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Tosci’s Could Close Student Center Shop

Toscanini’s may leave its Student Center location after receiving an eviction notice from MIT Real Estate. The ice cream shop is about three months or $13,000 behind on its rental payments.

Athletics Construction Commences

In an effort to update and expand athletics facilities on campus, MIT finally broke ground on a new athletics center Friday after a year’s delay.

City Council Discusses Library Move

The Cambridge City Council met with citizens yesterday evening to discuss the possible relocation of the Cambridge Public Library’s Main Branch to Central Square. The controversy surrounding the potential move has been building since 1994, when the $30 million to $38 million proposal was first put forward.

Professor Emeritus Dirk J. Struik died on October 21 at the age of 106.

Weiner offered Struik an opportunity to lecture in mathematics at MIT in the fall of 1926. Struik accepted, and became an assistant professor by 1928. He was made an associate professor in 1931, and was promoted to professor in 1940.

Question 2 May Limit Felons’ Right to Vote

Question 2 is a proposed amendment to the constitution of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts that, if passed, would limit the voting rights of convicted felons.

Question 7 Would Encourage Giving

Question 7, the third of three tax policy questions on the Massachusetts state ballot, would allow Bay State taxpayers to deduct charitable contributions from their personal income taxes.

Vassar St. Dorm Building Starts Vassar Street has become a busier place lately due to the beginning of construction of the new undergraduate dormitory.

Jeffrey C. Roberts ’02, Dormcon President and a member of the Founder’s Group, a committee formed to facilitate the creation of the living community in the new undergraduate residence, said that “the new dorm is on schedule to be completed by fall 2002.”


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