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Ketterle Wins Nobel For Work in Physics

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences named MIT Physics Professor Wolfgang Ketterle as one of the 2001 Nobel Prize laureates in Physics on Tuesday for his work in experimentally discovering Bose-Einstein condensates (BEC), a new state of matter.

Fall Festival Funding Increases

Preparations are complete for one of the largest Fall Festivals in MIT history, which begins this evening.

Administrators Develop New Policies on Alcohol

Despite overwhelming student support for anonymous medical transport, MIT has been unable to implement a system that complies with Massachusetts’ underage drinking laws.

Kenneth Locke Hale

Institute Professor Noam Chomsky called Hale “one of the world’s leading scholars.” In a MIT News Office press release, Chomsky said Hale was “dear to countless people, he was also one of those very few people who truly merits the term ‘a voice for the voiceless.’”

Chi Phi Faces New IFC Sanctions

In response to a series of rush violations this year, the Interfraternity Council has levied additional sanctions against the Chi Phi fraternity, including a $1500 fine and restrictions on recruitment activities for 2002.


Bush Urges Media to Avoid Running bin Laden Speeches

U.S. Planes Continue to Strike Afghan Capital for Fourth Day

Afghans Wary of US Purpose, Begin to Get Ready for Warfare

Military Forces Using Pakistani Bases for Campaign, Sources Say