Photos by Joanna Kao
A Bank of America ATM in Building E52, the Sloan Building, was pried open and robbed on Saturday morning. The window behind the machine was broken from the inside, the ATM was emptied of all money.
President Susan J. Hockfield spoke on January 7, 2011 about the uniqueness of the MIT community and thanked the MIT 150 steering committee for their work in putting together the MIT 150 exhibit. The exhibit floor at the MIT Museum was packed with students, alumni, and faculty. There were 657 people in the exhibit by the end of the speeches.
Even though we’re getting wet feet from stepping in the melted snow puddles, these puddles can be quite beautiful. Here’s a view of Lobby 7 and its reflection in a large clear puddle in front of the Student Center.
Students were shown a furnished double in Maseeh during the tours on Saturday. The dorm contains 166 doubles, 19 triples, and 77 singles. The rooms have tile floors, and hallways will be carpeted.
The Coca-Cola distributor for the Star Market on Sidney Street gave MIT a shout-out using boxes of Coke products. This is just one of several designs they display throughout the year, including a Christmas tree shape around the winter holidays.
Michael G. Zomnir ’11 dives to retrieve a ball during a first-round match on Feb. 25. During the final, Zomnir played a very close match, losing by only two points in the last match.
The LaVerde’s Price Index (LPI) is The Tech’s way of measuring the price changes at LaVerde’s. We add together the prices of 23 specific, diverse products that we feel are typical purchases for members of the MIT community, and we plot how that total price changes monthly. Each month, we will also compare the LPI to the Northeast region Consumer Price Index (CPI) as a measure of fairness. The CPI has been scaled so that the starting point in July is the same as the cumulative price of the 23 select items from LaVerde’s. The CPI for October has not been released yet. Compiled by Jacqueline Durazo
The ISF 2010 Skateboarding World Championships were held in Boston on Friday June 26 at the TD Bank North Garden. The competition consisted of two skating venues: the Pro Park (course pictured) and Pro Vert Halfpipe.
Pierre-Luc Gagnon skates in the final of the Men’s Skateboard Vert at the TD Bank North Garden in Boston on June 26 as two-time Olympic gold medalist Shaun White provides commentary for the audience. Gagnon (91.26) defeated Sandro Dias (89.38) and Andy Macdonald (87.63) to win the Men’s Pro Vert competition.
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