Thirsty Ear Closes Down; Pub May Reopen for Fall Semester
The Thirsty Ear, the on-campus pub in Ashdown House’s basement, closed its doors Monday with students unsure if it would ever open again.
Dorms to Be Crowded Because of 2008 Yield
Based on current numbers, dormitories will be crowded by approximately 150 students this fall, said Denise A. Vallay, assistant director of undergraduate housing. Part of the problem can be attributed to over-enrollment in the class of 2008, she said.
DA Rules MIT Graduate Student Death a Suicide
The death of Bhuwan Singh G has been ruled a suicide, said Emily LaGrassa, spokesperson for the Middlesex District Attorney’s office. Singh was found dead in a storage room near his Building 13 lab and office on May 7.
Graduates Receive Degrees, Zerhouni Speaks in Killian
Approximately 2,205 MIT students will receive their degrees today, at MIT’s 138th commencement ceremony. The keynote speaker will be Elias A. Zerhouni, the director of the National Institute of Health.
MIT Sues ImClone, Dispozo Over Patent Infringement
MIT sued ImClone Systems on May 4, alleging that the company’s recently-approved cancer drug was the product of a line of genetically-engineered cells that infringed an MIT patent. The lawsuit was filed at the request of Repligen Corp., a Waltham, Mass. pharmaceutical company that licensed MIT’s patent and will be paying for the lawsuit.
Szuminski Returned to Chicago After Brief Stint in the Majors
After a disappointing run with the San Diego Padres, pitcher Jason E. Szuminski ’01 was taken off the starting roster on May 11 and replaced by infielder Jeff Cirillo. Szuminski made national media headlines earlier in the year for being the first MIT graduate to play on a major league baseball team.
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A total of 55 people joined the five independent living groups this year. In addition, the Living Group Council has elected new officers.
Relatives of Wanted Alum Request Help
June 2, 2004
WORLD AND NATION
Director of CIA Tenet Leaves Agency for Personal Reasons
Sharon to Fire Ministers Who Oppose Withdrawal From Gaza
Pentagon Proposes Significant Changes to Its European Forces
China Cracks Down on Dissidents 15 Years After Tiananmen Square
Don’t Violate the No Praise Zone Make MIT Proud to Know You
Headache on the Horizon
AWARDS PREVIEW: Glitter and Glitz: The 2004 Tony Awards -- A Guide to Who Will Win and Who Should Win
BOOK REVIEW: Warning: Divas Ahead -- Allison James’ Relationship Guide Filled with Nonsensical Advice
CONCERT REVIEW: Boston Pops Dazzles With Hollywood Music Night -- John Williams Conducts an Eclectic Tribute to Henry Mancini and Bernard Hermann
RESTAURANT GUIDE: The (Ice) Cream of the Crop -- The Tech’s Guide to the Best of Boston’s Premium Ice Cream
RESTAURANT REVIEW: Tapeo: Not Made With UROP Salary in Mind -- Intriguing Tapas Restaurant Not Quite Worth Emptying Pockets
THEATRE REVIEW: ‘Elephant’ Invades Both the Infinite and Society -- Inaugural Production Mirrors Ongoing World Events
Grant Jordan - The Tech
Grant Jordan - The Tech
What’s Next?: Answering the Question We Hate
Positive Sinking: Just Boil to Make Syrup
Gourmet Geek: Let Them Eat Bread
Sex and the SafeRide: Reclaiming Masculinity
Death by Zeitgeist: Eulogizing Four Years of the Institute