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Following Protest, Coordinator Will Not Live at Senior House

Residential coordinators will not live in Senior House next year, announced Dean for Student Life Larry G. Benedict at a meeting with concerned Senior House residents.

Devereaux Elected UA President

The undergraduate population elected Jaime E. Devereaux ’02 and Allison L. Neizmik ’02 Undergraduate Association President and Vice President last week.

SIPB Members’ Hack Draws Legal Controversy

Usually six lines of text won’t get you more than a poor poem, but it thrust Keith J. Winstein ’03 and Marc H. Horowitz ’92 into the middle of a major controversy. The two members of the Student Information Processing Board created a very small program that decodes DVDs and has reopened the debate on computer code, copyright laws, and freedom of speech.

Undergraduate Advising Study Results Show Varying Quality Among Departments

The quality of undergraduate academic advising varies enormously in different departments, according to a survey presented by the UA Subcommittee on Advising and Faculty-Student Relations at the Undergraduate Association meeting yesterday.

Good Speakers, Good Company At Biotechnology Conference

I arrived in Kresge Auditorium Saturday at 8:50 a.m. -- an absurdly early hour for an MIT student -- to update that database also known as my brain on the changing field of biotechnology at this year’s Conference on Biotechnology, sponsored by MIT and Harvard’s Hippocratic societies.



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