The Tech - Snowy Online EditionMIT's oldest and largest
newspaper & the first
newspaper published
on the web
Boston Weather: 32.0°F | Light Snow Fog/Mist
Situation for Noon Eastern Time, Friday, November 30, 2012
Jessica L. Wass—The Tech
A police officer directs traffic on Mass. Ave in Central Square.
Elijah Mena—The Tech
Much of Cambridge was out of power for two hours on Thursday evening. The blackout was believed to be related to a transmission line.
Elijah Mena—The Tech
A policeman directs traffic in front of 77 Mass. Ave. Traffic was bumper to bumper from the Harvard Bridge to Central Square.
Bryce Vickmark
Professor Sanjay E. Sarma has been appointed as the new Director of Digital Learning. President Reif made the announcement on November 20.
Jessica L. Wass—The Tech
NStar employees did repair work on the electric grid near the Central Square subway station.
Christopher A. Maynor—The Tech
Students make their way down a darkened Infinite Corridor Thursday evening after power went out in Cambridge.
Christopher A. Maynor—The Tech
Out of the Green Building’s many windows, only a few were still lit after the blackout.
Elijah Mena—The Tech
The Infinite Corridor was only partly illuminated during the power outage.
Christopher A. Maynor—The Tech
People overlooking Lobby 7 stand silhouetted against emergency lights.
Tami Forrester—The Tech
A car crash occurred at the intersection of Mass. Ave. and Memorial Drive at approximately 7:30 p.m. on Thursday evening. One lane of traffic was blocked and a police officer directed traffic at the intersection.
Jessica L. Wass—The Tech
All lights were out in the Student Center during the power outage.
Christopher A. Maynor—The Tech
Nicholas A. Pellegrino ’12, a member of the break dance group Imobilare, performs in Lobby 7 during the blackout. Dancers from the group Constructs also performed. Many people, evacuated in the surrounding buildings, stayed in Lobby 7 during the blackout.
Jessica L. Wass—The Tech
NStar workers opened a manhole and began work in Central Square.
Joichi Ito
J.J. Abrams (left) visits the MIT Media Lab.