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Piano Drop - 2012
This year's Piano Drop will be on Thursday April 26 at 5 pm. If you get to see it, remember to submit some pictures to the webmaster here...
Update from the House President:
Here is WCVB (Channel 5/ABC)’s stories on the drop. They are different from each other.
Plus Piano Drop has been picked up in 127 news outlets so far, including the Washington Post http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/higher-education/mit-students-celebrate-annual-tradition-of-dropping-piano-from-dorm-roof/2012/04/26/gIQA21qxjT_story.html and papers across the country.
More from the House President:
News of the Piano Drop continues to spread across the globe.
Piano Drop was mentioned in 361 different news outlets so far, according to Google News.
This was the first year, I believe, it was included in nightly news casts outside of Boston. Check out this report from ABC Chicago http://abclocal.go.com/wls/story?section=news/bizarre&id=8639066
It was mentioned as a trending story on Time.com http://newsfeed.time.com/2012/04/28/watch-mits-40th-annual-piano-drop-is...
It was also the first year it went international, even being picked up by the BBC in the UK http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-17867772 and the Telegraph http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/9230677/MIT-s...
It was even picked up by the China Post http://www.chinapost.com.tw/life/offbeat/2012/04/28/339284/MIT-strikes.htm