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Living Group, Fraternity Rush Begins Saturday for Class of ’09

Tomorrow marks the beginning of rush for fraternities and independent living groups, starting with the Greek Griller at 1 p.m. on Killian Court.


More Freshmen Move In Adjustment Lottery

About 16 percent of the Class of 2009 requested to move out of their temporary dormitory assignments in this year’s housing adjustment lottery. A total of 157 of 996 students, applied for a change, with 134, or 85 percent of those entering the adjustment lottery, able to move.



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Fraternity Rush to Use Clearinghouse Tracking for the First Time Since ’01

The Clearinghouse, a database tracking the location of fraternity rush participants, has returned from an four-year absence.


Use Your ID Wisely: SpendTime Exploring MFA, MoS

Put on your tourist hats and hit the famous spots this weekend, before you get buried under piles of homework. As a plus, the two major Boston museums are free with an MIT ID card. Here are a few of my favorites:


Richard M. Douglas

In 1962, Richard M. Douglas came to head MIT’s Humanities Department, bringing with him a maverick intellect and a gift for bringing people together.


Researchers at Broad Analyze Monkey DNA

What sets us apart from apes? At latest count, about four percent of our DNA.


Police Log

The following incidents were reported to the MIT Police between July 28 and Aug. 28. This summary does not include incidents such as suspicious activity, false alarms, general service calls, medical shuttles, or isolated incidents of theft. Records from the Cambridge Police were used to provide additional information.


The Daily Confusion

Saturday,
September 3, 2005


WORLD AND NATION

Weather
Briefs (left)
Post-Katrina Gas Price Spikes Unlikely to Affect Travel Plans

By Micheline Maynard
and Christopher Elliott
THE NEW YORK TIMES


Liberal Groups Rally Against Roberts’ Nomination to Court

By David D. Kirkpatrick
THE NEW YORK TIMES


WASHINGTON


Pakistani Leader’s Allies Victorious In Elections for Local Government

By Salman Masood
THE NEW YORK TIMES


ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN


Chaos Erupts in New Orleans As 20,000 Await Evacuation

By Ralph Blumenthal
and Maria Newman
THE NEW YORK TIMES


NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA


Briefs (right)
Al-Jazeera Video Gives Link Between Al-Qaida and July London Bombings

By Alan Cowell
THE NEW YORK TIMES


LONDON


OPINION

Sustaining America’s Preeminence In Science and Innovation
Battle of the Music Stores And the Record CompaniesThe Biggest Losers are the Consumers
Erratum

ARTS

A Different Kind of Theater Review
film review ***1/2: A Cheerfully Grim Experience
35films

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