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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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Anna Tang trial restarted today — Tang’s mental illness is central question

Anna Tang’s trial re-started today, after it had stopped June. The bulk of the day was testimony by her treating psychopharmocologist, Dr. Michael Mufson, as a witness for the defense. Mufson’s testimony held up fairly well under cross-examination, and supports a finding … 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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New and improved classes–coming to you via Singapore

The Chronicle of Higher Education recently published an in-depth piece on a new Singaporean university that MIT is helping to develop.  The school, which is “meant to road-test the latest in teaching theory and academic features,” is flaunting its MIT … Continue reading

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Student center water is back

(UPDATED 2:01 a.m.) Water has returned to the Student Center, and the building should reopen in a couple hours, according to the Campus Activities Complex. (UPDATED 11:13 p.m.) The Student Center is closing from 10 p.m. onward tonight because of … Continue reading

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