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Written By: daveski on February 1, 2009 1 Comment

Seeing the super-giga-sized and somewhat creepy photo of the thousands of people assembled in front of the Capitol building last week for Obama’s inauguration, with its thousands of unsuspecting faces all looking intently toward the speaker in question, made me wonder: how many other things were going on on the same day, in […]

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Written By: daveski on January 27, 2009 2 Comments

The inauguration of now President Barack Obama was just 7 days ago, yet already it feels far away. It’s disappeared from our own front page on FIT, as it has from blogs and newspapers all around the country And after the rush of first-week policymaking, the first week of classes here at Cal, and business […]

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Written By: Youki on January 22, 2009 1 Comment

Gabriel Dance, senior multimedia producer for The New York Times, has developed The Election Day Word Train in collaboration with the Interactive News Team.  It’s updated hourly with the words that best describe people’s moods.  Check out the difference between McCain and Obama supporters.

[find it here]

 

So, what one word describes your current state […]

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Written By: Usree Bhattacharya on January 21, 2009 2 Comments

As Barack Hussein Obama was sworn in as the forty-fourth president on January 20th, I was dozing off somewhere high over a deep turquoise Atlantic Ocean.

The nightmare began on Saturday night…dense fog enveloped New Delhi, India, as I headed out from the ‘burbs to the Indira Gandhi International Airport. On […]

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Written By: Youki on January 20, 2009 6 Comments

pictures from today’s inauguration ceremony on Sproul Plaza:

Dave’s camera broke so we both used mine.

The UC Berkeley media release page has a slideshow of the inauguration.

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Written By: daveski on January 20, 2009 1 Comment

(Photo above linked to NYT article mentioned below)

The second most popular story in the New York Times today, the day of the inauguration of Barack Obama as the 44th President of the United States, is about language and reading: “From Books, New President Found Voice“, writes Michiko Kakutani.

The article draws parallels between […]

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