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Elizabeth D’Arienzo—The Tech
Paul M. Syta ‘14 sets Tyler R. Nolan ‘15 up for a spike in a men’s volleyball match against Mount Ida College this Saturday. The Engineers won 3-0.
Priya Garg
Anjali B. Thakkar ’12 (pictured at far back) performs “Maanya Shree — Exceptional Women” with members of the Abhinaya Dance Company in a guest performance hosted by MIT Natya. The concert paid homage to various women from Hindu mythology and concluded with expressive dances focusing on the plight of women in India.
The LaVerde’s Price Index (LPI) is The Tech’s way of measuring the price changes at LaVerde’s. We add together the prices of 23 specific, diverse products that we feel are typical purchases for members of the MIT community, and we plot how that total price changes monthly. Each month, we will also compare the LPI to the Northeast region Consumer Price Index (CPI) as a measure of fairness. The CPI has been scaled so that the starting point in July is the same as the cumulative price of the 23 select items from LaVerde’s. LaVerde’s is currently outpacing the Consumer Price Index.
Jaswanth Madhavan—The Tech
Prince Kavu, from Northeastern University, participates in Man of the Year 2012 this past Sunday evening. The event was hosted by Black Women’s Alliance.
Arthur Petron—The Tech
Housemasters Merritt Roe Smith and Bronywn Melquist at their apartment in Burton-Conner. This will be their last year as housemasters.
Joseph Maurer—The Tech
Hackers used lighting gels to bathe the interior of Lobby 7 in purple. Like a similar display last year, the hack precedes the Relay for Life, a major fundraising event for the American Cancer Society. MIT will host a relay on March 10 in the Johnson Track.