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New Dorm Decision Pushed to December

MIT administrators have decided to wait until the first week of December to decide whether Simmons Hall will open on time in 2002 or whether undergraduates will be temporarily housed in a graduate dormitory.

Mental Health Report Admits MIT’s Failures

The final draft of the Mental Health Task Force report makes several recommendations for improving mental health services at MIT, including expanding MIT Medical’s Mental Health Department’s hours and staff, hiring a professional advertising firm to promote mental health awareness, and appointing an administrative coordinator and standing committee to oversee the implementation of its recommendations.

UA Allocates $18K for Student Cable

The Undergraduate Association has agreed to allocate more than $18,000 for the joint use of MIT Student Cable and the Interactive Introduction to the Institute (I3). The two organizations presented a joint proposal to combine resources, and to purchase additional cameras and editing equipment.

MIT Medical, Police Prepare for Disaster

As a result of the September 11 attacks on New York City and Washington, D.C., MIT Medical and other public health and safety offices on campus have taken steps to prepare for a terrorist attack on campus or in the surrounding area.

Splash Makes Waves

Splash, a project of the Education Studies Program, brought over 800 high school and junior high school students to MIT for a weekend of classes.

Potluck Dinner, Host Families Make Holidays Less Lonely for Foreigners

Over the chattering voices and energetic buzz of the International Freshman Potluck Dinner, Kate Baty, Coordination Host to International Students, announced that introductions are about to begin.


U.S. Official Accuses Five Nations Of Developing Biological Weapons

Israelis, Palestinians Skeptical Of Renewed U.S. Peace Efforts

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