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MIT Ups Athletic Fees With Z-Center Opening

With the opening of the Zesiger Sports and Fitness Center, MIT has dramatically hiked athletic fees, raising the prices by hundreds of dollars for alumni, families, and MIT staff to access its athletic facilities. The price increases bring MIT’s athletic fees closer to those of area private health clubs.


Pledge Numbers, Imbalance Threaten FSILGs

Fraternity and living group pledges have approached three hundred this year, but have tapered off below the levels required to perpetuate the entire fraternity system without freshmen.


Tech Fraud Over $77K, Committee Reports

The Tech lost more than $77,000 from fraudulent credit card transactions and forged checks over the last two years, according to a report recently released to the Managing Board, the group consisting of the organization’s editors. The figure is significantly higher than the previously reported estimate of $50,000. The Tech’s annual budget is about $400,000.


Necco, Striking Workers Reach Compromise

The New England Confectionary Co. reached a compromise with its union workers last month, after Necco employees staged a 29-day strike over job security and healthcare complaints.




WORLD AND NATION

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