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Dead Body Tentatively Identified as Mun

A male body recovered from the Charles River this Saturday has been tentatively identified as Daniel S. Mun ’05, a Chi Phi fraternity member who was last seen on Dec. 5.


MIT Pays For Grad Insurance

Graduate students supported by research and teaching assistantships will receive a full subsidy for their health insurance cost in the 2004-2005 academic year, Provost Robert A. Brown announced last week.


Ringcomm Stands Firm; Rat Remains Unchanged

In a statement on its Web site last Friday, the Class of 2006 Ring Committee announced that they will not be altering the design for the 2006 Brass Rat. The statement was issued in response to the recent controversy surrounding two Greek letters and stars on the ring.


Zuber Talks to Tech About Space Exploation Goals

Bush’s vision for the future of the space program, announced on Jan. 14, includes the completion of American work on the International Space Station by 2010, re-focused research on safety in space missions, expansion of manned exploration of space, and an extended human presence on the moon as a precursor to manned missions to Mars and beyond, according to a fact sheet released by the White House.


ASA Temporarily Rerecognizes Counterpoint Through March

Counterpoint, a joint MIT-Wellesley application, has been granted a period of suspended recognition until April 1. It had been derecognized by the Association of Student Activities on Feb. 12 for failing to meet the 50 percent MIT membership requirement.


Ring Committee’s Response

It has been an honor and a privilege to design the 2006 Brass Rat. This year’s Ring Committee worked with incredible devotion since September. Our goal was to create a ring that embodies our class’s unity and showcases important events that have occurred during our time at MIT. Every symbol that was seen on the ring at the Ring Premiere was carefully thought out and discussed, sometimes for hours or days, before the entire committee agreed to eternalize it as a part of our class ring.


UA Elections Begin With Some Positions Going Uncontested

Fifteen individual and nine teams of candidates will officially begin campaigning for Undergraduate Association and class council positions at 5 p.m. tonight.




WORLD AND NATION

Haitian Rebels Enter Capital While Aristide Criticizes U.S.

America Says it Will Approve Temporary Iraqi Constitution

EDITORIAL

Erratum

COLUMNS

Questioning Ring Committee Composition

The Ombudsman The Tech Brushes with Anonymity; More Care Needed

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

COMICS

makin' headlines

kirason's corner

trio

SPORTS

Women's Fencing Crowned New England Champions

How the NFL Should Change

Wheaton Invitational Debuts MIT Sync-Swim


PHOTOGRAPHS