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Volume V123, Number 1

MIT Campus Reacts To Shuttle Disaster

As somber students, faculty, and staff of the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics entered to pay their respects, many stopped to write their thoughts and condolences in an empty book that sat at one end of the room.

6.270 Dominated by ‘Victor Brar’

“Victor Watson Brar,” the robot created by Kenneth J. Jensen ’03 and Rhett Creighton ’02, dominated the field and won this years 6.270 Autonomous Robot Competition.

Disconnected Registers Finally Post Old Charges

Cash registers disconnected from the MIT Card Office resulted in delayed TechCASH charges last month, as the Office finally posted saved transactions as old as September 2002 to student accounts.

The Best Way to an MIT Degree? Major in Charm

When it comes time to leave MIT, you can flaunt your brass rat to the outside world, impress them with your knowledge, and shock them with your masochistic work ethic. But do you have what it takes to master the intricacies of social etiquette and charm?

Sponge Dining Opens, Atrium Lounges Close

Four large lounges in the upper levels of Simmons Hall, previously open to students, have been closed off because inspectors from the City of Cambridge believed that their atriums would be unsafe in the event of a fire.

Sorority Rush Draws Freshmen

“Moving the [recruitment] to February has a very different atmosphere from holding it during Orientation,” said Sara Pierce ’03, the Panhellenic Association’s vice president of recruitment. “Everyone has an idea of the campus and the sororities’ image on campus, so they can make a more informed decision.”


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