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Last Published: February 5, 2016
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A student sits with his project, a mini fusion reactor.

STAFF WRITER
February 5, 2016
Andy Trattner ’17 and a team of students launched a mental health platform, Lean On Me, Tuesday. Students will be able to use the platform by texting a hotline to receive support from peers. The team includes Trattner as CEO, COO Linda Jing ’17, CTO Amin Manna ’17, and Board Member and MIT alumnus Nikhil Buduma ’15.
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CONTRIBUTING EDITOR
February 5, 2016
A proposal to change the housemaster title is currently under discussion by housemasters and students alike.
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February 5, 2016
From ongoing research and new publications, to awards, events, and initiatives, there is no shortage of news on MIT’s campus. Between start-ups, student life, classes, and competitions, how should we judge what to report on, and what to leave aside?
NEW YORK TIMES
February 5, 2016
NEW YORK — The latest exhibit at the National Museum of Mathematics in Manhattan was supposed to have been put on display last fall, except it was not quite working.
METEOROLOGIST
February 5, 2016
STAFF WRITERS
February 2, 2016
A team of 25 MIT students took the Best Overall Design award in the first stage of SpaceX’s Hyperloop Pod competition this weekend. Their design for a pod that will shuttle between San Francisco and LA at prodigious speeds beat those of over 120 teams at the competition’s Design Weekend, held at Texas A&M University.
February 2, 2016
Students will soon be able to apply for funding from Sandbox, a two million dollar innovation fund announced Jan. 25 by Ian Waitz, Dean of the School of Engineering.
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