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City Approves MIT-Proposed Kendall Square Renovation

Following six years of negotiations and public meetings, the Cambridge City Planning Board approved MIT’s plans for a massive renovation of Kendall Square that aims to revitalize the area and attract more research companies.

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Divest Harvard Members Support Fossil Free MIT Sit-In

Members of Divest Harvard have shown support and offered protest models for Fossil Free MIT, a student activist group that recently completed a 116-day sit-in to urge the MIT administration to end its investment in the fossil fuel industry.

Junot Diaz Kirkland
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Junot Diaz Kirkland

Pulitzer Prize-winning author and MIT professor Junot Diaz speaks at Kirkland House on Saturday, March 7.

Battlecode MIT Event
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Battlecode MIT Event

Bulletin Board at MIT
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Bulletin Board at MIT

The Alchemist
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The Alchemist

Outside the Student Center at MIT stands the Alchemist, a sculpture commissioned by an anonymous alumnus for the school’s 150th anniversary.

Battlecode
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Battlecode

At MIT’s Battlecode competition, founded in 2001, teams create computer programs which control every decision made during a round, with the goal of defeating the other team’s “archons”.

MIT Construction
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MIT Construction

A crane stands in a construction site by MIT’s “Great Dome” of its McLaurin Building. A new research building is being added to MIT’s campus, set to open in 2018.

Digi Comp II
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Digi Comp II

The Digi Comp II in MIT’s Stata Center, which houses the Computer Science Department, is a toy computer which performs basic calculations using balls rolling down an inclined plane.

Hacking Supplies
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Hacking Supplies

Parts for machines lie on a table at the MakeMIT hackathon, where over 250 hackers spent over 15 hours designing and building machines.

MakeMIT
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MakeMIT

At the MakeMIT hackathon on February 13th, over 250 hackers spent 15 hours designing and building machines, starting at 9 AM and completing their projects at 12:30 AM. Top teams will compete in a second round this weekend on February 18th.

MakeMIT
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MakeMIT

At the MakeMIT hackathon on February 13th, over 250 hackers spent 15 hours designing and building machines, starting at 9 AM and completing their projects at 12:30 AM. Top teams will compete in a second round this weekend on February 18th.

MakeMIT
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MakeMIT

At the MakeMIT hackathon on February 13th, over 250 hackers spent 15 hours designing and building machines, starting at 9 AM and completing their projects at 12:30 AM. Top teams will compete in a second round this weekend on February 18th.

Hackathon Sponsors
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Hackathon Sponsors

Sponsors set up tables in the back of the room at MakeMIT, a hardware hackathon hosted in MIT's Student Center, offering opportunities to network and branded merchandise to lure students.

Hacking Supplies
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Hacking Supplies

Parts for machines lie on a table at the MakeMIT hackathon, where over 250 hackers spent over 15 hours designing and building machines.