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STAFF REPORTER; 9:40 P.M. FRIDAY
March 4, 2011
MIT and Phi Beta Epsilon (PBE) released a joint statement today stating that they have resolved several issues that were raised last fall regarding PBE’s suspension from the Interfraternity Council (IFC). On Sept. 21, 2010, PBE was given a four-year suspension by the IFC for violating no-tolerance policies on hazing in PBE’s new member program.
STAFF WRITER
March 1, 2011
The MIT Squash team came in second (3-6) to Vanderbilt on Sunday after three days of matches at the 2011 Men’s National Team Championships this weekend. In squash, the scores indicate the number of match wins of one team’s top nine against the other team’s corresponding nine. The squash team won 6-3 against the University of Washington on Friday in the first round of competition and 5-4 against UC Berkeley during Saturday’s semifinals at Harvard.
STAFF REPORTER
February 8, 2011
Senator Scott Brown (R-Mass.) toured the Koch Institute and Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies (ISN) last Friday and thanked MIT for supporting his Innovate America Act proposal.
STAFF REPORTER
February 1, 2011
Fraternities had a rough year in 2010: Over the course of 365 days, MIT saw one fraternity suspended and another sued, later reaching a six-figure settlement.
STAFF REPORTER
February 1, 2011
The efforts of various academic task forces over the past several years have led to major changes in MIT’s curriculum, including the introduction of Course 20 as Biological Engineering in 2006 and the elimination of double degrees in 2009. This year, these changes continued with the implementation of a new HASS system, and a new degree program combining Courses VI and VII that will begin accepting students next fall.
STAFF REPORTER
November 23, 2010
Jennifer I. Lai ’11 is MIT’s latest Rhodes scholar, joining an elite group of 43 MIT alumni.
STAFF REPORTER
November 23, 2010
A bachelor’s degree in computer science and molecular biology was proposed by the Departments of Biology and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) at the Nov. 17 faculty meeting. At the faculty meeting, Eric L. Grimson PhD ’80, head of the EECS department, said that the EECS faculty “basically unanimously endorsed” the proposal. Commentary at the meeting was so positive that at the end of the discussion, MIT President Susan J. Hockfield asked, “Anyone else want to join the love-fest?”
STAFF REPORTER
November 16, 2010
The number of undergraduate early action applicants has again increased, by about 14 percent over last year. Though the admissions office does not have an exact tally yet, they predict that there will be nearly 6,500 early applications, which would be 800 more than last year’s 5,684.
STAFF REPORTER
October 22, 2010
An employee of Anna’s Taqueria was non-fatally stabbed right above his navel by another Anna’s employee outside the Student Center) around 4:20 p.m. on Wednesday. After the stabbing, the suspect left, heading towards the Kendall T Station. The suspect has not been found as of 6 p.m. yesterday. It is unclear whether he has since contacted his family or his coworkers.
STAFF REPORTER; 10:59 P.M. FRIDAY
October 22, 2010
The suspect who stabbed his fellow Anna’s Taqueria employee outside Stratton Student Center on Wednesday was taken into custody by the police late this morning. The suspect was arrested in East Boston and was scheduled to be arraigned on several charges this afternoon. The charges are unknown at this time.
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