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Council Bans Smoking in Bars

The Cambridge City Council has voted to ban smoking in all Cambridge-area bars and restaurants beginning October 1.


ROTC Discrimination Statement to Change

MIT will revise its nondiscrimination statement to remove a reference to efforts to open parts of the Reserve Officer’s Training Corps programs to homosexual students, Laura Avakian, the vice president of human resources, said Monday.


Quarter of Continuing Grad Students Get MIT Housing

Students who have never before registered at MIT are given preference over continuing students, who are presumed to be familiar with the Cambridge area.


Mitchell Addresses 2202 Graduates

Two thousand two hundred two students received a total of 2,485 degrees at MIT’s 137th Commencement on June 9.


Sport Taekwondo Recognized

More than two and a half years after they first applied for recognition, the Sport Taekwondo Club is finally an official MIT club sport.


Z-Center, Sailing On New Summer Hours

Notable among the changes are a reduction in the operational hours of the Zesiger Sports and Fitness Center and a reduction in the days of operation of the MIT Sailing Pavilion.


Five of 322 Applicants Admitted as Transfers

Out of 322 applicants, only five students were admitted for transfer admission this fall, according to the admissions office. The students are from Wellesley, the American University of Beirut, the University of Bucharest, and the University of Tartu, Estonia.


Mitchell’s Address to the Class of 2003

I’ve been asked to discuss my work in conflict resolution in Northern Ireland and the Middle East. Mindful of the commitment I’ve just made, my comments will have to be brief.




WORLD AND NATION

Court Rules Gov’t Can Keep Sept. 11 Arrest Names Secret

President Bars Racial Profiling Except for Nat’l Security Cases

SCO Group Accuses Linus Torvalds Of Laxity on Copyrights, Patents

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