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Melissa Renée Schumacher—The Tech
Workers at the Le Meridien Hotel held a rally on Thursday, April 4, 2013 in front of Cambridge City Hall, then marched to the hotel, located in Central Square. They have been calling for a boycott for the hotel since October. Members of Unite Here Local 26, which include MIT cafeteria workers, also participated in the rally.
STAFF REPORTER
April 5, 2013
At 5 p.m. yesterday evening a crowd of approximately 200 gathered at the steps of the Cambridge City Hall to demonstrate their support for employees of Le Méridien Hotel, located at 20 Sidney Street in Cambridge. At approximately 5:40, the crowd marched from City Hall to Le Méridien where the protest continued as hotel guests looked on from their tables in the hotel restaurant.
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STAFF REPORTER
April 5, 2013
The head of MIT’s Department of Mechanical Engineering (Course 2) Mary C. Boyce PhD ’87 will be stepping down in order to become dean of Columbia University’s Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science effective July 1, 2013.
CONTRIBUTING EDITOR
April 5, 2013
Biological Engineering students looking to improve their writing now have a new resource: the BE Writing Lab in 56-205. The center, which opened last month, is geared towards helping Course 20 students with lab reports, UROP proposals, grad school applications, and more.
April 5, 2013



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