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Revisions Proposed To Tenure Timeline For Recent Mothers

As universities nationwide address a gap between the number of tenured male and female faculty members, MIT is considering expanding its policies for extending the tenure clock for female faculty giving birth.


Marathon Still Thrills on 4th Trip

There is a great desire to share your story when you finish your first marathon. You’ve accomplished something few ever try, and from that arises a great sense of purpose and a need to relay your emotions.


GSC Secretary Position Still Unfilled

The position of secretary for the Graduate Student Council remains unfilled following a sparsely attended special election meeting of the Council held on Wednesday.


In Second Term, Academic Flags for Class of ’09 Rise

More than a quarter of students in the Class of 2009 have had academic trouble in at least one class this term, receiving warnings that they were danger of failing a class based on performance during the first five weeks.


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WORLD AND NATION

Bush, Hu Pledge Cooperation As Protester Mars Ceremony
Iraqi Prime Minister Withdraws His Nomination for a New Term
Skilling Steps Off Witness Stand After Defending His Character
Contradicting Scientists, FDA Says Marijuana Has No Medical Value
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OPINION

Infinite Lounge and Dollar Mural: A Brief History
Letters to the Editor

ARTS

dance review: ‘Rocking the World’ with Striking Choreography: MIT Artist in Residence Addresses Problems Faced by Women in Science
poetry review: Robert Adamson: Master of the Language of the Wild: Australian Poet Reads Patriotic Works, Describes Beauty of Homeland
Concert Review: Wolf Parade Packs the Punch: Promising Canadian Band Gives Dynamic, Energetic Performance
Restaurant review: You Better Not Try to Order Coffee Here: Tealuxe Serves up Great Tea and Dishes, and Even Better Prices
On the Screen

SPORTS

Baseball Beats WPI Twice on Comebacks
Men’s Lacrosse Routs Cadets 19-3
Softball Struggles With Runs, Loses 3
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