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From the Editor

Today’s Tech brings two changes in our Fun section: the introduction of the puzzle Sudoku and the return of the comic Dilbert.

Sudoku, a fun logic puzzle, has debuted in recent months in many newspapers worldwide to rave reviews. Its immense popularity has led to the publication of numerous Sudoku puzzle books, some presented by the inimitable Will Shortz, crossword editor for The New York Times. To solve a Sudoku puzzle, a player must correctly fill in the squares of a nine by nine grid such that each row, each column, and each of nine three by three subgrids contain the numbers one through nine. We hope you’ll enjoy this new challenge!

Today’s issue also marks the return of Dilbert, missing in these pages since Sept. 16 because we failed to immediately renew our expired contract. We’re happy to once again carry this icon of the working world drawn by Scott Adams.

Finally, we would like to encourage further feedback from our readers on any aspect of the paper. Letters for publication can be sent to; feedback regarding news coverage should be sent to, which reaches our news editors. Other comments may be directed to The Tech’s Executive Board at

Kelley Rivoire

Editor in Chief