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Last Published: September 2, 2014
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Landon Y. Carter—The Tech

On Aug. 29, MIT Clubs put on their annual midway/club fair to introduce freshmen to the multitude of clubs on campus.

EDITOR IN CHIEF
September 2, 2014
On Aug. 26, Dean for Student Life Chris Colombo emailed all MIT students to announce changes to the Mind and Hand Book, a set of guidelines and rules that apply to undergraduates and graduates. The alcohol and drugs and hazing policies were updated significantly, while minor changes were made to other policies, including those on sexual misconduct.
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EDITOR IN CHIEF
September 2, 2014
A student not affiliated with MIT fell from a window at the MIT chapter of the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity at about 11:30 p.m. on Sunday and sustained injuries of unspecified severity according to Kimberly Allen of the MIT News Office.
STAFF REPORTER
September 2, 2014
The Interfraternity Council, the Association of Independent Living Groups Board, and the AILG Facilities Committee have instated a new policy regarding approval for roof deck usage at fraternities, sororities, and independent living groups (FSILGs), overriding the existing prohibition of roof deck use.
MIT NEWS OFFICE
September 2, 2014
MIT has just concluded an experiment in blended learning that could reshape existing educational paradigms. A unique program held on campus Aug. 18-22 brought together students from around the world who had taken an online course in entrepreneurship and then immersed themselves at MIT — to learn how to create a startup.
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September 2, 2014
September 2, 2014
An article about the FSILG social gathering policy in the Friday, Aug. 29 issue of The Tech incorrectly stated that the announcement of the approval of a new FSILG social events policy was made less than a day before the start of Rush 2014, which was actually made more than a day before the kickoff. It also incorrectly stated that Risk Management Consultants were introduced by the new policy, but in fact, their responsibilities have been modified to include new follow-up procedures.
NEWS EDITOR
August 29, 2014
The Institute-wide Task Force on the Future of MIT Education, whose scope is as sweeping as it sounds, wants to rethink pedagogy at MIT and enable “modularity” and “flexibility” in courses.