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At MIT, students are credited with Smackdown

College credit for watching TV? Area students dig into the 'cultural significance' -- and the water-cooler back stories -- of popular shows.

By Emily Sweeney
Globe Staff / April 11, 2007

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On a recent Thursday afternoon, a dozen students gathered inside classroom 169 in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Whitaker Building. They were there to grapple with tough topics and contemplate questions such as this: How did Kevin Federline manage to launch a new career with World Wrestling Entertainment ? (Full article: 1327 words)

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