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Class of 2007 Opens Senior Gift Campaign

The Class of 2007 Senior Gift, an international study abroad fund, was presented yesterday evening at the Senior Gift Kickoff, which was held in the fall for the first time. The fund will cover any cost incidental to studying abroad such as travel expenses, accommodations, and food. Sophomores, juniors and seniors will be eligible for this fund.

Survey Foiled by Fast Food Fraud

Roughly 2,000 students responded to a recent survey regarding the future of the Lobdell Food Court, showing strong support for Thai, Italian, and Chinese cuisine. However, according to Director of Campus Dining Richard Berlin, “

Lobdell Dining Survey Results


Sexual Health Educator Joins MIT Medical Team

“My favorite was when this guy pulled down his pants at a cocktail party and was like ‘What is this?’,” laughed Divya B. Kumar, MIT’s new sexual health educator. “I get some really crazy stories.”

News Briefs

The name of Ashdown House has been passed on to the new graduate dormitory that was previously referred to as NW35. Several of the new building’s rooms will be named for rooms in W1, or the current Ashdown House. In addition, the Thirsty Ear pub, which is now located in the current Ashdown’s basement, will move into the new Ashdown.

In Short

Final UMOC Donations


Public Relations Committee to Moderate Dorm Storms

This is the third of a series of weekly interviews with members of different Undergraduate Association committees. These interviews will be conducted by

Dorm Storm Locations and Times


Estate Donates $120 Million to Fund Cancer Research

The estate of a wealthy New York businessman who died in 1992 is donating $120 million of his real estate fortune to six cancer research organizations, including Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Boston. The six recipients will get $20 million each this year and millions more in future years.


Blair Cautiously Signals Shift In Policy Toward Middle East
In the Race For Majority Leader, Pelosi Chances Early Setback
South Korea Won’t Join US in Intercepting Ships From North
Palestinian Gov’t Makes Progress In Talks, Selects Tentative Leaders
Briefs (left)
Briefs (right)


Letters to the Editor
A Cool Responsibility


Imminent Collapse: The Big Five-Uh-Oh
Hail to the Queen: The Globe-trotting English


Fans Pack Rockwell to See Volleyball Make Sweet 16
Red Zone Turnovers Cost Football In Otherwise Strong Performance

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