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Freshman Falls Through Bldg. 5 Skylight

An MIT freshman fell one and a half stories through a skylight on the roof of Building 5 early Sunday morning. The student, who is currently at Massachusetts General Hospital, suffered numerous broken bones and “was quite badly hurt,” said Dean for Student Life Larry G. Benedict, but is no longer in critical condition.


EECS Revamps Course Structure

Will freshman scheming be the same if their schemes are more about robots and less about Schem


MIT and City Collaborate To Provide Free Wireless

A collaboration with MIT researchers may provide Cambridge with a free, city-wide, wireless internet service as early as late summer. The project will rely on a mesh networking technology that allows individual computers to become new access points, projecting the reach of the network beyond its original antennas.


Panhel Recruitment Opens With Record Interest Level

More women than ever before have registered for sorority recruitment this year, according to the Panhellenic Association, which declined to release the exact number.


MIT Police Ready for Slightly Delayed Move to Building W89

The MIT Police will begin moving into their new home in Building W89 on Feb. 15, two weeks later than initially planned. The new space, which underwent a $2.4 million renovation exclusively for the MIT Police, will provide relief from overcrowding at the current location in the du Pont Athletic Gymnasium (Building W31) as well as “room to grow for the future,” said John DiFava, chief of the MIT Police.


WORLD AND NATION

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Weather

OPINION

Abandoned Responsibility: MIT’s Response to Hurricane Katrina Was Half-Hearted
Corrections

ARTS

Book review: ‘Teacher Man’ Frank McCourt Divulges Pedagogical Anecdotes: Author of ‘Angela’s Ashes’ Completes Third Installment of Life Story
film review ****: Spielberg’s Prayer for Peace: Aftermath of ‘Munich’ Olympics Massacre Offers Universal Message
film review ***: ‘The Matador’ a Killer Comedy: Pierce Brosnan Shakes Things Up in Hit Man Farce
On the Screen

CAMPUS LIFE

Imminent Collapse Science of the Apocalypse
Gadget Review KeySpan EasyPresenter
The Shopaholic Beaver (Get) Off My Back (Part 2 of 3)
The Shopaholic Beaver: Table

SPORTS

Women’s Basketball Wins Over Wellesley Steal Late in Game Causes Narrow Victory
Seahawks Will Win Super Bowl XL
Orji Takes First in Shot and Weight
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