Institute Will Pay Kruegers $6M for Role in Death
Three years after the alcohol-related death of Scott S. Krueger ’01, MIT has agreed to pay $6 million for its role in his death. Of this amount, $1.25 million will be contributed to a scholarship in Krueger’s memory and $4.75 million will be paid to his parents as compensatory damages.
Wen Ho Lee Forum Debates U.S. Tactics
Lee, the Los Alamos laboratory nuclear scientist held in prison for allegedly transferring secrets to China, was released yesterday after a plea bargain settlement that will convict him on a felony count for unlawfully retaining nuclear secrets.
6.001 Cuts Lectures, Embraces Web
After an experimental recitation piloted the online tutor last year, 6.001 no longer includes classroom lectures. Students must log on to the online tutor from a personal or Athena computer to watch a lecture.
David X. Li ’02
Vijay Divi ’02 said Li was extremely motivated and an excellent role model. “He did more after he left MIT than many people will do in a lifetime,” said Divi, describing Li’s continual pursuit of knowledge even at home.
Sharma Kicks Off $50K Competition
Rohit Sharma, founder and chief technology officer of ONI Systems, encouraged MIT entrepreneurs to combine innovation with business sensibility in a keynote address at the $50K Competition Fall Kick-Off.
WORLD AND NATION
Bush, Gore Agree to Appear In Three Presidential Debates
FAA Will Order Redesign of Boeing 737 Rudder Blamed in Two Crashes
Feds Will Consider Criminal Case in Firestone Tire Deaths
Hoping to Revive Talks, Albright Meets With Middle East Leaders
Weather: Heavy Rain Ahead
Clinton ‘Quite Troubled’ By Wen Ho Lee Espionage Case
A Beginning, Not an End
UA at a Crossroads
Ranking the Rankings
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
‘Girls’ Not Prejudicial
Libertarians the Largest Third Party
CONCERT REVIEW: Bosstones Welcome Students At Disorientation 2000 -- A Mighty Mighty Large Crowd
FILM REVIEW H1/2: The Watcher -- Just Watchable
FILM REVIEW HH1/2: The Way of the Gun -- The Very Ordinary Suspects
FOOD REVIEW: Kendallside Cheap Eats -- Pizza, Burgers, and Burritos
MOVIE REVIEW HH: Nurse Betty -- A Visual Lobotomy
MOVIE REVIEW HH 1/2: Psycho Beach Party -- Gidget Gone Awry
MOVIE REVIEW HH 1/2: Requiem for a Dream -- Softened Focus
ON THE SCREEN
ON THE TOWN
VIDEO GAME REVIEW: Seaman -- Defying Game Play
Runners Sweep WPI, RPI
Baseball Postseason An Indian Summer?
Tennis Wins, 8-0
Puskarich NFL Report
Women’s X-Country Takes 2nd
Featured Home EventLast year’s NEWMAC tennis champions are at it again on the duPont/Katz tennis courts. The women’s tennis team matches up against conference rival Babson College at 4:00 p.m. today. Come out to the courts and cheer them on as they protect their conference title.
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