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Last Published: April 14, 2016
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Facilities workers clean a flood in Building 16 after heavy rains Thursday caused flooding in several campus basements.

Members of Fossil Free MIT wrap up day 28 of their sit-in protesting the Institute’s decision to not divest its endowment from fossil fuel companies.

MIT admitted 656 early action applicants to the Class of 2020 last month, out of a pool of 7,767, according to the MIT admissions website.

Building E52 reopened to the economics department this week following two years of extensive renovations. The facility will be renamed the “Morris and Sophie Chang Building” at a dedication ceremony this March.

A SpaceX-themed hack appeared in Lobby 7 Sunday morning commemorating the spaceflight company’s recently completed JASON-3 mission.

A quadcopter-themed hack appeared around campus on March 14 in celebration of the release of Regular Action admission decisions. This drone carries one of MIT Admissions’s famous “tubes” during the early morning hours of Pi Day.

On Tuesday morning, alumni of Lambda Chi Alpha continued their 56-year-old tradition of repainting the Smoot markers on the Harvard Bridge. This year, the 179th Smoot included a tribute to MIT Officer Sean Collier.

The Department of Mathematics is in the process of returning to Building 2 following two and a half years of renovations. The Main Group turns 100 this year.

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