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Police Respond to Party at DU

Several Boston Police vehicles were spotted outside of the Delta Upsilon house late Thursday night following DU’s weekly “Drink of the Week” party. DU President Philip E. Cassel ’07 declined to comment on the incident early Friday morning. Interfraternity Council President Isaac J. Tetzloff ’07 and IFC Risk Manager Jonathan A. Birnbaum ’08, also a member of DU, also declined to comment.

Marissa Vogt

Students Fined $50 After Skylight Accident

A freshman who fell through a skylight (reported by The Tech Feb. 1, 2006) is recovering and attending class, said Robert M. Randolph, senior associate dean for students. The woman, along with about five other students who were with her at the time, will each be fined $50 under the old rooftop fine policy, Randolph said.

A new unauthorized access policy has been effective since this Tuesday. Under this policy, students serve up to 10 hours of community service for the first offense and 20 hours for the second, and automatically pay a $250 fine on the third. The policy was suggested by Undergraduate Association Vice President Jessica H. Lowell ’07 last fall as an alternative to raising the fine from $50 to a maximum of $500, as was originally proposed.

—Jenny Zhang

Dunkin’ Donuts Coming to Student Center

Alpine Bagels will undergo renovations this summer as its managers are in final negotiations to replace the bagel service with a full-service 24/7 Dunkin’ Donuts in August, said Richard D. Berlin III, director of campus dining.

“We think there is a need for it on campus, especially in the Student Center, where students tend to be up late,” manager Phil Sands said. “I think this will facilitate their needs.”

Sands said Cambridge Grill, which serves pizza and burgers, will remain in its current location.

Berlin cited decrease in business on the Alpine Bagels side as cause for the change. Student surveys and discussions with various groups on campus indicted that Dunkin’ Donuts was a popular choice.

Additionally, Berlin said he planned to bring in two more vendors to fill Lobdell Food Court vacancies by this fall

—Angeline Wang