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Half of ’10 Men Join Fraternities in 2006Only Three Upperclassmen Decide to Pledge

Three upperclassmen and about half of male freshmen decided to pledge a fraternity during this fall’s rush. About 80 percent of the 355 freshmen who were offered bids accepted, according to statistics provided by the Interfraternity Council. A total of 441 bids were given out, and 37 freshmen still have open bids.

Vest Sole Candidate For PresidentPresident Emeritus Nominated as President of National Academy

The nominating committee of the National Academy of Engineering unanimously approved Charles M. Vest, MIT’s president emeritus, to be the sole candidate for presidency of the NAE. Members of the NAE will vote in March 2007 to select the president, whose term will begin on July 1, 2007, according to an NAE press release.

MIT Alum Dutchin Jailed After Clubbing Detective

If there truly is a fine line between genius and madness, Gavin A. Dutchin ’90 crossed it often and with little warning. For the very mind that drove Dutchin’s successes, making him his immigrant family’s brightest hope and winning him degrees from elite schools, seemed to betray him unexpectedly, time and again.

Princeton Follows Harvard, Banning Early Admissions

High school seniors begin a new college application season amid growing signs that the nation’s top colleges and universities have deep misgivings about the sanity and fairness of the annual admissions frenzy.

Undergraduate Association Goals, Fall 2006


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In Short


Iran’s Freeze on Enrichment Could Wait, France Suggests
Salmon Concerns Delay Pipeline For Russian Liquid Natural Gas
Attacks in Iraq Leave Many Dead as Talks Pause on Autonomy
Briefs (left)


Re-engineering the HASS Requirement For Today’s Needs
Letters to the Editor


Imminent CollapseOur Impending Doonesbury
The Shopaholic BeaverWhat’s Your Name Again?
Ask Nutty B!


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Men’s Soccer Wins 4-3 Overtime Thriller
Both Cross Country Teams Dominate Quad Meet
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