According to the decision handed down from the Middlesex Superior Court, the state of Massachusetts, represented by Attorney General Tom Reilly, and the Ruffin family, represented by Harvey S. Shapiro, agreed to settle the case without having Murnane admit to any legal wrongdoing.
The area used for Walker’s lunch service will be converted to “a catering venue for events,” said Richard D. Berlin III, director of Campus Dining. The key focus of the area is to use it for events for “student banquets” or “VIP dinners.”
A new committee has been formed to discuss the possibility of merging the Department of Ocean Engineering with one of two other MIT departments.
The task force, chartered by President Charles M. Vest, will examine risk management, chapter operations, living environment, and recruitment. Its members will offer suggestions for improving for the current system and accommodating mandatory on-campus residence for first year undergraduates.
The first issues of Prometheus, an MIT alternative publication with a focus on Orientation and Rush issues, ran in April and May last spring. The group has been seeking ASA recognition since late March 2003, when former Editor in Chief Scott D. Schneider ’00 submitted a request to become an independently recognized club.
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