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Alexander C. Bost—The Tech

A water pipe break caused minor flooding in Burton-Conner late Monday night. Cold weather has been responsible for similar incidents in buildings around campus, including the Student Center and Maseeh Hall.

February 19, 2015
Little could have inspired me and so many other sophomores to brave the freezing temperatures and inclement winds last Friday evening, save the highly anticipated premiere of the Class of 2017 Brass Rat. I arrived at Kresge Auditorium at 6:30 p.m., half an hour before the doors opened, to wait outside with my fellow ’17s; the semi-organized line of sophomores soon began to curve around Kresge and extend toward the Z Center.
February 19, 2015
Student involvement is crucial to improving MIT’s diversity and equality, says Edmund Bertschinger, the Institute Community and Equity Officer and former physics department head. The 2015 Institute Diversity Summit, titled “Advancing a Respectful and Caring Community,” featured a series of workshops advancing this message.
February 19, 2015
MIT lost two dorm house managers this month and has begun the process of replacing them. A campus official said that housemasters administrators, and students will be involved.
February 19, 2015
Sloan graduate student Han Nguyen committed suicide by throwing himself off the roof of Building E19 on June 2, 2009. Minutes earlier, Nguyen had gotten off the phone with Sloan professor Birger Wernerfelt. Wernerfelt had “read him the riot act” in regards to a presumptuous email Nguyen had sent to Trey Hedden, his summer research supervisor, according to court filings.

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