ErratumA Tuesday article about Rush [“FILGS Recruit 236 Over Weekend”] included several comments attributed to Rupesh R. Kanthan ’04, the Sigma Phi Epsilon vice president for recruitment. The interview has been called into question and The Tech can no longer stand by it. Though the reporter believed he was speaking with Kanthan, it appears another individual answered the phone and gave the comments reported. Efforts to reach this individual again were unsuccessful, and it was unclear whether he intentionally impersonated Kanthan.
Consequently, the article misstated the number of bids extended by Sig Ep. As of Thursday evening, the fraternity had extended 11 bids, not 15. No students had yet pledged, as reported.
A Tuesday article on the Ig Nobel Ceremony [“Ig Nobel Ceremony Hails Science’s Laughable Achievements of the Year”] referred incorrectly to “the Switzerland Nobel Prize Ceremony.” Nobel Prizes are awarded at ceremonies held in Sweden and Norway, not Switzerland.
The article also incorrectly referred to a “Dr. Norio” as the “Kogure Executive Director” of Kogure Veterinary Hospital. Dr. Norio Kogure is the executive director of the Kogure Veterinary Hospital.