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Protestors hold signs at the Join the Impact rally on Saturday outside Boston City Hall. The rally was a part of a national protest against the passage of Proposition 8, the ban on same-sex marriage in California.
NEWS EDITOR
November 18, 2008
Kjell A. Tovander ’09 died on Sunday after collapsing during the Route 66 Marathon in Tulsa, Okla.
STAFF REPORTERS
November 18, 2008
MIT will cut general spending by five percent in the fiscal year beginning next July, and by 10–15 percent within the next three years, the president and provost said in a letter to the MIT community yesterday. The announcement mirrors announcements by elite universities similarly affected by the global financial crisis.
NEWS EDITOR
November 18, 2008
The number of early applications increased by approximately 25 percent this year, partly as a result of MIT’s new partnership with QuestBridge, a non-profit organization that connects low-income students with top colleges.
STAFF REPORTER
November 18, 2008
Thousands of people gathered at Boston City Hall on Saturday to rally against the passage of Proposition 8, the recent ban on same-sex marriage in California.



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