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MIT Police Headquarters Moving to W89

The MIT Police will move to a new headquarters in Building W89, located west of Simmons Hall, in Jan. 2006.


BookX Adds To MIT411’s Competition

A used textbook exchange Web site launched last night on the heels of two recent others. Like MIT412 (


A Guide To Boston Shopping

There’s a wide spectrum of shopping options in Boston, ranging from the traditional mall to more eclectic outdoor markets. Once you’ve settled in and feel the shopping itch, here are some neat places to hit:


Boston’s Swan Boats Rich in History

Today, scientists and engineers alike perceive Boston as one of the foremost cities pioneering research, the home of numerous laboratories and companies, and the site of some of the world’s premier colleges and universities. MIT’s mission statement to educate students in science, technology, and other areas of scholarship that will best serve the nation and the world in the 21st century fits nicely into the young person’s view of Boston as a leader in the pragmatic and practical aspects of life and as a place where a better tomorrow can come true.


WORLD AND NATION

Weather
Briefs (left)
Hurricane Katrina Hits Gulf Coast, Leaving Dozens Dead

By Joseph B. Treaster
and N. R. Kleinfield
THE NEW YORK TIMES


NEW ORLEANS


Briefs (right)
Five Lebanese Officials Named Suspects in Ex-Premier Murder

By Hassan M. Fattah
THE NEW YORK TIMES


DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES



Elections May Come Early As Netanyahu Challenges Sharon

By Greg Myre
THE NEW YORK TIMES


JERUSALEM


Hurricane Causes Fuel Shortages; Airlines Forced to Cancel Flights

By Micheline Maynard
THE NEW YORK TIMES


U.S. Presses China on Textile Quotas As Visit by Chinese President Nears

By Thomas Fuller
and Chris Buckley
THE NEW YORK TIMES


PARIS


OPINION

Confessions from a Flip-Flopping Democrat: Summer Flip-Flops, Back in Style?
O.K., Freshmen, It’s Time to Study the Real World
Erratum

SPORTS

Why MIT Freshmen With Pistols Isn’t a Bad Thing

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