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Volume 131, Issue 7 — 12 photos
The Lobby 7 plinths were designed for statues of Greek intellectuals, but 12 finalists have designed their own, uniquely MIT adornments.
Archimedes photo courtesy of national museum in naples, ictinus photo courtesy of the national gallery in London
Situation for Noon Eastern Time, Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011
The Coca-Cola distributor for the Star Market on Sidney Street gave MIT a shout-out using boxes of Coke products. This is just one of several designs they display throughout the year, including a Christmas tree shape ...
Joanna Kao—The Tech
Students sit atop a plinth in the corner of Lobby 7 as pedestrians walk past on Nov. 5, 2009. The Class of 1954 is sponsoring a student contest for designs to sit atop the pedestals, which were left unfinished after L...
Sam Range—Tech File Photo
Students swarm the hallway from Building 26 to 8.
Melissa Renée Schumacher—The Tech
Meng Heng Touch—The Tech
The Grand Junction Railroad may become a commuter rail link between Boston’s North Station and Worcester. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has purchased the rights to the rail line, which runs past Simmo...
This weekend, MIT Women’s Swimming and Diving won the NEWMAC Championships for the first time in school history. After consistently taking second place, the Engineers beat rivals Springfield College 917.5 points to 89...
Jessica L. Wass—The Tech