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New Dunkin’ Donuts Opens Today; Subway For Lobdell Delayed

After two weeks of construction, Dunkin’ Donuts is set to open today at 11 a.m. on the first floor of the Student Center. It fills a space formally occupied by Alpine Bagel. Cambridge Grill will also reopen in the same space with a modified menu, according to Director of Campus Dining Richard D. Berlin III.

Donations to MIT Decrease in ’06 Over $300 Million Pledged in First Fiscal Year of Hockfield’s Presidency

Donations to MIT decreased for fiscal year 2006, the first complete fiscal year following the $2.05 billion, seven-and-a-half-year capital campaign that ended in December 2004. Receipts for fiscal year 2006, which ended June 30, 2006, totalled $241 million in cash and $301 million pledged, reported Stephen A. Dare, interim president for resource development. MIT averaged $273 million per fiscal year in fundraising receipts during the capital campaign. Fiscal year 2006 is also the first complete fiscal year under the tenure of President Susan Hockfield.

Fundraising Campaigns Past and Present


GSC President Offers His Advice to New Students

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

Eric G. Weese


Need Shirts? Try Out These Stores in the Boston Area

Now that you have had a chance to settle down and purchase the essentials (although some might consider clothes, shoes, and accessories absolute necessities), it’s time to scope out the prime shopping locations.

Senior Admins From Vest’s Tenure Moving To Leadership Roles

One leads an exalted research giant, the University of California at Berkeley. Two of them head two local heavy hitters, Tufts University and Boston University. And two hold the reins at up-and-coming institutions elsewhere, Lehigh University and Washington University in St. Louis.

ASK SIPBAugust 30, 2006

Want to use the software on Athena? Wondered what sorts of cool things you can do? In this column, the third of four introductory columns, we discuss lockers on Athena, and the things you can find in them.


U.S. Reports Small Increase In Median Income For 2005
Average SAT Scores in Reading, Math Show Significant Decline
U.S. Leads Effort to Increase Influence of China in the IMF
Italy’s Peacekeeping Offer Signals Policy Shift Away From the U.S.
State Dept. Finds Voice of America Chief Misused Funds, Violated Rules
Briefs (left)
Briefs (right)


Imminent CollapseNo News is Bad News
Road Trip 2006: Day 3


Men’s Water Polo Team Aims to Beat Harvard Again
Men’s Water Polo Quick Facts

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