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Fifteen Percent Enter Adjustment Lottery Lottery Results Made Available Last Night, Followed by In-House Rush in Dormitories

Four years after the first freshman class required to live on campus arrived at MIT in the fall of 2002, the housing adjustment lottery system appears to have settled into place. The percentage of the freshman class requesting a move in the adjustment lottery remained nearly constant this year — 15.0 percent of the Class of 2010 entered the lottery compared to 15.7 percent for the Class of 2009. That percentage was an increase over the low of 12.8 percent for the Class of 2008.

Adjustment Lottery Statistics


Provost Reif Explains His Role

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

L. Rafael Reif

Educational background:

NightOwl Service Awaits Approval For TechCASH

Approval of local delivery company NightOwl’s application to become a vendor that accepts TechCASH is being delayed by an MIT policy that requires all TechCASH vendors to have a $10 million insurance policy. The application was originally submitted on July 5. Felix Bendersky, co-founder of NightOwl, originally said that he expected NightOwl to be a TechCASH vendor by September for the start of the new academic year.

Can’t Find Free Food? Try Out These Local Favorites

Living in a city means you have an array of choices when you decide to go out to eat. Here is a sampling of what awaits you in Boston and Cambridge restaurants, caf.s and bistros.

Ask SIPB August 31, 2006

Want to learn more about Zephyr? Need to figure out if someone is logged in and communicate with him or her quickly? In this final introductory column, we cover the basics of using Zephyr.


Sluggish Service Claim AfterRush For Loan Consolidation
Fighting Friction in Washington, CA Leaders Clear Emissions Bill
U.S. and Allies to List Iranian Sanctions For Proposal to U.N.
Bowing to Critics, Ohio Authorities Postpone Disposal of 2004 Ballots
Catholic Church Tries Something New: Supervised Living For Accused Priests
Briefs (left)


Refunds to Encourage Responsibility
No Evidence Supporting Refund Proposal


Book Review: Tempus Fugit Never Reaches Potential: Founding Fathers Novel Doesn’t Fly


Gadget Review Logitech V400 Mini Optical Mouse
Road Trip 2006: Day 4


Men’s Soccer Hopes to Build on Momentum in 2006
Men’s Soccer Quick Facts
Fourth Time a Charm for Women’s Tennis
Women’s Tennis Quick Facts

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