The Tech - Online EditionMIT's oldest and largest
newspaper & the first
newspaper published
on the web
Boston Weather: 54.0°F | Light Rain Fog/Mist


Grade Modifiers Will Likely Remain for Internal Use Only
Dormcon Announces Event Grant Following Influx of HFS Funding
Students React to Clinton Acquittal, Mirror Their National Party's Vie
Grad Student Wins Inventiveness Prize
US First Competition Resembles MIT's 2.70
'Gay Wedding' Marks Freedom-to-Marry Day
Clinton Budget Will Help NSF Research
Switchover to Computer-Based GRE Goes Unnoticed by OCPSA
Dartmouth Outlaws Single-Sex Housing

World and Nation

Moscow Denies Selling Air Defense Equipment to Iraq
Watergate Participant, Nixon Aide Ehrlichman Dies at 73
Clinton, Mexican President Sign Anti-Drug Trafficking Agreement
News Briefs


Addressing the Suicide Problem
Giving Grad Students Some Relief
Finneran's Iron Fist

Letters to the Editor

Schnee's Misguided View on Education


Hacking at MIT
Spotlight of the Week: MIT Outing Club
Viewpoint: Do you think you need to have alcohol to have a good time?


Bart Squeak

Down with Science


Krzysztof Gajos -- The Tech
The Association of Taiwanese Students sponsored a dinner to celebrate Chinese New Year Saturday at Edgerton House. Following the feast, students relaxed and played Mah-jong, a traditional Chinese game.
Karlene Rosera -- The Tech
Nikos Michalakis '01 spikes the ball against opponents from Hunter College. MIT won Saturday 3-0.
Karen Robinson -- The Tech
Ela Ben-Ur G mills a mount for one of the robot's motors.
Michelle Povinelli -- The Tech
Northeastern University figure skater Emily Archibald, spins elegantly in the Intermediate Freestyle A category during the MIT Intercollegiate Championships Saturday in Johnson Athletic Center.
Yi Xie -- The Tech
Forward Cristina Estrada '01 quickly passes the ball during MIT's game against Worcester Polytechnic Institute. The Engineers triumphed 72-54.