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Last Published: May 7, 2015
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MELISSA RENÉE SCHUMACHER—The Tech

Stuart Schmill, Dean of Admissions, takes a pie in the face for charity on Friday. Alpha Epsilon Pi organized the event to raise money for Innovation Africa. Over $100 was raised to pie Dean Schmill. Twenty-four people were pied during the hours-long event, which was held outside the Student Center.

NEWS EDITOR
May 7, 2015
With the MIT Climate Change Conversation Committee due to report findings within the next month — and expected to recommend whether MIT should divest — Vice President of Research Maria T. Zuber has called on faculty members to join the dialogue.
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THE NEW YORK TIMES
May 7, 2015
BOSTON — In case the jury in the Boston Marathon bombing trial has been wondering, vacancies exist in the most secure cellblock at the remote supermax penitentiary in Colorado, the toughest, bleakest prison in the federal system.
May 7, 2015
Undergraduates living in dormitories may request to remain in their dormitories for an additional day — until Sunday, May 24 — before they are required to move out for the summer, according to an email from Henry Humphreys, senior associate dean of Residential Life and Dining.
May 7, 2015
MITeri, a Nepali students association, has raised more than $27,000 to aid relief efforts in Nepal, according to the group’s homepage.
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THE NEW YORK TIMES
May 7, 2015
An NFL investigation has found that “it is more probable than not” that New England Patriots personnel intentionally deflated footballs to gain an advantage in the AFC championship game last season, and that Tom Brady, the Super Bowl most valuable player, was aware of it.
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May 7, 2015
STAFF METEOROLOGIST
May 7, 2015
The summery weather will continue through the weekend in Cambridge as a Low over Ontario brings warm southern air our way through Sunday. The chance that this will bring some spots of rain over the weekend is low, but non-zero. The weather we are getting this week is a little warmer than average for May, so don’t burn your spring clothes just yet.
May 7, 2015
The caption for last week’s front-page photograph of a girl at the Collier Memorial misstated the name of MIT’s president. He is L. Rafael Reif, not “Rafael L. Reif.”
THE NEW YORK TIMES
May 7, 2015
BOSTON — Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has maintained an impassive or stoic demeanor throughout his trial. Even as survivors told of the carnage he inflicted at the 2013 Boston Marathon, and family members described how he killed their loved ones, he barely seemed to flinch.