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In a crowd of protesting students who gathered in the Common on Wednesday night, Hong Kongese parents rallied in hopes of bringing a future of democracy to their children. Demonstrators shared heartfelt stories and words of encouragement. One speaker of the night, Tianyu Zhang from mainland China, said to the crowd, “I am jealous that you can fight for your freedoms. I don’t think you are just fighting for Hong Kong. I think you are fighting for all the Chinese in the world.”

October 3, 2014
This past Monday, students, professors, and administrators came together at noon to reflect on the recent deaths in the MIT community. Following the death of Phoebe Wang ’17, Chancellor Cynthia A. Barnhart PhD ’88 and student leaders called upon the community to take part in a 15-minute reflection on Monday, calling it an “All Doors Open” period.
October 3, 2014
The MIT Undergraduate Association’s Innovation Committee began a series of informal evening classes last week, offering live streaming sessions of Stanford University’s “How to Start a Startup” course.
October 3, 2014
Editor’s Note: The remembrance below was provided to MIT News by Phoebe Wang’s family.
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