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News

Zhu Speaks to Kresge Audience On Sino-American Relationship  
Secretary of Energy Tours Bates Lab  
LCS Announces New Building, Project  
Community Discusses Grad Housing in GSC Forum
Orientation ’98 Survey Findings Released in Report
Supporters Greet Chinese Premier Amidst Protest  

World and Nation

Lawmakers Express Worries Over U.S. Balkan Campaign
German Chancellor Schroeder Works for Russian Cooperation
A Day Later, NATO Admits to Bombing of a Civilian Vehicle
Astronomers Discover A Second Multi-Planet System in Milky Way
News Briefs I
News Briefs II
Weather: Improving Weekend

Columns

MIT’s Willing Accomplices
Historical Perspective and Commencement
Dr. Death and the Law
Let the Rush Begin

Letters to the Editor

Being Cautious With China
The Real Enemies of China
Focus on Athletics Needed

Arts

CONCERT REVIEW: Ani DiFranco -- A real folk singer
CONCERT REVIEW: moe. -- Lowercase and with a period does not a band make
FOOD REVIEW: The Essential Vegetarian -- Let them eat cake
MOVIE REVIEW: Cookie’s Fortune -- Sweet Southern Lullaby
MOVIE REVIEW: Forces of Nature -- It won’t blow you away
MOVIE REVIEW: Goodbye, Lover -- Comedy with delusions
MOVIE REVIEW: Twin Dragons -- One Chan Too Many
MUSIC REVIEW: State of the Airwaves -- Feeling Dizzy, Heavy and Lit Up
MUSIC REVIEW: Lit -- Just another generic rock album
ON CAMPUS: Ali Akbar Khan and Swapan Chauduri -- A powerful display of Indian virtuousity
ON CAMPUS: A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to the Forum -- A Comedy Tonight  
ON THE SCREEN:
ON THE TOWN:
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Sports

Varsity Heavyweight Edges Out Williams
MIT Shaky in Seven Game Stretch
Purcell Qualifies For World Championships
Ellefson Qualifies To Compete At Div. II Gymnastic Nationals
MIT Hosts Open Ballroom Dance Competition  
Lady Engineers Play Well at Middlebury
Women’s Pistol Places Eighth In Intercollegiate Championship

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