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Rooftop Fines Will Soon Cost Up to $500

Those in the hacking community may want to start lining their pockets — starting Jan. 2006, first-time fines for being found on the rooftops of MIT buildings will increase from an automatic $50 to a maximum of $500, with a possibility of an appeal to the Committee on Discipline.

Katrina Area Students Arrive

As students from colleges affected by Hurricane Katrina began class at MIT yesterday, efforts urging the MIT community to participate in aid efforts continued with a rally held outside the Student Center.

Housing Prices Increase by 6 Percent for ’05–’06

MIT undergraduate and graduate students are paying about 6 percent more on average for on-campus housing this year than last. Increases for particular rooms and buildings vary significantly, from 3 percent for some rooms in Eastgate, a graduate dormitory for married students, to 12 percent in East Campus doubles, according to numbers provided by the Housing Office.

Goodbye to Telemarketing! Few Pay Local Calling Fee

Students can no longer place or receive local calls as part of the basic phone service provided with every MIT dormitory room.


Briefs (right)
Briefs (left)
Roberts Pledges to Approach Cases With “An Open Mind”
After Removal of Katrina Role, FEMA Leader Brown Resigns
Palestinians Celebrate As Last Of Israeli Soldiers Leave Gaza
Pakistani President Says N. Korea Has Equipment for Nuclear Fuel


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