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Lori Berenson stands in a courtroom at Santa Monica Prison in Lima, Peru, on May 25. Berenson, serving a 20-year sentence in Peru for aiding leftist guerrillas, was granted house arrest by the judge after some 15 years in prison.
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NEWS EDITOR; LAST UPDATED 8:00 P.M. THU. MAY 27
Biotech company Roche filed its opposition brief yesterday in Stanford University v. Roche Molecular Systems, et al., the intellectual property case that Stanford and MIT have both asked the Supreme Court to hear. Download it from our website at http://tech.mit.edu/V130/N23/scotus/05_Roche_Brief_In_Opposition_To_Cert_Petition.pdf.
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ASSOCIATE NEWS EDITOR; LAST UPDATED WED. MAY 26 (SUMMARY FROM WIRES)
Lori Helene Berenson, a former MIT student and political activist imprisoned in Peru, was granted parole yesterday. Berenson, who withdrew from MIT as a sophomore in 1988, has served 15 years out of a 20-year prison sentence for aiding the leftist guerilla group Túpac Amaru Revolutionary Movement, or MRTA (Movimiento Revolucionario Túpac Amaru). She is now 40 years old.
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NEWS EDITOR; LAST UPDATED 6:49 P.M. MONDAY MAY 24
The trial of Anna Tang, accused of stabbing her ex-boyfriend in 2007, has been postponed once again, until June 22 and 23.
NEWS EDITOR
May 11, 2010
Anna Tang, the former Wellesley student accused of stabbing Wolfe B. Styke ’10 while he slept in his Next House room in October 2007, will go to trial later this month.
NEWS EDITOR
May 11, 2010
The Student Activities Finance Office, which is responsible for processing reimbursements and checks for student groups, is running several weeks behind schedule.
ASSOCIATE NEWS EDITOR
May 11, 2010
“There are going to be real musicians here tonight!” declared physics professor Christoph M.E. Paus — harnessing the energy in the room.
NEWS EDITOR
May 11, 2010
For the past some 15 years, Robert Metcalfe ’68, co-inventor of Ethernet and founder of the digital electronics manufacturer 3Com, has invited finalists in MIT’s iconic $100K entrepreneurship competition into his historic Boston home — settled quaintly in the Back Bay among rows of picturesque brownstones — for his traditional dinner with the competition’s remaining team members.




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