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After the Second, There Is No Other

By now, everyone knows about Scott S. Krueger '01. I offer my deepest condolences to Krueger's family and friends. But MIT had another tragedy that has gone completely ignored. Krueger is the second death the Class of 2001 has faced, yet no one would know it from what has transpired. We've been wearing ribbons in memory of Krueger - and, to my knowledge, only Krueger. Was Krueger's life more important than that of Umaer A. Basha '01? Do we grieve for Krueger only?

It is disgraceful that we have not given the same respect to both freshmen whose deaths have made such an impact on our class. How is it that in our remembrance of Krueger we are forgetting that this is the second tragedy, not the first?

Albert Chan '01