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                          House~ Approves                      African-
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By Sarah Y. Kelghtley                                      Crowley said.                           proposals in Congress to cut and           subcommittee, said the original                      of Sponsored Programs.
EDT vtT IDiCHiEF                                               The Delfese            cnt
                                                                              ,Depa,-tm ,unA'ds    freeze various budgets, but this is        $900 million cut was made to "send                        Because each branch of the DoD
   The House of Representatives                            40 percent of U.S. universities'        perhaps the most serious reduction         a message" to Congress and the                       will determine how it wants to allo-
approved a $200 million cut in the                         engineering research. In fiscal year    which has been passed into law in          Pentagon to bring university                         cate the reduction, it will take a few
Department of Defenge university                           1993, 18 percent of MIT's research      the last few years," Crowley said.         research spending into line with                     weeks before MIT knows how
research budget yesterday, which                           was funded through the Defense              The final $200 million cut is a        other DoD spending, according to                     much research funding is lost,
will mean a significant loss in spon-                      Department, according to Tech Talk.     compromise between a $900 million          an article in The Boston Globe this                  Crowley said.
sorship for the Institute, according                           The Clinton administration had      cut passed by the House in July and-       summer.                                                  It is "quite unlikely that all ongo-
to John C. Crowley, director of the                        originally budgeted $1.8 billion for    an $82 million cut approved by the                                                              ing activity will be reduced by an
MIT Washington office. The Senate                          DoD university research funding for     Senate in August. The compromise           Impact is not clear                                  equal share," Crowley said. "There
was expected to vote on the bill last                      fiscal year 1995, which begins          figure emerged from a conference              "It will take some time to deter-                 will be some programs that fare bet-
night or will vote today.                                  tomorrow, but the cut reduces this      committee last week.                       mine what the specific impact on                     ter than others across the nation."
   There is little doubt that the Sen-                     more than 10 percent.                       Rep. John P. Murtha, who chairs        campus programs is," said .George
ate will also- approve the budget,                            MIT has "faced other serious         the House Appropriations defense           H. Dummer, director of the Office                                                                      DoD, Page 12

3 Robbed at ATMs
Near e Institute
By Hyun Soo Kim                                            turned right, heading into the Sloan
NEWS EDITOR                                                 School parking lot, which was more
    Three robberies of customers at                         isolated. The robber followed him.
automatic teller machines on the                                "I became aware that he was fol-
outskirts of campus have occurred                           lowing me when I was 15 steps out-
in the last week. Two of the rob-                           side of the bank. When I turned the
beries involved MIT students or                            corner to the Sloan lot, and he fol-
people affiliated with MIT.                                 lowed, I knew that I was in danger,"
    Robberies took place at the Bay-                        Kupferberg said. Kupferberg then
bank ATM at 226 Main St. in                                 started running to Building E56, but
Kendall Square, the Baybank ATM                            the robber "ran and caught up
on Massachusetts Avenue and Vas-                           quickly."
sar Street, and the Baybank ATM at                              The robber showed Kupferberg
Third Street and Broadway.                                 the barrel of a gun and pointed it to
    Eric D. Kupferberg G was                               his side. The robber also asked how
robbed at gunpoint after completing                        much Kupferberg had withdrawn.
a transaction at the Kendaii Square                        When told $30, the robber escorted
ATM last Fridav at 5 p.m.                                  the student back to the ATM where
    The robber was in the lobby of                          Kupferberg was forced to withdraw
the ATM, Kupferberg said. A num-                           $500, the most that one can with-
ber of people were in line ahead of                        draw from an ATM. "When he
Kupferberg. After the other people                         demanded that I return to the bank
made their transactions, they turned                       he had the gun hidden under his                    re :
                                                                                                       scuff:Affiiater lr,                   CA:$S Research                         Christopher DA Janney                               :' 8/'joe-?
left and headed towards the subway                         jacket," Kupferberg said.                 '-
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and into Kendall Square, he said.                              The robber then instructed
    "I suspected that something was                        Kupferberg to walk 15 steps to the
wrong at the ATM. The assailant
was neither making a deposit or
withdrawal, only watching what
                                                           right, and the robber walked the
                                                           other way. Kupferberg immediately
                                                           notified the Campus Police and the
                                                                                                   U.S. News and World Report
others did for five minutes or more.                       Cambridge Police. Kupferberg was
He was particularly interested in
noticing people when they left,"
Kupferberg said.:
                                                           not injured.
                                                               "No one noticed in the parking
                                                           lot that my hands were up in the air,
                                                                                                             Ranks LIT Fourt in Naltion
    After making ibis transaction,                                                                 By Venkatesh Satish                            "It is gratifying to see that we               tation, faculty resources, graduation
Kupferberg eftlhe TM loobuby and
                   ic                                                           .Aim, Page 12                                                 are rated so high, since we are com-               rate, financial resources, and alumni
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                                                                                                       MIT ranked fourth in the latest        mitted to excellence," said Provost                satisfaction.
                                                                                                   U.S. News & World Report's annual          Mark S. Wrighton.                                      Colleges received weighted
                                                                                                   list of the best 25 schools in the             However, he cautioned that the                 scores in each category, and these
                                                                                                   nation.                                    ranking should not be taken as an                  were totaled to create overall scores,
                                                                                                       The top three schools for the          absolute evaluation though "it cer-                which were then ranked. Selectivity
                                                                                                    1995 ranking were Harvard Univer-         tainly encourages really outstanding               and reputation accounted for 25 per-
                                                                                                   sity, Princeton University, and Yale       people to think about MIT and                      cent, faculty resources 20 percent,
                                                                                                   University, respectively. Stanford         shows that MIT is a very special                   graduation rate 15 percent, financial
                                                                                                   University was fifth, followed by          place," he said.                                   resources 10 percent, and alumni
                                                                                                   Duke University and the California             The criteria used to evaluate the              satisfaction weighed 5 percent.
                                                                                                   Institute of Technology. Dartmouth         schools included student selectivity                   MIT tied with Harvard and Stan-
                                                                                                   College, Columbia University, and          (which involved a study of accep-                  ford for best academic reputation,
                                                                                                   the University of Chicago rounded          tance rates, high school class stand-
                                                                                                   out the top 10.                            ing, and test scores), academic repu-                                                     Ranking, Page 11

                                                                                                   Building Break-Ins, Property
                                                                                                   Losses Rile CCR Employees
                                                                                                   By Don Lacey                              the Center for Cancer Research,
                                                                                                   STAFF REPORTER
                                                                                                                                             located in El 7. The theft of the keys
                                                                                                        A rash of break-ins in Buildings
                                                                                                    18, 66, E 17, and E 18 resulted in the
                                                                                                   large number of crimes recorded on
                                                                                                                                             required changing El 7's locks, said
                                                                                                                                             CCR Building Manager Ward
                                                                                                                                                                                                          : NSIDE
                                                                                                   campus for the period of Sept. 16             Outweighing the loss of property
                                                                                                   through Sept. 23, according to            and the nuisance of having to
                                                                                                   Chief of Campus Police Anne P.            change locks was the general feel-
                                                                                                   Glavin.                                   ing of a loss of security at CCR,
                                                                                                       The total dollar value of stolen                                                                      ..
                                                                                                                                                                                                         ,, S, ....                 ,...
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ..               P w e 10
                                                                                                                                             which employs about 200 people,
                                                                                                   possessions jumped to $24,000             DeHarow said.
                                                                                                   from almost $10,000 in the week              "In a case like this, everybody                              On the Screen Page7
                                                                                                   before.                                   feels violated, like they can't turn
                                                                                                       Last Wednesday personal               around and leave things unattended
An MIT student was held up at gunpoint at this group of ATMs in                                    belongings, laboratory equipment,                                                                   AOnRhTf                                        Pteoe8
Kendall Squayre last. Friday evening.. ...... ,.                                                   and building keys were stolen from                           Breakqns, Page 14
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                Disney Abandons Northern Va. Site
               THE    'ASHINGTON POST

                   The Walt Disney Co. killed its Prince William County, Va. theme
                                                                                                            Sweden Mourns Lives Lost
               park Wednesday night, apparently after deciding that an unexpected
               national debate over the location and concept of the $650 million
                Disney's America was hurting the company's image.
                   The two top officials of the theme park flew to Richmond
                                                                                                            In Huge Mardme Disaster
               Wednesday night to brief a grim Gov. George Allen about the deci-                           By Dean E. Murphy                            tomorrow."                                  Estonian captain Ahvo Piht.
               sion. County officials were notified over the next few hours.                               and Mary Williams Walsh                            In the eastern town of Norrkop-          "I am sure he will be able to pro-
                   The entertainment giant had won $163 million in incentives from                          LOS ANGELES TIMES                             ing, none of the 56 members of a          vide valuable information," said                      t
               Virginia lawmakers earlier this year and seemed on the way to gain-                                               STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN        retirement club has turned up alive.      Sten-Crister Forsberg, executive
               ing final zoning approval from county officials next month. But com-                            Police were writing tickets,              The club had organized one of its          vice president of Nordstrom &
               pany executives decided over the weekend that the prolonged and                             patrolling the streets and making             many getaway excursions, this time         Thulin, Estland's Swedish parent
               increasingly ugly fight could permanently damage Disney's valuable                          arrests, but the Stockholm police             to the Estonian capital of Tallinn for     company. "I can assure you in that
               corporate image, a source said Wednesday night.                                             department, like much of Sweden,              some shopping and sightseeing. For         weather he was probably on the
                   The announcement was a major blow to park supporters, includ-                           was finding the heartache Thursday            about $120 each, members got               bridge."
               ing most county government officials, who had expected the 3,000-                           nearly too much to bear.                      meals, lodging and transportation              Forsberg said the cause of the
              acre park and related development near Haymarket to create 3,000                                 Sixty-eight employees of the              for three days.                            sinking was still unknown, but he                 F
              jobs and generate $12 million a year in countytax revenue.                                   police force were among the passen-               The sense of horror in the indus-       hinted that the investigation was
                   But the announcement was welcome news for the historians and                            gers aboard the ferry boat Estonia,           trial town southwest of Stockholm           focusing on eyewitness accounts of
              environmentalists who opposed the park, saying it would descecrate                           which sank in the turbulent Baltic            was made worse by accounts Thurs-           water flooding the large car deck.
              nearby Civil War.sites and trivialize America's past.                                        Sea early Wednesday in one of                 day of the panic aboard the sinking         Although Forsberg insisted that the
                                                                                                           Europe's worst maritime disasters.           vessel. Some survivors hospitalized          seals on the deck ramps were not                 r
                                                                                                            Five employees survived, but the             in Finland spoke of desperate efforts       faulty, he said the flooded deck was
                     New Skirmish Brews Over Health                                                         others are among the more than 800
                                                                                                            people still missing and presumed
                                                                                                                                                        to get off the ship, with some frail
                                                                                                                                                        and elderly passengers, knowing
                                                                                                                                                                                                     likely "the main cause of the acci-
                                                                                                                                                                                                     dent."                                           I'
                     Care Reform On Retirement Act                                                          dead.
                                                                                                                "It is like a whole generation has
                                                                                                                                                        they could not make it, giving up
                                                                                                                                                        and dropping to the floor in tears.
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Per Forsskahl, managing director
                                                                                                                                                                                                    of the Finnish Ship Owners Associ-
              LOS ANGELFS TIM ES
     I                                                                                                      vanished," said a teary-eyed Lotta               "People here are seeing pictures       ation; also said water leaking into
                                                                                WASHINGTON                  Eriksson, who, like the victims, is a       in their minds of their relatives and       the ship probably caused the acci-                    .
                   Just when members of Congress and their exhausted staffs                                civilian employee of the depart-             friends trapped in the ferry .at the        dent ? and he pointed an accusing
               thought the bruising health care reform fight was behind them, a new                        ment. "There is an enormous empti-           bottom of the sea," said Gert Forge,        finger at the crew. "There must have                  .
               skirmish is brewing.                                                                        ness everywhere, in the canteen, in          a psychiatric nurse at the Norrkop-         been something wrong with the way
                   Unable to agree on a national reform agenda, members are argu-                          the corridors."                             .ing senior citizen center. "The             the crew handled the situation," he
               ing over how much authority to cede to the states - an issue that has                            Thle police employees, who were        biggest problem here is that none of         said.
               taken on new urgency now that the federal initiative is dead.                               attending a union seminar aboard            the 56 has been found."                           In Estonia, many wondered
                   The latest controversy focuses on a 20-year-old law known as                            the Estonia, were among a handful                 Finnish Coast Guard Capt.              whether the ferry company's                           _
              ERISA, or the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, which                                 of large groups from communities            Raimo Tiilikainen, who is in charge          monopoly status on the Stockholm-
              effectively bars states from regulating the health benefits of most of                       across Sweden that made up much             of the rescue effort, said only 65           Tallinn line - a legacy of Soviet
              their residents.                                                                             of the passenger list. In a country         bodies had been retrieved from the
                  In these waning days of Congress, many states are aggressively                     I                                                                                              rule- had contributed to lax safety
                                                                                                           where ferry cruises are a favorite          sea by late Thursday. Although               standards. The state-run Estonian
              seeking individual exemptions from ERISA, without which their                                national pasttime, images of paja-          accounts continue to vary on the             Shipping Co., which owns half of
             sweeping reform efforts will all but collapse.                                               ma-clad corpses being snatched               number of people on board, authori-          Estline, is one of the biggest and
              * Despite the stakes, however, the battle's outcome is highly uncer-                        from the sea have created a deep             ties say there are as many as 800           most profitable companies in Esto-
             tain. For one thing, as with so many other controversies in health care                      sense of agony not felt since the           others still in the sunken boat or lost      nia.                                               -
             reform,.this issue has led to some unlikely alliances.                                       assassination of Prime Minister Olof        at sea.                                           Swedish and Finnish news
                  Joining the nation's governors in arguing for greater state flexibil-
             ity are many Democrats who long have championed federalism,
                                                                                                          Palme eight years ago.                            In Stockholm, owners of the            reports have speculated the Estonian               .
                                                                                                               "People are exhausted both             ferry apologized for the disaster and        crew was not up to the job, was

             including Sens. Daniel Patrick Moynihan of New York and Bob Gra-                             physically and emotionally," said           said they were eagerly searching for         hired on the cheap and may have
             ham of Florida and Rep. Ron Wyden of Oregon.                                                 Soren Carlsson, chief nurse at              one of the craft's two captains, who         contributed to problems because of
                  On the other side, closing ranks in the name of uniform national                        Stockholm's Sodersjukhuset hospi-           was reported by Finnish authorities          inexperience and language barriers.
             standards are big. multi-state employers, insurers and labor unions,                         tal, where some of the 140 survivors        to have survived. Officials from Est-        Estline officials said the Estonian
             joined by moderates and conservatives who otherwise have vigorous-                           have been treated. "There is sadness        line, the ferry's part owners, said          ct- ci-lmembers werc qualitflcd 'v rj
             ly backed states rights, including Sens. Dave Durenberger, R-Minn.,                          today. Maybe the anger comes                they have not been able to locate            the vessel.
             John H. Chafee, R-R.I., Don Nickles, R-Okla., John C. Danforth, R-
             Mo., and Richard C.             Shelby,         D-AIa.

                      House Passes Bill to Restrict                                                      Right-wing Itaid Grenade
                      Lobbyists From Giving Perks
             LOS ANGELES TIMES

                                                                                                         Attack Leaves Five Dead
              Reviving a long-dormant reform issue in the waning days of Con-                             By Kenneth Freed                           of the Haitian army, at least one of
         gress, the House Thursday approved a bill to ban lobbyists from giv-                                                                                                                     military stance have occasioned
                                                                                                          and Mark Fineman                           whom was later tracked by a U.S.             several beatings and a near-fatal
         ing free meals, travel and entertainment to members of Congress and                              LOS.ANGEi.ES, TiME.S
                                                                                                                                                     military police uog teari that led           torturi,,g in,   Q,, c!!ed on. each
         their staff aides.                                                                                  PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - A               him away in handcuffs.
             The measure, which faces an uncertain fate in the Senate, was                                                                                                                        ruling general - and on Francois
                                                                                                         grenade attack on a pro-democracy               The final death toll from the sec-       by name - to depart. "No law says
         passed in th       e se by a 306-1 12 -vote after narrowly overcmng                             demonstration Thursday killed at            ond attack on peaceful demonstra-
         strong Republican-led efforts to kill the legislation and deny Democ-                                                                                                                    you must leave the country E but
                                                                                                         least five people and wounded more          tors in two days was incomplete by           for the sake of peace, you should do
         rats a pre-election victory.                                                                    than 30 in a bloody act of resistance       dusk Thursday, but eyewitnesses,
             Adopted with strong support from the large freshman class, the                                                                                                                       it," Paul said to deafening applause.
                                                                                                         by Haiti's military dictatorship and        hospitals, the I taitian Red Cross and       "Leave the country for a time.
         bill was designed to curb the widespread practice of lobbyists picking                          its murLderous supporters.                  U.S. officials agreed that the total of
         up the tab for expensive meals, golf outings and tickets to sports                                                                                                                       When peace is restored, you can                r
                                                                                                             The killings came on the eve of         people killed or wounded was more            come back."                                    9
         events for members of Congress. It even forbids lobbyists from giv-                             the third anniversary of the violent        than 40.                                         Paul also appealed several times           t
         ing lawmakers a bottle of wine. The gift ban would take effect next                     i
                                                                                                         overthrow of the country's only                A passing U.S. Army patrol                during his half-hour speech for
         May 31.                                                                                         democratically elected president,           stumbled onto the incident and
             Tihe far-reaching bill also would require professional lobbyists of                                                                                                                  peaceful change and called on all
                                                                                                         Jean-Bertrand Aristide, whose                opened fire just moments after the          Haitians to shun revenge. "A true
         Congress and senior officials of the executive branch to register and                           impending return has been marked             explosions. It was unclear whether
         disclose what legislation or regulations they are trying to influence.                                                                                                                   democrat does not seek vengeance,"             i

                                                                                                         repeatedly in recent days by sneak           the American forces hit any of the          he said. "A democrat does not seek             I
         These provisions would take effect in January 1996.                                             attacks, beatings and shootings of                                                                                                      I
                                                                                                 I                                                    demonstrators or any of the attack-         violence. A democrat seeks only
                                                                                                         his supporters.                              ers, but at least one of attackers was      peace, democracy, justice, unity and
                                                                                                            According to witnesses, hun-              reported among the dead.                    progress.
                                     WEATHER                                                             dreds of demonstrators marching
                                                                                                         between downtown and the city's
                                                                                                         airport were passing a warehouse
                                                                                                                                                          U.S. Army Col. John Ryneska,
                                                                                                                                                      who also happened by the scene
                                                                                                                                                      soon after the attack occurred, said
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Thursday's pro-democracy
                                                                                                                                                                                                  marchers did not heed Paul's call.

               Sunny Today, Dim Sun Tomorrow                                                             owned by Lt.Col. Michel-Joseph
                                                                                                         Francois, Haiti's feared police chief
                                                                                                                                                      none of the American forces was
                                                                                                                                                      injured, and he confirmed that at
                                                                                                                                                                                                  They sacked the warehouse at the
                                                                                                                                                                                                   site of the grenade attack, hauling
         By Michael C. Morgan                                                                                                                                                                      out thousands of bags of cement that
                                                                                                         and a leader of the ruling military          least one Haitian had been detained
         STAFFfETEROLOGIST                                                                                                                                                                         Francois had stocked while still in
                      __-                                                                                junta, when at least one grenade was        after the attack.
             The mostly clear skies of today will fade behind increasing high                                                                                                                     control.
                                                                                                         thrown from a car that may have                  As Francois prepared to flee
         cloudiness beginning tommorow morning as moisture now over the                                                                                                                                Francois, who used his position
                                                                                                         emerged from the building.                  Thursday and some of his followers           to earn millions in businesses rang-
         Midwest streaks rapidly eastward. Because there is not much vertical                                Paradoxically, Francois, one of         were engaged in the killings, thou-           ing from auto towing to smuggling
         motion accompanying the moist air, the most that can be expected                                the three Haitian officers who have         sands of Haitians swarmed outside            to cement importing, will retire and
         from the approaching system is overcast with at worst -- a few drops                            ruled Haiti with violence and cor-          city hall, listening through loud-           go into exile in the neighboring
         of rain. Skies should begin to clear Sunday as the moisture gets                                ruption since the coup, was reported        speakers installed by U.S. forces as          Dominican Republic, where he has
         "pushed" southward. In short, from the Blue Hills of southeastern                               by friends and U.S. military sources        Port-au-Prince Mayor Evans Paul              a home and huge investments,
         Massachusetts to the White Mountains of Northern New England, a                                 to have packed utp his office and           reclaimed the office taken from him          sources said Thursday.
         partly sunn and ;stly d, fal weekend is anticipated.                                            was preparing to leave the country          during the couLp.                                 A U.S. military source confirmed
            Today: Mostly sunny, breezy, and cool. Winds northwest around                                within days.
         20 mph (32 kph). Iiigh 65°F (i8°C).                                                                                                             The last time Paul tried to enter        the account, adding that Francois
                                                                                                             Francois thus would be the first        city hall, on Aug. 8, 1993, a mob            might have left by the end of the
            Tonight: Clear and chilly. Breezy. Low 46°F (8°C).                                           of the three Haitian military leaders
            Saturday: Partly sunny to partly cloudy. Cool. High 63°F (17°C).
                                                                                                                                                     summoned by the military stormed             day Thursday. Army chief Lt.Gen.
                                                                                                         to accede to U.S. and U.N. demands          the building and killed eight people.
            Saturday night: Mostly cloudy. A brief period of very light rain                                                                                                                      Raoul Cedras and his chief of staff,
                                                                                                         that they leave power or face pun-          Paul, a 38-year-old former radio             Brig. Gen. Philippe Biarnby have
         possible. Low 52°F (47°C).                                                                      ishment for their ousting of Aristide.
            Sunday: Partly cloudy and a bit milder. High 67°F (19°C). Low                                                                            newscaster and playwright with an            denied repeatedly that they would
                                                                                                             Witnesses said that Thursday's          immense public following, had been           leave the country, although both are
         55°F (13°C).                                                                                    grenades were thrown by known               in hiding ever since.                        expected to resign their positions
                        -                                                                                members .of a civilian terrorist wing         - Paul, whose popularity and anti-         before the Oct. 15 deadline.
     September 30, 1994                                                                                  WORLD & NATION                                                                                                      THE TF.CH Paoe 1

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        AsassinaiO                                                         P                                     OfcaJ                                   New Space-Borne Radar to Focus
                                                                                                                                                          On Planet Earth's Environment
     Heightens Mecos
               MexInstability                                                                                                                         LOS ANGELES TIMES
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         PASADENA. CALIF.
     By Juanita Darling                          investil gators have determined that          downtown hotel as he left a break-                         Outer space is Jet Propulsion Laboratory's usual playground,
     and Sebastian Rotella                       the Intrratech 9-mm submachine pis-           fast for his party's recently elected                  where its planetary probes rendezvous with asteroids, piggyback on
     LOS ANGELES TIMES                           tol. a r nodel known as a "Tech 9,"           federal deputies.                                      the solar wind and zip to the fringes of the solar system. But these
                                 MEXICO CTY      was pu rchased in the unnamed bor-                His body lay in state at party                     days, the NASA agency's high-tech wizardry is rediscovering an old
         The second major political assas-       der cityy,sources said. But it was not        headquarters Wednesday evening,                        world - planet Earth.
     sination in six months raised ques-         immed liately clear who made the              later being moved to a funeral home                        In an unlikely twist for a space agency, JPL's new Spaceborne
     tions Thursday about the continuing                  se
                                                 purchase and when.                            in the south of the capital, where a                   Imaging Radar, or SIR-C, is turning home as part of the National
     effectiveness of the system that has            As I the investigation continued,         small group of mourners gathered                       Aeronautics and Space Administration's Mission to Planet Earth, a
     kept this nation stable for six             Mexicaans mourned and confronted              Thursday morning, until he was                         $1 billion project to study the global environment on what scientists
     decades.                                    doubts about their political system,          taken to the Spanish Cemetery for                      say is unprecedented scale. Starting Friday, the $360 million radar
         At the least, the virtual one-party.    public safety and the seeming                 cremation.                                             embarks aboard the space shuttle Endeavour on the second of three
     system - which Peruvian writer              impunilty of drug dealers, as they con-           U.S. law enforcement sources                       trips to send back striking images from our own backyard: a tropical
     MiVargio Vaargas Laas cald      "a per-'.   ducted; a unr al for,,-RuizMassicu.           said
                                                                                                  dtey          found plausible the sce-              rain    ores-t in         .ivico,     oir-annes in the      western Galannaos Islands the
     feet dictatorship" - seemed less so as          Conning just six months after the         nario that drug traffickers had killed                 habitat of endangered mountain gorillas in war-torn Rwanda.
     federal police investigated-the killing     assassi ination of PRI presidential           Ruiz Massieu to send a message to                          SIR-C is unique in its ability to work on three frequencies, allow-
     of yet another prominent figure.            candid ate Luis Donaldo Colosio,              his brother, Deputy Attorney Gener-                    ing scientists to probe an area with three different looks at the same
         The weapon used to kill Francis-        Ruiz 19  aassieu's slaying heightens          al Mario Ruiz Massieu. "It's a good                    image. SIR-C is the world's most advanced civilian radar, capable of
     co Ruiz Massieu - the second-               worrie ;s that Mexico could be                theory," a U.S. official said. "But                    penetrating clouds, vegetation, ice, dry sand, soil and darkness.
     ranking official in the Institutional       returni ng to the days of political           that's all it is - a theory. Mario                        Other radars work only on a single frequency. The difference,
     Revolutionary Party, which has              violenc :e that this nation endured in        Ruiz has been active in directing                      experts say, is like looking at an X-ray instead of a photograph.
     ruled this country for 65 years -           the 192 20s, and which led to the for-        (anti-drug) operations and providing
     has been traced to a town in the Rio        mation of the PRI as a peaceful way           manpower to go after the cartels."
     Grande Valley in Texas, law                 to brokler power struggles.                       Any of Mexico's top drug cartels                                Yeltsin Pitches for Trade
     enforcement sources said Thursday.              Rui:z Massieu was fatally shot            could have been involved in the
         With the help of U.S. authorities,      Wedne ·sday morning in front of a             murder, the official said.                                         With U.S. Pacific Northwest
                                                                                                                                                      LOS ANGELES TIMES

     Sen. Hollings Holds Ui ) Vote on                                                                                                                     In further acknowledgment of the westward shift of America's
                                                                                                                                                      economic potential, Russian President Boris N. Yeltsin Thursday

                                                                                                                                                      concluded his U.S. visit in the "other" Washington.
     GAIT, Clinton Braces:for Fight
     By Ann Devroy                              end of November.
                                                                                                                                                          Here, far from the lawn of the White House and the chambers of
                                                                                                                                                      the United Nations, the difficult matters of global arms and diploma-
                                                                                               move forced Clinton and Democrat-                      cy yielded to an equally challenging proposition: Russia's claim as a
     and Peter Behr                                U.S. Trade Representative Mick-             ic leaders to bring the Senate back                    credible business partner along the flourishing Pacific Rim.
     THE WASHINGTON POST                        ey Kantor said Thursday that the               in December to vote on the pact and                        Potato chips and microchips, the lowly Arctic codfish and the
                                WASHINGTON      White - ouse, Congressional leaders            caused some in Congress and out-                       lofty space station - these are the early and thin economic links
         A week after predictirng the Pres- and Hollings have now agreed on a                  side Congress to question why the                      already established across the North Pacific between the U.S. Pacific
     ident and Congress wouled at least be time frame for debate and early                     White House took so long to get the                    Northwest and Russia's Far East. In a seven-hour visit to Seattle,
     able to take credit for antother major December vote on GATT, the inter-                  treaty in shape and why the White                      Yeltsin lent his prestige to try and shore up the bridge.
     trade pact before adjour nment next national trade agreement that took                    House sent the legislation up with-                        "The West Coast of the United States has established very good
     week, the Clinton admninistration          two administrations eight years to             out a nod from Hollings.                               contacts with us. It is time to cooperate on a pragmatic basis," the
     Thursday returned to batttle stations negotiate among 123 countries. It                       Administration officials assert                    Russian leader said. "Last year our trade volume doubled. I see con-
     for a post-election fight in the Sen- would reduce tariffs and subsidies                  they had no choice and that they                       siderable change for the better."
     ate that is now causing jitters in the over a 10-year period and has gotten               have the votes for the agreement                           His audience of 800 business and political leaders was enthusias-
     House.                                    -wide support from most Republicans             once past this maneuvering. "We                        tic with its greeting, but a good deal more cautious in assessing the
         For an administration that has .and Democrats as a broad opening
                                >n                                                             are now certain to pass it this year,"                 climate for conducting commerce in Russia.
 !   lived two years at the e(  dge, it was. of markets around the world that                  said Kantor.                                               He repeatedly played to the Western United States' image of itself
     familiar territory. And this time, -will bring Americans jobs.                                There are few predictions that                     as the vibrant heart of the Pacific Rim. "In the West of the United
     Republicans are not to blh ame.        ..     Hollings, chairman of the Senate            Clinton could lose this vote- most                      States, there are more smiles. In the East, more stress," he said.
         Sen.. Ernest. tolling.s, D-S.C., .Commerce Committee, decided to                      say the treaty is too important to his                     Yeltsin seemed to acknowledge investor concerns, particularly
     ignored personal pleas by Ciinton in -exercise his right to hold the legisla-
                                y                                                              international leadership and has too                   about crime and political stability. He joked that business executives
     a private meeting Tuessday at the tion in his committee for 45.days, or                   much support in Congress. But, in                      could travel to Russia these days "without about 15 bodyguards." But
|    White House and optedi to set off past the scheduled Oct. 7 adjourn-                      what has become a familiar pattern,                    there was no joke in his voice when he said, "Let me teii you, we
     the battle that will bring the Senate ment of Congress for the November                   getting to the vote is turning out to                  have achieved political stability."                                                                          I

     into a rare lame duck see  ssion at the mid-term elections. The Hollings                  be a messy process.                                L
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                                                                                                                          Letters To The Editor - ---                                               rupted?" We recorded the responses on a list
                                                                                                                                       dents choose the five or 10 minute walk there-
                                                                               Safe Walk Would Be                                      by reducing the time they are exposed to crilm-              that we kept at the front desk.
                                                                                                                                       inal and natural (i.e. snow, hail, rain) ele-                    When a "camper" (a representative of one
                                                                              More Effective If Route                                  ments. My vested interest is Random Hall. At                 fraternity wanting to speak to a freshman who
                                                                                                                                       our first house meeting, I informed the resi-                is at a different fraternity) arrived, we checked
                       Jeremy Hylton G
                                                                                 Were Expanded                                         dents that Safe Walk was available for on-                   the names of the requested freshmen against
                                                                              In theory Safe Walk is a good idea ["Safe                campus travel, but it was off-limits for our                 our list. If a freshman had asked to speak with
                                                                          Walk Suffering from Lack of Use," Sept.                      needs. We are expected to commute to and                     people, we got him immediately. If the fresh-
                      Editor in Chief
                                                                          27]. While not chosen for street combat                      from Random Hall, yet it is too unsafe to                    man hadn't wanted to be disturbed, we
                   Sarah Y. Keightley '95                                                                                                                                                           explained to the camper, "They are in a show
                                                                          effectiveness, the members of Safe Walk                      allow Safe Walk to escort me or my fellow
                                                                          provide safety in numbers and constant radio                 dormitory mates back from campus proper. If                  right now, and they have requested not to be
                    Business Manager                                                                                                   a person from Random Hall was to join Safe                   interrupted. If you want, we can get them for
                                                                          contact to a central dispatcher (who, in turn,
                 Pradeep Sreekantllhan '95                                can contact the Campus Police and Safe                       Walk, they would not be allowed to walk                      you   n»Vw.   1f       yo-   'd    r ath   r   w ait,     thC sIW

                                                                          Ride). In practice, however, Safe Walk is                    home while on duty.                                          should end around 1 1:45 p.m." All of the
                       Managing Editor                                                                                                     Why is it too much to ask to allow Safe                  campers elected to wait.
                                                                          useless for the majority of students who
                       Michelle Sonu '96                                  would benefit from this service because they                 Walk to walk the three blocks from Vassar                        The Interfraternity Council rules state that
                                                                          do not patrol the places students are expected               Street to Random or across the Harvard                       a freshman must be presented to a camper
                                                                          to go which are deemed "unsafe." These                       Bridge to Beacon Street? Even if the Campus                  within 15 minutes of a camper's arrival at a
          Editors: Hyun Soo Kim '96, Ramy                                                                                                                                                           fraternity or- independent living group. How-
                                                                           unsafe areas include Random Hall (an offi-                  Police do not have an official capacity to
          Arnaout '97, Daniel C. Stevenson '97;                                                                                                                                                     ever, we felt that by electing to wait until after
                                                                          cial MIT dormitory), the architecture studios                assist students in these areas, don't they have
          Associate Editor: Ifung Lu '97; Staff:                                                                                                                                                    the show, the campers were waiving their
                                                                          (ask any Course IV major about the hours                     better access to local authorities than a student
          Trudy Liu '95, Be.n Reis '95, Nicole A.                                                                                                                                                   right to see freshmen within 15 minutes. After
                                                                          they keep there), and the Harvard Bridge                     out alone? If the Institute cannot allow Safe
          Sherry '95, Kevin Subramanya '95, Charu                                                                                                                                                   rush, the campers' fraternities charged us for
          Chaudhry ' 96, Deena Disraelly '96,                             (where several students I know have been                     Walk to escort students to places that we can
                                                                          mugged and the means of avoiding danger-                     be assigned to go, what right does it have to                withholding the freshmen they had asked not
          Abhilash R. Vaishnav '96, Roopom
                                                                          ous confrontations are limited).                             expect us to even go to these places on our                  to see.
          Banerjee '97, Lawrence K. Chang '97, A.
                                                                              While it is arguable for the purposes of lia-            own, especially without assistance when the                      Our policy was meant to allow freshmen to
          Arif Husain '97, Matt Mucklo '97, Rishi
                                                                          bility that students who live across the bridge              means of reasonable protection are available.                tell campers if they wanted to see the entire
          Shrivastava '97, Andy Stark '97, Stacey
          E. Blau '98; Meteorologists: Gerard                             can be compared to students renting apart-                       We would like to use Safe Walk. Members                  show, and to allow campers the opportunity to
          Roe G, Yeh-Kai Tung '93, Arnold Seto '96,                       ments and are therefore on their own, it does                of Safe Walk would like to help us. Current                  know if a freshman didn't want to be dis-
          Marek Zebrowski.                                                not seem acceptable to deny accountability for               MIT policy does not allow Safe Walk to be                    turbed. We thought it was fair, and we thought
                                                                          what happens to students that are assigned to                effective for the students who need it the                   it was polite. We certainly didn't want to be
          PRODUCTIONSTAFF                                                 go to designated Institute buildings.                        most.                                                        disturbed. We thought it was fair, and we
                                                                              Because Safe Walk patrols Institute build-                                           Erika K. Schutte '95             thought it was polite. We certainly didn't want
          Editors: Matthew E. Konosky '95, Teresa
                                                                          ings that are generally considered safe places                                        Presidentof Randomn Hall            to deprive the campers of their opportunity to
          Lee '96; Associate Editor: Jimmy
                                                                          to walk and dormitory row that is highly pop-                                                                             see freshmen. So, every 15 minutes, a member
          Wong '97; Staff: Ling Liao '95, Geoff Lee
                                                                                                                                                                                                    of our fraternity went to the campers and
          Seyon '97, Joo Youn Park '97, Christine J.
          Sonu '97. Saul Blumenthal '98, Larry
                                                                          ulated with students, yet ignores the needs of
                                                                          dormitory residents at Random Hall and archi-
                                                                                                                                       AEPi Claims Innocence                                        asked if they wanted to see the freshmen.
          Chao '98, Joseph Irineo '98, Gilbert                            tecture students, it does not "contribute too                   'We, the brothers and pledges of the Alpha                 Each time, the campers verbally declined the
          Kim '98, Jennifer Peltz '98.                                    much to student security."                                   Epsilon Pi Fraterity, would like to respond to               chance. While the campers were waiting, rep-
                                                                              Is Safe Walk for the protection of the cam-              Friday's article, "IFC Rush Fines Led by                     resentatives of our house talked with them and
                                                                          pus or for the protection of students? Com-                  LCA, AEPi" [Sept. 23]. We are currently                      on occasion got them sodas. At one point, a
          Editor: Anders Hove '96; Staff: Michael K.                      pared to students walking along dormitory                    appealing our convictions, and we are confi-                  freshman was requested and we got him
          Chung '94, Raajnish A. Chitaley '95, Matt                       row, there are relatively few students going in              dent that they will be overturned. However,                   immediately, even though this freshmen had
          Neimark '95.                                                    these other directions to pair up with, although             even if we are cleared, we worry that our rep-               requested no interruptions.
                                                                          many would prefer the safety of a group. Stu-                utation will remain damaged unless we                             Unfortunately, the comedian performed 15
          SPORTS STAFF
                                                                          dents do not take advantage of this service                  respond to the MIT community immediately.                     minutes longer than we had anticipated. At
          Editor: Daniel Wang '97; Associate                              because they can't. Its "value" is limited to                    All of the convictions stem from our com-                 around midnight, the campers became rest-
          Editor: Eric M. Oliver SM '94; Staff:                                                                                        edy event. On Saturday, Aug. 27, a comedian                   less. So again a member of our fraternity
                                                                          the "safer" areas of campus.                                                                                                                                                                             I
          Thomas Kettler SM '94, Bo Light '96.                                                                                         performed at our house, beginning at 10: 5                   offered to get the freshmen. One of the
                                                                              The solution presented is to take Safe                                                                                                                                                           I
          ARTS STAFF                                                       Ride. This entails a 20 to 30 minute wait in a              p.m. Before the show, a brother asked each                    campers finally stated that he didn't want us to
                                                                           publicly advertised area for a ride which alone             freshman, "If someone wants to talk to you                                                                                          .

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         Letters, from Page 4                                                          future. Why don't you grow up a little bit and              the Jesus Lizard goes way beyond it, creating               cisely this tension that I find so appealing in
i,                                                                                     try working towards that future in a positive              -something truly unique that may retain some-                the band. If it makes you uncomfortable,
         get the freshmen because he thought his fra-                                  way?                                                        thing of the original vision of its predecessor,            that's good. At least it makes you feel some-
         ternity would look like jerks. At that point, the                                 By the way, the "FIJI party-goer" you                   but delivering it in a new musical context.                 thing, besides bored.
         AEPi brother offered to pull the freshmen and                                 described as threatening to "kill queers" on                    It is true that The Jesus Lizard eschews tra-               Finally, we come to the issue of the lyrics
         explain to each freshman that they had been                                   Safe Ride (in 1991) was actually a dormitory                ditional pop melody structures. However, it is              which Jacobs finds perverse and pointless.
         interrupted because our show exceeded its                                     resident. Maybe we "frat boys" aren't the                   ludicrous to say there is "no melody." It is                Frankly, I have never felt that rock lyrics
         expected length and that it was our fault. The                                problem after all .                                         simply not a melody discernible to someone                  should be much more than pointless. The late
         campers agreed and we immediately went to                                                          Robert A. D'Onofrio '95                like Jacobs - someone who apparently                        rock critic Lester Bangs once praised "throw-
         present the freshmen to the campers.                                                         Presidentof Phi Gamma Delta                 gauges a band's worth solely by it's relative                away lines" as "the best lines in rock, which is
             We were upset when we learned that we                                                                                                 influence on Kurt Cobain. Yes, the music can                basically a music meant to be tossed over the
         were being charged with violations for the                                                                                               be grating and perhaps it can even "cause you                shoulder and off the wall."
         first time in our history. We didn't know what                                        Rat Was a Surprise                                  stress." But, these attributes do not indicate a                As to perversity, rock and roll has always
         to expect at the trial, but we were pleased                                        I went to Lobdell Court for lunch today.               lack of melody or of artistic value. Art-                   had an element of perversity (if not outright
    II   when our witnesses confirmed our assertions                                  While waiting in the Entree line someone                     effective art - should evoke an emotional                   perversion), both in its lyrics, and in the
         and the campers corroborated our story. When                                 said, "Hey look, a rat!" It was running around              response from the audience. As one who has                   lifestyles of the performers. Rock and roll has
         one of the campers was asked if he thought                                   on the rice. That really ruined my appetite.                 seen the Jesus Lizard perform live many                     most often been the voice of a frustrated 16
         AEPi acted maliciously, he said that we were                                                             Alberto Castillo '94            times, let me assure you, their music does just              year old male libido. Like it or not, and many
         absolutely not malicious.'After the trial, we                                                                                            that. The response may be a violent one. Peo-                of you won't, from Elvis Presley to the
         felt that we had proved our innocence.                                                                                                   ple like Jacobs may get clobbered in the                     Ramones, sex and rock and roll go hand in
             Instead, we were informed that we were                                          Jesus Lizard Worthy                                  crowd. Then again, I might become ill at a                   hand.
         found guilty on three counts. We also learned                                                                                             Mariah Carey concert, which is why I                            The Jesus Lizard may express things in a
         that we had to pay the $500 maximum fine for                                          Of Better Review                                   wouldn't go.                                                 somewhat more graphic and offensive man-
         each count. The convictions and the fines                                        It is no wonder John Jacobs fails to appre-                  I must take particular exception to Jacobs'             ner, but the sentiment is the same. For some,
         shocked all of the members of AEPi and sev-                                  ciate Down, the latest release from The Jesus               comment that "The Jesus Lizard has a para-                   "Pina coladas and getting caught in the rain,"
         eral impartial observers. Since we had no pre-                               Lizard ["Tracks on Lizard's Down lack                       mecium's concept of rhythm." With the possi-                 is enough sentiment, while for others, the vul-
         vious violations, and no malicious intent, we                                melody, rhythm, and form," Sept. 23]. "Nor-                 ble exception of a few avant-garde jazz bands,               gar musings of G.G. Allin are more satisfacto-
         felt we were unlikely candidates for the maxi-                               mal people," writes Jacobs, "don't want to                   I have never witnessed a group that had                     ry. But to steal a quote about another band,
         mum fines. We see no justification for our                                   hear about fellow humans sodomized or                       greater rhythmic maturity than The Jesus                     The Jesus Lizard "don't descend into the
         obscene fines.                                                               someone ovuiating in front of a full-length                  Lizard. Like great jazz, each of the four band              depths of squalor to make a point about the
             We are left confused and upset. We are                                   mirror." This may be true. What Jacobs fails                members seems completely absorbed in his                     human condition - they just like it down
         currently working to rectify the situation with                              to understand is that The Jesus Lizard really               own role, and yet, simultaneously, each part                 there." Let them enjoy themselves. And if you
         the IFC through an appeals process. Yet we                                   could care less about "normal people" like                  makes sense in the overall musical context of                don't want to join them, you know where the
         hope that this letter will help clear our name                               him and does not write music for their ears.                the others, both melodically and rhythmically.               volume knob is.
         and reputation in the MIT community. We run                                      The Jesus Lizard is not "punk rock" as                  Jacobs only assessment is, "The overall effect                   I suppose "normal people" should stay
         an honest rush. We always have, and we plan                                  Jacobs alleges. It is unfortunate that supposed             is a nerve-crunching overdose of a single                    away from The Jesus Lizard. But please
         to continue that policy. Our fines come from a                               critics like him label anything outside of                  beat." I suppose it could be nerve-crunching.                leave any critical evaluation of them to those
         questionable interpretation of a rule, not an                                mainstream "rock" (which is not even true                   And, at times, there is an almost numbing                    of us to whom their music is directed. They
         attempt to be unfair. If you have any questions                              rock and roll anymore) as "punk." The Jesus                 repetitiveness to their music. This creates ten-             are a great band worthy of a far more intelli-
         about the case, ask a brother or pledge of the                               Lizard is about punk rock the way Ornette                   sion, and, in some, an extreme sense of dis-                 gent and informed review than Jacobs has
         Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity. We will be happy                                Coleman is about bebop; punk may provide a                  comfort. But, again, who is to say that such a               offered.
         to clarify the situation further.
                                    Douglas Schreiber '95
                            President of Alpha Epsilon Pi
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                  Posters Upset Fiji                                                                                                                                                                                                             s5KLL
             On behalf of the Fraternity of Phi Gamma
         Delta (Fiji), I wish to thank the members of
         the pro-gay, anti-fraternity coalition who took
         many hours out of their busy schedules'to run
         a "Greek Week" campaign of their own. Not
         only did you successfully embarrass the orga-
         nization on whose behalf you were acting, but
         you also managed to improve the image of the
I        MIT fraternitv system                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          I
             By deeming it necessary to delve 15 years
         and more into our school's history to find
         instances of homophobia, you made it obvious
         that our fraternity system has come a long
         way. In fact, the last organizational anti-gay
         action occurred in 1981, when 1 was in second
         grade and thought that "gay" simply meant
         "cheerful or jolly."
             Perhaps the true tragedy of the past week
         was that instead of promoting awareness, you
         effectively proved that you are purely detri-
         mental to the cause you claim to promote. In
         order for the homosexual community to attain
         the respect it seeks, it needs to educate and be
         respectable, not rely on stereotypes; even the
         most ignorant person will admit that the
         actions of an individual on his or her own
         behalf are not just cause for a group label.
         Were this not the case, then I could reason-
         ably claim that all homosexuals are as irra-
         tional and ignorant as the members of your                                                                                                                        1                                   41--                              -. OM!^
         organization. Fortunately, I was not brain-
         washed into this pattern of thinking. The only
         people allowing the past to live on are the
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         ****: Excellent                                               contemplation and dissection of ethical issues            friend Troy (Ethan Hawke). And through all          did not commit, and he is forced to face the
         ***: Good                                                     amid the phoniness of television. - Craig K.              these trials, the movie still succeeds as a com-    abrasive reality of prison life. He eventually
         **a: Average                                                  Chang. Loews Copley Place.                                edy, full of crazy details and witty one-liners.    comes out of his shell and cultivates a friend-
         *: Poor                                                                                                                 The actors' wonderful performances, as well         ship with Red (Morgan Freeman), whose con-
                                                                           *** Reality Bites                                     as insightful writing by Helen Childress and        nections inside the prison provide a neat coun-
         *** Natural Born Killers                                          Finally, here is a 20-something movie with            directing by Ben Stiller, make this a very          telpart to Andy's own talents as a financial
         Oliver Stone's latest film focuses on a                       a message. Winona Ryder stars as a recent                 entertaining movie. - Gretchen Koot. LSC            planner, which he eventually exploits to get
I    marauding couple (Woody Harrelson and Juli-                       college graduate grappling with questions of              Saturday.                                           on the good side of the prison guards.
w    ette Lewis) whose sensational mass-killing                        identity. Following her dream of making doc-                                                                  Through all of Andy's suffering in prison, he
     spree catapults them into the national spot-                      umentary films, she interns with a television                 **** The Shawshank Redemption                   never loses the hope of being free, and this
     light. Their lives are consequently exploited                     program and encounters a world of people too                  This extraordinary movie about hope,            carries both Andy and Red through the tough
     by a TV tabloid journalist (Robert Downey                         self-absorbed to pay her efforts much atten-              friendship, and renewal in the face of suffer-      times. This film transcends its short-story
     Jr.), a sadistic cop (Tom Sizemore), and a                        tion. She meets a nice TV executive named                 ing in life is much more heartfelt than its title   basis (originally written by Stephen King)
     somewhat dimwitted prison warden (Tommy                           Michael (Ben Stiller), doesn't fall in love, and          suggests. Tim Robbins embodies the classic          with excellent performances and artful direc-
     Lee Jones). All elements of justice and the                       is forced to choose between having fun with               protagonist in Andy Dufresne, a banker who          tion - it has "Oscar" written all over it. -
     media machine are represented as cartoonish                       him and having a true connection with her old             is imprisoned for two murders he swears he          John Jacobs. Loews Copless Place.
     caricatures, which degenerate as
     the film goes on: The main problem                                                                                                                                                       J**      Terminal Velocity
     is the director's somewhat hypo-                                                                                                                                                              A suspense-action-comedy, in
     critical attitude that fails to recog-                                                                                                                                                    that order. The first few minutes
     nize that he is part of that same                                                                                                                                                         seem terminal, but the film slowly
     machine. The main attractions in                                                                                                                                                          picks up the pace. Charlie Sheen
     the film are the hyperkinetic perfor-                                                                                                                                                     plays a daredevil skydiver who gets
     mances of the cast members, the                                                                                                                                                           drawn into a battle against an inter-
     excessive violence, and the bizarre,                                                                                                                                                      national military conspiracy. Nas-
     rapid-fire editing of picture and                                                                                                                                                         tassja Kinski is the woman who
     sound - all of which Stone exe-                                                                                                                                                           tricks him into fighting KGB bad
     cutes brilliantly. By the end of the                                                                                                                                                      guys ("KG-used-to-bc" agents) and
     film, audiences will citlier revel its r S B                                                                                                                                              foiling their money laundering
     visual audacity or deplore its r JBHB                                                                                                                                                     scheme in Arizona. Fans of Charlie
     apparent lack of message. - Scott       JH                                                                                                                                                Sheen will see less of his character-
     Deskin. Loevi s Cheri.                                                                                                                                                           .Y     I istic humor because this film focus-
                                                                                                                                                   | es more on suspense and action
         **** Quiz Show                                                                                                                               than on comedy. However, he has                                                          I
         The quiz-show scandals of the                                                                                                                enough funny lines to make tile
      1950s forced America to probe the                                                                                                               action scenes more entertaining.
     changing face of morality. Robert                                                                                                                Terminatl 'locity, doesn't have as
     Redford directs this fresh look at                                                                                                      i^ l ~many action scenes as Speed, but
     television   and honesty in an age of                                                                                                   - _ those it does have are very impres-
     illusions  and image-making. Excel-                                                                                                       _l    ~sive. The plot is thin and seems
     lent performances         by Ralph                                                                                                        _~^   ~unbelievable, but who goes to the
     Fiennes and John    Turturro, as quiz-                                                                                                  fl a ~movies for reality'? The action and
     show contestants Charles Van                                                                                                              _|    ~comedy recommend this film more
     Doren and      Herbert Stempel, make iiM                                                                                                         than does its story. - Kamal
     this  reality-based drama worth the Ralph Fitiennes stars as Columbia professor and game-show contestant Charles Van Doren in Quiz Shlow.       Swamidoss. Loeits Copley Place.
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             Classical Music                                                                                                                                                                                                           a festival of lesbian and gay the-

             Boston Symphony Orchestra
             Symphony Hall, 301 Massachu-
             setts Ave., Boston. Two programs:
                                                                                                              I                                                                                                                        "Downtown"
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Boston Center for the Arts The-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       ater, 541 Tremont St., Boston.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Sept. 30 & Oct. 1, 9 p.m. Admis-
             Sept. 30, 1:30 p.m. & Oct. 1, 8
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       sion: $11.75 day-of-show; $9.75
             p.m. and Oct. 6-8, 8 p.m. Admis-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       advance tickets; $2 off for stu-
             sion: $21-59. Information: 266-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       dents/seniors. Information: 542-
             1492. BSO Music Director Seiji
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       4214. Luis Alfaro presents a sig-
             Ozawa leads the orchestra in two
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       nature performance peace of city
             different programs. in the first, the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       life as "a true poet of the city,
             BSO with guest Ursula Oppens
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       flooded with deep affection and
             perform Mozart's Piano Concerto
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       splattered with wry humor" (L.A.
             No. 14, along with Penderecki's
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Times). Part of "Out on the Edge
             Threnodv for the Victims of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       3," a festival of lesbian and gay
             Hiroshima and Brahm's Symphony
             No. 4. The second program fea-
             tures acclaimed pianist Dubravka                                 A      weekly guide to the      arts     in                                                                  Boston                                       "An Evening of Beckett"
             Tomsic in her BSO debut as
             soloist in Beethoven's "Emperor"                                          September      30  - October                                                                         G                                          Zero Church Street Performance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Space, at the corner of Harvard
             Concerto, as well as a perfor-
             mance of Strauss's Ein Heiden-                                             ComrBpiloSed by Scott      Deski                                                                   n                                           Square, Cambridge. Through Oct.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       2: Fri.-Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun. 2 & 7
                                                                                   Send submissions to ott@the-tech.mit.edu or by interdepartmental mail to "On The Town," The Tech, W20-483.                                          p.m. Admission: $25-42. informa-
              Tufts University, Department of                                                                                                                                                                                          tion: 547-8300. The works of
             Music                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Samuel Beckett have carried pro-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       found significance to account for
             Cohen Auditorium, Tufts Universi-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       his constant fascination for the-
             ty, Medford. Free admission. Infor-
             mation: 627-3564. "In Concert:                                                                                                                                                                                            ater artists and audiences alike.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       The evening constists of threee
             Students and Faculty from the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       compact works with the common
             Music Department."
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       theme of consultation: "A Piece of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Monologue," "Krapp's Last Tape,"
             Isabella Stewart Gardner Muse-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       and 'Ohio impromptu."
             280 The Fenway, Boston. Oct. 2,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        "Shlemiel the First"
             1:30 p.m. Admission (in addition
             to museum admission, see Muse-                                                                                                                                                                                            Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle
             ums below): $4, general; $2,                                                                                                                                                                                              St., Cambridge. Through Oct. 8:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Tue.-Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 7 p.m.;
             members/seniors/students. Infor-
             mation: 566-1401. Sunday Con-                                                                                                                                                                                             Sat. & Sun. matinees, 2 p.m. Two
             cert Series: Benjamin Pasternak,                                                                                                                                                                                          special weekday matinees
             piano.                                                                                                                                                                                                                    (Wed.-Thu., Oct. 5-6) held at 2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       p.m. Admission: $25-42. informa-
             King's Chapel Concert Series                                                                                                                                                                                              tion: 547-8300. This musical,
             58 Tremont St.. Boston. Oct. 2. 5                                                                                                                                                                                         adapted by Robert Brustein from
             p.m. Voluntary donation request-                                                                                                                                                                                          the play by Isaa Bashevis Singer,
             ed. Information: 227-2155. The                                                                                                                                                                                            matches up the charming folk
             concert, for soloists, chorus, and                                                                                                                                                                                        tales of Singer with a rousing,
             orchestra, will be conducted by                                                                                                                                                                                           authentic score played by the
             Daniel Pinkham. Program: works                                                                                                                                                                                            Boston-based Klezmer Conserva-
             by Bach, Schubert, Mozart, and                                                                                                                                                                                            tory Band.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       "The Woman Warrior"
              Wellesley College                                                                                                                                                                                                        Huntington Theater Company, 264
             Houghton Memorial Chapel,                                                                                                                                                                                                 Huntington Ave., Boston. Through
             Wellesley. Oct. 2, 8 p.m. Free                                                                                                                                                                                            Oct. 9: Tue.-Sat., 8 p.m.; mati-
             admission. Information: 283-                                                                                                                                                                                              nees Sat. & Sun.. 2 p.m. Admis-
             2028. Boston Shawm and Sack-                                                                                                                                                                                              sion: $12-39. information: 266-
             but Ensemble: a performance of                                                                                                                                                                                            7900 x2565. Stage adaptation of
             the music of Orlando di Lasso in                                                                                                                                                                                          Maxine Hong Kingston's The
             commemoration of the 400th                                                                                                                                                                                                Woman Warrior and China Men,
             anniversary of his death.                                                                                                                                                                                                 telling the story of three genera-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       tions of a Chinese-American fami-
             Emerson Majestic Theatre                                                                                                                                                                                                  ly.
             219 Tremont St., Boston. Oct. 3,
             8 p.m. Admission: $16; discounts                                                                                                                                                                                           "Mort Sahl's America"
             available for students and                      "Fellsway Park," oil on canvas, will be exhibited at the Bromfield Gallery starting October 4.                                                                            Cambridge Theatre Company,
             seniors. Information: 578-8727.                                                                                                                                                                                           Hasty Pudding Theater, 12
                                                                                                        ed by Stanley Kubrick. Oct. 2: The     Honey, I'm High. The show will                 and illusion blur when a troupe of       Holyoke St., Harvard Square,

                                                             Pfnlar Mlusic
             The Mondrian String Quartet wiii
                                                                                                        Killing (Stanley Kubrick, 1956);       also include old favorites, such as            actors encounters a wandering            Cambridge. Sept. 27-Oct. 16:
    I         perform new pieces by Neely
                                                                                                        3:20. 8 p.m. Paths of Glory            Beavis and Butthead in Frog Base-              group of fictional characters.           Tue.-Thur., 8 p.m.; Fri., 7:30 &
              Bruce, Geraid Shapirou, allu Ciliei                                                                                                                                                                                                                             I
                                                                                                        (Kubrick, 1957); 5, 9:40 p.m.          ball.                                                                                   9:45 p.m.; Sat., 7 & 9:15 p.ml.,
              Meyering that were specially com-
                                                             The Middle East                            Killer's Kiss (Kubrick, 1955); 2,                                                     "Ivy Day in the Committee                Sun, 7 p.m. Admission: $25, gen-
              missioned by this ensemble from
                                                             472/480 Massachusetts Ave.,                6:40 p.m. Watching the Detec-                                                         Roomr"                                   eral; $22.50, students/seniors.
              the Netherlands.
                                                                                                        tives. Oct. 3: The Blue Dahlia                                                        The Black Rose Restaurant & Pub,
             MIT Artist-Behind-the-Desk Series
              Killian Hall, 160 Memorial Dr.
              Detailed below in the Museums
                                                             Cambridge. Some shows have age
                                                             limits. Admission: varies; tickets
                                                             may be purchased in advance at
                                                             Strawberries, the In Your Ear
                                                                                                        (George Marshall, 1946); 4, 8
                                                                                                        p.m. Kiss Me Deadly (Robert
                                                                                                        Aldrich, .1955); 6, 9:50 p.m. The
                                                                                                                                               Theater                                        Private Room, 160 State St. (next
                                                                                                                                                                                              to Faneuil Hall), Boston. Oct. 5, 8
                                                                                                                                                                                              p.m. Admission: $12, general;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Information: 496-8400. Comic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Mort Sahl's show, which touches
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       topics from Watergate to Whitewa-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       ter, Roseanne Arnold to Rush Lim-
                                                                                                        Fifty Greatest Cartoons. Oct. 4:

             section. All performances start at              Northhampton Box Office (1-800-                                                                                                  $10 students/seniors. A play             baugh, and other topics, comes to
                                                             THE-TICK), and the Middle East             Cartoon Program I: Ten of Top 12                                                      which depicts a world of lost            Boston in its original, irreverent
              noon. Information: 253-2826. Oct.
                                                             Box Office (Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6           (various directors); 4:15, 6, 7:30,                                                   dreams and identity in the strug-        Off-Broadway incarnation.
             4: Nick Altenbernd, piano. Pro-
                                                             p.m.; call 492-5162 to charge              10 p.m. More Recent Raves. Oct.                                                       gle to regain the pride of Irish
             gram: works of Chausson and
                                                             tickets). Information: 497-0576.           5: Fiorile (Raolo and Vittorio         "Chuckle Bucket"                               nationalism under the shadow of           "The Hermit of Chestnut Hill"
             Debussy. Oct. 5: Rosemary MacK-
                                                             Sept. 30: Lyres, Eric Martin & the         Taviani, 1994): 7:45, 9:55 p.m.        Leland Center, Boston Center for               England in 1904; adapted from
             own, piano. Program: works of                                                                                                                                                                                             Chariestown Working Theater,
                                                             Illyrians, Ukla, The Timmy's               Reflections on German Cinema.          the Arts, 539 Tremont St.,                     the James Joyce short story by
             Telemann, Scarlatti, Schubert,                                                                                                                                                                                            442 Bunker Hill St., Charlestown.
                                                             (Upstairs, 21+, $7); Green Mag-            Oct. 6: Nosferatu (F.W. Murnau,        Boston. Through Oct. 9: Thu. &                 Mary Manning. This is a staged           Sept. 29-Oct. 16: Thu.-Sat., 8
             and Schuman with Karyl Ryczek,
                                                             net School, Neurosis. Spore                1922); 4:15, 8 p.m. Nosferatu          Sun., 8 p.m.; Fri.-Sat., 8 & 10:30             reading of the play.
             soprano; Ruth Levitsky. flute; and                                                                                                                                                                                        p.m.; Sun., 7 p.m. Ticket prices
                                                             (Downstairs, 19+, $7); Jazz                the vampyr (Weriner Herzog,            p.m. Admission: $6, payable at
             lan Greitzer, clarinet.                                                                                                                                                                                                   and information: 242-3285. This
                                                             Losenges (Bakery).                         1975); 5:45, 9:30 p.m.                 the door. This comedy hodge-                    "The Lisbon Traviata"                   two-character play with music is
             MIT Chapel Concert Series                                                                                                         podge, put on by Laff Baskit Pro-              Paramount Penthouse, 58 Berke-           about a free-spirited but troubled
             Opposite 77 Massachusetts Ave.                  T.T. the Bear's                            French Library and Cultural Cen-       ductions, is a multi-media perfor-              ley St., Boston. Oct. 5-29:             college girl, Sam, and her relation-
             Oct. 6, 12 noon. Free admission.                10 Brookline Ave., Boston. Sept.           te,, Cfi, Club                         mance, featuring sketches, video,                'ed.-Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun...      ti-     ship with Bill, a town hermit. Play
             Information: 253-2906. Richard                  30, 11:30 p.m. Admission: $6               53 Marlborough St., Boston.            and dance. Cast members haver                  nees, Oct. 16 & 23, 3 p.m.               written by Lauren Hallal, who also
             Schilling, guitar. Works of Bach,               (ages 18 and over). Information:           Admission: $5, $4 for members.         performed with the local band                  Admission: $15; $10 for stu-             composed and will perform the
             Regondi, and Harris.                            492-0082. Heavy pop-rock by                Information: 266-4351. All screen-     Orangutang at the Middle East                  dents; $25 for gala opening night        music, a progressive folk rock
                                                             Boston's Expanding Man (formerly           ings are Fri.-Sat., 8 p.m., or Sun.,   and Local 186 and plan to tour                 on Oct. 8, which includes a cham-        score.
             Federal Reserve Bank of Boston,                 known as City This), with special          7 p.m. The Cin6 Club presents a        with the band to the West Coast                 pagne reception after the perfor-
             Midday Performance Series                       guests Thrillcat and the Pontoons          retrospective of the career of         after their run in Boston.                     mance. information: 426-3550.             "The Misanthrope"
             Bank Auditorium, 600 Atlantic                   (from New York City).                      French actor Jean Gabin. lasting                                                      Terrence McNally's "midnight-dark        New Repertory Theatre, 54 Lincoln
             Ave., Boston. Oct. 6, 12:30 p.m.                                                           through December. Sept. 30-Oct.        "The Philanderer"                              comedy," in which musical high-          St. (close to Newton Highlands
             Free admission. Information: 973-                                                          1: La Grande Illusion (Jean Renoir,    The Lyric Stage, 140 Clarendon                 lights infuse a dramatic portrait of     stop on the Riverside 'D' Green
                                                                                                        1937)                                  St., Copley Square, Boston. Sept.              passion and jealousy.
             3453. Andrew Kohji Taylor, violin.                                                                                                                                                                                        Line), Newton Highlands. Through

                                                             World Music
             Program: Paganini, Janacek, and                                                                                                   30-Oct. 23: Wed.-Fri., 8 p.m.;                                                          Oct. 30: Wed., 2 & 7 p.m.;                 c
             Ravel.                                                                                     Museum of Fine Arts                    Sat., 5 & 8:30 p.m.; Sun.. 2 p.m.;             "Twelfth Night"                          Thur.-Fri., 8 p.m.; Sat., 5 & 8:30         z:
                                                                                                        465 Huntington Ave., Boston. All       two Thu. matinees, Oct. 13 & 20,               Boston Center for the Arts The-          p.m.; Sun., 3 & 7:30 p.m. Admis-
                                                             Museum of Our Natural Heritage             films screened in Remis Auditori-      2 p.m. Admission: $17-26;                      atre, 539 Tremont St., Boston.           sion: $14-26. Information: 332-
                                                             33 Marrett Rd., Lexington. Oct. 2,         um. Unless otherwise noted,            senior/,'student/group discounts               Oct. 6-23: Thu.-Sat., 8 p.m.;            1646. A modern-day adaptation of

             Jazz                                            3 p.m. Admission: $4. Informa-
                                                             tion: 861-6559. Traditional and
                                                             original folk music from England,
                                                                                                        admission is $6.50, $5.50 for
                                                                                                        MFA members/students/seniors.
                                                                                                        Information: 267-9300.
                                                                                                                                               available. Information: 437-7172.
                                                                                                                                               George Bernard Shaw's comedy of
                                                                                                                                               advanced ideas conflicting with
                                                                                                                                                                                              Sun., 7 p.m. Admission: $18.25
                                                                                                                                                                                              on Sat.; $15.25 all other days.
                                                                                                                                                                                              Information: 695-0659. The Coy-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Moliere's play, translated and writ-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       ten by Neil Barlett, this comedy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       shines with wit and bite. Sexual

             Isabella Stewart Gardner Muse-                  Ireland, Scotland, and America, by         Film Photographers. Oct. 1: Por-       old-fashioned love, depicting the              ote Theatre presents a story             tensions, explosive egos, and
             um                                              Atwater-Donnelly.                          trait of Imogen (Meg Partridge,        actions of the title character                 based on the play by Shake-              dangerous deceptions simmer to
             280 The Fenway, Boston. Oct. 1,                                                            1987); The Woman Behind the            caught in a romantic triangle.                 speare, but newly conceived by           a comic-boil in a event-filled
             1:30 p.m. Admission (in addition                                                           Image: Photographer Judy Dater                                                        writers Rob Hanning and Randy            evening as troubled Alceste vies
                                                                                                                                                "It Doesn't Get Any Stiffler Than

             to museum admission, see Muse-                                                             (John A. Stewart, 1981); Blood                                                        Weiner as a "new, hip-hop, rap           for the love of beautiful, unattain-
             ums below): $4, general; $2,                                                               Ties: the Life and Work of Sally        This"                                         musical." The show combines the          able Celimene.
             members/seniors/students. Infor-                                                           Mann (Stephen Cantor, 1993); all       Back Alley Theatre, 1253 Cam-                  best of today's popular culture -
             mation: 566-1401. Young Artists                                                            at 12:30 p.m. Opera on Film. Oct.      bridge St., Inman Square, Cam-                 rap to rave, garage to grunge -
             Showcase: Jazz at the Gardner;                  MIT Japan Program: Friday Night            1: Prince Igor (Roman Tikhomirov,      bridge. Oct. 2, 7 p.m. Admission:              with the Bard's celebration of first
             Vox One, vocal ensemble.

          Fifteenth John Coltrane Memorial
                                                             at the Flicks
                                                             77 Massachusetts Ave., Rm. 1-
                                                             390. Requested donation: $1-2.
                                                             Information: 253-2839. Sept. 30:
                                                                                                        1970); 3 p.m. The Legacy of Alan
                                                                                                        Clarke. Sept. 30: Diane (Alan
                                                                                                        Clarke, 1975); 5:30 p.m. Beloved
                                                                                                        Enemy (Clarke, 1980); 7 p.m. Psy-
                                                                                                                                               $8, $5 for students/seniors. infor-
                                                                                                                                               mation: 576-1119. Improvisation-
                                                                                                                                               al comedian Scott Stiffler per-
                                                                                                                                               forms his new one-man show, a
          Concert/Celebration                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dance Umbrella
          Oct. 2-9. Various locations. Sym-
         posia: The MIT Office of the Arts
         hosts two symposia at MIT with
         Village Voice music critic Greg
                                                             In the Realm of Passion; 6:30 &
                                                             10:30 p.m. The Mistress (Wild
                                                             Geese); 8:15 p.m.
                                                                                                        Warriors (Clarke, 1981), 8:30

                                                                                                        Spike and Mike's Sick and Twist-
                                                                                                                                               hodgepodge of character mono-
                                                                                                                                               logues, music, stand-up, and
                                                                                                                                               improv. He touches on subjects
                                                                                                                                               like his own tortured childhood ("A
                                                                                                                                                                                              Ongoing Theater                          Emerson Majestic Theatre, 219
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Tremont St., Boston. Sept.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       30-Oct. 1, 8 p.m. Admission:
                                                                                                                                                                                               "The Opposite Sex is Neither"           $20-30. Information: 492-7578.
         Tate. Location to be announced;                     Brattle Theatre                            ed Festival of Animation               Walk Through My Neighborhood,                  Boston Center for the Arts, 539           L'ESQUISSE: Centre National de
         Oct. 6 & 8. Concert: NU Blackman                    40 Brattle St., Harvard Square,            Coolidge Corner Theater, 290 Har-      circa 1976") anri his entangle-                Tre,^nt St., Boston. Sept. 3C,            Dernse Contemporaine d'Angers,
         Auditorium, 360 Huntington Ave.,                    Cambridge. Admission: $6 for all           vard St., Brookline. Through Oct.      ment in popular culture.                       Oct. 1-2; all shows at 7 p.m.            an influential French dance com-
         Boston. Oct. 8. 8 p.m. Admission:                   shows; $4 for Brattle members;             9: Fri.-Sat., 9:30 p.m. and mid-                                                      Admission: $11.75 day-of-show;           pany led by co-artistic directors
         $12. Information: 373-3141.                         $3 for seniors/chiidren under 12.          night; Sun., 9:30 p.m. only.           "Six Characters in Search of an                $9.75 advance tickets; $2 off for        Joelle Bouvier and Regis Obadia.
         Sponsored by MIT, Northeastern                      Information: 876-6837.                     Admission: $7 at the door; $6.50       Author"                                        students/seniors. Information:           With an emotionally-driven physi-
         University, and Berklee College of                  Special Engagements. Sept.                 plus service charge through Tick-      Brandeis University, Spingold The-             542-4214. Kate Bornstein, veter-         cality, the artists create mixed
         Music, the concert features spe-                    30-Oct. 1: Naked Killer (Clarence          etmaster (931-2000). People            ater, Waltham. Oct. 4-16: All                  an queer performer, author of the        media dance/theatre pieces
        cial appearances by Dr. Hugh Mor-                    Leung, 1991); Fri. at 3, 5, 10             must be 18 or over to be admitted      shows through Oct. 8, 8 p.m.                   current book Gender Outlaw, and          inspired by the archetypes of film
        gan Hill, Brother Blue, and                          p.m., and Sat. at 3:30., 8, 10 p.m.        - please bring I.D. The annual         Admission: $7-11. Information:                 talk-show troubadour, roots her          noir.
        poet/author Patricia Smith. Guest                    Armour of God II: Operation Con-           cartoon festival comes to the          736-3400. Luigi Pirandello's influ-            show in the experiences of people
        host for the evening is Eric Jac-                    dor (Jackie Chan, 1991); Fri. at 7         Boston area, including the pre-        ential masterpiece of modern the-              whose very existence challenges          Museum of Fine Arts
        son, a WGBH radio-host.                              p.m., Sat. at 1. 5:30 p.m. Direct-         mieres of Safe Sex and Home,           ater, in which the edges of reality            the tyranny of gender assump-            Remis Auditorium, 465 Hunting-
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         ton Ave., Boston. Oct.5-6, 8 p.m.                                                         the Literature Section.                 'MIT Hall of Hacks." Reopening of         exhibit focusing on artificial intelrim    his travels in the western United       parallels between that plague and
         Admission: $18, general; $15 for                                                                                                  the exhibition which chronicles           gence and robotics, Over 25                States. Through Oct. 23.                todav's epidemic of AIDS. Among         I
         MFA members/students/seniors.                                                                                                     MIT's rich history of wit and wiz-        hands-on computer stations illus-          "Sol Lewitt." A Connecticut native,     the 19 artists with works on view
         Information: 267-9300 x306.

                                                                                                                                           ardry, featuring historic pho-            trate advances in creativity,              Sol Lewmtt is a landmark figure in      are Boccaccio, Durer, Tiepolo,
         Black Umfolosi, an eight-man                                                                                                      tographs and a fascinating collec-        games, problerrm-solving, and corm-       the Minimalist art movement. Two         William Blake, Edvard Munch,
         group from Zimbabwe, performs                                                                                                     tion of artifacts, including props        munication, including a chance to                                                  Robert Mappiethorpe, Robert Far-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                hundred drawings and watercolors
         traditional Zulu war dances and                                                                                                   used in the recent police-car-on-         meet Robot-in-Residence 'R2-              from various collections will be         ber, and Keith Haring. Through
         haunting a-cappella imbube                                                                Boston Filmn/Vldeo Foundation:          the-dome hack. Ongoing.                   D2"™from the Star Wars movies.             included in this retrospective,         Oct. 23.
         songs. Shimmering harmonies of                                                            Directors' Master Classes               'The Center for Advanced Visual           Ongoing.                                   ranging from the 1950s to the
         the ceremonial songs and hymns                                                            1126 Boylston St., Boston.              Studies: 25 Years." Curated by             'Tools & Toys: The Amazing Per-           present. Through Nov. 20.                 Museum of Our National Heritage
         contrast with the sheer energy of                                                         Admission: $65, $45 for BF/VF           Otto Piene, professor emeritus            sonal Computer™." Over 35 inter-           'Grand Illusions: Four Centuries of       33 Marrett Rd., Lexington. Admis-
         the dances.                                                                               members. Information and regis-         and past director of the CAVS, the        active stations illustrating many         Still Life Painting." Selections           sion and parking for the Museum
                                                                                                   tration: 536-1540. Oct. 1, 12           installation will showcase the            leading-edge applications enable          from the MFA's permanent collec-          of Our National Heritage is free.
                                                                                                   noon-5 p.m.: Lodge Kerrigan,            work of 25 former fellows. Videos,       you to experience virtual reality,         tion, augmented by works on loan           Hours: Mon.-Sat.. 10 a.m.-5

                                                                                                   Writer-Producer-Director of Clean,      a catalogue, and a CD-ROM pre-            pilot your own DC-10 flight simula-       from friends of the Museum, trace         p.m., Sun., noon-5 p.m. Informa-
                                                                                                   Shaven (voted 'Best Film" at the        sentation will incorporate works by      tor, record music, and do much             the origins, emergences, and full         tion: 861-6559.
                                                                                                   1994 Sundance Festival). Oct. 8,        all the former fellows of CAVS.          more. Ongoing.                             flowering of the still life genre.         'Shaken Not Stirred: Cocktails
                                                                                                   time TBA: Michael Lehmann,              Through Oct. 2.                           'The Walk-Through Computer™."              Dutch and Italian masters, Renoir,       Shakers and Design." A variety of
          1mprovBoston                                                                             Writer-Director of Heathers.                                                     The world's largest and only two           Gauguin, Millet, Maurice Prender-         cocktail shakers from 1920 to
         Back Alley Theater, 1253 Cam-                                                             Heathers will be screened at the        Strobe Alley                             story model of a personal comput-          gast, and Stuart Davis will be rep-       1960 are presented from the pri-
         bridge St., Cambridge. Ongoing:                                                           Coolidge Comer Theatre, 290 Har-        Ongoing. Information: 253-4444.          er allows you to climb on a giant          resented. Through Jan. 1,1995.            vate collection of Stephen
         Fri.-Sat., 8 p.m.; Sat., 10:30 p.m.                                                       vard St., Brookline on Oct. 7, 7:30     'Optical Alchemy." Full-color fluo-      mouse, operate a larger-than-life          'The Taste for Luxury: English Fur-       Visakay. Approximately 100 cock-
         Admission: $10; $5 with college                                                           p.m., to be followed by a 'Meet         rescent photographs of corals and        keyboard, and watch the actual             niture, Silver, and Ceramics 1690-        tail shakers will illustrate aspects
         I.D. Information: 641-1710. The                                                           the Director" reception afterward       anemones by Charles H. Mazel             flow of information within the             1790." This exhibition explores           of industrial design in 20thcentu-
         area's longest-standing improvisa-                                                        (Admission: screening only -            SM '76, a research engineer in           machine. Ongoing.                          the influences of stylistic develop-      ry American decorative arts.
         tional comedy group (12 years                                                             $10, $8 for BFVF members;               the Department of Ocean Engi-             'People and Computers: Mile-              ments in the decorative arts              Through Oct. 30.
         old) continues with a new season,                                                         screening and reception - $22,          neering, taken at night during           stones of a Revolution™TM." Travel         throughout the eighteenth century          "By a Fine Hand: Quilts from the
                                                                                                                                           underwater dives. Matched pairs          back through computing history             and examines stylistic parallels          SPNEA Collection." This exhibi-
                                                                                                                                           of images offer a comparison             via 'time tunnels" and trace               among the different mediums.             tion, comprised of 30 splendid
                                                                                                                                           between the subject under 'nor-          today's personal computers back            Masterpieces of English silver and        quilts from the collections of the
                                                                                                                                           mal" reflected-light photography         to their giant ancestors of the            soft-paste porcelain and pieces of        Society for the Preservation of
                                          i.                         :i;                                                                   and under illumination with ultravi-     1940s and 1950s, with the help             English furniture will illustrate the     New England Antiquities. repre-
                                                                                                                                           olet light.                              of touchscreen video displays and          artistic currents of this period.        sents the talent and social cli-
                                                                                               i                                                                                    interactive computing stations.            Through July 25, 1995.                    mates of 18th, 19th, and early
                  ;.I·!--.      i.                                                                                                          Hart Nautical Gallery                   Ongoing.                                                                             20th-century New England quilt-
                                                                                                                                            55 Massachusetts Ave. Ongoing.                                                      Fuller Museum of Art                    makers. Through Dec. 4.
                                                                                                                                            'Course 13, 1893-1993: From             Bromfled Gallery                           455 Oak St., Brockton. Hours:             'Posters of Protest: Selections
                                                                                                                                            Naval Architecture to Ocean Engi-       107 South St., Boston. Hours:              Tue.-Sun., 12 noon-5 p.m. Free           from the Haskell Collection." Lex-
                                                                                                                                            neering." Exhibition includes his-      Tue.-Fri., 12 noon-5 p.m.; Sat.,           admission. Information: 588-              ington resident and attorney Mary
                                                                                                                                           toric photos, models, and comput-        11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thur. until 7:30           6000.                                     Haskell provides several exam-
                                                                                                                                           er graphics and highlights a             p.m. Information: 451-3605.                "Artisans in Silver. 1994." A trav-      ples of contemporary graphic art
                                                                                                                                           sampling of current research             Through Oct. 1: Recent paintings           elling exhibition of over 80 pieces      from her collection, dealing with
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                                                                                           ;        '''':        ::r                       including that performed by the          by Robert Morgan; Recent land              of finely crafted and unique con-        various social issues of impor-
                                                                                           ii                                              department for Bill Koch's '62           scapes by Petri Flint; Pastel land-        temporary pieces of silver, hol-         tance from the 1960s and early
                                                                                                                                           successful America's Cup cam-            scapes by Thomas J. Curry. Oct.            loware, and sculpture created by          1970s. Through Jan. 8. 1995.
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                                                                                                                                           paign with America3.                     4-29: 'Dancing Woman," collage             members of the Society of Ameri           'The Flag in American Indian Art."
                                                                                                                                            'Permanent Exhibition of Ship           and photography by M.I. Cake;              can Silversmiths. Through Oct.           This exhibition celebrates the cre-
                                                                                                                                           Models." Models which illustrate         Sculpture by Mary Mead; and                30.                                      ativity, sense of design, and high-
                                                                                                                                           the evolution of ship design from        'Ordinary Places," paintings by            'Brockton Present Tense." An             ly-skilled craftsmanship of Ameri-
                                                                                                                                           the 16th century through the 20th        George Hancin. Receptions for              exhibit of paintings of paintings        can Indian cultures. The 125
                                                                                                                                           century.                                 last three events held Oct. 15,            and prints of the city of Brockton       objects date from 1880 to the
                                                                                                                                     I:b                                            4-6 p.m.                                   by local artist Alvin Ouellet. Vivid     1920s, represent Native American
                                                                                                                                           MIT Presents: Artists Behind the                                                    colors and unique perspectives          tribes from across the country,
                                                                                                                                           Desk                                     Concord Art Association                    give the viewer the opportunity to       and use the American flag as a
                                                                                                                                           Concerts and readings held at Kil-       37 Lexington Rd., Concord. Hours:          see real beauty in the urban world      decorative element. The exhibition
                                                                                                                                           lian Hall, 160 Memorial Dr. Oct.         Tue.-Sat., 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.;              of Brockton and sense Ouellet's          is drawn from the collection of the
                                                                                                                                           4-Nov. 4: Mon.-Wed. & Fri., 12           Sun., 2-4:30 p.m.; Closed Mon-             optimistic view of the city. Through    New York State Historical Associa-
                                                                                                                                           noon-1 p.m. Exhibition held at the       days. Information: (508) 369-              Jan. 29, 1995.                          tion. Through Feb. 5,1995.
                                                                                                                                           Compton Gallery, 77 Massachu-            2578. Through Oct. 1: Featured             "A is for Architect, B is for Build-     'Let It Begin Here: Lexington and
                                                                                                                                           setts Ave., Building 10. Oct.            exhibition - 'The New England              ing." A hands-on exhibit for young      the Revolution." Explore the caus-
                                                                                                                                           4-Nov. 4: Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5            Watercolor Society Juried Show."           people which explores architec-         es and the consequences of the
                                                                                                                                           p.m.; Sat., 12 noon-4 p.m. Open-                                                    ture, guest-curated by Brockton         American War for Independence
                                                                                                                                           ing gallery reception held Oct. 4,       Stebbins Gallery                           High School architecture drawing        as seen through the eyes of typi-
    i                                                                                                                                      5-7 p.m. A juried arts exhibition        Zero Church St., Harvard Square,           teacher Carol Bright. The exhibit       cal New England men and women.
                                                                                                                                           featuring the work of 22 MIT Sup-        Cambridge. Hours: Sat. 11 a.m.-5           includes a scale drawing of the         The exhibit begins with an intro-
                                                                                                                                           port Staff members. The show will        p.m.; Sun., 12 noon-4 p.m. Oct.            Fuller Museum of Art on the             ductory audiovisual presentation
                                                                                                                                           include media ranging from oil           1-16: "Symbols of Power," by               gallery wall with architectural          about the events on Lexington
                                                                                                                                           paintings to sculptures to quilts.       Rev. Herbert F. Vetter.                    details and several 'activity" sta-      Green. Ongoing.
                                                                                                                                           In conjuction with the exhibition.                                                  tions at which visitors will be abie
                                                                                                                                           concerts and staged readings will        Federal Reserve Bank of Boston             to build their own models and

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                                                                                                                                           be held in Killian Hall during the       Gallery                                    draft their own building plans.

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                                                                                                                                           month of October. The series,            600 Atlantic Ave., Boston (across          Through Jan. 29,1995.
                                                                                                                                           dedicated to the memory of for-          from South Station). Hours:
I                                                                                                                                          mer Vice President Constantine B.
                                                                                                                                           Simonides '57, aims to heighten
                                                                                                                                                                                    Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Infor-
                                                                                                                                                                                    mation: 973-3453. Through Oct.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Isabella Stewart Gardner Muse-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                um                                      Fourth Annual ig Nobei Ptize Cer-
                                                                                                                                           the awareness *A the %v!!TCb.-r..        21: Exhihition by the New England           980 The Fenway. Boston. Open            emony
                                                                                                                                           nity to the talents of the support       Sculptors Association, with works           Tue.-Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Admis-        Kresge Auditorium, 84 rviasac'u-
                                                                                                                                           staff at MIT.                            by 60 sculptors.                            sion: $6, $5 for students/seniors,     setts Ave. Oct. 6. 7:30 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                $3 youths (ages 12-17), free for       Admission: $2, may be purchased
        "A Falcoln, or a Storm, or a Great Song," by Eleanor                                                                               List Visual Arts Center                  Newton Free Library Gallery                 members and children under 12;          in advance at the MIT Museum
        Rubin is featured at the Newton Free Library Gallery.                                                                              20 Ames St. Hours: Tue., Thu.            330 Homer St., Newton. Informa-             Wed, $3 for students with current       Shop in the Student Center. Infor- |
If                                                                                                                                         and Fri., 12 noon-6 p.m.; Wed.,          tion and gallery hours: 552-7145.           ID. Free admission to all on Wed.,      mation: 253-4444. A spoof on the
                                                                                                                                           12 noon-8 p.m.; Sat.-Sun., 1-5           Oct. 4-30: 'Faces," paintings by            Sept. 28, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Informa-       Nobel Prize, sponsored by theMIT
         composed of funny, energetic, cre-                                                        $18 for BF/VF members.                  p.m. Information: 253-4680.              Miriam Ruchamrnes; and 'A Falcon,           tion: 566-1401.                         Museum and the Journal of Irre-
         ative performers who create                                                                                                       'MRC 50s/90s." Retrospective             a Storm, or a Great Song," prints,
                                                                                                MIT Architecture Series                                                                                                        The museum, itself an example of        producible Results, the Ig Nobel
         scenes, dialogue, and characters                                                                                                  exhibition of the work of Muriel         drawings, and watercolors by
         on the spot, based entirely on                                                         77 Massachusetts Ave., Rm. 10-                                                                                                  15th-century Venentian palaces.        recognizes men and women
                                                                                                                                           Cooper, graphic designer and pio-        Eleanor Rubin (opening reception           houses more than two thousand           whose achievements 'cannot or
         audience suggestions.                                                                  250. Oct. 4, 6:30 p.m. Informa-            neer in the field of design for infor-   held Oct. 6, 7:30 p.m.).
                                                                                                tion: 253-7791. 'Maulnes: The                                                                                                  arts objects, including works by        should not be reproduced." This
                                                                                                                                           mation-rich electronic environ-                                                     Rembrandt, Botticelli, Raphael,         send-up of science, cermony, and
         The Comedy Project                                                                     Aquatic Architecture of a Six-             ments. Professor Cooper, who               Davis Museum and Cultural Cen-           Titian, and Matisse. Ongoing.           society features a cast of hun-
         Hong Kong Restaurant, Third                                                            teenth-Century Hunting Resort in                                                      ter
                                                                                                                                           died May 26, cofounded and                                                          "Art's Lament: Creativity in the        dreds. including the bona fide
a        Floor, 1236 Massachusetts Ave.,                                                        Burgundy," by Jan Pieper. Univer-          directed MIT's Visible Language           Wellesley College, 106 Central            Face of Death." An exhibit explor-      Nobel laureates, scientists, inven-
         Cambridge. Ongoing: Fri.-Sat., 9                                                       sity of Aachen, Germany.                   Workshop at the Media Laborato-           St., Wellesley. Hours: Tue., Fri.,        ing artists' responses to plagues,      tors, students. celebrities, politi-
         p.m. Admission: $10. Information:                                                                                                 ry. Her teaching and research             and Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.;
                                                                                                   Ford Haffll Forum                                                                                                           including the bubonic plague and        cians, human spotlights, a chorus
!:       247-1110. "The Big-Time Comedy                                                                                                    focused on how computers can              Wed.-Thu., 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sun.,          its recurrent history of attack in      of hecklers, and Ignitary Delega-
         Project Sihow"; dinner and dancing                                                        Old South Meeting House, 310            enhance the graphic communica-            1-5 p.m.; closed Mon. Free                Europe. as well as highlighting the     tions.
|        available.                                                                                Washington St., Boston. Oct. 6, 7
                                                                                                   p.m. Infomation: 373-5800. For-
                                                                                                                                           tion process and, inversely, how
                                                                                                                                           high-quality graphics can improve
                                                                                                                                                                                     admission. infor-nat ion: 283
                                                                                                   mer Harvard Law School Professor
                                                                                                                                           computer systems. Held at the              "Bodies and Boundaries, 1500-
                                                                                                    Derrick Bell discusses his new

         Poetry and                                                                                book Confronting Authority that
                                                                                                   looks at the issues which led to
                                                                                                   his leaving Harvards and at the
                                                                                                                                           Philippe Villers Experimnental
                                                                                                                                           Media Facility ("The Cube").
                                                                                                                                           Through Oct. 31.
                                                                                                                                                                                      1800: Works from Wellesley Col-
                                                                                                                                                                                      lections." At the Gerald and Mar-
                                                                                                                                                                                    jorie Schecter Bronfman Gallery:
                                                                                                                                                                                     an exhibition of European prints,
                                                                                                   act of protesting itself.

         Prose                                                                                                                             Sloan School Dean's Gallery
                                                                                                                                           50 Memorial Dr., Rm. E52-466.
                                                                                                                                           Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                     drawings, books, and maps from
                                                                                                                                                                                     three centuries, selected by
                                                                                                                                                                                     Wellesley College participants.
         MIT Artists-Behind-the-Desk
         Killian Hall. 160 Memorial Dr.
                                                                                                   Exhibits                                Through Nov. 10. Information:
                                                                                                                                           Michelle Fiorenza. 253-9455.
                                                                                                                                           'Sculptures by Glen Urban."
                                                                                                                                                                                     The works focus on various topics
                                                                                                                                                                                     in our evolution and concepts of
                                                                                                                                                                                     the body, humanity, gender and
                                                                                                                                           Exhibit of works by the dean of the       sexuality, and ethnic pluralism.
         Detailed below in the Museums                                                          MIT Museum                                                                           Through Dec. 18.
                                                                                                                                           Sloan School of Management.
         section. All performances start at                                                     265       Massachusetts        Ave.
                                                                                                                                                                                      "The Body as Measure." At the
         noon. Information: 253-2826. Oct.                                                      Tue.-Fri.,     9 a.m.-5 p.m.;
                                                                                                                                           The Compluter Museum                      Chandler Gallery: the major
         3: Eve Diana, reading Eve, You're                                                      Sat.-Sun., 1-5 p.m. Free to mem-
                                                                                                                                           300 Congress St., Boston. Hours:          emphasis on this exhibition is on
         Not as Much Fun as You Used to                                                         bers of the MIT community,
                                                                                                                                           Tue.-Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.                 the meanings of the body's physi-
         Be. Oct. 7: Bruce Dale, playwright,
         reading his comedy The Goodbye
                                                                                                seniors, and children under 12.
                                                                                                For all others there is a requested
                                                                                                                                           (closed Mondays). Admission: $7,
                                                                                                                                           $5 for students/seniors, free for
                                                                                                                                                                                     cal form, not of its internal func-
                                                                                                                                                                                     tions. Each artist addresses the
         Observatory.                                                                           donation of $3. Information: 253-
                                                                                                                                           members and children four and             body's external characteristics in
                                                                                                                                           under; half-price, Sun. 3-5 p.m.          relation to its social standing or
         Grolier Poetry Reading Series                                                          "Holography: Artists and Inven-
                                                                                                                                           Information: 423-6758 or 426-             expression of emotion. Through
         Adams House, Entry C, 26 Plymp-                                                        tors." The Museum of Holography                                                      Dec. 18.
                                                                                                                                           2800 x310. Special Event. The
         ton St., Harvard Square, Cam-                                                          Moves to MIT.
                                                                                                                                           Fifth Harvard Cup Human vs. Com-
         bridge. Oct. 4, 7:30 p.m. Dona-                                                        'Crazy After Calculus: Humor at                                                     Museum of Fine Arts
                                                                                                                                           puter Intel Chess Challenge: Oct.
         tions requested. Information:                                                          MIT." The history of MIT 'hacks. "
                                                                                                                                           1-2, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.                   465 Huntington Ave., Boston.
         547-4648. Forrest Gander and                                                           'Doc Edgerton: Stopping Time."
                                                                                                                                           "The Computer in the Studio." Vis-       Information: 267-9300.
         C.D. Wright will read frarom their                                                     Photographs, instruments and
                                                                                                                                           itors can explore the provocative,       "Wright Morris: Origin of a
         most recent works, Deeds of                                                            memorabilia docum-i-entling the
                                                                                                                                           often unexpected, ways artists           Species. r-luographc- Wfright
         Utmost Kindness and Just                                                               invention and use of the strobe
                                                                                                                                           use computers as creative tools.         Morris carried out his work on
         Whistle, respectively. The edit the                                                    light by the late Harold E. Edger-
                                                                                                                                           This first-time collaboration for        extended cross-country trips from
         literary book press, Lost Roads                                                        ton ScD '27.
                                                                                                                                                                                    the late 1930s to the 1950s. His
                                                                                                                                           The Computer Museum in Boston
         Publishers. A recipient of a three-                                                    "Light Sculptures by Bill Parker
                                                                                                                                           and the DeCordova Museum and             pictures explore the range and
         year fellowship for writers from                                                       '74." Vivid interactive light sculp-
                                                                                                                                           Sculpture Park in Lincoln features       subtlety of life in rural and small-
         the Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest                                                       tures, each with its own personali-
                                                                                                                                           100 pieces by 36 New England             town America, a recurrent theme
         Foundation, Wright teaches at                                                          ty and set of .moods.
                                                                                                                                           artists. Artwocks at both m.usur.s
                                                                                                                                                                     .              in his work. Through Oct. 16.
         Brown University.                                                                      "Math in 3D: Geometric Sculp-
                                                                                                                                           range from stained glass, mosaic,        'Weston's Westons: California
                                                                                                tures by Morton G. Bradley Jr."
                                                                                                                                           painting, and sculpture to digital       and the West." Edward Weston,
         MITr Poetry Series                                                                     Colorful revolving sculptures
                                                                                                                                           collage, interactive installations,      the first American photographer to
         Bartos Theater, 20 Ames St.,                                                           based on mathematical formulae.
                                                                                                                                           virtual reality and animation.           win a Guggenheim Foundation Fel-
         Bldg. E15. Oct. 6, 7:30 p.m. Fea-                                                      'MathSpace." Hands-on explo-
                                                                                                                                           Through Nov. 27.                         lowship, pursued what he called
         tured speaker: Colette Inez. Spon-                                                     ration of geometry is the theme as
                                                                                                                                           "Robots       &    Other    Smart        "an epic series of photographs of
         sored by the MIT Program in Writ-                                                      visitors tinker with math play-                                                                                                "Dancing Woman" will be shown at the Bromfield
                                                                                                                                           MachinesTM™." See how 'smart"            the West."        This exhibition
         ing and Humanistic Studies and                                                         things. Ongoing.
                                                                                                                                           robots and computers are in this         includes 120 photographs from              Gallery beginning October 4.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                    September 3 1994

                                                                                        Frosh Professos Give Advice
                                                                                        And Expectations for Term
                                                                                        By Karen Seto                               of outside studying and working on
                                                                                                                                    problem sets for the student to per-
                                                                                           A month has passed since fresh-          form adequately, Witt said. During
                                                                                        men first arrived on campus for Res-        the last five to 10 minutes of each
                                                                                        idence and Orientation Week.                lecture, Witt relates the course
                                                                                        Freshmen now have a pretty solid            material to the real world.
                                                                                        idea of what their courseload is like,          There are few experiments in
                                                                                                               whether or           this course, Witt said. Although
                                                                                        Feature                not       they
                                                                                                               enjoy a class,
                                                                                                                                    they are not submitted for a grade,
                                                                                                                                    problem sets, which can be worked
                                                                                        and which classes are the hardest,          on individually or as a team, are
                                                                                        the most demanding, and the most            issued weekly. Still, students are
                                                                                        time-consuming. However, to pre-            kept accountable by the quizzes
                                                                                        sent a more well-rounded view of            because quiz problems correlate
                                                                                        the required freshman core courses,         with those on the problem sets. The
                                                                                        the professors gave their opinions,         quizzes count for 20 percent of the
                                                                                        advice, and expectations.                   final grade.
                                                                                                                                        Witt emphasizes that teaching
                                                                                        3.091                                       assistants are important in the                                          MIT NEW.
                                                                                            Introduction to Solid Chemistry         course because they are the ones                   Professor Robert W. Field.
                                                                                        (3.091) concentrates on the proper-         who have "direct contact with the
                                                                                        ties and behavior of solids. "One of        students."                                         ples of molecular chemistry. Profes-
                                                                                        the goals for this course is for the            In addition, "3.091 depends on                 sor of Chemistry Robert W. Fielc
                                                                                        student to understand the basis of          the students' use of [the] Athena                  teaches the course during the firs,
                                                                                        the properties of solids that sur-          [Computing Environment]," Witt                     half of the semester, and Professor
                                                                                        round us," said Professor of Materi-        said. Problem sets and a summary                   of Chemistry Alan Davison teacher
                                                                                        als Science and Engineering August          of each lecture is in the course lock-             the second half.
                                                                                        F. Witt, who is teaching the course         er on Athena.                                          One problem set is issued eaci
                                                                                        this semester.                                                                                 week, each taking about three tc
                                                                                            The course consists of three lec-       5.11                                               four hours. There are three one-hou:
                                                                                        tures and two recitations a week,               Principles of Chemical Science
                                                                                        and requires about seven to 10 hours        (5.11 ) teaches students basic princi-                            Professors, Page I1

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                                                                                                                                                       SIX MONTHS AND YOU
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                                                                       "It is not right to lump MIT with some of the
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    to. For example, one area that we have focused on              applicant pool. Harvard, Princeton, and Yale get
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    student body," Wrighton said.                                  U.S. News is the most reliable set of rankings," Lee
        "Rather than the rankings, I would stress those            said.
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            Same Suspect Committed All                                                                                                                                               MITss DoD-Fin-d-
            Three Robberies, Police Say                                                                                                                                             Projectsin Jeopardy
            ATM, from Page 1                                                   Same suspect responsible                                      suspect again on Monday near the        DoD, from Page 1                                counter to national policy goals for
                                                                                   The robbery at the Massachu-                              Kendall Square ATM. The suspect                                                         science and technology of the cur-
            wallet in one hand and money in the                                setts Avenue and Vassar Street                                was wearing the same woolen knit            The Army, the Navy, the Air                 rent administration," Crowley said.
            other. During the time we were in                                  ATM occurred on Sunday, and the                               hat he wore on Friday, Kupferberg       Force, and the Advanced Research
            the lot, two cars drove by," Kupfer-                               Third Street and Broadway ATM                                 said.                                   Projects Agency, will each adjust               Many lobbied for MIT
            berg said.                                                         robbery occurred two days later.                                  None of the victims were physi-     their internal funding plans, Crow-                 Crowley credited the efforts of
                Last Friday was dark and rainy                                 The victim of the robbery at Third                            cally harmed in the robberies.          ley said.                                       key members of Congress for reduc-
            and visibility was low, Kupferberg                                 Street and Broadway was MIT-affil-                                                                        ARPA has been "key over the                 ing the cuts to $200 million from
            said. But "I am incredulous that this                              iated. The Cambridge Police is                                ATM safety tips                         years in funding computer sci-                  drastic reductions originally
            occurred with a great number of                                    investigating the cases because the                               The Campus Police has reissued      ences," said Kenneth D. Campbell,               approved by the House. "One has to
            people around. It is only my guess                                 crimes occurred in their jurisdiction.                        a bulletin on ATM safety tips. "We      director of the news office. Many               look at the $200 million cut as a
            that they did not notice what was                                      The same suspect is probably                              haven't had problems on campus          innovations in computing over the               serious problem, which it is, but one
            occurring in front of them," he said.                              responsible for all three robberies,                          ATMs, but we would urge caution.        past 25 to 30 years have come from              must also understand that we had a
                The suspect was calm, polite,                                  according to Chief of Campus                                  You never know when problems            ARPA-funded projects, he said.                  [House] proposal to cut it by $900
            well-spoken, and apologized for                                    Police Anne P. Glavin.                                        may crop up," Glavin said.                  The reduction is distributed as             million."
            robbing him, Kupferberg said.                                          The victims have described the                                "These types of crimes are com-     follows: $13.8 million from the                     Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, Sen.
                Baybank will compensate                                        suspect as a black male, between 6                            mon," Glavin said. "We give out         Army, $62.2 million from the Navy,              John F. Kerry, and Rep. Joe Moak-
            Kupferberg "as an act of good will"                                feet, 2 inches and 6 feet, 4 inches                           prevention tips all the time, but       $18.5 million from the Air Force,               ley "were absolutely crucial to
            even though they are not insured                                   tall and I 70 to 190 pounds.                                  there is just a rash of them at this    $86.5 million from defense-wide                 securing this last drastic outcome,"
            against ATM robberies, he said.                                         Kupferberg said that he saw the                          time."                                  appropriation, and $19.1 million                Crowley said. "From their point of
                                                                                                                                                 "People should be careful no        associated with university laborato-            view, it was a victory. It could have
      Is    8P      I    W     PB I    a   I   Y   a       II   Ir   Is   st         st   II   la        a   u    a    rr   lp   a   q       matter what time it is. There is no     ries, according to the House of Rep-            been much worse."
      I                                                                                                                                      way you can identify this person        resentative's CongressionalRecord                   Though Kennedy, Kerry, and
             We offer authentic                                                                                                              upfront, so be cautious no matter       [Sept. 26].                                     Moakley were not part of the con-
           cuisine from various                                                                                                              what time it is," Glavin said.              "It's particularly worrisome                ference committee, they "went to
      I     regions of Thailand                                                 TkOa iDisk                                                      "My suggestion is that if you see    because in national terms, as well as           great lengths to express their sup-
      I                      Come And Join UsI                                                                                               someone suspicious, leave the ATM       MIT terms, the DoD funding is                   port and to urge their colleagues to
      I                                                                                                                                      immediately, saying that you forgot     heavily concentrated in schools of              restore funding," Crowley said.
      I                 10 % off dinner                                                   437-9611                                           the ATM card," Kupferberg said.
                                                                                                                                                Giavin also suggested that peo-
                                                                                                                                                                                     engineering" -        especially in
                                                                                                                                                                                     departments of computer science,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         The Massachusetts House dele-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     gation sent a letter supporting uni-
      I                      WITH THIS COUPON                                    257-259 Newbury Street                                      ple stay away from more isolated        materials science, and ocean engi-              versity research funding to the
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                                 rna-in nniv                                             Boston                                          a   ATMs and go to one where there          neering, Crowley said.                          House of Representatives, Crowley
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       8One Per Order. Not To Be Combined With Other Offtte2s                                                *                               are more people and activity                $"Ithink that it is important to            said.
      IDrinks Are Not IncludedExpires                                                                                 10/31/94               around.                                 note that the effects of this run                   Along with certain Congression-
      L1 _ .I . _ _a O _ - _I _                                      - 1 r ~ila~                                 sI·I a~                                                                                                             al supporters, several industry lead-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     ers strongly backed the universities'
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     position, Crowley said.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Professors, from Page 10

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     exams which "have the reputation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     of being long," Field said. "We
                                                                                                                                     This is your boss, Tom.                                                                         expect people to construct their
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     answer rather than merely memoriz-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     ing equations."
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         At least one demonstration a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     week is scheduled, which "is very
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     important because chemistry is an
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     experimental science." There are no
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     laboratory assignments in this
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    course because the resources for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     1,100 students are not available, he
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         A unique feature of 5.11 is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Tealnworks. TIawks        is option-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    al, but it enables groups of three to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    five students to study and work on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     5.11 together as a team. Being a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    part of a Teamworks group can
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    only help one's grade because at
                              Tom Marsan, Vice President of Cardmember Services                                                                                                                                                     the end of the term, the student
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    receives the higher of either his
                              He's an amicable fellow and he knows his stuff. So if it feels                                                 Ifyou'd like to find out more about an opportunity with us, stop                       own grade or a combination of his
                              like he ripped apart the presentation you're making to senior                                                  by and speak with one of our representatives at our Information                        and the team's grade, Field said. A
                              staff later this week, remember, that's why you have Tom (did                                                  Session on the below date.                                                             designated team coordinator is
                              you notice we go by first names around here?). As a member                                                                                                                                            responsible for getting the team on
                              of our mentor program, Tom is here to encourage you to pro-                                                    First USA Information Session                                                          schedule, as well as acting as a reg-
                              duce your optimal work.                                                                                                                                                                               ular liaison with the recitation
                                                                                                                                             Thursday, October 6, 1994                                                              instructor.
                              At First USA, we foster progressive thinking that you might                                                    7-9pm                                                                                      "The recitations and teaching
                              not expect from a bank. And in the dynamic, fast-paced credit                                                  Cambridge Center Mariott Hotel                                                         assistants play the key role in my
                              card industry, either you innovate or lose customers. We have                                                  2 Cambridge Center                                                                     course. Lecture sets the stage, but
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    real learning is accomplished with
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               Undergraduate renewal financial aid applications
               for the 1994-95 academic year were due in the Stu-                                                                                                                              Occur on Campus                                                                                                              I

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               to have received a financial aid decision that would                                                                                                                          for even a second," DcHarow said, adding that nothing stolen from
                                                                                                                                                                                             CCR was irreplaceable.
               be reflected on the first Bursar's bill (mailed in July).                                                                                                                         In Building 18, a thief broke in and stole a computer and electron-
                                                                                                                                                                                             ic equipment last Wednesday.
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Glavin said that last week's increase in breaking and entering
               Applications have been and will continue to be ac-                                                                                                                            crimes was probably only an aberration, and that break-ins involving
I                                                                                                                                                                                            forced entry are rare around MIT.
               cepted, but applicants will be responsible for making                                                                                                                             Nonetheless, Campus Police has responded to the crimes by
                                                                                                                                                                                             increasing the number of police patrols in the affected areas and by
               arrangements to pay any Bursar charges until a                                                                                                                                putting up more crime prevention notices, Glavin said.
               financial aid decision can be made. Applicants will                                                                                                                           Many campus crimes preventable
               also be responsible for payment ofany finance charges                                                                                                                             Generally, students interviewed are not very concerned about
                                                                                                                                                                                             campus crimes and perceive that many crimes are preventable.
               or late fees incurred on unpaid balances.                                                                                                                                         Cary K. Lai '98 said that although he realizes that thefts occur fre-
                                                                                                                                                                                             quently at MIT, it does not particularly worry him. "It strikes me that
                                                                                                                                                                                             if you remember to take a few simple precautions, you aren't going to
               Applications completed after October 7, 1994                                                                                                                                  have things stolen from you," Lai said.

               (fall term Add Date) will be designated as late.
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Echoing that sentiment, Sarah M. Shore '98 said that most crimes                                                          Sr
                                                                                                                                                                                             on campus are easily avoidable. "It's only when people do something
                                                                                                                                                                                             stupid like leaving their bikes unlocked that you run into problems,"
               The consequence of submitting applications                                                                                                                                    she said.
               late will be reduced grant eligibility equalling                                                                                                                                  For the most part, Glavin agrees with students' perceptions
                                                                                                                                                                                             about thefts on campus, adding that the vast majority occur                                                                   *S^
               5%o of the initial calculated parents' contribu-                                                                                                                              because the victim simply left a possession unattended and out in
                                                                                                                                                                                             the open. "That sort of thing is very frustrating for us to deal with,"
               tion or $500, whichever is greater. Students                                                                                                                                  she said.

               unable to meet these deadlines because of extenuat-                                                                                                                               MIT could cut down on much of the crime if students took more
                                                                                                                                                                                             care of their belongings, Glavin said.
               ing circumstances should notify the Student Finan-                                                                                                                                Glavin said that the Campus Police takes reports of suspicious
                                                                                                                                                                                             activity scrioLsly. and encouraged the reporting of any unusual
               cial Aid Office. The final deadline for students                                                                                                                              behavior. "if sonleone calls, wc'll go check it out." she said. "We
               registered for only the spring term is March 10, 1994                                                                                                                         have a responsibility and a duty to do so. and people shouldn't be
                                                                                                                                                                                             worried about the possibility of phoning us about something which
               (spring term Add Date).                                                                                                                                                       turns out to be llarmlcss. We'd much rather have that than what hap-
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                                                                                      Professors                         Say                   Attendance,                                                                            Keeping                         -    Up           Are                 Key~~0

I                                                                                                                                                                                               White's advice to freshmen is to
                                                                                                                                                                                            do the problem sets and go to
                                                                                                                                                                                            recitation sessions, as well as lec-
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Physics I (8.01) is taught this
                                                                                                                                                                                            year by Professor Wit Busza. If the
                                                                                                                                                                                            student is weak in math and has no
                                                                                                                                                                                            background in physics at all, then
                                                                                                                                                                                            8.01 can be a "killer course," Witt
                                                                                                                                                                                                 All students are required to take
                                                                                                                                                                                            or pass out of two semesters of
                                                                                                                                                                                            physics. Busza gives three reasons
                                                                                                                                                                                            for this: To teach students the sci-
                                                                                                                                                                                            entific method, to teach them how
                                                                                                                                                                                            to solve problems, and to prepare
                                                                                                                                                                                            them for most engineering and sci-                                                                                WHITEHEAD INSTITUTE

                                                                                                                                                                                            ence courses, which require                                                                 Professor Eric Lander.
                                                                                                                                                                                            knowledge of Newtonian mechan-
                                                                                                                                                                                            ics.                                                                                        to be more relaxed, not work as con-
                                                                                                                                                                                                 The class consists of three one-                   Professor David S. Jerison teach-   sistently, and may get caught in the
                                                                                                                                                                                            hour small classes taught by faculty,               es Calculus I (18.01). A new text-      second or third unit when their high
                                                                                                                                                                                            one one-hour demonstration lecture,                 book that focuses on "real world        school calculus knowledge runs
                                                                                                                                                                                            and an optional Thursday night                      problems is used this year," he said.   out," Jerison said. "A good back-
                                                                                                                                                                                            review session. The course is geared                Goals for the course- include           ground in precalculus is essential,
                                                                                                                                                                                            so that students learn to teach them-               enabling students to think of apply-    perhaps more than calculus."
                                                                                                                                                                                            selves. A detailed study guide                      ing calculus to every day life and          Jerison's advice to freshmen?
                                                                                                                                                                                            equipped with problems, hints, and                  seeing it in the world, and preparing   "Get a good night's sleep," he said.
                                                                                                                                                                                            solutions is used in the course.                    them for Calculus II (18.02), Jerison
                                                                                                                                                                                            There is no graded homework                         said.
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                                                                                                                                                                                            tool, but a learning tool," Busza                   Jerison said. The average number of
                                                                                                                                               St                                           said. However, a quiz every Friday                  hours studying and working on
        'i                                                                                                                                                                                  and exams which haveanalogous                       problem sets each week is 12 hours.
                                                                                                                                                                                            problems to the study guide are                     There are four one-hour tests and a
                                                                                                                                                                                            administered.                                       final. Tutored exams, a special fea-
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                ture of 18.01, give students who fail
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                       Professor of Mathematics David S. Jerison delivers an 18.01 lecture                                                                                                  away with not doing it. This is no                  then, take a second exam, in which
                       last week.                                                                                                                                                           longer high school. They will fall                  the maximum grade given is the
                                                                                                                                                                                            flat on their face," Busza said.                    passing grade of the class for that
                       Professors, from Page 12                                                                Brian T. White '85.                                                               This year 8.01 is completely                   exam.
                                                                                                                   As with other courses, recita-                                           restructured from last year. Unlike                     18.01 may be difficult for stu-
                          The class consists of three exams                                                    tions are essential to the students'                                         most MIT classes, 8.01 is not grad-                 dents who have never taken calculus
                       and a final. Ten problem sets are                                                       learning in 7.012. TAs review lec-                                           ed on a curve. The pass mark is 55                  before, but these students "tend to
I                      given out during the semester, of                                                       ture material and work on prob-                                              percent, so the entire class may                    work harder and may even do better
                       which all but one are graded,                                                           lemns on problem sets with the stu-                                          pass, or the entire class may fail, he              than those who have had calculus.
                       according to Technical Instructor                                                       dents.                                                                       said.                                               Those who have had calculus tend        Professor Wit Busza.

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Field Hockey Ranked Fourth                       a game as the Engineers registered             Coast Guard Academy, Wesleyan
By Roger Crosley
SPORTS INFORMA TION DIRECTOR                     11 in a 22-6 defeat of Western New             University, and Gordon College,                                       Highly Visible Microsoft Windows Application
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currently ranked fourth in the most                 Defensive end Andy Phelps '95               Guard in the finals.                                Flexible hours, but minimum eight hours per week on-site required.
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Division III Poll. The Engineers                 honor roll for their play against the              The MIT men's cross country            ^"^                                     Located near Alewife T station in Cambridge.
have compiled a 5-1-0 record to                  Golden Bears. Phelps racked up 10              team remained undefeated for the                                                Contact Frances Skelly at (617) 4W7-1585 eXt-. T3
begin the season.                                tackles and added 2.5 sacks, while             season by defeating Tufts Universi-
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                                                 touchdowns (27 and 24 yards), and a            lege in a quadrangular meet. The                                                                                                                                        I
 lock College, Katherine Merrilees
 '97 notched five goals. Goalkeeper              two point conversion.                          Engineers are currently ranked 13th
 Laura Walker '97 came up with 15                                                               nationally.
 saves in the Engineers' loss to Bab-            Women's Volleyball                                 The women's cross country team
 son College.                                        MIT volleyball player Kamilah              placed fourth of 21 teams in the
                                                 Alexander '96 paced the MIT vol-               University of Massachusetts at Dart-
Football                                         leyball team to a runner-up finish in          mouth Invitational. Top finisher for
   In football MIT shattered the                 last weekend's 12-team MIT Invita-             the Engineers was Janis Eisenberg                            . e--             r

Eastern Collegiate Football Confer-              tional. The Engineers defeated Gal-            '98 who finished sixth among the
ence record for quarterback sacks in             ludet College, the United States               nearly 200 runners.
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Soccer Club Now 2nd in League
Soccer, from Page 20                             ing move was a carbon copy of that             we enter the last six games of the
                                                 leading to the second goal up till the         campaign, there appears to be only
                                                 cross from Dias, which this time               three teams with a chance to clinch                                                                                                We take seafood in a
The most memorable was one                                                                                                                                                                                                         whole new direction.
which concluded with Menard G                    found Menard (still getting his                the title: MIT, Lexington, and                         -                                     I

beating his marker inside the box                breath back after scoring MIT's                Canary Square. Certainly a thrilling
only to be savagely taken down.                  third goal) at the penalty spot. His           end to the season is in store.                  j       ·    c

The referee's questionable decision              header went just wide.                             Hot off the Press: League offi-
was to award a free kick outside the                 Dias' attempts to get on the               cials informed us Wednesday night
                                                 scoresheet and what would have                 that MIT is now in second place                 From shrimp Mediterranean A'IBE                                               If you're looking for delicious
box, when it was clear to see from                                                                                                               to seared salmon fillet with FI ERY                                          seafood - and more - head
the torn turf marking Menard's cata-             been the glazing on the cake were              having leapfrogged over last year's                                                                                   in our direction.We're at
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strophic return to Earth that the das-           denied by the woodwork in the dying            champions Canary Square. Lexing-                      is filled with exceptional |E                                   718 Mass. Ave. in Cambridge.
tardly deed had occurred inside. An              moments of the game. His shot from             ton leads the league with 19 points,                culinary delights at excep-    /°                          G      Plenty of FREE parking.
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might have been an acceptable deci-              upright with the goalie hopelessly              and Canary Square has 15.                                                                         -M a
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incomprehensible. (Aside from this               the shot that the rebound landed out-
decision, though, the referee did a              side the penalty area.
great job.)                                          Mention should certainly be
    The winner came from a set                   made of the defensive warriors in
piece. The free kick from the left was           the trenches, Steffen Ernst G, All-
hit to the penalty spot. Gherchanoc's            gor, Harry Bingham G, and Quinn,
run to the cross brought three                   who for long periods of the second
defenders with him and therefore his             half smothered the Essex offense to
glancing header found Menard                      such an extent that the MIT offense
unmarked at the far post. Menard                  were able to create so many
had time to control and place the ball           chances. This result was very much
under the advancing keeper.                      a team effort.
    To underline their superiority,                  It also may prove to have pro-
MIT took the ball from Essex                     found implications on the final
directly from the kickoff. The ensu-             standings of the First Division. As

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 Tennis, from Page 20                            the fifth singles spot, completely
                                                 dominated the first and third sets as
 a 3-0 lead.                                     she took a much deserved 6-3, 2-6,
    At first singles, Matsuzaki cap-             6-1 win. At number six singles,
 tured the fourth point for MIT as               Nora Humphrey '98 took the honors
 she beat her opponent 6-1, 6-2.                 of winning the fifth and winning
 Second singles player Ramnath                   point for MIT as she totally annihi-
 played with an awesome intensity                         u,1,ppulL-t, 6 -2, 6--2.
                                                  IadlU laes
 throughout the whole match, which                    In exhibition singles play, Sejal
 lasted more than 3 hours, and came               Shah '95 crushed her opponent 8-5.
 awav with a 7-5, 4-6, 6-4 loss and                   The team hopes to continue it's
 some good tennis under her belt.                 success by maintaining their mental-
 Koo put in a good effort but lost                ly tough-attitude and by working to
 6-2, 6-2, at third singles.                      improve their awesome teamwork.
     Fourth singles player Kommi-                     The team has its next match on
 neni fought hard but took a tough                Saturday against Mount Holyoke
  loss, 6-2, 6-3. Kringer, who played             College, another NEW-8 rival.
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      Philly's Playoff Hopes
      Will Be Killed Again
      Light, from Page 20

      ca's Team, but the 'Skins are an i l-point underdog, and all America
      loves an underdog. Besides, you try winning in RFK Stadium.
          Niners 30, Philly 24: In a story that has become typical to Eagles
      fan's, Randall CLunningham will suffer a season-ending injury on the
      final drive of the day, killing Philadelphia's playoff hopes once again.
          Seattle 7, Indy 0: But who cares?
           Pittsburgh 25, Houston 17: Oh boy, the AFC Central. On Monday
      night. This game shouldn't hurt Murphy Brown's ratings any.
          Henning Colsman-Freyberger '96 sent in this very complete
      answer to last week's trivia question on Monday night:
         "The first NFL chamnpinr was Akron Pro in 1920, who had the                                 *
      best record that season. The league was still called the American Pro-
      fessional Football Association. The first NFL championship game
      was played in 1932 in Chicago. The Bears beat the Portsmouth
      (Ohio) Spartans 9-0. The game was supposed to be played in
      Wrigley Field, but was moved to an improvised 80-yard dirt field in
      Chicago Stadium because of a snowstorm and the bitter cold, making
      the game the first indoor title as well."
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Carol Matsuzaki

    The women's tennis team played
Wellesley College on Tuesday in
their second - New            England
Women's Eight Conference match
this season. The Engineers emerged
victorious with an exciting yet dom-
inating win of 6-3 to stay undefeat-
ed in NEW-8 matches.
    The key to MIT's success was
teamwork, as they captured all three
doubles matches in aggressive yet
poised style.
    At first doubles, the team of Carol
Matsuzaki '95 and Miranda Fan '95
had an extremely tight match but
they upped their intensity notch and
took the tiebreaker with conviction,
claiming victory 9-8 (7-3).
    Second doubles pair Seetha
Ramnath '96 and Sarah Kringer '97
showed exquisite teamwork as they
dominated throughout the match,
winning it 8-4. At third doubles
Lily Koo '97 and Bobby Kommi-
neni '97 played solid, aggressive
tennis to take an 8-5 win.
    MIT went into singles play with

                     Tennis, Page 19
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          MIT Slides by Essex United                                                                                             Sailors Earn Top
   By Josh Elliot

       Soggy conditions at North Andover High School
                                                               wing and cross resulted in Dias G finding himself
                                                               with time and space at the edge of the 6-yard box.
                                                               The Essex goalkeeper was able to make a despera-
                                                                                                                                 Spots Despite Rain
                                                                                                                                 By Lisa Collins
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   provided the background for this clash of the titans:       tionr save, but ,Je.ro-ne Gherchanoc G, in the fashion            TEAM MEMBER                                                                    Vjekoslav Svilan '95 with Heather
   the MIT graduate student club versus Essex United.          of his compatriot and A.C. Milan center-forward                        Braving continuous torrential                                             Campbell '95 battled top sailors
   MIT ended up winning the game 3-2.                          Papin G pounced on the rebound and buried the baii                UUWptJ    Uui- al   UlUstIriLg,            WY'(ds,             .ta              Cfrcm schools ;in'lud.ngl                            Tufts Ulni-
       This vital hurdle in MIT's championship cam-            into the net.                                                     varsity sailing team traveled to                                               versity, the United States Coast
   paign got off to a nightmarish start. Essex United,              The second half started just as disastrously for             Maine Maritime Academy in Cas-                                                 Guard Academy, and Harvard Uni-
   conquerors of MIT on their own field by a 2-1 mar-          MIT as the first. A long aerial ball over the back-               tine, Maine, last weekend and sailed                                           versity in the two-day regatta. Bang-
   gin in the spring, caught the MIT defense napping           pedaling MIT defense was only partially cleared, and              in two full days of races.                                                     ing roll tacks and playing wind
   after three minutes. MIT's usually stalwart defense         an Essex forward was able to capitalize.                              Ten inches of rain, 14 feet of                                             shifts brought the team up to sixth
   will have to learn to build more redundancy into                 However, MIT once again showed strength in the               tide, and four knots of strong cur-                                            place out of 12.
   their system.                                               face of adversity. A sweeping movement from one                   rent made for tortuous conditions.                                                 The sloop team consisted of
       An Essex throughball was half-intercepted by an         end of the field to the other involving four MIT play-            Despite the weather, the team sailed                                           Drew "Leeward" Mutch '98, Jonas
   MIT defender. Unfortunately, his touch on the ball          ers saw Gherchanoc control a pass from Allgor and                 Lasers, dinghies, and keel boats in a                                          Slyvester '96, Frank Marcoline '95,
   deflected it into the penalty area and into the path of     lay the ball back to Josh Elliot G. Elliot's pass into the        total of 37 races and fared quite                                              Ned Patterson '98, and Santos. Bat-
   the Essex center forward. Bobby Padera's G rapid            Essex half released Dias on the left wing. His weaving            well.                                                                          tling a ferocious storm with winds
   departure from the goal line was not rapid enough to        run brought him to the goal line on the left side of the              Jeff Brock '97 sailed Saturday in                                          up to 20 miles per hour on Saturday
   beat the forward to the ball although he did succeed        Essex penalty area. His cross to the back of the peiall-          the New England Sing!ehanded                                                   and quickly adjusting to a light
   in driving him wide of the goal. Russ Allgor G did          ty area was taken by Elliot past one defender and the             Eliminations. Brock finished in ihe                                            breeze oni- Souirday, lie sloop team.
   manage to get back to cover the open net, but he            shot from about 10 yards was deflected (somewhat                  top half amid fierce Laser competi-                                            managed a commendable bronze
   could only defllect thIelIorwarld's driven s.,hot against   f.ortuitaously) off the goalkeeper and an Essex defender          tion.                                                                          spot for the regatta.
   the post and into the net.                                  before finding the back of the net.                                   Brock and Freddy "Alfredo"                                                    The team will be using last
       MIT came back valiantly from this setback. After            Now MIT's dominance started to show as a series               Santos '96 sailed Sunday in a Laser                                            weekend's success as a foundation
   21 minutes, Malcolm Quinn G, on a foraging mis-             of chances were created in front of the Essex goal.               regatta plagued with light air. With                                           as they prepare for this weekend's
   sion deep in the Essex half, caught an Essex mid-                                                                             a strong third place by Brock, MIT                                             Danmark Trophy at the U.S. Coast
   fielder in possession. The ensuing run down the right                                                  Soccer, Page 19        again finished in the top half.                                                Guard Academy, the second biggest
                                                                                                                                     Dinghy sailors Doug DeCouto                                                regatta of the year.

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     UPCOMING HOME EVENTS                                                                                                                 Ttra.                                  IAre InJured
     Friday, Sept. 30                                                                   I
     Men's Tennis at Rolex New England Division III Championships,                           Column by Bo Light                                              for the unbeatable Terriers.      .                   .
        opening match, 1 p.m.                                                                SPORTS COLUMNIST                                                    Florida 28, Mississippi 0: Gators' lowest offen-
                                                                                                Today's column will be shortened due to two                  sive output of the season is due to local 'quarterback
     Saturday, Oct. 1                                                                        problem sets and a paper. I do have time to tell you,           for a day" contest, won by regular QB Terry Dean's
     Women's Sailing at New England Women's Singlehanded Cham-                               however, about injuries to two Heisman-candidate                70-year-old grandmother. Mrs. Dean, unable to over-
        pionships, 9:30 a.m.                                                                 quarterbacks.                                                   come the fact that she uses a walker, only completes
     Men's Tennis at Rolex New England Division III Championships,                              Nebraska's Tommie Frazier has been hospital-                  12 of 15 passes for 250 yards and a touchdown.
        opening match, 9 a.m.                                                                ized since Sunday with a blood clot behind his right                Nebraska 56, Wyoming 17: You think a team that
     Men's Water Polo at Eastern Water Polo Association Northern                             knee. Frazier will miss tomorrow's game against                 averages over 480 yards rushing a game is going to
        Division Tournament II, opening game, 9:30 a.m.                                      Wyoming (the Huskers are still favored by over 30               miss their starting quarterback? Even Terry Dean's
     Baseball vs. Babson College, noon.                                                      points), and could be out longer. Meanwhile, Alcom              grandmother can hand: off.
     Field Hockey vs. Mount Holyoke College, 1 p.m.                                          State QB Steve McNair is expected to play this                      Stanford 24, Notre Dame 23: Stanford is 1-1-1, a
     Men's Soccer vs. Union College, 2 p.m.                                                  weekend despite suffering a first-degree shoulder                15-point underdog, and playing in South Bend. No
                                                                                             separation in last week's loss to Sam Houston State.             contest, really.
     Sunday, Oct. 2                                                                          McNair had passed for almost 400 yards in that                      Penn State 60,: Temple 15: Temple goes for two
     Women's Sailing at New England Women's Singlehanded Cham-                               game before leaving in the fourth quarter. Now, let's            on their second touchdown to keep the-Nittany Lions,
        pionships, 9:30 a.m.                                                                 skip the previews and go straight to the reason                  45.5 point favorites, from covering the spread.
     Men's Tennis at Rolex New England Division 111 Championships,                           everyone-reads this section anyway. ::-
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        opening match, 10 a.m.                                                                                                                                     New England 28, Green Bay 20: The Pet Rocks
     Baseball vs. Bentley College, noon.                                                     The Predictions                                                  still have one of the worst defenses in the league, but
                                                                                                 Colleges:                                                    they've proven they can win as long as they can
     Tuesday, Oct. 4                                                                             MIT 17, Stonehill 16: Engineers score the win-               score less than 35 points in a game.
     Women's Soccer vs. Wellesley College, 4 p.m.                                            ning touchdown on a "fumblerooskie" play, which as                    Washington 14, Dallas 10: Dallas may be Ameri-
     Field HFlockey vs. Simmons College, 7 p.m.                                              it turns out is still legal in some states.
     Women's Volleyball vs. Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 7 p.m.                              BU 23, James Madison 7: And the beat goes on                                                                                                    :U'tgi,      M.,I
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