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.
WORLD AND NATION
Bush Woos Middle Class Voters With Tax Reduction Package
Gore Calls for Enhanced HMO Coverage of Female Patients
Cohen Warns Indonesia to Either Disarm Militia or Face Isolation
Krayzelburg and Quann Earn Gold Medals in Swimming For U.S. Team
Montesinos Evades Capture By Peruvian Military Forces
Weather: A Cloudy Call
Alcohol, Health, and Discipline
Carving Out Your Own Niche The Need to be Special is Independent of Age
In Support of Wen Ho Lee
MITMSA Active in Global Relief
ALBUM REVIEW: Vandals: Look What I Almost Stepped In... -- A Quick Laugh
COMIC BOOK REVIEW: Castle Waiting: The Lucky Road -- Fancifully Intriguing
MOVIE REVIEWHHH1/2: Almost Famous -- Mantra of Sex, Drugs, and Rock-and-Roll
MOVIE REVIEWHH1/2: Bait -- At Least Hilarious
MUSIC REVIEW: State of the Airwaves -- BNL, ’BCN, and BMM
Focus on Education
Freshmen today follow many Institute rules, along with the rest of the student body. Earlier this century freshmen were strictly guided in their dress and conduct to encourage freshmen to meet one another. The new policy was announced in The Tech on Registration Day, in late September 1929.
Gore Appears on Letterman: Lead strengthens as media appearances grow
the crass rat
Fun with Clip Art
Down with Science