UA Affirms Due Process Right
The Undergraduate Association Senate approved a resolution last night condemning decisions to suspend student housing without due process.
City Seeks New Taxes On Local Universities
The Cambridge city council passed two measures last night that call for MIT and Harvard to pay additional taxes to the city. The measures come in the wake of widespread discontent over large property tax increases for Cambridge home owners.
Thank Goodness: Escape and Sleep
This year’s Thanksgiving break brings the usual exodus from the MIT campus, with a four-day weekend for students and other members of the MIT community to do as they please.
High Yield for 2008 Forces Fewer Early Action Admits
The increase in yield was a result of the implementation of single-choice early action by other universities, which increases MIT’s yield on those students who apply, Jones said. Single-choice early action restricts students to apply to only one school under early action.
‘Campaign for MIT’ Raises $2B Mostly From Individual DonorsMIT recently reached the two billion dollar mark in a seven-year fundraising campaign, Vice-President for Research Development Barbara G. Stowe announced at a meeting of the faculty last Wednesday. Sixty-six percent of the contributions came from individuals, a significant increase from previous fundraising efforts, Stowe said.
2005 Panhel Officers Elected
MIT Panhellenic has elected new officers and is now restructuring its council to increase efficiency.
Panhel Election Results
Congress Reduces Pell Grants
Nearly a quarter of low and moderate-income college students who currently qualify for federal Pell Grants will see their awards reduced or even eliminated under a change in federal rules that Congress allowed in its new spending bill passed over the weekend, according to an estimate from higher education analysts.
WORLD AND NATION
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New, Tougher Screening Rules May Slow Security at Airports
Spending Bill Passed in Congress Eliminates Bunker-Busting Nukes
Weather: Rainy Days for Travel
Note from the Editor
Announcing the Creation Of the Mental Health Initiative
Ice Hockey Aims For Title After 6-1 Win
Young B-Ball Team Finds Stride
V-Ball Wins 2nd Straight ECAC Title
Men’s, Women’s Swimming and Diving Teams Sweep Two Opponents
Next Pistons, Pacers Match As Professional Boxers
Statistics for Swimming, Diving Meets
Upcoming Home Games
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