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FCU Eyes W20; Student Spaces Get Tune-Up Credit Union Plans to Open W20 Branch; Reading Room, Lounge Near Completion

Plans are underway for the MIT Federal Credit Union to open a branch on the first floor of the Student Center. This comes as the newly-renovated reading room opens for student use and the project to convert the former Cashier’s Office into a student lounge nears completion.


UAP’s Advice to Frosh: Get Involved

This is the second in a five-part series of interviews introducing new students to administrators and student leaders on campus. Today,


Andrew T. Lukmann ’07

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Feeling Lost On Campus? Guide To MIT Necessities

Your parents have just pulled away from your dorm, smiling and waving from the car window. And only now do you realize that you don’t have any shampoo. What to do?


William R. Dickson

William R. Dickson ’56, a retired senior vice president who supervised major building projects that tripled the size of MIT’s campus, died Aug. 14 after suffering a heart attack. He was 71.


Vernon M. Ingram

Vernon M. Ingram, a biology professor known as the “father of molecular medicine,” died Aug. 17 from injuries suffered during a fall. He was 82.


Where to Buy Textbooks

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Police Log

The following incidents were reported to the MIT or Cambridge Police between August 3 and August 24, 2006. This summary does not include incidents such as suspicious activity, false alarms, or medical shuttles.


WORLD AND NATION

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Mexican Court Rules Against Challenges to Presidential Vote
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eBay Unites with Google For Skype Calling Service
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OPINION

Corrections

CAMPUS LIFE

Ask SIPB August 29, 2006
Road Trip 2006: Day 2

SPORTS

Star Golfer Fowler Leads Engineers into Fall Season
Golf Quick Facts

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