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Report Assesses Cultural, Theme Houses: Residents of MIT’s Four Cultural Houses Concerned Over Committee Recommendations

The final report on cultural and theme houses, released earlier this month, has raised

One Position Still Open On Panhel Exec

The new executive board of the Panhellenic Association has been elected, with the exception of the vice president for recruitment. Although a sophomore was originally slated to fill the position, Anna E. Massie ’07, the current vice president for recruitment, said that she and the board are looking for a junior replacement.

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A motion supporting MIT’s targeted divestment from Sudan was passed unanimously last night by the Undergraduate Association Senate last night.

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’08 Council President Discusses Activities, Outings

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

Future Events For Class of 2008


2008 Class Council Officers


Toronto Team Fights Web Site Restrictions With Misdirection: ‘Psiphon’ Proxy Servers Permit Access to Restricted Web Pages

Deep in a basement laboratory at the University of Toronto a team of political scientists, software engineers, and computer-hacking activists, or “hactivists,” have created the latest, and some say most advanced tool yet in allowing Internet users to circumvent government censorship of the Web.

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Police Log

The following incidents were reported to the MIT or Cambridge Police between Nov. 14 and Nov. 21, 2006. This summary does not include incidents such as false alarms, general service calls, or medical shuttles.


NY Mayor Bloomberg Labels Fatal Shooting ‘Inexplicable’
Justice Official Begins Inquiry On Domestic Spying Campaign
Attorney General Calls Big Dig Tunnel Ceiling Collapse ‘A Crime’
Report Names Australian Company In Oil-For-Food Program Scandal
Organic Food Distinction Draws Fire From Environmentalists, Fish Farmers
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Women’s Lightweight Ends Fall With Win at Foot of the Charles Improvement Expected With Returning Members, Winter Training
Women’s Hoops Find Win With Maintained Lead & Quick Scoring
Late Salve Regina Goal Put Ends to Tie, Leads to Women’s Hockey Defeat
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