Concepts familiar from grade-school algebra have broad ramifications in computer science.
A 21-year-old MIT senior was cited by MIT Campus Police for providing alcohol to a minor after an apparently intoxicated 17-year-old Boston University student was taken by a City of Boston ambulance to a Boston hospital early Sunday morning from the Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity house (155 Bay State Road, Boston).
The Dean's Office is investigating the incident.
She arrived at AEPi shortly after 10:30pm on Saturday, friends said. When Campus Police arrived, they said she was on the floor, alert and conscious. They said her breath smelled of alcohol, her eyes were red and her speech was slurred.
The BU student, who was taken to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and released at about 7:30am Sunday, takes a medication that may have contributed to her condition, friends told Campus Police.
A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on November 4, 1998.