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Fire at Beta Theta Pi Destroys Top Floor, Frat Moves to Annex

A fire at Beta Theta Pi caused more than $100,000 in damages to one of the fraternity’s two houses late Friday night, according to the Boston Fire Department.


MIT Denies Wrongful Death in Guy Lawsuit

The Guys, who are one of three families seeking to hold MIT responsible for a student’s on-campus death, sued MIT in August 2002, one day before the three-year statute of limitations would have expired.


MIT Responds To ‘Tupac’ Allegations

MIT responded last Thursday to a subpoena from Paramount Pictures asking who was responsible for a computer at the Civil and Environmental Engineering headquarters that allegedly distributed an illegal copy of the film “Tupac: Resurrection” at 1:40 a.m. on Dec. 4.


Setec Astronomy Wins French Armada’s Mystery Hunt, Sixty-Eight Hour Hunt Longest Game in Recent Memory

The 25th annual IAP Mystery Hunt began at noon this past Friday in Lobby 7, inspired by the movie “Time Bandits.”


Owl’s End: One Student’s Take on Losing His Athena

At the time of this writing, my Athena account is already deactivated. This chronicle begins on November 4, 2003, the date I received notice of my account’s impending demise due to my recent graduation from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The notice read:




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