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Tetris on the Green Building

The Green Building became an interactive game of Tetris on Friday evening. Users could play the game while Boston looked on. More photos after the jump.

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Hackers place circus performers in Lobby 7

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Plan Your Life!

On Wednesday, a bunch of frosh (and some upperclassmen) stormed the fourth floor of the Student Center for the Four-Year Planning Seminar by Chocolate City and the National Society of Black Engineers. This seminar is carried out annually to give … Continue reading

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President of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff, visits MIT Media Lab

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Koch Institute holds its first poster session this afternoon

The Koch Institute is holding its first poster session this afternoon from 4–6 p.m. There will be 9 posters in total, focusing mainly on genetics. Majors represented include 7, 9, and 20, and all but one of the presenters has … Continue reading

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Live Blog: GZA, rapper of the Wu Tang Clan, speaks at MIT about hip hop and how it relates to civic media

Thanks for following The Tech’s live blog. Look out for a full article about the event in Friday’s issue of The Tech. 6:58 p.m. Condry gives GZA an MIT sweatshirt to end the event. A line forms for autographs at … Continue reading

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Noam Chomsky on the Arab Spring

Famed professor and linguist Noam Chomsky gave a lecture on the Arab Spring and some of its consequences Thursday night in 26-100. This event was sponsored and carried out by both Amnesty International and i-House, and its main purpose was … Continue reading

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Shinkle ’15 wins Republican State Committeewoman position, according to unofficial results

Caroline B. Shinkle ’15, has won the position of Republican State Committeewoman, according to unofficial results posted on the City of Cambridge website. Shinkle won 175 of the 247 total votes in the First Suffolk and Middlesex District, which is … Continue reading

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MITx begins today, more than 90,000 enrolled

Over 90,000 people have enrolled in MITx’s first course in Circuits and Electronics (6.002x), which begins today. This free online course is taught by EECS professor and CSAIL director Anant Agarwal, EECS Senior Lecturer and CSAIL Co-Director Chris J. Terman, … Continue reading

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Quick Quotes from Andrea Wong, president of Sony International Production

Andrea Wong ’88, president of Sony International Production and an alumni of electrical engineering, gave a talk and Q&A this afternoon at the Stata Center. Wong spoke about her introduction to the world of entertainment, how big a risk it … Continue reading

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