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MIT Reveals Initiatives at Energy Forum

Hundreds packed into Kresge Auditorium Wednesday for MIT’s widely publicized Energy Forum and the unveiling of the Energy Research Council’s report on how MIT should proceed to address the global energy challenge. The release of the report marked the end of the information-gathering phase of the Energy Initiative, President Susan Hockfield’s first major action as MIT president.

Dorms Consider College Laundry Service

Saturday night finally rolls around and you’re planning to attend a rocking party. What better way to impress that cutie from class than wearing that hot matching outfit from your closet with those fabulous strappy high heels, right? Alas, you realize that your outfit is currently sitting in a pile of dirty laundry in the corner of your room! If only doing laundry weren’t such a pain, maybe you’d actually have something to wear.

Dormitory Council Elects Officers

The Dormitory Council elected officers for the 2006–2007 school year at its meeting at Baker House Wednesday evening.

Dormitory Council Election Results


Criteria Announced For New College Aid Program

The Department of Education announced Tuesday which low-income students might be eligible this fall for a share of $790 million under a major new aid program and estimated that it would disburse about 500,000 of the grants, which Congress created to encourage science, mathematics and language study.

DA Says Former Professor Staged Attack On Himself

Former MIT professor John J. Donovan Sr., who amassed a $100 million fortune as a businessman, executive mentor, and consultant, once proclaimed of his talents: “I tell the future.” ThursdayMiddlesex District Attorney Martha Coakley said Donovan told a lie to Cambridge police and charged him with filing a false police report after he allegedly staged his own shooting.


Vice President Blasts Russia’s Human Rights, Int’l Relations
Projected Cost of WTC Memorial Rises to Nearly 1 Billion
Study Finds NASA Overloaded With Tasks and Short on Money
As Sudan Deadline Passes, Darfur Rebels Pressed to Sign Peace Deal
Briefs (left)
Briefs (right)


The Freshmen on Campus Decision
TEAL: A Second Opinion
A Double-Standard Of Revisionism


interview: Hanging Out With Cake: The Tech Talks With Trumpet Player Vince DiFouri
Theater Review: ‘Wicked’ Awesome: Original Twist on Classic Story Delights Audience With Comedy and Depth
Restaurant Review: Park Plaza Perfects High Tea: Fresh Treats and Unique Teas Contribute to Cultured Experience
film review *** : Disrupting the Flow: Controversial Film ‘Water’ Explores The Politics of Hinduism


Taekwondo Finishes Notable Season With Victory at Columbia
MIT Cycling Team Tops Division II Competition at ECCC Tournament
Brazil, Argentina, Italy Will Contend In World Cup Play With Unique Styles
Competitive Field at Derby Led by Hot Brother Derek, Three Bob Baffert Horses
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