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The Alpha Tau Omega fraternity was recently expelled from the Interfraternity Council and is appealing the decision. ATO’s house, shown here awaiting repairs on Monday, currently houses fraternity members.
STAFF REPORTER
September 8, 2009
Crowding at MIT undergraduate dorms has increased from last year: between 130 and 135 students are crowded in dorms room this year, while only 85 to 90 students were crowded in fall 2008, according to Robin Baughman, assistant director of housing. Baughman wrote, “We anticipate this number will go down throughout the fall term as cancellations occur to the building that can accommodate overflow housing.”
EDITOR IN CHIEF
September 8, 2009
Alpha Tau Omega’s expulsion from the Interfraternity Council, which remains under appeal, was based in part on the outcome of a hearing about a May 2009 incident allegedly involving “underage consumption” and “failure to provide emergency medical assistance,” according to minutes of a Sept. 2 IFC meeting that were briefly made available online.
NEWS EDITOR
September 8, 2009
Cambridge restaurant inspections may have you thinking twice the next time you pick up a sandwich from your favorite MIT lunch joint. While the city does not require that restaurants post health inspection ratings prominently in their facilities, it maintains an online databases of health inspection results, including those eateries located on campus.
September 8, 2009



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