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Grad Student Bhuwan Singh Found Dead

Graduate student Bhuwan Singh was found dead on Friday afternoon, said MIT Police Chief John DiFava.

Thirsty May Close If No Dept. Accepts Account

The Thirsty Ear Pub will close on June 1 unless it can find an office within the MIT administration that is willing to host the pub's accounts, said John P. Lock G, the representative from the Graduate Student Council on the Pub Oversight Committee.

Nicholas J. Grant

Professor Emeritus of Metallurgy Nicholas J. Grant ScD '44 died on May 1, 2004 at the age of 88, after a battle with Alzheimer's disease.

Ninety Percent of Fall Fraternity Pledges Initiated

Out of 296 pledges received by fraternities in the fall, 265 have been initiated and approximately 80 percent of these initiates are moving into fraternities this fall, said David N. Rogers, assistent dean and director of Fraternities, Sororities, and Independent Living Groups.

Fraternity Membership (table)

Admissions Waitlist Cancelled

The Class of 2008 is currently over-enrolled, and Dean of Admissions Marilee Jones predicts that the actual class size will exceed the enrollment target of 1,030 by about 60 students.

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The Endowment Effect at MIT


Letters to the Editor



CONCERT REVIEW: MITSO Finishes Year With Noble Mahler’s Ninth -- Long Concert Weighed Down by Dull Pieces Before Intermission

DANCE REVIEW: No Booty in the Pants -- Dancetroupe’s Spring Show Fails Expectations


Crew Teams Improve, But Can’t Win Despite Efforts

The Royals Choke and the Sox Regain Momentum


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