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Low pledge numbers, heavily subscribed dorms leave several freshmen still in limbo
Houses are mixed about generally weaker rush  
Orientation Begins for Grad Students
Using MIT’s Athena Computing System

World and Nation

Israel, Palestine Talks Stall Over Dispute Over Prisoners
Reno Seeks Waco Probe Leader From Outside Dept of Justice
Russian Officials Say U.S. Media Exaggerate Corruption Scandal
News Briefs
News Briefs
World Bank Alleges Timorese Governor of Campaign Fraud
Weather: Weather


Keeping a Level Head Don’t Rush to Conclusions in Tragedy’s Aftermath
Swarms of Bees and Teenagers
Straight From the Heart


BOOK REVIEW: The Pledge -- Kean’s debut falls flat
FILM REVIEW: Mystery Men -- Blade Runner meets Naked Gun
MUSIC REVIEW: Eartha Kitt -- She’s still here
RADIO REVIEW: 90.9 FM -- Ode to WBUR
THEATER REVIEW: Little Shop of Horrors -- Quite appetizing  
THE ESSENTIAL VEGETARIAN: A vegetarian’s adventures in Europe


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