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Last Published: April 14, 2016
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The bomb-shaped concrete block advertising DTYD, showing damage from an attempted detonation by the Cambridge Bomb Squad.



A Cambridge Bomb Squad officer attempts to disable a device placed on Kresge Field on the morning of April 24. The device was, in fact, a cherry-bomb-shaped concrete block advertising for this weekend’s annual DTYD party hosted by the Burton 3rd Bombers.



A Cambridge Bomb Squad officer attempts to disable a device placed on Kresge Field on the morning of April 24. The device was, in fact, a cherry-bomb-shaped concrete block advertising for the weekend’s annual “Dance ‘Til You Drop” party hosted by the Burton 3rd Bombers.



Vrajesh Modi ’11 and Samantha Wyman ’11 are currently the only pair running for the positions of Undergraduate Association President and Vice President. Both currently represent their living groups as senators. The deadline to file to run for President or Vice President has been extended to March 4.



The candidates for UA president and vice president participate in a debate in the student center on Sunday. Electronic voting will begin next Tuesday and end next Thursday; paper balloting will occur next Friday. For a video of the full debate, see http://tech.mit.edu/V130/N11/uadebate/video.html



Smell you later: Personal hygiene supplies will be placed in the reading rooms from the last day of classes to the last day of finals, as mandated by a new bill passed by the Undergraduate Association Senate on Monday.



Los Campesinos! perform “Romance is Boring” from their album by the same name at the Paradise Lounge on Sunday night. Originally scheduled for Saturday night, the show was postponed because of travel problems caused by the volcanic ash over Europe.



Yan Zhu ’12 asked Lady Gaga to sign her MIT ID card when Gaga visited the MIT Museum on Wednesday June 30. Gaga spent a couple minutes signing autographs for fans on her departure at approximately 3 p.m.



Fariborz Maseeh ScD ’90 contributed $24 million to complete the construction in W1, which had stalled for lack of funds. Maseeh Hall is scheduled to open in fall of 2011 and will help expand MIT’s student population.





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