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Student Group Reserve Account Policy to Remove/Limit Interest

Under a new policy for accruing interest, student groups will no longer collect interest on deposits to reserve accounts. These accounts currently earn four percent interest compounded monthly, but the new policy will be implemented for the next fiscal year, beginning in July 2006, said Dean for Student Life Larry G. Benedict.


After Months, Still No Discipline Dean Named to Replace Fischer

Nearly one year after William M. Fischer stepped down as associate dean for student conduct and risk management, MIT administrators are still seeking a replacement who will take over some of Fischer’s responsibilities in the newly-created position of associate dean of the office of student mediation and community standards.


Infinite Lounge Construction Begins

Construction to convert the space formerly occupied by the Cashier’s Office into a student lounge along the Infinite Corridor began this week. Although some students oppose the removal of the dollar bill mural that is the facade of the office, construction plans involve its extraction and conversion into a window wall.


News Briefs

A survey for the Class of 2006 will launch Monday as part of Phase I of the program evaluation for the Communication Requirement. Phase I began in Fall 2005 and is the first step in the 18 month-long process of assessing the Communication Requirement, which became mandatory for students starting with the Class of 2005.


Fibonacci Poems Appear Online After Invitation Posted in Blog

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Police Log

The following incidents were reported to the MIT or Cambridge Police between March 23 and April 5. This summary does not include incidents such as suspicious activity, false alarms, general service calls, or medical shuttles.


WORLD AND NATION

No Agreement Made to Halt Nuclear Aspirations of Iran
Bird Flu Causes Human Deaths In Egypt, Threatens Way of Life
More Retired Generals Joining Call for Rumsfeld’s Resignation
Local Law Enforcement Officials Begin Crackdown on Immigrants
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Briefs (right)
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OPINION

A Revolution Against Economic Freedom
Time to Target Tuberculosis
Corrections

ARTS

Concert Review: No One Wins in Battle of the Bands: Excessive Noise Drowns Out Talent, Admissions Office Hijinks
CD Review: Mullins’ Mediocre Menagerie: ‘9th Ward Pickin’ Parlor’ Pays Inadequate Tribute to New Orleans Music
Film Review ** : ‘On a Clear Day’ Struggles to Stay Afloat: Lighthearted British Drama Fails Attempts to Inspire
film review **1/2: ‘Daniel Johnston’ a Devil Of a Good Documentary: Film Provides Fascinating Telling of the Life Of Manic-Depressive Artist, Singer, and Songwriter
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SPORTS

Sport Taekwondo Wins Tourney
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