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CORRECTION TO THIS ARTICLE:
An earlier version of this article incorrectly said that Debian Linux was the operating system running the new beta release of Athena. The operating system is Ubuntu, which itself is based on Debian Linux. This article has been revised to reflect this correction.

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Ten percent of Athena workstations across campus no longer display seconds on their login screens because they are now testing a beta Athena version 10. They run Ubuntu Linux, which makes it easier to install popular and up-to-date software for them; support for USB drives is now much better.

Add date is the last day to drop classes without them showing up on your internal transcript.

The men’s basketball team faces Rhode Island College tonight in the opening round of the Division III NCAA Tournament, their first trip ever to the tourney. The game tips off at 6 p.m. at RIC. A webcast of the game is available at http://tinyurl.com/c35wa4. See story on page 16.

Happy Anniversary! to President Susan J. Hockfield and Dr. Thomas N. Byrne. The couple celebrated their 18th wedding anniversary last Monday.

Watchmen opens today in 3,611 theatres. There were midnight shows last night. “But who watches the Watchmen?”