Simmons Hall is under intense scrutiny following an unregistered party that got out of control on the night of Oct. 9. The event involved more than 200 people entering Simmons through propped open doors, blocking or halting elevators to the 9th and 10th floors, and stampeding down 10 flights of stairs following the appearance of the MIT Police.
The Fraternity, Sorority and Independent Living Group task force report has received about 20 predominantly positive comments from alumni and students, said Director of FSILG Alumni Relations Robert V. Ferrara ’67.
The percent of students choosing to major in Chemical Biological Engineering and Nuclear Engineering have increased from previous years, while the percent of students pursuing a major in Computer Science and Engineering, Course VI-III, has continued to drop.
The Admissions Office plans to adjust recruitment of international undergraduate students in response to a decrease in the yield and number of applicants in the Class of 2008, said Lorelle Espinosa, Director of Recruitment for the Admissions Office.
Construction workers are repairing the Great Dome of Building 10 in an effort to stop rain leakages into the Barker Engineering Library below and to prevent additional water damage to the dome itself, said Randall D. Preston, manager of Repair and Maintenance.
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