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Provost Brown: MIT Finances Improving

Provost Robert A. Brown addressed the Undergraduate Association Senate last night at its first meeting of the semester, saying he has an optimistic view of MIT's financial state.

Clear Ban on Posters, Flags is Recommended

An administrator-student committee has recommended that the MIT Housing Department adopt an unambiguous and consistent campus-wide ban on flags, posters, signs, and other materials from being hung from or attached to dormitory exteriors.


Task Force Reports On Housing

MIT dormitories may be divided into “residence houses” and “conference houses” over the summer, according to a recent report from the summer housing task force.


Facilities Lays Off Eighteen

The facilities department laid off 18 staff last week and has let approximately another 60 positions go empty via attrition since May.


Rush Events Limited To Designated Times

A residence midway will not be a part of this year’s orientation, according to Johnny T. Yang ’04, co-chair of the Undergraduate Association committee on housing and orientation.


Custodian Found Dead

Di Fava said that the man was later identified as an MIT custodian, and that the cause of death at the time appeared “to be natural causes.”




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