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Globalization Uniting The World - The Tech

Oct 06, 2000  · My prediction, from analysis of the current world setup, is that globalization will gather steam by nation-states clumping together in successively larger groups. The EU would constitute such a group. What once was the scene of the Hundred Years War is now becoming the world’s greatest economy. With the advent of the CFSP, and perhaps the

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MIT research heavily dependent on defense department ...

(52 years ago) MIT research heavily dependent on defense department funding. A Crack in the Dome . Daniel J. Glenn . Encased in the stairwell of Building 8 are a cluster-bomb wingshaft, a …

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A Tragedy With A Difference - The Tech

(52 years ago) Oct 21, 1997  · A Tragedy With A Difference. On May 5, 1995, a beautiful student at the University of Washington in St. Louis named Melissa Gail Aptman was killed. She was forced into a van after a party at a popular restaurant near campus, shot, raped, driven into the ghetto, and left to die. The campus wept.

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Institute Charged in Fernald Radiation Experiment Lawsuit ...

(52 years ago) Oct 17, 1995  · Institute Charged in Fernald Radiation Experiment Lawsuit By Stacey E. Blau News Editor. The Institute has been charged in a lawsuit over radiation experiments MIT researchers conducted at a home for mentally retarded children during the 1950s.

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The American Dream is Still : Just a Dream for Most ...

(52 years ago) Feb 11, 2003  · The American dream seems a little more difficult to attain when the American dreaming is a member of a minority group living in poverty. This is not to say that the dream of success and money (Yes, I said success and money -- they are not the same thing) is unattainable for certain people. It is just incredibly more difficult to achieve when ...

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Short Takes: Missing Syracuse University Student Found ...

(52 years ago) Nov 20, 1997  · Dismembered body parts, believed to belong to missing Syracuse University sophomore April Gregory, were discovered by police Tuesday night and Wednesday. Gregory, a Syracuse native, has been missing since May 24, 1996. Thirty-one-year-old Terrance Evans was charged Tuesday with second-degree murder after confessing to the crime, according to ...

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Kathryn Bigelow discusses role of "seductive violence" in ...

(52 years ago) Mar 16, 1990  · Kathryn Bigelow discusses role of "seductive violence" in her films. JAMIE LEE CURTIS and. KATHRYN BIGELOW. An interview with the star and writer-director of Blue Steel. By MICHELLE P. PERRY. Kathryn, how tough is it today for women directors? If there's specific resistance to women making movies, I just choose to ignore that as an obstacle for ...

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Students debate justification for Persian Gulf War (1 ...

(52 years ago) Jan 23, 1991  · Students debate justification for Persian Gulf War (1) In order to decide whether or not the use of force in the Persian Gulf is justified, I propose a two-prong criterion. One, that military action be in the self-. interest of the party using force and two, that using force is …

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(52 years ago) Feb 06, 2010  · The Tech • 84 Massachusetts Avenue • Suite 483 • Cambridge, Mass. 02139-4300

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GM Loses Record $4.5 Billion; Announces 12 ... - The Tech

(52 years ago) Feb 25, 1992  · GM Loses Record $4.5 Billion; Announces 12 Plant Closings. General Motors Corp. Monday reported that it lost a record $4.5 billion in 1991, and it identified 12 of the 21 plants that will close as it downsizes its operations during the next few years. GM's loss, the worst annual loss for an American corporation in history, brought last year's ...

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Mafia Handed 22 Indictments in LA - The Tech

(52 years ago) May 02, 1995  · Mafia Handed 22 Indictments in LA By Robert J. Lopez Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES. Federal authorities on Monday indicted 22 members and associates of the Mexican Mafia prison gang, which for the past two years allegedly has relied on murder and intimidation in a bold attempt to organize drug trafficking among hundreds of Latino street gangs in Southern California.

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This Week In MIT History - The Tech

(52 years ago) May 05, 2000  · This Week In MIT History. By Katie Jeffreys. Features Editor. On April 24, 1962 the word “M.I.T.” became the first television image transmitted by communication satellite. The transmission was orchestrated by MIT’s Lincoln Laboratory station in Camp Parks, California with sponsorship from the Air Force. The message was received at ...

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It's a quick trip to a sour ending in China Moon - The Tech

(52 years ago) Mar 08, 1994  · China Moon, originally made in 1992, is the story of Florida police detective Kyle Bodine (Ed Harris) and how he is drawn into a web of intrigue, sexual affairs, and murder when he crosses paths with mysterious femme fatale Rachel Munro (Madeleine Stowe). She first meets him in a bar and surreptiously comes on to him, sparking the sexual desire ...

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FILM REVIEW: Girl, Interrupted -- Film, Incomplete - The Tech

(52 years ago) Jan 19, 2000  · Written by James Mangold, Lisa Loomer, and Anna Hamilton Phelan based on the memoirs by Susanna Kaysen. With Winona Ryder, Angelina Jolie, Clea DuVall, Brittany Murphy, Elizabeth Moss, Jared Leto, Jeffrey Tambor, Vanessa Redgrave, Whoopi Goldberg. Mental illness: if all else fails to be entertaining, throw in some crazy people to liven things up.

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Faith-Based Economics - The Tech

(52 years ago) Sep 11, 2001  · The U.S., the IMF, and the World Bank should stop trying to foist faith-based laissez-faire economics on the world. What the world really needs is an empirical and less hypocritical approach that actually helps everyone, and not just the richest 1% of the population. John S. Reed is a graduate student in the Department of Materials Science and ...

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Chomsky Speaks About U.S. Role In United Nations - The Tech

(52 years ago) Apr 20, 2001  · ASSOCIATE NEWS EDITOR. In a presentation highlighting the often duplicitous role of the United States in the United Nations, Institute Professor Noam Chomsky addressed a nearly packed 26-100 on Tuesday. Chomsky centered his argument around what he believes to be the United Nations’ lack of independence from the globe’s major powers.

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DANCE REVIEW: Contemporary Dance -- An Enchanting Blend of ...

(52 years ago) Apr 23, 2002  · The showcase at the Boston Ballet Grande Studio, “Contemporary Dance,” exhibited five of Rice’s works, each drawing to different degrees on her strong background in both ballet and modern dance. The first work, “Paradigm,” set to a Bach concerto, is a fluid, energetic mix of ballet and modern dance, with a significant amount of ...

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Simple Ideas to Promote Diversity Awareness - The Tech

(52 years ago) Feb 03, 2004  · Simple Ideas to Promote Diversity Awareness. By Ivy S. Morgan. 1. Speak out against racist, homophobic, and sexist actions. Confront perpetuators of discriminating behavior, if you don’t, you’re sending the message that this behavior is acceptable. 2. …

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Ex-Mafia Hitman 'Sammy the Bull' Arrested in Ecstasy Ring ...

(52 years ago) Feb 25, 2000  · Ex-Mafia Hitman ‘Sammy the Bull’ Arrested in Ecstasy Ring Drug Bust By Julie Cart THE los angeles times -- DENVER Former Mafia hitman Salvatore “Sammy the Bull” Gravano -- whose testimony helped send crime boss John Gotti to prison for life --was arrested Thursday in Phoenix for his role in allegedly financing a drug ring that supplied the drug Ecstasy to the area’s burgeoning ...

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Bicycle Thieves is a poignant neorealist work - The Tech

(52 years ago) May 05, 1995  · The Bicycle Thieves is one of the crown jewels of neorealism, the post-war Italian philosophy of filmmaking that permanently reinvigorated our world of cinema. Rejecting the illusory glamour and set-bound artificiality of conventional filmmaking, neorealism took its stories from the struggles of the working class, went out into the streets to ...

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FILM REVIEW ***: Racism Down Under -- Rabbit-Proof Fence ...

(52 years ago) Feb 04, 2003  · The Tech • 84 Massachusetts Avenue • Suite 483 • Cambridge, Mass. 02139-4300

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Ohio University Students Stage Street Riot after Time ...

(52 years ago) Apr 06, 1998  · Ohio University Students Stage Street Riot after Time Change From University Wire. Uptown revelers turned their clocks back one year Sunday morning when about 2,000 people blocked Court Street between Washington and State streets for …

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Recent MIT Graduate Elected to Los Angeles City Council ...

(52 years ago) Aug 04, 1999  · Although many MIT graduates have gone onto great success in fields of technology, Alex Padilla ’94 is one seeking success in the non-technological world of politics. In the five years following his graduation from MIT, recently-elected Los Angeles City Councilman Padilla has been busy. “Politics is like my MIT schedule continued -- the ...

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FILM REVIEW: The Bone Collector -- Stinks -- No Bones ...

(52 years ago) Nov 05, 1999  · With Denzel Washington, Angelina Jolie, Queen Latifah, Michael Rooker. It did not really matter that I had my eyes closed half the time: I could have slept through The Bone Collector and still written this review. It seems that the very essence of a thriller -- thrilling unpredictability -- is lost in this and many other recent movies.

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Bob Jones's True Colors - The Tech

(52 years ago) Mar 14, 2000  · Bob Jones III, president of Bob Jones University, wrote a formal press release in support of his college. It reads like a used car salesman’s pitchu001f -- Bob Jones manages to alienate half of the people in his speech whom he so desperately needs to convince to support his college. While championing religious freedom in the US, he mocks ...

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Behind the suspension of MIT Delta Upsilon

(52 years ago) Dec 02, 2014  · Behind the suspension. of MIT Delta Upsilon. When MIT’s Technology Chapter of the Delta Upsilon fraternity was suspended this past April, there was no clear indication of the cause to outsiders. Other than the vague “inappropriate behavior” mentioned in a press release, neither Delta Upsilon International nor MIT explained why they were ...

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Musician John Denver Dies in Experimental Plane Crash ...

(52 years ago) Oct 14, 1997  · Musician John Denver Dies in Experimental Plane Crash By Mary Curtius and Louis Sahagun Los Angeles Times PACIFIC GROVE, Calif. John Denver, the earnest "country boy" who soared to fame in the 1970s with sunny, folksy, just-this-side-of-corny songs like "Rocky Mountain High," died when an experimental plane he recently purchased crashed into Monterey Bay during a test flight.

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China's Divorce Problem - The Tech

(52 years ago) Nov 10, 1998  · In an attempt to make divorce harder, the Chinese government has proposed a few amendments to the law. The All China Women's Federation has proposed that couples be separated for at least three years before divorce, the third party (a legal term for the man's lover) be held responsible for damages, and extramarital sex be illegal.

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Clinton Questioned about How He Avoided Military Service ...

(52 years ago) Feb 07, 1992  · Clinton Questioned about How He Avoided Military Service By Paul West The Baltimore Sun. NASHUA, N.H. Arkansas Gov. Bill Clinton's presidential campaign was sidetracked again Thursday, this time over new questions about how he avoided military service at the height of the Vietnam War.

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Republic of Texas Member Dies in Battle with ... - The Tech

(52 years ago) May 06, 1997  · Republic of Texas Member Dies in Battle with Rangers By Sue Anne Pressley The Washington Post FORT DAVIS, Tex. One of two Republic of Texas members who fled into the mountains after refusing to surrender along with his comrades Saturday …

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Supreme Court Strikes Down Chicago's Anti-Loitering Law ...

(52 years ago) Jun 11, 1999  · LOS ANGELES TIMES -- WASHINGTON. The Supreme Court struck down a Chicago anti-loitering law Thursday that authorized the police to sweep the streets of those who look to be gang members. The 6-3 decision instead gave an unexpected endorsement to old-fashioned principles of civil liberties. Despite its laudable purpose, the Chicago law gave the ...

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Gunmen Kill 60 in Massacre At Egyptian Tourist Facility ...

(52 years ago) Nov 18, 1997  · Gunmen Kill 60 in Massacre At Egyptian Tourist Facility By John Lancaster The Washington Post LUXOR, Egypt. Gunmen opened fire on foreign tourists gathered at an ancient temple on the Nile River Monday, killing at least 57 foreigners and three Egyptians in the country's deadliest terrorist attack by anti-government extremists.

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After Two Recent Fatalities, Rides Shut Down at Paramount ...

(52 years ago) Aug 26, 1999  · After Two Recent Fatalities, Rides Shut Down at Paramount Parks By Josh White and Craig Timberg THE WASHINGTON POST -- Officials of the company that operates Kings Dominion in Virginia said they have temporarily shut down seven rides at their five amusement parks in North America to review their safety after two fatal accidents in the past week. The rides under review include the …

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CONCERT REVIEW: MIT Symphony Orchestra Concert ...

(52 years ago) Oct 31, 2000  · MIT Symphony Orchestra Concert Inspirational Folk-Themed Classical Music By Bogdan Fedeles Staff Writer. Last Wednesday, the MIT Symphony Orchestra, directed by Dante Anzolini, presented a marvelous program of classical music comprised of Janacek’s Lachian Dance No.1, Ravel’s Tzigane and Mahler’s Symphony No.4.Given the beauty of these pieces and the remarkable …

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THEATER REVIEW: Rent -- A loud letdown - The Tech

(52 years ago) Jul 07, 1999  · A loud letdown. By Bence Olveczky. ASSOCIATE ARTS EDITOR. Musical by Jonathan Larson inspired by Puccini ’ s La Boheme. At Shubert Theatre, 265 Tremont St. Through 7/25. More info at (800) 447-7400. If you believe what critics say (and I sincerely hope that you don’t), then Rent, now playing at the Shubert Theatre, is “a raw and riveting ...

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Stephen M. Meyer ...64 - The Tech

(52 years ago) Jan 31, 2007  · Stephen M. Meyer, MIT political science professor, an expert in national security issues and a passionate advocate of global biodiversity, died Dec. 10 at the age of 54. The cause was cancer. Meyer, the director of the MIT Project on Environmental Politics and Policy and a member of the MIT Council on the Environment, focused his teaching and ...

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Mamet takes anti-feminist stance too far in Oleanna - The Tech

(52 years ago) Nov 01, 1994  · Clearly, Oleanna is a pawn in Mamet's dramatic war against feminism. Fortunately, however, his film is too slanted and exaggerated to be taken seriously. When Oleanna gloats and makes her professor admit that he sees her as little more than a weak woman of "questionable sexuality," Mamet's homophobic paranoia is brought to the forefront.

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Police arrest nine in protest march - The Tech

(52 years ago) Metropolitan District Commission (MDC) police officers arrested the nine protesters for disorderly conduct and disobeying police orders after crossing a police line. An MIT senior, who participated in the rally but refused to identify himself, speculated that those students arrested were not affiliated with MIT. "After the arrests started, the ...

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Tyson Found Guilty of Rape, Two Other Charges - The Tech

(52 years ago) Feb 11, 1992  · An Indianapolis jury Monday night found boxer Mike Tyson guilty of raping an 18-year-old beauty pageant contestant. The jury deliberated for nine hours before rendering its verdict, which included convictions on two counts of criminal deviate conduct. Judge Patricia J. Gifford asked Tyson to surrender his passport but allowed him to be free on ...

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Three from MIT Named Rhodes, Marshall Scholars - The Tech

(52 years ago) Dec 10, 1996  · By Carina FungStaff Reporter. MIT garnered one Rhodes and two Marshall Scholars this year. Pardis C. Sabeti '97 was among 32 Rhodes Scholars named this year, and Ramy A. Arnaout '97 and Martin J. Gilkes '97 were awarded two of the 40 Marshall Scholarships. "The Rhodes Scholarship offers its recipients the opportunity [to spend] a fully-funded ...

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Gale's Death Prompts Questions on Scientology - The Tech

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Attorney General Janet Reno Diagnosed With Parkinson's ...

(52 years ago) Nov 17, 1995  · Attorney General Janet Reno Diagnosed With Parkinson's By Pierre Thomas and David Brown The Washington Post WASHINGTON. Attorney General Janet Reno revealed Thursday that she has Parkinson's disease, an incurable degenerative illness that …

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MIT Concedes Bias against Female Faculty - The Tech

(52 years ago) Mar 30, 1999  · MIT Concedes Bias against Female Faculty. In a move that has gained widespread attention in the national media, MIT’s administration acknowledged gender discrimination against its tenured female professors. The acknowledgement follows the release of a study conducted by a committee composed of tenured women faculty and male colleagues which ...

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Enforcement of Death Penalty Required - The Tech

(52 years ago) Oct 22, 1993  · Enforcement of Death Penalty Required. Many people will agree that the criminal justice system in the United States is nothing less than a joke. Why is it that a criminal can kill someone, wait for about a year before going on trial, plead an excuse such as "being under the influence of drugs," or "temporary insanity," go to jail, serve time in ...

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The Secular Case Against Gay Marriage - The Tech

(52 years ago) Feb 17, 2004  · The Tech • 84 Massachusetts Avenue • Suite 483 • Cambridge, Mass. 02139-4300

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BOOK REVIEW: Black House -- Stephen King's Latest Features ...

(52 years ago) Sep 11, 2001  · Stephen King’s Latest Features Little Horror. By Freddy Funes. Written by Stephen King and Peter Straub. Published by Random house. $28.95 hardcover. Stephen King and Peter Straub collaborated on The Talisman, a story about the fantastic travels of a young boy named Jack Sawyer. In Black House, King and Straub tell the tale of the adult Jack.

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Insurance Broker Marsh & McLennan Fined $850 Million for ...

(52 years ago) Feb 01, 2005  · Insurance Broker Marsh & McLennan Fined $850 Million for Rigging Prices By Joseph B. Treaster The New York Times -- NEW YORK Marsh & McLennan Cos., the largest insurance broker in the world, agreed Monday to pay $850 million to settle a lawsuit accusing it of cheating customers by rigging prices and steering business to insurers in exchange for incentive payments.

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Vatican Gives Formal Apology for Inaction During Holocaust ...

(52 years ago) Mar 17, 1998  · Vatican Gives Formal Apology for Inaction During Holocaust By William Drozdiak The Washington Post BERLIN. The Roman Catholic Church formally apologized Monday for failing to take more decisive action in challenging the Nazi regime during World War II to stop the extermination of more than 6 million Jews.

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Redford's Quiz Show succeeds with moral message - The Tech

(52 years ago) Sep 23, 1994  · With candor and breadth, Quiz Show succeeds in defining the culprits in this supposed moral decline while animating their justification of the most ludicrous deception: Cheating on a game show. Two isolation chambers housed the contestants in the original NBC television show "Twenty-One." In these boxes sealed off from the sounds of the ...

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