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William Yee—The Tech
Senior House will be getting Jagruti S. Patel ’97 and Antony N. Donovan ’94 as interim housemasters. In May residents had selected Walter R. Bender ’80 and Wanda Bender, but the Dean for Student Life rejected them for as-of-yet undisclosed reasons. The search for permanent housemasters starts over in the fall.
STAFF REPORTER
August 5, 2009
Repeated problems have plagued MIT’s electronic mail systems in the second half of July. Failures of the traditional IMAP and the new Microsoft Exchange mail systems caused large portions of campus e-mail to be unavailable for the better part of a day, followed by shorter and smaller outages last week.
August 5, 2009
Senior House residents have picked interim housemasters for the next year, after their choice for permanent housemasters was rejected by Dean of Student Life Chris Colombo in early July. Jagruti S. Patel ’97 and her husband Antony N. Donovan ’94, both Senior House alumni, have been appointed as interim housemasters after a brief search.
August 5, 2009
The post office in the basement of the MIT Student Center has closed its doors for the summer, as of July 20. The post office is scheduled to reopen on Monday, Aug. 31.
THE NEW YORK TIMES
August 5, 2009
Aafia Siddiqui ’95, a Pakistani neuroscientist accused of trying to kill American soldiers and FBI agents in Afghanistan, has been found competent to stand trial by a federal judge in Manhattan.




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