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Eads Elected New IFC President: President, Two Other Candidates Ran Unopposed For Positions

Last Wednesday, Daniel S. Eads ’08 and Sotirios D. Karanikas ’08 were elected president and vice president of the InterFraternity Council, respectively. Eads, along with the rest of the new executive board, will be faced with several key issues, including improving relations with the Boston city police and continuing to work with the Panhellenic Association on fall recruitment.

$500 Mill. Fundraiser Will Be For Students: Campaign Will Launch in Fall 2008, End in 2011

The Campaign for Students, a new fundraising campaign that hopes to raise at least $500 million to benefit undergraduate and graduate students, was announced to the MIT Corporation last Friday. According to a press release supplied by Kirk D. Kolenbrander, vice president for institute affairs and secretary of the Corporation, the $500 million will be raised over the next five years and will support scholarships for undergraduate students, fellowships for graduate students, student life, and any efforts that result from the report of the Task Force on the Undergraduate Educational Commons.

Stone Named Executive VP, Treasurer

Theresa M. Stone SM ’76, the current chair of the MIT Investment Management Company, has been named MIT’s next executive vice president and treasurer. Stone will replace Sherwin Greenblatt ’62, interim executive vice president and treasurer, in February 2007. Greenblatt has been serving as executive vice president since August 2005.

Housing Committee Discusses RBA, Cultural Houses

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

News Briefs

An International House of Pancakes finally opened in Harvard Square on Nov. 22 after its opening was delayed from the summer. The IHOP is located on 16-18 Eliot Street across from the Charles Hotel, somewhat off-the-beaten-path from the rest of Harvard Square.

Patrick: ‘Champion’ Of Higher Education: Governor-elect Addresses College Students

Governor-elect Deval L. Patrick promised college leaders, students, and others Friday that he would be a champion of public higher education, but warned that state finances were limited.

Journalism Students Under Investigation: Cheating Suspected Within Columbia Class

Cheating is not unheard of on university campuses. But cheating on an open-book, take-home exam in a pass-fail course seems odd, and all the more so in a course about ethics.

Colonization, Commercialization of Mars: Team of Advisers, Specialists Assembled to Design Livable Habitat on the Red Planet

For both Mark Homnick and Joseph E. Palaia IV G, the turning point came after reading “The Case for Mars,” a 1996 book by aerospace engineer Robert Zubrin.

In Short

Police Log

The following incidents were reported to the MIT, Cambridge, or Harvard Police between Nov. 18 and Nov. 30, 2006. This summary does not include incidents such as false alarms, general service calls, or medical shuttles.


Israel Releases Video Footage To Refute War Crime Claims
US Military Shifts Troops Into Advisory Positions Within Iraq
Groups Gear Up For Fight Over Paid Sick Days at Place of Work
Bolton Resigns as UN Ambassador After Stormy Tenure During Term
NASA Plans to Construct Permanent Rudimentary Moon Base After 2020
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The Dangerous Misuse of “Anti-Americanism”


Engineers Fall Short in Third Overtime Against Tufts
Second Half Rally Lifts Engineers To Victory Over Albertus Magnus
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