Half of Freshmen Men Pledge This Fall|
Nearly half of the men in the Class of 2009 pledged fraternities in this fall’s Rush. Of the 320 freshmen given bids, 255, or 80 percent, have now pledged, and 18 still have at least one open bid, according to statistics from the Interfraternity Council.
Fourteen Running For UA Senate
Following yesterday’s deadline for submitting applications to run for Undergraduate Association Senate, five constituencies — Bexley, East Campus, Senior House, Living Group Council, and Off-Campus — do not have candidates. Students have until Monday to submit late petitions to have their names on voting ballot; campaigning for Senate and Class of 2009 Council positions begins tomorrow. Half of the candidates for UA Senate are incumbent senators.
Boston to Booze Buyers: Beware!
Buying a keg of beer? An upcoming regulation will require Boston’s breweries and liquor stores to immediately report your name and address to the Boston police.
Construction for PDSI Slightly Delayed, Over Cost
Construction for the PDSI project in and around the Building 6 courtyard is slightly behind schedule and has increased slightly in cost, said William J. Anderson, Jr., chief facilities officer. The delays are unlikely to impact completion of the project, he said.
Freshmen Do Worse on ’05 FEE
Although many freshmen will soon take their first exams at MIT, some took the Freshmen Essay Evaluation and Advanced Standing Exams before classes even began. The primary change to these exams this year was a restructuring of the FEE to include a literature review section rather than narrative section.
Advanced Standing Exam Results AP Credit Received by the Class of 2009 Results of Freshmen Essay Evaluation
Stay-at-Home Mom in Plans for Many at Elite Schools
Cynthia Liu is precisely the kind of high achiever Yale wants: smart (1510 SAT), disciplined (4.0 grade point average), competitive (finalist in Texas oratory competition), musical (pianist), athletic (runner) and altruistic (hospital volunteer). And at the start of her sophomore year at Yale, Ms. Liu is full of ambition, planning to go to law school.
Welcome, especially to freshmen and new graduate students! Ask SIPB is a column by the Student Information Processing Board, the volunteer student group concerned with computing at MIT, to help students like you learn more about the computing resources MIT provides and how to make effective use of them. This column is part one of four introductory columns to help you get started with computing here at MIT.
Rush 2005 Results
Candidates for UA Senate
Candidates for Class of 2009 Council
WORLD AND NATION
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film review ***1/2: A New Way to Animate the Dead: More of Tim Burton’s Dark Fascination in ‘Corpse Bride’