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The Center for Health Promotion and Wellness at MIT provides condoms (seen above) to students for free. Not all types of contraceptives are free to students; certain drugs have become prohibitively expensive.
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NEWS EDITOR
Updated: 12:23 A.M.
Joseph D’Amelio, the MIT Police Officer arrested for drug trafficking on Sat., March 14, has been released on $75,000 bail. He is under house arrest with electronic monitoring, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney’s spokesman Jake Wark.
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Michael A. Bennie ’10 and Margaret K. Delano ’10 were elected Undergraduate Association president and vice-president, respectively, in a landslide victory last week. Bennie and Delano garnered just under half of all first-place votes, nearly tripling the vote count of runner-up Ryan W. Jackson ’10 and Thomas W. Hay ’10.
NEWS EDITOR
March 20, 2009
Faculty voted unanimously this week to approve a resolution that allows MIT to freely and publicly distribute research articles they write. MIT plans to create a repository to make these articles available online.
STAFF REPORTER
March 20, 2009
The MIT Police have been hit hard by the arrest of one of their own, officer Joseph D’Amelio, who was apprehended on Saturday in East Boston with more than 800 tablets containing oxycodone, and $16,000 in cash. D’Amelio has been charged with drug trafficking and is in jail on $500,000 bail.
STAFF REPORTER
March 20, 2009
President Obama signed a bill last week that will likely reduce the price of contraceptives for college pharmacies.
STAFF REPORTER
March 20, 2009
The Combat Water Survival Test is a training exercise for MIT’s Army Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets that includes a three-meter blind drop, an equipment ditch, where cadets must jump in and remove all their tangled equipment before surfacing, and a 15-meter swim in a heavy uniform while holding a dummy rifle aloft.



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