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  1. MIT tennis matches wits against Loughborough in Trans-Atlantic ChallengeRead the original story

    Apr 5, 2016 | The Tech

    The MIT tennis team squared up against a team from Loughborough University visiting from England for the second annual Trans-Atlantic Challenge. Although MIT put up a spirited showing and the Loughborough players said they were impressed with the level of play, the MIT men's and women's teams were defeated with an overall score of MIT 3-13 Loughborough.

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  2. Bring your own bag to LaVerde's, Shaws or pay extraRead the original story

    Apr 5, 2016 | The Tech

    Under the "Bring Your Own Bag Ordinance," stores are no longer allowed to give out free plastic bags at checkout. Instead, customers must either bring their own reusable bags or purchase bags from the store.

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  3. IMF Managing Director, Christine Lagarde, talks demographic change, energy, and MIT cultureRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2016 | The Tech

    Christine Lagarde, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund, spoke at MIT last Friday, saying "we need to reframe the debate about demographics" and the global challenges that come with demographic changes. Her plan to counter shrinking and ageing populations in advanced economies includes both policy-driven approaches, such as entitlement reform, as well as calls for technological innovation in healthcare and energy.

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  4. A taste of winterRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2016 | The Tech

    After an extended period of spring-like conditions, winter is returning to the Cambridge area. Today between three and eight inches of snow is expected to fall as a low pressure system moves northward along the eastern seaboard.

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  5. Actor Matt Damon to speak before class of 2016 at June commencementRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2016 | The Tech

    At MIT's 139th commencement this June, he will become the first entertainer in 17 years to give the keynote address, and the first speaker in six years from a non-science background. "I am humbled and thrilled by this invitation," Damon told the MIT News Office.

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  6. Matt Damon to speak at MIT's 2016 commencementRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2015 | The Tech

    At MIT's 150th commencement this June, he will become the first entertainer in 17 years to give the keynote address, and the first speaker in six years from a non-science background. "I am humbled and thrilled by this invitation," Damon told the MIT News Office.

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  7. MIT senior Vo Tien Phong receives a 2016 Marshall ScholarshipRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2015 | The Tech

    Vo Tien Phong '16 will spend next year studying physics at Cambridge University as a recipient of the Marshall Scholarship. The Marshall Scholarship is awarded to up to 40 students annually and funds graduate education at a university in the UK.

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  8. Why is a supporter of the 9/11 attacks being hosted at MIT?Read the original story

    Nov 4, 2015 | The Tech

    The very first person killed on 9/11 was an MIT student, Daniel Lewin, someone I knew well. Before I moved to a dorm or even considered applying to MIT, I was a resident of Westgate Low-Rise, that collection of squat apartment buildings past Next House clustered around a playground.

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  9. Coming back to TFPRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2015 | The Tech

    It was somewhere along the Pacific Coast Highway, shaded from the setting sun by a row of tall palm trees on both sides, a refreshing headwind wrapping itself around my motorcycle helmet, when it suddenly occurred to me that I'd found what I was looking for. I'd spent the past several months away from school, searching, scouring the vast world outside and within for some elusive purpose, a gem of insight that would justify the profusion of pain and doubt that veiled my time in college up to that point.

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  10. the First Year: Learning to take rain by stormRead the original story

    Oct 7, 2015 | The Tech

    This was it. This was the day I had been dreaming of for the past few months, the day I had been fantasizing about in my mind over and over again since my official enrollment into MIT, the day I thought might never come: today was the first rain.

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  11. Alumna runs for city council seat, joins slateRead the original story

    Oct 7, 2015 | The Tech

    Mariko Davidson MCP '13, who earned a master's degree in city planning at MIT, is running for Cambridge City Council. Two other MIT alumni are currently up for reelection.

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  12. Kendall development project poses traffic concernsRead the original story

    Sep 24, 2015 | The Tech

    As MIT prepares to move forward with redevelopment plans for the east campus and Kendall Square area, Cambridge officials have expressed concerns that the project will draw increased traffic to an already-congested area. A transportation study commissioned by MIT estimated that the renovated space would generate over 5,800 vehicle trips and 7,500 transit trips daily.

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  13. Talk series is launched to humanize professorsRead the original story

    Sep 21, 2015 | The Tech

    MIT Faculty Talks, a series of chats intended to build a closer relationship between students and faculty, launched last Wednesday, Sept. 16. The joint effort between the chancellor's office and Lorna Gibson, a professor of materials science and engineering, opened with a presentation on "teaching, scholarship, and the imposter syndrome" by Arthur Bahr, a medieval literature professor.

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  14. Guest Column: An Fsilg Village would hurt Mit's Greek systemRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2015 | The Tech

    Over the past year, there has been discussion about transitioning MIT fraternities and sororities stationed in Boston into a "Greek Village" located on West Campus grounds in Cambridge. This concept of an FSILG Village has moved quickly amongst FSILG officials and MIT administrators but has not gained support within the actual Greek community.

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  15. The Daily Confusion: 2015 REX EditionRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2015 | The Tech

    Random House of Pancakes! Is it early, or is it late? All we know is that we have delicious pancakes to feed you. Normally D is for "discretion," but in that case D was for "denial."

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  16. Suspect charged with murder after shootingRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2015 | The Tech

    On Monday, Roosselin Altidor of Medford was arraigned on a charge of murder for the Aug. 12 shooting of 31-year-old Rasaun Nichols near MIT's campus. Nichols was shot through the windshield of his girlfriend's car while they were parked near 119 Windsor Street in Cambridge.

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  17. Man fatally shot in car on Main StreetRead the original story

    Aug 6, 2015 | The Tech

    A male passenger was shot in a black sedan near Central Square around 8:41 p.m. on August 12. He was later found near the Kendall MBTA Station and pronounced dead at a local hospital, Cambridge police said. The victim was killed by shots that were fired at the intersection of Windsor Street and Main Street near Central Square, according to a press release on the Middlesex County District Attorney's website.

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  18. 'FSILG village' plan gets tepid responseRead the original story

    Aug 6, 2015 | The Tech

    Fraternities, sororities, and independent living groups affiliated with MIT are spread over a much larger region of Boston and Cambridge than the campus alone, but a proposal to move multiple FSILGs onto campus may shrink their range considerably. The proposal describes an MIT-owned plot, potentially located in northeast or west campus, on which MIT would lease buildings to FSILGs to form an "FSILG village."

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  19. Concert Review: The 2nd annual Cambridge Jazz FestivalRead the original story

    Aug 6, 2015 | The Tech

    Nothing says summer quite like jazz: they are both relaxed yet spontaneous, fun, and lively. The annual Cambridge Jazz Festival took place this year on July 26. Located in University Park , it was the perfect way to spend a Sunday afternoon.

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