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CPs Find Drugs, Beer Keg on Fourth West

In separate incidents at East Campus, illegal drugs were found inside a resident’s room, and a beer keg was discovered in a hallway closet.

MIT Grad Allegedly Faked Death to Avoid Debts

Venezia received a Master of Science degree from MIT’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering in 1989, but he failed to pay off his $4,000 bursar’s bill after graduation, according to MIT documents that were part of the government’s filing.

Student Uses WebSIS Loophole To Make 'Hot or Not?' Web Site

“MIT Hot or Not?” is definitely not. After only a few days in operation, an MIT version of the popular “Hot or Not?” Web site was taken down after its creator received complaints from students.

GSC Tries To Keep Grad Beds

Following a proposal by Chancellor Phillip L. Clay PhD ’75 to find space for 140 undergraduates in the graduate housing system, members of the Graduate Student Council are searching for solutions to the undergraduate crowding crisis that would not come at the expense of graduate beds.

Deshpandes Donate $20M to New Center

A $20 million gift from Jaishree Deshpande and Desh Deshpande, the co-founder and chairman of Sycamore Networks, Inc., will fund the initial phase of the new Deshpande Center for Technological Innovation (DCTI).

Housemaster Sought For New Grad Dorm

With the new graduate dormitory at 70 Pacific Street scheduled to open on time, grad students are currently in the process of selecting the dormitory’s housemaster.

LGC Rush Kicks Off Friday

The six member houses of the Living Group Council will hold a rush separate from the Interfraternity Council’s spring rush, beginning Friday with a kickoff event in Killian Court.

Drop Posters May Be Replaced

As much as the reopened skylight and newly-shined floors have changed the look of Lobby 7, the possible absence of drop posters might be the biggest change of all for MIT students.

Alfred A.H. Keil

“He has made a lasting contribution to the school and to the Institute through his efforts to articulate a new and broader vision of engineering education and to use the resources of the school with increased effectiveness,” wrote then-President Jerome B. Wiesner and then-Chancellor Paul E. Gray ’54 in 1977, when Keil stepped down as dean of the School of Engineering.


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