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Eric D. Schmiedl—The Tech
A group of East Campus Third East residents crowd into a room to watch Barack Obama’s victory speech. With the race close enough that Obama’s victory was far from clear early in the evening, many students spent Nov. 4, 2008 watching election results come in. See more photos on page 8.
November 7, 2008
The Physics Department has agreed to fund a third month of paid maternity leave for female physics graduate students, an extension of the two months of childbirth accommodation provided for female graduate students Institute-wide.
November 7, 2008
Some members of the MIT community encountered problems at voting sites Tuesday, mostly as a result of a Cambridge-wide glitch that left thousands off the official lists of eligible voters.
November 7, 2008
David J. Hutchings ’10 and O. Russell Rodewald ’10 were elected president and vice president of the Interfraternity Council last Wednesday, Oct. 29. Hutchings said that his main goals for the upcoming year include fostering a spirit of interfraternity community and improving the image of MIT fraternities in the community.
November 7, 2008
After being called and e-mailed many times by the Obama campaign over the last few weeks, I decided to spend Election Day in New Hampshire campaigning for Barack.


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