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Photo Courtesy of MIT Museum, Diorama Courtesy of New England Life INsurance Co.
Still under construction in this diorama depicting 1863, MIT’s campus in Copley Square was once the westernmost frontier of Back Bay. The woody shores of Cambridge beckon from the background.
Michael Scott Cuthbert
Michael Scott Cuthbert, an associate professor in the music department, recently won a $500,000 grant from the Digging into Data consortium to research shifts in Western musical style using computers.
photo Courtesy of MIT DAPER
Sung Won Cho ’15, a varsity squash player, was Athlete of the Week this week.
Tina S. Hsu
The Men’s Ice Hockey team won its second consecutive Northeast Collegiate Hockey Association (NECHA) Championship in the American Conference Finals Sunday afternoon. The game was decided in overtime against Westfield State University.
Christopher A. Maynor—The Tech
Abigail East, a folk and impressionist artist from Berklee College of Music, plays at The Coffeehouse Thursday evening. The Coffeehouse Lounge Program hosts performances every week by the MIT Festival Jazz Ensemble, MIT students, or Berklee College of Music students.
Melissa Renée Schumacher—The Tech
Professor Jeffrey A. Hoffman argues that latkes are the perfect space food at the annual Latke vs. Hamantashen debate on Tuesday night. The debate ended in a tie, and both foods were served at a reception afterwards.