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Greg Steinbrecher—The Tech

Dusk falls over the Boston Pops during their annual Fourth of July concert. The Pops perform annually at the Hatch Shell on the Esplanade, playing music ranging from Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture to a Boston-themed version of “Take Me Out to the Ball Game.”

STAFF REPORTER
August 7, 2013
Residents of Baker, Masseh, McCormick, Next House, Simmons and the graduate dorms Tang Hall and Westgate will see changes to security this fall. As part of phase one of security updates, MIT Residental Life and Dining has hired professional desk attendants from security company AlliedBarton, instituted a visual verification for entering students and guests, and will install perimeter security cameras for the seven dorms.
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ASSOCIATE NEWS EDITOR
August 7, 2013
A report released by MIT on July 30 found that the Institute maintained “neutrality” during the federal prosecution of the late Internet activist Aaron Swartz, missing a chance to show “leadership” in the two years before his suicide in January.
STAFF REPORTER
August 7, 2013
This summer, the third floor of the Burton side of the Burton-Conner dormitory, also known as Burton Third, saw renovations that included painting over murals and dismantling the bar area. Like two other floors which had similar renovations completed in last summer, Burton Third received new paint, had its walls repaired, and floor tiles replaced.
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ASSOCIATE NEWS EDITOR
August 7, 2013
Rather than take midterms and a final, freshmen in 3.091 this fall will earn their grades by answering a series of around 40 online questions spread out over the semester.
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