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Professor Noam A. Chomsky lectures on the role of universities and activism to a packed 26-100 on Tuesday afternoon.

In a sweeping speech on Wednesday in the Tang Auditorium, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick outlined a $3.8 billion bond proposal to protect the state’s economy. It was Patrick’s first official visit to MIT since his inauguration in January of 2007.

Dean for Undergraduate Education Daniel E. Hastings PhD ’80 speaks to the Undergraduate Association last night.

Former NBC news anchor Tom Brokaw delivers a lecture titled “Life Is Not Virtual” for the Karl Taylor Compton Lecture Series on Wednesday. Speaking in 32-123, Brokaw explored the role of information, technology, and the modern media in informing citizens around the world.

Internet icon Jay “Tron Guy” Maynard listens to the keynote address at ROFLcon on Saturday. Maynard become an online phenomenon when his costume, inspired by the movie TRON, spread across the Internet from postings on Slashdot, an Internet tech news site.

Bryan L. Newbold ’09 watches a screening of the third presidential debate on Wednesday evening in the Coffeehouse of the Stratton Student Center. The screening of the debate was a joint presentation of the MIT Forum on American Progress,, and the Student Activities Office, and featured live commentary from users of Twitter, an internet blogging service.

Hundreds of students crowded into Copley Square in Boston in an impromptu celebration amidst music, drumming, dancing, and cries of “Yes, we can!” an Obama campaign slogan. The gathering dispersed peacefully upon request by the Boston Police.

Gergana Bounova G takes a swing for the MIT Women’s Volleyball Club team. Four club teams competed in a trio of tournaments held at Rockwell Cage on Saturday, November 22. Bounova’s Maroon team won a thrilling three-game final to capture their division.

Anuja Mahashabde G joins members of the MIT community in Tuesday’s candlelight vigil in Killian Court for those killed and wounded in the terror attacks in Mumbai, India.

Institute Chaplain Robert M. Randolph leads a prayer and a moment of silence for victims of the terror attacks in Mumbai, India during a candlelight vigil held in Killian Court on Tuesday evening.

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