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Paul Kagame, president of the Republic of Rwanda, delivers his speech, “Imperative of Science and Technology in Accelerating African and Rwandan Development,” as part of the Compton Lecture Series on Thursday in Kresge.
EDITOR IN CHIEF
September 19, 2008
A Waltham, Mass. resident is suing the MIT Police for “excessive force” and violations of his constitutional rights during his Feb. 2006 arrest.
STAFF REPORTER
September 19, 2008
The President of Rwanda, Paul Kagame, was welcomed with a standing ovation to a packed Kresge Auditorium as he addressed the MIT community yesterday as a guest speaker for the Compton Lecture Series, talking about the “Imperative of Science and Technology in Accelerating African and Rwandan Development.” Examples of how mobile phones have helped empower Rwandans and enable entrepreneurship as well as the challenges that have yet to be met filled Kagame’s talk. He also asked the MIT community to take part in the effort to help develop countries like Rwanda through innovation and technology.
September 19, 2008
After months of simmering on MIT’s back burner, Biodiesel@MIT’s project may finally get cooking. At last, the club has found a location for its biodiesel processor, and soon MIT SafeRides and Tech Shuttles may run on fuel made from dining halls’ used vegetable oil.
September 19, 2008
As of this term, LaVerde’s will no longer be open 24 hours on weeknights and will close instead at 3 a.m.. There are no plans for any alternative late-night food service on campus since it’s not certain there would be enough student demand to make it viable.




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