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Last Published: March 19, 2015
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Vivian Hu—The Tech

A hack appeared in the Lobby 7 skylight this past weekend with an accompanying banner reading “π in the sky” in honor of Pi Day.

March 19, 2015
This year’s SpringFest headliner will be hip hop artist Lupe Fiasco, accompanied by opener Bad Rabbits, a Boston-based funk rock and R&B band.
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STAFF REPORTER
March 19, 2015
MIT offered admission to 1,467 students out of the 18,306 who applied to be members of the class of 2019, making this year’s admission rate 8.0 percent. This is an increase from last year’s 7.7 percent and marks the first time the rate has gone up since 2003’s admissions cycle, when 16.4 percent of applicants were admitted.
STAFF REPORTER
March 19, 2015
MIT and institutions like it should reject the stigma surrounding autism and recognize it as a difference rather than a detriment, autism activist Temple Grandin told an audience on campus Monday.
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March 19, 2015
Gimel Androus Keaton, the audio engineer, record producer, and DJ better known by his stage name “Young Guru,” delivered a lecture at MIT on Mar. 6 in which he discussed the impact of new technologies on music and other creative industries.
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March 19, 2015
After students petitioned against paper towels in bathrooms, Next House is tearing up plans to install dispensers over spring break.
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March 19, 2015
MIT launched three cybersecurity initiatives at the Cybersecurity at MIT event last Thursday.
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March 19, 2015
STAFF METEOROLOGIST
March 19, 2015
Big news! As of Sunday night, members of the MIT community can proudly proclaim that they lived through Boston’s snowiest winter on record. Sunday’s snowfall brought the seasonal total to 108.6 inches, beating the previous record of 107.6 set in the winter of 1995-1996. Congratulations!
March 19, 2015
An article published last Thursday about the death of Christina Tournant ’18 misstated its authors. The article was written by a group of Tech staff, not just William Navarre and Katherine Nazemi.