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Around 12:30 p.m. on Friday, a problem with the MIT cogeneration plant caused a campus-wide partial power outage. Shortly before the outage, a manhole cover flew out of its housing in front of sorority Kappa Alpha Theta. Since the power plant uses the steam system for its active cooling, the two incidents are likely related.

Around 12:30 p.m. on Friday, a problem with the MIT cogeneration plant caused a campus-wide partial power outage. Shortly before the outage, a manhole cover flew out of its housing in front of sorority Kappa Alpha Theta. Since the power plant uses the steam system for its active cooling, the two incidents are likely related.