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MIT Settles With Dorm Abutter

The Institute has resolved its dispute with the business abutting the site of the proposed Vassar St. undergraduate dormitory, allowing construction to begin immediately.

New Burton-Conner Policy Could Restrict Showering of Freshmen

Burton-Conner’s house government may ban the long standing tradition of “showering” freshmen, a ritual involving the throwing of fully clothed freshmen into the shower on the night before their first 8.01 exam.

Freshman Elections Begin

Despite last year’s elections fiasco, in which a candidate for UA President was disqualified for postering violations and then reinstated, the UA Election Commission has not issued a concrete policy dealing with postering violations and punishment.

Nobel Laureate Series Begins With Focus On Economics

Sponsored by the Ford Motor Company, this five-year program aims to bring Nobel Laureates of all fields from all over the world to speak at MIT.

Freedom Rally Supporters Protest Marijuana Laws

40,000 people gathered on the Boston Commons this Saturday for the eleventh annual Freedom Rally, an event created to protest laws against the sale and use of marijuana.



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