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Skuffle License Not Approved by Boston

The Boston Inspectional Services Department cancelled Phi Kappa Sigma’s annual charity “Skuffle” event, scheduled to be held Saturday night, on account of failure to obtain an entertainment license from the Mayor’s Office of Consumer Affairs and Licensing.

Some Frosh Live in Fraternities

Some of the new pledges of MIT fraternities are spending the majority of their time at their fraternity houses, sometimes even staying overnight, despite the fact that freshmen are now required to live on campus.

Some Students In 9.01 to Get E-Tablets For Class Use

Some members of the Neuroscience and Behavior (9.01) class will be issued e-tablets for the remainder of this term, making it the first class ever at MIT to integrate these devices into the classroom.

Disabilities Ramp Under Construction at Building 7

Plans for construction of a disabilities ramp outside of 77 Massachusetts Avenue have been finalized, and construction of the ramp is under way. The ramp, which is expected to cost about $700,000, is slated to be completed by the end of the year.

MIT Card To Expand, LaVerde’s Business Increases

The MIT Card Office is considering expanding the number of vendors that accept the MIT card (TechCASH) as early as next semester. Among the possible new vendors are local restaurants and the barber shop in the Student Center.

SafeRide Replaces Vans, Online Tracking Expected

SafeRide, MIT’s nighttime transportation service, has replaced some of its vans with buses on busier routes and may soon implement the new Web Global Positioning Satellite I-Campus project.

Candidates for Gov. Spar for Last Time

The Democratic and Republican candidates for governor met at Suffolk University on Tuesday night for their final debate before the election.


Chechens Complain of Harassment, Arrests Under Anti-Terrorism Premise

CIA Officials Tout Intelligence Successes to Counter Criticism