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Eric D. Schmiedl—The Tech
Hackers installed a giant band-aid on MIT’s Great Dome on the night of November 30, right after the wrapping that had been protecting the Dome during repairs was removed. The band-aid was presumably intended to symbolize that the “surgery” was complete.
December 4, 2009
Kabelo Zwane, a sophomore and MIT’s first student from Swaziland, died in Bedford, Mass. on Saturday, November 7, in an apparent suicide. He was 21.
December 4, 2009
The Association of Student Activities released preliminary decisions in student group space allocations last night. The process, which happens every two years, determines which student groups retain office space and which lose it, as well as which groups get storage space for equipment and supplies.
December 4, 2009
A group of MIT students are planning an event titled the “MIT Community Tour 2009,” scheduled for next Thursday, December 10. Labelled “Show Susan Hockfield Anything!”, the event starts in front of Hockfield’s residence, Gray House, at 10:00 a.m. and will visit locations “that reflect the inner workings of MIT that often go unnoticed,” the announcement said.
December 4, 2009
Two MIT students are winners of the United Kingdom’s prestigious Marshall Scholarship, which funds 35 U.S. students in graduate studies in the U.K. Seniors Tanya S. Goldhaber ’10 and Vinayak Muralidhar ’10 are this year’s winners from MIT.

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