symposium addressed “A Globally Engaged MIT” and highlighted the work done by MIT faculty, staff and students.

Christopher A. Maynor—The Tech

Madeline L. Wharton ’14 passes to a teammate through a defender Saturday afternoon. MIT Field Hockey’s 6-1 win against Clark University was its first in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference, and its seventh overall.

Elijah Mena—The Tech

The MIT Honor Guard, composed of several police officers, prepares to march into the ceremony.

Elijah Mena—The Tech

President L. Rafael Reif spoke about the opportunities to use technology to improve education.

Ian M. Gorodisher—The Tech

John S. Reed ’61, chairman of the MIT Corporation, hands over the Charter of MIT to President L. Rafael Reif, making Reif’s presidency official.