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MIT Dining Creates Required Meal Plan

“The decision has been made by the Institute to move to a participatory meal plan,” he said. A minimum level of participation in such a plan would be mandatory for all undergraduate dormitory residents, but the details of possible meal plan options are yet to be finalized. This reformulation of the dining system comes as the current contract with Aramark is set to expire at the end of the year.

Fall Recruiting Begins

160 companies braved a sluggish economy to attend this year’s career fair, which will end today.

Hundreds Gather at Rally for Peace

Hundreds of students, faculty, and staff gathered on the McDermott Dot yesterday for MIT’s Rally for Peace, sponsored by the MIT Social Justice Cooperative. The event was the initiative of over a hundred and fifty college peace organizations across America. A press release issued by the event’s national organizers said that people on campuses all over the nation met yesterday at noon to “offer our condolences and support for the victims” and to “reaffirm the sanctity of life by seeking peace and justice in the wake of Tuesday’s tragedy.”

BASICS Attempts to Stop Binge Drinking; Features Survey, Personalized Counseling

The program gives all freshman the chance to submit a nine-question online survey on alcohol consumption, and pays them $25 in return. Based on their answers, they may then be asked to partake in two voluntary counseling sessions offered by MIT Medical.

50K Kickoff Begins Despite Recent Woes

In his address, the Lemelson prize winner and Kurzweil Technologies founder highlighted the importance of innovation in a society where technology improves at an exponential rate. The auditorium was packed past capacity with eager future business leaders undaunted by terrorist attacks and a floundering economy.

Club Sports Council to Function as Autonomous Body

Larry Anderson, MIT’s director of club sports, said that the creation of the Council came in response to cutbacks and restructuring within MIT’s Athletic Department and the ASA over the past year.



WORLD AND NATION

President Bush Vows to End Terrorism By Military Force

CIA Warned of Terrorist Attack Israeli Agency Saw Large Terrorist Movement into US 3

Religious Council Suggests That bin Laden Leave Afghanistan

Military Forces Continue Taking Tactical Positions in Persian Gulf

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