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Friday, April 28, 2000
Volume 120, Number 23


  Spring Weekend Kicks Off
This year's Spring Weekend features the return of Johnson Games to MIT. Festivities began last night with the 12th annual Alpha Chi Omega Lip Sync.
  Liability Can’t Kill Roast
Senior House's motto is "sport death," but this year the dormitory's residents have been more concerned with liability as safety concerns threatened the annual Steer Roast party. With the event a week away, however, it appears that the Steer Roast tradition will continue as administrators have green lighted the infamous party.
  McDermott Building Plan Altered
Following a meeting between the Department of Facilities and concerned students, plans to construct temporary office buildings on McDermott Court have been altered to move the buildings off the green.
  Jonathan Allen
Allen's research included speech processing and computational linguistics. He was a principal investigator in the Circuits and Systems and the Speech Communication groups of the RLE.
  Dorow Wins Big Screw Contest
This year's Alpha Phi Omega Big Screw contest raised nearly $3,000 for charity, and Assistant Dean Neal Dorow will once again have his name engraved on the aluminum screw.

World and Nation

  Appeals Court Denies Elian’s American Relatives Access
Gene Therapy Appears Successful For Two Immune-Deficient Infants
Giuliani Has Prostate Cancer; Illness Jeopardizes Senate Bid
Try for Crime Victim Rights Amendment Fails in the Senate
News Briefs
News Briefs
Turkish Parliament Refuses to Elect Prime Minister’s Personal Endorsee
Weather: What’s Wrong with the Weather?



  Seeing Double in Colombia
A President’s Guide to the Presidency
Commemorating the True May Day


  ALBUM REVIEW: Marie Christine—A New Musical
FILM REVIEW ***1/2: American Psycho—Violent Murders and Sharp Satire
MOVIE REVIEW: The ’70s—When Disco was King
MUSIC REVIEW: State of the Airwaves—Metallica, Matchbox, and Mustard Plug
RESTAURANT REVIEW: Table For Two: Austin Grill—Dust Off the Cowboy Hat
THEATER REVIEW: Tartuffe—Good Almost to the Last Drop
  Poliece Log


  A.L. East Division Preview
Women’s Crew Snags NEWMAC Championship
Men’s Lacrosse Defense Shines In Wheaton Game
Annual Alumni/ae Rugby Match Becomes Muddy Bash
Women’s Outdoor Track Races In the Aloha Relays—In Rain
Upcoming Events


  Fun with Clip Art
the crass rat
Generation Imaj
Institvte Madness
Down with Science
Xippo's Courseload