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DISCUSS: Is Kanye’s new album really all that?

In Friday’s Tech, Jeff Chen dismisses the hype surrounding the “imma let you finish” artist’s latest release: The album absolutely reeks of a grandiose bombast that one could only expect from a child like Kanye, who is still about as brash … Continue reading

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SayNO campaign will have sit-in at Corporation meeting to protest dining

Keone Hon ’11, organizer of the SayNO campaign against the new dining plan has announced a sit-in protest at the MIT Corporation’s quarterly meeting today. In an e-mail blasted to campus mailing lists around 1:25 a.m., Hon asked students to … Continue reading

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LGBT@MIT reboots “You Are Welcome Here” campaign

Notice the new rainbow cards everywhere? Responding to high-profile gay suicides and anti-gay bullying in the news, LGBT@MIT has relaunched its “You Are Welcome Here” campaign with a new logo, new website, and new informational materials. The campaign asks staff … Continue reading

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From the Department of Counting Your Chickens…

Residential Life is inviting freshmen to a free luncheon this Friday (Dec. 3) in the Student Center to celebrate “you completing your 1st semester at MIT.” So what if the last day of classes is actually next Thursday (Dec. 9)?

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Man who died at Kendall was Muslim studies scholar and librarian at MIT

Omar Khalidi, 57, was struck and killed by a T train on Monday at the Kendall Square station, the MIT News Office reports. Khalidi, a scholar who wrote about Muslims in India, was the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture … Continue reading

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Little Boots — “New In Town”

Can’t get over the funky electro-organ-synth backing track to this. It’s amazing. I feel like this song is a squandered opportunity. Also, note how the gang-warfare turns into dancing at 1:40.

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erik hassle

I like watching covers of “A Change Is Gonna Come” on YouTube. This is one of the best I’ve seen in a while: The song is hard — really hard. It doesn’t have much structure, so the artist has to … Continue reading

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The xx has the best videos

it just repeats

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