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Election Commission Bars Creighton/Brar

The Undergraduate Association Election Commission disqualified Rhett Creighton ’02 and Victor W. Brar ’04 from their write-in candidacy for UA president and vice president, marking the third consecutive UA election to feature a disqualification.

Simmons Opens to Student Tours

For as long as freshmen have been on campus, the monstrosity has been there. In fact, ground was already broken in time for last year’s Campus Preview Weekend. It rose quickly in the fall months, and everyone gawked at its “waffle” exterior. Rumors circulated that aluminum foil would cover the outside, creating a chrome sheen in the sunlight.

Deans, Students Clarify Activity Fee Allocations

Following confusion from student leaders regarding the recently announced activity fee, officers of the Association for Student Activities, Undergraduate Association, and Graduate Student Council met recently with Dean for Student Life Larry G. Benedict and Dean for Graduate Students Isaac M. Colbert recently to discuss the addition to next year’s tuition.

MIT Wins $50 Million Grant From Army

The U.S. Army chose MIT Wednesday to develop military applications for nanotechnology with a $50 million grant to found the Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies.

$50K Semifinalists Announced

Semifinalists for the 13th annual MIT $50K Entrepreneurship Competition were announced Tuesday night at a ceremony in Wong auditorium.

Horowitz Talks as MIT Republicans Make Comeback

The MIT College Republicans have reappeared on the school political front, adding fire to an already controversial scene. For their debut performance, the College Republicans invited best-selling author and conservative speaker David Horowitz to speak before the MIT community.


Prosecutors Indict Andersen For Handling of Enron Case

Israel Begins Leaving Ramallah Occupation Ends Three Days After Seize of Palestinian Territory