Service May Soon Replace Rooftop Fines|
In response to student concerns and complaints about a new rooftop policy set to go into effect in January, a proposal has been created that would require first-time offenders to perform community service hours rather than pay fines of up to $500.
FCC Rule Could Cost Colleges $7 Billion
A new mandate from the Federal Communications Commission may require universities and even libraries to replace infrastructure in a costly manner that could contribute to breaches in network security. Those in the information technology field are bracing themselves against the advancing efforts by the FCC to tighten its grip on the flow of network communications.
MIT Profs Protest DoD Nuke Proposal
A proposed change in U.S. nuclear weapons policy has exploded into a controversy between the Bush Administration and physicists worldwide. Sixteen faculty members of the MIT physics department have joined over a thousand physicists in signing a petition repudiating a Pentagon proposal that would “foresee pre-emptive nuclear strikes against non-nuclear adversaries.”
Current UM0K Donations Less Than Last Year’s Sum
You know you’re at MIT when you name majors by number, get to class via the Infinite Corridor, and have the chance to watch liquid nitrogen-frozen pumpkins be dropped off the Green Building the night before Halloween. You definitely know you’re at MIT when you’re competing for the title of “hardk0re” against a Course 7 and 10 double major senior who is taking more than 100 units this term, minoring in biomedical engineering and literature, and has 14 publications to date.
Cambridge City Council Elections Tuesday
This Tuesday, Nov. 8, voters will elect nine of the 18 candidates to the Cambridge City Council.
UM0K Donations as of Thursday
The following incidents were reported to the Cambridge and/or MIT Police between Oct. 26 and Nov. 2. This summary does not include incidents such as suspicious activity, false alarms, general service calls, medical shuttles, or isolated incidents of theft.
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