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Local media representatives barrage Star A. Simpson ’10 with questions after she was arraigned on charges of disorderly conduct and possession of a hoax device for wearing an innocuous LED device to Logan Airport on Sept. 21, 2007.



Alyse Lamb of New Haven-based band Eula, which calls itself “post-punk-pre-historic-medium-gauge-indie-rock,” was the opening act for Mission of Burma at the Sunday afternoon concert in the East Campus courtyard.



Boston-area band Mission of Burma plays old favorites and songs from their new album “The Sound The Speed The Light” in the East Campus courtyard on Sunday. Hundreds of people came to the concert, sponsored by WMBR 88.1 FM and Newbury Comics. The album, which comes out today, is the band’s third in the 2000s after a twenty-year hiatus that began in 1983.



The G-Tech "The Professional" messenger bag.



Christopher N. Kottke G (center, trumpet), Shanker S. Raman '09 (left, saxophone) and Cristian J. Derr '08 (right, trombone) play at the Festival Jazz Ensemble's Friday concert "Shades of Change." Kresge Auditorium was unexpectedly unavailable, so the group performed on Kresge Oval.



Associate Professor of Biological Engineering James L. Sherley speaks to a small crowd of about twenty outside President Hockfield’s office. To protest his being denied tenure at MIT — a decision Sherley says was motivated by institutional racism — he began a hunger strike yesterday.



Local media representatives barrage Star A. Simpson ’10 with questions after she was arraigned on charges of disorderly conduct and possession of a hoax device. Simpson was released on $750 bail on Sept. 21, 2007.



Reporters crowd around the cab Star A. Simpson ’10 and a friend are taking away from the East Boston District Court following her arraignment Sept. 21, 2007 on charges of disorderly conduct and possession of a hoax device. “Are you happy to be out?” asks one reporter. “Are you sorry?” asks another.



James L. Sherley, a former MIT professor, is a plaintiff in the lawsuit against the NIH to halt federal funding of human embryonic stem cell research.


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