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‘Camping’ Banned and Gag Rule Repealed For 2006 Frat Rush

“Hey, wanna play some Frisbee?” This casual invitation is posed by eager fraternity brothers to unsuspecting freshmen, has been an opportunity for upperclassmen to scope out pledge prospects before rush officially kicks off with the Greek Griller this Saturday, Sept. 2nd.

Hockfield: Balancing Work, Life is A Challenge MIT’s Sixteenth President Speaks About Her Job, the MIT Corporation, and Her Advice to Freshmen

This is the final interview in the five-part series introducing new students to administrators and student leaders on campus. Today,

Susan Hockfield


Most Frosh Get to Move In Lottery

Of the 152 freshmen who entered the housing adjustment lottery earlier this week, 124 were able to move,

Housing Lottery Moves


Adjustment Lottery Results


Take a Break and Explore Boston’s Museums and Parks

When classes begin in a few days, you’ll soon find yourself struggling to balance life, school, and sleep. My advice? Take advantage of Pass/No Record grading and go out

Yearlong Exploration Offers Career Boost Coursework, Lectures Inspire Innovation

As freshmen explored campus this week, a different group of students were also getting to know the school. Ten professionals, seeking to make a career change but lacking the adequate technical expertise or social network to do so, are looking for a solution by becoming the first class to enter the new 10-month long Mid-Career Acceleration Program, coordinated by MIT’s Professional Educational Programs.

In Short

IS&T is increasing e-mail quotas


U.N.’s Annan to Press Syria To Crackdown on Arms Line
Bush: Withdrawing From Iraq Would Leave Americans at Risk
Consumer Spending, Personal Income Both Increased in July
China Adds Culture and Subtracts History in New High School Books
Briefs (left)
Briefs (right)


From the Editor


Movie Review ****: Snakes on a Review: ‘Snakes on a Plane’ Delivers Precisely What the Title Promises
ALBUM REVIEW: Snakes on a Soundtrack: Music Not as Good as the Film


Imminent Collapse De-Froshing in 7 Quick Steps
Ask SIPB September 1, 2006
Road Trip 2006: Day 5


Football Team Must Strengthen Defense to Start Winning Games
Women’s Field Hockey Hoping For More Momentum This Year
Women’s Field Hockey Quick Facts

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