The Daily ConfusionSaturday,
September 3, 2005
12:00—Epsilon Theta—Come ogle our large orange duck mascot and toss frisbees around with us at the rush kick-off in Killian Court! We might even have tasty snacks…
13:30—Epsilon Theta—Van run to ET. Look for our big silver van at the turnaround near McCormick, close to the MIT Chapel.
14:00—Alpha Tau Omega—Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream: Need some dessert after the Greek Griller? Stop by ATO for a fine Vermont Delicacy.
14:00—Beta Theta Pi—Extreme Stoop Action: Kick it on the staple Beta stoop for 4 square, chalk, talk, and rawk.
14:00—Delta Kappa Epsilon—Open House: Get your first look at the house responsible for the famous Harvard-Yale football game weather balloon hack.
14:00—Delta Upsilon—Poker Tournament: Poker tournament with prizes at DU
14:00—Lambda Chi Alpha—Red Bones BBQ: Red Bones will cater its authentic downhome-style Southern BBQ. Red Bones is known by many to be the best Southern BBQ restaurant in Boston.
14:00—Phi Beta Epsilon—House Tours: Come by and see where we live, work, and have too much fun.
14:00—Phi Delta Theta—Afternoon Rush Kickoff: What better way to start off your rush than with food and Frisbees, water fights and football. Oh, and a bouncy castle.
14:00—Phi Kappa Theta—Ice Cream and Smoothies Open House: Come check out our house and enjoy some ice cream and smoothies. Did we mention the free ice cream and smoothies?
14:00—Pi Lambda Phi—Medieval Festival: Party like it’s 999! This all-day festival is jam-packed with crazy games, music, prizes, and tons of semi-authentic medieval food. So grab your Viking horns and the nearest maiden, then head to Pilam for the wildest feast of the millennium.
14:00—Sigma Chi—Sigma Chi Open House: Visit the Sigma Chi house for a night of Mike’s Pastries, Poker, Prizes, In House Music and Good Times In the Bar.
14:00—Sigma Nu—Steak Barbecue
14:00—Sigma Nu—Pool Tournament & iPod giveaway
14:00—Theta Delta Chi—Music, Food and Gaming — Why go anywhere else?
14:00—Theta Chi—Roofing It: Start Rush right by coming to Theta Chi and meeting the Brothers. Join us on the roof for a killer view of Boston and the best hospitality.
14:00—Theta Xi—Roofdeck Virgin Daiquiris and Smoothies: Enjoy smoothies and virgin daiquiris while enjoying our roofdeck view of the Boston skyline and Fenway Park. Come on by.
14:00—Zeta Beta Tau—ZBTahiti Luau: Come for the mocktails and all-you-can-eat kebobs, stay for the steak and lobster afterwards!
14:06—Delta Psi (No. 6 Club)—Games in the field: Join us for a variety of games in the field between Simmons and MacGregor.
14:06—Delta Psi (No. 6 Club)—No. 6 Open House: Stop by our house for tours and to hang out with our members and other freshmen.
14:22—Tau Epsilon Phi—Swimming Pool of Ooblek!!! What do you do with 2222 lbs of non-Newtonian fun? Swimming pool of ooblek!
14:30—WILG—Smoothies: Fresh fruit, yogurt juice, perfect summertime drink
14:30—Chi Phi—ChiPhiapalooza: Take a ride in our stretch Hummer (picking up at the Greek Griller on Killian Courtyard) to Chi Phi’s 19th century mansion where we will be rocking out to one of Boston’s finest cover bands.
14:30—Chi Phi—In addition, the brothers of Chi Phi will be giving tours of their home, the historic John F. Andrews Mansion, all night long.
14:30—Kappa Sigma—2:30 p.m. BBQ Pig Roast Luau: Come listen to a live band, play sports, hang out, and eat our pig! We’ll be out there chillin all day and all night.
14:30—Theta Delta Chi—Krispy and Kremey - Donuts and professional massages
14:31—pika—It’s the first practice of the season for the pika Ultimate team! Come join us in Briggs Field after the midway for a couple of games of Ultimate. We’ll be dressed in red. And don’t worry if you think you can’t play — you’re probably better than… umm… some of us.
15:00—Alpha Delta Phi—Xtan’s Film Festival: Sit back, relax, and enjoy some of the newest, trendiest, and weirdest video clips the web has to offer.
15:00—Alpha Epsilon Pi—Junkyard Wars
15:00—Nu Delta—Arcade Night @ Nu Delta: Come Kick off Rush at Nu Delta with our Fabulous Arcade Night! We’ll have 16-player interlinked Halo 2 over 4 big screen TVs, with Pool, Ping-Pong, Poker, and much more, so show us what you got!
15:00—Phi Kappa Sigma—Skullhouse Gladiators: Meet your classmates by beating them with a giant Q-Tip.
15:00—Zeta Psi—Car Bash Vandalism: Come by to add your own special touches to the car that will be destroyed at 8 p.m. at our 16th annual Car Bash.
15:30—Epsilon Theta—Time our vans! We make several daily trips to campus every day during term; hop on and come over to dinner, and see for yourself how easy getting to ET can be! Look for our big silver van by the turnaround near McCormick and the MIT Chapel.
16:00—Phi Sigma Kappa—House Tours: Phi Sig is located in historic Kenmore Square. Come get your first good view of our astonishing city from Phi Sig’s roofdeck.
16:22—Tau Epsilon Phi—Fun with Chemistry and Nanotechnology! Have fun with the tEp material scientists! Banana scent, nanoparticles, and more!
16:30—Theta Delta Chi—Meet all the brothers of TDC — Chillin, gaming, and jamming.
16:32—pika—Start the school year with new clothes! Come to pika and tie-dye some of your stuff with funky colors and patters. Remember to bring things to dye! Anything from socks to sheets will work! Then stay for dinner. 69 Chestnut St., call (617) 492-6983 for a ride.
17:00—Delta Upsilon—Lobster Dinner on Roofdeck: Freshly steamed lobster on the roofdeck with music and drinks.
17:00—Sigma Nu—Official House Tour and Ice Cream Novelties
17:15—Epsilon Theta—Van run, van run! One more vanrun from campus to ET, meet at the turnaround near McCormick and the MIT Chapel!
17:22—Tau Epsilon Phi—Science Smorgasbord! PickleVU meter, Very Large Capacitor Array, Liquid Nitrogen, the fun goes on and on!
17:30—Theta Delta Chi—Porkin all afternoon: Roast Pig and other fine eateries
17:30—Theta Xi—The Boston Grillah: Eat some wicked good barbecue while meeting the brothers on our Boston roofdeck under the historic Citgo sign. We will be grilling steak, chicken, hamburgers, and hotdogs, plus vegetarian options.
18:00—Epsilon Theta—Thanksgiving Dinner. Yes, we know it’s not November yet. We’re just exceptionally grateful, that’s all. That, and we reeeeeally like cranberry sauce. There will be viable vegetarian options, too.
18:00—WILG—Barbecue on the Patio with ADP: Come meet the fraternity next door and hang out on our giant patio.
18:00—Alpha Delta Phi—BBQ on the Patio with WILG: Chef Bob-Mac barbecues to order on our spacious shared patio.
18:00—Alpha Epsilon Pi—BBQ Turn On!
18:00—Delta Tau Delta—Roof Deck BBQ: Come meet the brothers as we barbecue on our roof-deck overlooking the Charles.
18:00—Phi Beta Epsilon—Poker Night: Hold’em, Stud, Omaha; play for fun or pride, just come by and ante up.
18:00—Phi Sigma Kappa—Dinner & Dessert: A hearty dinner from Boston staple VinnyT’s for those of you who have only been catching snacks all day, followed by catered pastries from Boston’s own pastry shops. If you’re already full, dessert will be running all night.
18:00—Phi Kappa Sigma—6:00 pm Rush Kickoff Dinner Catered by Famous Dave’s BBQ: Meet the Skulls with a dinner catered by Famous Dave’s BBQ.
18:00—Sigma Nu—Steak and Lobster Dinner
18:00—Theta Chi—Italian Dinner: Meet Chef Michelangelo Raimondi, Because there’s more to life than baked ziti.
18:00—Zeta Beta Tau—Dinner: Steak and Lobster: It wouldn’t be Rush without Filet Mignon and Lobster!
18:00—Zeta Psi—Red Bones vs. Blue Ribbon: Compare two of the best ribs in Boston and check out our house before Car Bash.
18:06—Delta Psi (No. 6 Club)—Pizza and Dessert at No. 6
18:15—pika—Diiiiiinnnnneeeeer! We like food. We like you. Come to pika for dinner! Vegetarians and vegans are more than welcome. 69 Chestnut St., call (617) 492-6983 for a ride.
18:30—Chi Phi—Dinner at the Chi Phi mansion. Everyone’s invited!
19:00—Alpha Tau Omega—Dinner With the Brothers: Come see what delicious food ATO’s Chef John has cooked up. Kick back, relax, have a meal, play some pool, and get to know what ATO is all about.
19:00—Delta Kappa Epsilon—Surf & Turf Grill: This dinner will be so good that it cannot be described by a word that exists; therefore, I am forced to make one up on the spot. Scrumtrulescent!!
19:00—Delta Kappa Epsilon—Mechanical Bull: 300 lbs. of machinery between the legs of a scantily clad woman—what more could you ask for? How bout an iPod Shuffle for the longest ride? Yeeeehaw!!!
19:00—Phi Delta Theta—Kebab Dinner: Enjoy as many grilled kabobs (meat and vegetarian) as you can eat, cooked right before your eyes. Stick around and enjoy your first night at Phi Delts.
19:00—Phi Kappa Theta—Unplugged Jam Night & Open House Social Hour: Chill with friends and meet cool new people before hitting the parties tonight. Also, bring your own instrument or use one of ours for a night of unplugged acoustic jams!
19:00—pika—After dinner, pika will give you a makeover! Change the color of your hair to some shocking hue and impress your friends. 69 Chestnut St., call (617) 492-6983 for a ride.
19:22—Tau Epsilon Phi—Sashimi and Barbecue with the Faculty! East meets West? Come meet some of the MIT faculty over Sashimi and Barbecue, prepared by the master chefs at tEp!
19:30—Epsilon Theta—REVOLUTIONARY PARTY! Enjoy such revolutionary pastimes as “Pin the Nose on the Stalin” and “Extreme Top Spinning.” We’ll also be performing dramatic readings from the Communist Manifesto, and awarding prizes for the best Mao impersonator.
19:30—Theta Delta Chi—Dancing Spanish — Learning Salsa and Merengue
19:30—Theta Xi—Live Blues & Rock Band: Stop by Theta Xi for a night of live music, pool, and cards. Try your best at Texas Hold’Em or try your luck at our blackjack table while listening to one of Boston’s best blues trios: the Chris Fitz Band.
19:30—Epsilon Theta—Bored? Hop on our van to ET, where something is always happening! Meet at the turnaround near the MIT Chapel and McCormick.
20:00—WILG—Krispy Kreme Study Break: How can you resist?
20:00—Alpha Epsilon Pi—Junkyard Awards Ceremony
20:00—Kappa Sigma—Video Games and Movies: Come watch videos and play the latest XBox and Play Station II games. Food will be provided!
20:00—Phi Beta Epsilon—8:00 pm Cheesecake Dessert: Free food is great. Free Cheesecake is even better.
20:00—Phi Kappa Sigma—Nationally Acclaimed Comedian Robert Kelly: Enjoy the comedy of Robert Kelly, a comedian who has been featured on Comedy Central and VH1.
20:00—Sigma Nu—Rock/Cover Band at the Chapter House
20:00—Zeta Beta Tau—Casino Night: Casino games, prizes, and more! You could win an iPod or XBOX!
20:00—Zeta Psi—16th Annual Car Bash: Got those pre-class jitters? Take out your back-to-school frustrations the best way we know how, by destroying a car with a sledge hammer. Stress relief never felt so good.
20:22—Tau Epsilon Phi—Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream!
21:00—Alpha Delta Phi—Live Stand-up Comedy: Be sure to stick around for coffee and desserts after the show.
21:00—Alpha Epsilon Pi—Klezmer Music & Blintzes!
21:00—Beta Theta Pi—Live Rock Concert at Beta Annex: Beta is also a rock club. So come to our show if you enjoy a little good loud music. Acts from the past include RCA recording artists Damone and 2005 Warped Tour’s Animal Suit Driveby.
21:00—Theta Delta Chi—Decked out — Party on our roof and decks.
21:00—Theta Chi—Blacklight Party w/ Sushi! When it’s time to rock, make sure you have the essentials: A loud band, a fog machine, blacklights and sushi.
21:22—Tau Epsilon Phi—Wuumph (TM) Bag! Get launched feet first into the air via our brilliantly engineered pneumatic catapult system!
22:00—Alpha Tau Omega—Beach Party: Get ready to get down. Come check out ATO’s Beach Party, MIT’s hottest party of the fall, featuring a spacious roofdeck, a view of the Boston skyline, and DJ Nupprin of NYC spinning the latest in hip-hop, R&B, and reggaeton.
22:00—Zeta Psi—House Tours and Ice Cream: Come over to see our house and enjoy ice cream sundaes.
22:06—Delta Psi (No. 6 Club)—Club Six Party: Party No. 6 Style…
22:22—Tau Epsilon Phi—Dancing with Kadafi — Lazor Light Show! See the famous tEp Laser Light Show! Hundreds of milliwatts of coherent goodness!
September 4, 2005
00:00—Sigma Nu—Midnight Football in front of the house
00:22—Tau Epsilon Phi—Rooftop Hot Tub and Koyaanisqatsi
00:30—Theta Xi—Make-Your-Own Sundaes
08:00—Theta Delta Chi—Green Eggs and Ham (not really) BREAKFAST
09:00—Alpha Delta Phi—Breakfast
09:00—Alpha Epsilon Pi—Break Fest
09:00—Nu Delta—Paintball Trip: Come shoot up your friends with Nu Delta at the best location in New England, complete with seven fields and its very own life-size Ghost Town.
09:00—Pi Lambda Phi—Breakfast: Start the day off right with a healthy breakfast. Then come to Pilam, and chow down on some awesome omelettes, piled-high pancakes, and decadent donuts!
09:00—Phi Kappa Sigma—Breakfast @ Skullhouse: Hot Breakfast, One of the few you will get at MIT.
09:00—Sigma Nu—Pancake Breakfast
10:00—Chi Phi—Canoeing: Escape from city-life and join the Brothers of Chi Phi for a day of canoeing at Lake Cochituate.
10:00—Delta Upsilon—Crane’s Beach Trip: A trip to nearby Crane’s beach with boating and grilling.
10:00—Phi Delta Theta—Breakfast: Start off your day right with a delicious breakfast served to order.
10:00—Pi Lambda Phi—Paintball: Hone your hunting skills by tracking down and blasting other MIT students! Don’t miss out on one of the most exciting events ever to grace fraternity rush.
10:00—Theta Delta Chi—Last Chance BEACH TRIP — Winter’s too damn cold.
10:06—Delta Psi (No. 6 Club)—Breakfast at No. 6: Grab a quick breakfast before joining us on our trip to the beach.
10:30—Sigma Nu—Duck Tour followed by Lunch at Dick’s Last Resort.
11:00—Alpha Delta Phi—Paintball: Don’t forget to wear ‘paintable’ clothes. A few pairs of paint-resistant clothes will be available if needed.
11:00—Alpha Epsilon Pi—Civil War Paintball
11:00—Phi Kappa Theta—Beach Getaway: Join us for some fun, food, games, and sun!
11:00—Sigma Chi—Beach Sports and Battle Canoeing: Enjoy more of the summer with some Battle Canoeing and other Timeless Beach Sports
11:00—Theta Xi—Dim Sum: We’re heading to Chinatown for a delicious meal.
11:00—Zeta Beta Tau—Dim Sum Brunch: Discover some of the best Chinese food this side of the river! We’ll take you into the heart of Chinatown for some awesome all-you-can-eat Dim Sum to start the day.
11:00—Zeta Psi—Zete Paintball Trip: Get off campus, meet new people, and shoot them. Trust us, it’s worth the trip.
11:06—Delta Psi (No. 6 Club)—No. 6 trip to the beach: Join us on our trip to Manchester Singing Beach — bring your bathing suit.
11:30—WILG—Brunch at Shalimar — Never had Indian food before? Here’s your chance to eat at the best Indian restaurant in Central Square.
11:30—Theta Delta Chi—Wake up late? BBQ, Billiards, and Chilling @ TDC.
12:00—Lambda Chi Alpha—Paintball: Play Paintball at Upton’s 14 acres of outdoor wooded terrain.
12:00—Phi Delta Theta—Water sports. Getting out on the water is part of being in New England. Come sail, tube, or jet ski for a different Sunday afternoon. Lunch will be provided.
12:00—Phi Sigma Kappa—Beach and BBQ: Massachusetts has some great beaches, and we’re headed out to one of them. Come chill with us and all the things that make beaches great—sports, water, bbq, and girls.
12:00—Phi Kappa Sigma—F1 Boston Kart Racing: Race in the fastest karts in the Boston area.
12:15—Epsilon Theta—Hop into the Big Silver Van at turnaround near McCormick and MIT Chapel!
12:30—Epsilon Theta—”Breakfast would like to endorse Lunch as the best candidate for freshmen nutrition.” Come snarf down some eggs and waffles with us while discussing devil-ducks and politics.
12:30—Theta Xi—Paintball: Vans leave at 12:45. You better bring it.
13:00—Alpha Epsilon Pi—Hold your fire! Pizza @ Camp Paintball.
13:00—Beta Theta Pi—Water Balloon Pirate Sailing: Plunder the high seas of the Charles and defeat…foes…with the Sea Master.
13:00—Kappa Sigma—F-1 Racing: Come F-1 Racing with us and grab some lunch!
13:00—Phi Beta Epsilon—1:00 pm Live Music & BBQ: The ska band ‘Awful Waffle’ brings down the house while we BBQ.
13:00—Phi Kappa Theta—Lasertag and Go-Karts: Plus tons of other cool games at the Good Time Emporium
13:00—Zeta Beta Tau—Rock Climbing: Ever wanted to scale a 40-foot wall with your bare hands? We’ll teach you how to defy gravity (or at least how to tie a proper knot).
13:00—Zeta Psi—Boston Common Trip: Join Zetes as we make a trip into Boston and hang out at the Commons, the oasis of the city.
13:30—Epsilon Theta—Big Silver Van run from campus to ET, at turnaround by the MIT Chapel!
14:00—Epsilon Theta—CAFFEINE TOUR! Join us as we explore the best local coffee shops and book stores around Coolidge Corner. These places serve decaffeinated delicacies, too…
14:00—Delta Kappa Epsilon—Beach Trip: ‘Suntanned toes ticklin’ the sand—cold drink chillin’ in my right hand.’ Volleyball, girls, and a clambake included.
14:00—Delta Tau Delta—Scavenger Hunt through Boston: Get to know Boston the exciting way. Winning teams receive prizes.
14:00—Phi Kappa Sigma—Good Time: Enjoy the largest arcade in New England.
14:00—Theta Delta Chi—Good @ Pool? Ping Pong? Wish you could HALO 2?
14:00—Fenway House—Join us for the Fenway Arts and Writing Group’s weekly workshop.
14:22—Tau Epsilon Phi—Martial Arts at tEp!
14:30—Chi Phi—BBQ: Be sure to stop by the Chi Phi house for some barbecue courtesy of the grill-masters of the house.
15:00—Alpha Tau Omega—BBQ: Stop by for burgers, sausages, hot dogs and more at the ATO Barbecue pit.
15:00—Phi Kappa Sigma—Sledding at Wellesley: Get a head start on the sledding season with the help of a 150 lb. ice block.
15:00—Sigma Nu—Grand Prix @ F1 Outdoor Go Kart Racing (18+ only)
15:30—Epsilon Theta—ET van run from campus! Come visit Brookline this beautiful afternoon. Van will be waiting at turnaround near McCormick and MIT Chapel.
16:00—Alpha Epsilon Pi—Violence is not the Way: come home.
16:00—pika—Isn’t modern art strange? Come to pika and make your own modern art. We’ll supply the materials. Afterwards, maybe your piece will find its way to, shall we say, more public spaces. 69 Chestnut St., call (617) 492-6983 for a ride.
16:22—Tau Epsilon Phi—Lots of fun with Liquid Nitrogen!
17:00—Theta Delta Chi—Learn to dance, Impress the Ladies — Learn Salsa/Merengue
17:15—Epsilon Theta—The dinner van run! (van stops at turnaround by MIT Chapel). Come have pasta!
17:22—Tau Epsilon Phi—Italian Food at tEp!
17:30—Zeta Beta Tau—Dinner: Italian Buffet: Find your inner Garfield and pig out on lasagna, chicken parmesan, Italian sausage, garlic bread, and pasta of all kinds.
18:00—Epsilon Theta—Pasta buffet dinner. Bow-ties made out of pasta! Our dinner philosophy is: the more (pasta), the merrier.
18:00—Alpha Delta Phi—Dinner: Bob-Mac’s finest.
18:00—Alpha Epsilon Pi—Dinner: Shwarma
18:00—Phi Beta Epsilon—Steak & Lobster Dinner: Prepared by Beverli Collet our five star, French trained, culinary artist.
18:00—Sigma Chi—House Dinner by Chef G.R.: Meet our house chef, and enjoy one of his fantastic home cooked meals.
18:00—Theta Xi—Gourmet Dinner: Enjoy the finer side of Theta Xi with a gourmet dinner from Chef D.
18:00—Zeta Psi—Steak and Lobster: Everyone does it, but we do it better. Don’t take our word for it, see for yourself.
18:15—pika—Diiiiiinnnnneeeeer! Pikans eat together every night of the semester, like a big happy family. We are vegetarian and vegan friendly. Shirts and shoes not required. 69 Chestnut St., call (617) 492-6983 for a ride.
18:30—Delta Upsilon—Steak Dinner: Steak dinner at DU.
18:30—Phi Kappa Sigma—Chef Gerry’s World Famous Fried Chicken: Meet our chef Gerry and his tasty wings.
18:30—Sigma Nu—Halo2 Tournament
18:30—Theta Delta Chi—Latin Cuisine str8 outta MIA - Churrasco & other fine eats.
19:00—WILG—Fondue and Movie Night: mmmm chocolate.
19:00—Alpha Delta Phi—Night Racing at F1 Boston: Race under the lights at F1 Boston, Boston’s premier go-cart track.
19:00—Alpha Epsilon Pi—Boston Bowl
19:00—Phi Delta Theta—Sunday dinner. Come see what a normal Sunday dinner is like at Phi Delts, no frills attached.
19:00—Phi Kappa Sigma—Dessert in the North End: No better place in Boston for Dessert.
19:00—Theta Chi—Steak & Lobster Dinner: This is one of Theta Chi’s oldest rush traditions for a reason. Come see for yourself.
19:00—pika—Come to pika and play some late night games with us, watch a movie, or help us build something. For some strange reason, we always end up building things late at night. 69 Chestnut St., call (617) 492-6983 for a ride.
19:22—Tau Epsilon Phi—Canolis from Bovas!
19:30—Chi Phi—Salsa Dancing: Salsa dancing with the Chi Phi gentlemen and some of the loveliest ladies in town on one of the largest dance floors, on or off campus, right here at Chi Phi.
19:30—Zeta Beta Tau—F-1 Go-Kart Racing: Experience the thrill of the fastest go-karting action in Boston. This is not kiddie racing. Driver’s license required!
19:30—Epsilon Theta—Don’t we have a lot of van runs? Big Silver Van makes another trip to the turnaround by the MIT Chapel and McCormick!
20:00—Beta Theta Pi—MOVIE ON THE HOUSE! Watch a sweet movie on the front of our sweet house. From a sweet couch. On a sweet sidewalk. With sweet food. And sweet sweetness.
20:00—Kappa Sigma—Poker Night: Come win exciting prizes including a DVD player, iPod, chip sets and more! Food will be provided.
20:00—Lambda Chi Alpha—Steak and Lobster Dinner: Steak and lobster dinner cooked and served by active members of Lambda Chi Alpha.
20:00—Nu Delta—F-1 Boston Racing: Come beat your friends out on the track with Nu Delta at F-1 Racing. You’ll go through Time Trials and a Grand Prix final in premier karts that are bigger and faster than any you’ve ever seen.
20:00—Phi Beta Epsilon—Learn to DJ Session: Spin some vinyl, mix some beats, and spend some time with brother DJs.
20:00—Phi Delta Theta—Fondue. Everything is better with chocolate. Come enjoy fondue fruit, cookies, and whatever else we can think of (or you can bring) in our elegant, early 20th century library.
20:00—Sigma Chi—Billiards and more at Boston’s Good Times: Round off a great day at Boston’s Good Times.
20:30—Pi Lambda Phi—X-Rated Hypnotist: Don’t believe in hypnotism? Then come see a professional X-rated hypnotist, Frank Santos, get your friends (or you!) to do some provocative things. We promise it won’t make you sleepy…very sleepy…
20:30—Sigma Nu—Wings in Boston
21:00—Delta Kappa Epsilon—Game Night: ‘Know when to hold ‘em, know when to fold ‘em’ Poker tournament with a grand prize along with other parlor games.
21:00—Phi Kappa Theta—Poker Tournament: Win an iPod, an Xbox, a poker chip set, or a brand new bike! Plus, knock out a brother and get a gift certificate to Best Buy!
21:00—Theta Delta Chi—Jammit @ TDC — Don’t have to dance well, but you have to dance
21:00—Theta Chi—Club Theta Chi: Frozen drinks and hilarity: Come in and see comedian (and Theta Chi brother) Evan Wecksell perform in our lounge.
21:00—Theta Xi—B.A.S.H. (Bad Ass Scavenger Hunt): A Theta Xi tradition. We will be heading all over Boston in teams to find a number of interesting and unique items.
21:00—Zeta Psi—Swing Dance: Enjoy Zeta Psi’s more sensitive side after spending the day playing paintball and eating steak. Don’t worry, we’ll be giving lessons too.
21:22—Tau Epsilon Phi—Build your own USB toy! Come and build your own USB powered toys with the tEp engineers! Have it incorporated into the light show tonight!
22:00—Epsilon Theta—Oooh, STARGAZING! Everyone pile in our Big Silver Van as we drive to a lighthouse just outside Boston where you can see more than two stars! We’ll provide the blankets and hot cocoa, and a pit-stop at Dunkin’ Donuts on the way home.
22:00—Phi Beta Epsilon—Roofdeck Party: Take in the Boston skyline as we dance the night away.
22:00—Phi Sigma Kappa—CAGE RAVE: If you were here during CPW and saw or heard about Phi Sig’s GRAFFITI, then look forward to the Cage Rave.
22:00—Phi Kappa Sigma—Flavor Ice 5: Voted best Karaoke Party on Beacon Street.
22:00—Sigma Nu—Midnight Sigma Nu Scavenger Hunt Around Boston
22:00—Zeta Beta Tau—IHOP Run: Anytime is a good time for an IHOP run, especially after F-1 racing.
22:06—Delta Psi (No. 6 Club)—Masquerade Party: Party in disguise.
22:22—Tau Epsilon Phi—USB Powered Light Show! Incorporate your evil creations of USB might into the tEp light show!
22:30—Epsilon Theta—Spot the shiny silver van this fine evening, at the turnaround by MIT Chapel, and come aboard!
23:00—Phi Kappa Theta—Boston Late Night Bike Tour: We’ll show you Boston from a different perspective! If you don’t have a bike we’ll loan you one.
23:00—Pi Lambda Phi—Ladies’ Night: Feeling left out of rush just because you have too many X chromosomes? Then this event is for you! Drop by Pilam for a night of hot dancing, cold drinks, and cute (freshman) boys!
23:30—Alpha Epsilon Pi—Cartoons: Aqua Teen, Food: meatballs.
23:59—Theta Chi—Late late night IHOP: We’ll take you to the only place that is still open at this hour. (Time to be determined.)
September 5, 2005
00:00—Kappa Sigma—Midnight Buffet: Grab some grub on your way home. Visit Kappa Sigma right between Baker and Burton-Conner.
01:00—Theta Xi—Insomnia Night: Stay up with free Starbucks and get an early taste of college from the real experts—John Belushi and Will Ferrell on our 61’’ wide-screen TV.
08:00—Theta Delta Chi—More Cereal than Milk in a Cow BREAKFAST
09:00—Alpha Delta Phi—Breakfast
09:00—Alpha Epsilon Pi—Brake Fust
09:00—Nu Delta—Six Flags New England: Like Thrill Rides? Like Water Rides? Like Kiddie Rides? We’ve got ‘em all with Nu Delta’s annual Rush Trip to Six Flags. Join us for a good time.
09:00—Phi Kappa Theta—Soul Food Breakfast: Huge pancakes, home fries, hot cornbread, come grab some breakfast to start your day off right.
09:00—Pi Lambda Phi—Breakfast: Start the day off right with a healthy breakfast. Then come to Pilam, and chow down on some awesome omelettes, piled-high pancakes, and decadent donuts!
09:00—Phi Kappa Sigma—Breakfast @ Skullhouse: Hot Breakfast. One of the few you will get at MIT
09:00—Sigma Nu—Deep South Breakfast
09:00—Theta Chi—Breakfast: Enjoy a delicious meal before you hit the waters. Served fresh.
09:30—Fenway House—Canoe trip! Meet at Fenway at 9:30 for a 10 a.m. departure, returning about 5 p.m.. Picnic lunch provided by Fenway. Wear clothes and shoes you don’t mind getting wet.
10:00—Alpha Tau Omega—Canoe Trip: Come join the brothers of Alpha Tau Omega for a canoe trip on the refreshing Concord river. Don’t miss this opportunity to get out of the heat and canoe, water fight, eat, and hang out.
10:00—Sigma Chi—Dodgeball On-Campus: Play some elementary school style Dodgeball with MIT’s Intramural Dodgeball Champions.
10:00—Theta Delta Chi—WaR GaMeZ: paintballin all afternoon.
10:00—Theta Chi—Canoe Trip: The wilderness is calling. New England won’t explore itself.
10:00—Zeta Beta Tau—Potato Gun Building: Build your own 6-foot potato gun, and practice launching some produce in our basement target range!
10:06—Delta Psi (No. 6 Club)—Breakfast at No. 6: Grab a quick breakfast before joining us on our trip to Walden pond.
10:30—Phi Sigma Kappa—Paintball: Phi Sig takes to the field again for some huge games of capture the flag.
11:00—WILG—Canoeing: Meet at WILG and we’ll head over for canoeing on the Ipswich River
11:00—Alpha Delta Phi—Battle Canoeing on the Ipswich River: Spend the afternoon paddling the scenic Ipswich River.
11:00—Phi Kappa Theta—Canobie Lake Amusement Park: Get on some of NE’s premier rollercoasters and thrill rides!
11:00—Sigma Nu—Cruise to George’s Island with catered Island Clam Bake: Lobster, Steamed Clams, Chowder, and much more.
11:00—Theta Xi—BBQ at Theta Xi: Labor Day = Barbecue. Period.
11:00—Zeta Psi—Six Flags: Turned down that Florida school for MIT? Come spend the day at New England’s best and largest theme park and feel better about your decision.
11:06—Delta Psi (No. 6 Club)—11:06 am Walden Pond: Annual traditional venture to Walden Pond - bring your bathing suit.
11:30—Theta Delta Chi—On the barbie... if you’ve ever BBQed — it tastes better here
12:00—Alpha Epsilon Pi—Frontier Minigolf
12:00—Beta Theta Pi—Apple Picking Extravaganza With Other Fruits Too: Voyage to the vast orchards of Bolton MA to pick their fruits and squander their righteousness.
12:00—Kappa Sigma—BBQ and Sports during the day: Come grab a bite to eat, hang out, or play some sports with Kappa Sigma.
12:00—Lambda Chi Alpha—Beach Trip: Spend Labor Day at the beach with Lambda Chi Alpha
12:00—Phi Delta Theta—George’s Island: School is about to start. Get in one last day of summer at this beautiful Boston island, complete with shoreline, BBQ pits, revolutionary war fort, and scenic ferry ride.
12:00—Phi Kappa Sigma—Indoor Rock Climbing: Just like American Gladiators
12:30—Epsilon Theta—Soup! Unlike Oliver Twist (or Seinfeld), you get as much soup as you want. If we don’t finish off all the chowder, it’s just going to go to waste!
12:34—Epsilon Theta—There’s this nice park across the street that’s just *perfect* for picnics. The only thing that could improve the ambience would be some silly masks. Come over early to make your own mask, complete with pipe cleaners and glitter. Don’t forget the soup!
13:00—Delta Tau Delta—Lobster Trip to Private Island: Join us as we take a boat to a private island to enjoy various sports and a lot of lobster.
13:00—Phi Beta Epsilon—BBQ Lunch: Excellent food, excellent view, excellent company.
13:00—Theta Xi—Sports on the Esplanade: We’ll be playing football, soccer, and Ultimate along the scenic Charles.
13:00—Zeta Beta Tau—Canoeing on the Charles: Enjoy a relaxing, scenic canoeing trip on the clean part of the Charles River, along with a picnic with 12-foot subs.
13:00—Zeta Psi—Sushi Making: Make your own sushi with the campus renowned sushi masters of Zeta Psi.
13:22—Tau Epsilon Phi—Corporate Duel! Take 10 slides at random from 222 different Powerpoint presentations, and see Elmo and Wiggles present the result!
13:28—Epsilon Theta—We’ve got a basketball and a croquet set, and we’ll make up rules as we go along.
13:30—Theta Delta Chi—paintball: catch up with early birds and paint them red
14:00—Epsilon Theta—MOVIE MARATHON! Help us decide which we want to see first: “Finding Nemo,” “Akira,” “The Incredibles,” or maybe even “Wallace & Grommet.”
14:00—Delta Kappa Epsilon—Paintball: If you know how to handle your gun, you’ll be sure to splatter your balls all over someone else.
14:00—Delta Upsilon—Cape Cod Beach Trip: A trip to a beach house in Cape Cod, with a swimming pool, grilling and boating.
14:00—Kappa Sigma—Boston Tour: Don’t know Boston very well? Come on a walking tour with the guys of Kappa Sigma and visit Faneuil Hall, the Freedom Trail, Fenway, the Boston Common, Chinatown, and more. Food provided.
14:00—Phi Beta Epsilon—Outdoor Paintball: Heart pounding, exhilarating. Cut loose before classes start.
14:00—Phi Kappa Theta—Softball and Picnic on Boston Common: Come challenge 3-time IM softball champions, and spend your Labor Day in Boston’s nicest park!
14:00—Theta Delta Chi—House Tours and History @ TDC — or you can game
14:00—Zeta Psi—Museum of Science: Did you know that you can get into the Museum of Science for free? Let the brothers of Zeta Psi take you on a tour of the sites worth seeing.
15:00—Phi Kappa Sigma—Boston Tour: See the Sites in the Hub
15:00—Theta Xi—Castle Island Beach Trip: We’ll be heading to Castle Island to fish, throw a disc, and hang out on the beach. Rides will be leaving from 64 Bay State Rd every hour.
16:00—Sigma Nu—Pool and Darts at the Chapter House
16:00—Theta Chi—Rollerblading w/ Rush Girls: You kinda have to pay them back after all their hard work in the Canoes.
16:22—Tau Epsilon Phi—Re-enactment of WWIV inside our house!
16:30—Phi Kappa Sigma—Boston Harbor Boat Cruise: Dinner and Music by Varsity Band
17:00—Chi Phi—Chi Phi Luau: What better way to kick off the semester than by joining Chi Phi at our First Annual Luau at the Mansion. A feast fit for a Hawaiian king! Come to Chi Phi and get lei’d!
17:00—Pi Lambda Phi—Homer’s BBQ: Stop by the Kresge Pits for a burger with all the fixins!
17:00—Sigma Chi—Bowling and Batting Cages: Come to Boston’s Best Bowling Alley.
17:00—Theta Delta Chi—Football and Frisbee
17:30—Alpha Epsilon Pi—Toy Impact Testing
18:00—Epsilon Theta—Come! Eat! Tonight’s dinner features pork chops and vegetarian turn-overs. We’ll continue having dinner every night of term at 6 p.m. If you’ve enjoyed getting to know us over dinner, consider coming to dinner here on a regular basis.
18:00—WILG—Beef and Broccoli Dinner
18:00—Alpha Delta Phi—Dinner: More of Bob-Mac’s fine cooking.
18:00—Beta Theta Pi—Beta Finger painting with Sir Austin Taranta, Esq. Also, Dance Party. Double Also, Birthday’s is Joe. joe joe joe joe joe joe joe joe. artrocks. food.
18:00—Phi Beta Epsilon—Guys Night Out for Dinner: Enjoy some delightfully tacky ambiance with some unrefined guys.
18:00—Phi Sigma Kappa—Steak and Lobster: Dine with style at this gourmet festival of upscale food, prepared by Phi Sig’s best.
18:00—Sigma Nu—Dinner at Boston Beer Works
18:00—Zeta Beta Tau—Dinner: Chicken Cordon Bleu: Chicken stuffed with ham and cheese. ‘nuff said.
18:00—Zeta Psi—Fondue Dinner: Our weekly fondue night continues with this classy fondue dinner followed by fondue dessert.
18:15—pika—Diiiiiinnnnneeeeer! Pikans really like food. Jess B and Victoria will cook an awesome Hawaiian dinner for you to enjoy. We might even dance. Good vegetarian and vegan options guaranteed! 69 Chestnut St., call (617) 492-6983 for a ride.
18:30—Theta Delta Chi—Wings and curly fries at everyone’s favorite restaurant.
19:00—WILG—S’mores Dessert: Flash back to summer camp!
19:00—Alpha Delta Phi—Infinite Quarters Night @ Good Times Emporium: All the quarters you can use at one of the best arcades in town.
19:00—Alpha Epsilon Pi—Dinner: Steak and Salmon
19:00—Alpha Tau Omega—Dinner With the Brothers
19:00—Delta Kappa Epsilon—Dinner: “I want my baby back, baby back, baby back, baby back, baby back”... Ribs served at the Deke house—again—Scrumtrulescent!!
19:00—Nu Delta—Steak & Lobster Dinner: Delicious Steak. Luscious Lobster. ‘Nuff said, see you at Nu Delta around 7.
19:00—Phi Delta Theta—BBQ Ribs. Enjoy authentically delicious BBQ ribs and corn on the cob in our relaxing bricked patio looking out on the Charles River.
19:00—Phi Kappa Theta—Dinner on the Town: Want the true Boston dining experience? You pick the place, dinner’s on us!
19:00—Theta Chi—The Steakhouse Trip: Let your belt loose, and dine at one of our favorite Boston Steakhouses.
19:06—Delta Psi (No. 6 Club)—International Dinner: Sample cuisines prepared by members from their home countries.
19:22—Tau Epsilon Phi—The Lie Off, a dinner show! See Elmo and Wiggles talk endlessly about any topic! They ‘know’ everything!
19:30—pika—Come to pika for a sleepover! After dinner, we’ll have a bonfire and burn marshmallows (is there any other way?). We’ll also read ghost stories. 69 Chestnut St., call (617) 492-6983 for a ride.
20:00—Alpha Tau Omega—Poker Night: Come play poker with some of the brothers of ATO. Anyone is welcome, including those who are just starting, those who are experienced, and those who have completely thrown their lives away.
20:00—Kappa Sigma—Jillian’s: Come to Jillian’s! Play pool, go bowling, or just hang out and grab a bite to eat.
20:00—Lambda Chi Alpha—Big Game Dinner: Cooking some meat of Big Game: Buffalo, Elk, Antelope
20:00—Phi Delta Theta—Poker Tournament. One night of Texas Hold’em. One iPod. One Xbox. Tons of other prizes. Tons of other people to get to know. Phi Delts.
20:00—Sigma Nu—Pool and Bowling at Jillian’s
20:00—Zeta Beta Tau—Pool at Jillian’s: Shoot some pool in the swanky digs at Jillian’s.
20:00—Fenway House—Swing lessons from 8-9 p.m., at Fenway House. Learn the Lindy Hop from a Fenway resident and longtime member of the MIT Lindy Hop Society.
20:30—pika—It’s a sleepover at pika. We’ll probably be playing games, or talking, or building a large structure, or something. Come over. 69 Chestnut St., call (617) 492-6983 for a ride.
21:00—Alpha Epsilon Pi—Pi Eating Contest
21:00—Phi Beta Epsilon—Poker Tournament: It isn’t gambling, it’s a skill, so come earn one of $500 in prizes for free.
21:00—Pi Lambda Phi—Casino Night: Feeling lucky? Pilam’s Casino Night is as close as you can get to the real thing without being 21 and loaded. Step up to one of our many game tables, featuring poker, roulette, craps, and more, for a chance to win one of many amazing prizes!
21:00—Theta Delta Chi—Chillin, Gaming, and Movies on the Deck w/ late night pizza
21:00—Zeta Psi—Zete Arcade: Feel like relaxing tonight? Stop by and enjoy a variety of video games and other entertainment.
21:06—Delta Psi (No. 6 Club)—Game Night: Come hang out and play some games… poker, pool, halo, darts, board games, twister, mafia…
21:22—Tau Epsilon Phi—Capture the Glowey thing!
21:30—Alpha Epsilon Pi—Intelligent Dance Music Danceparty
21:30—pika—It should be dark by now. Pika has a roof deck, and from the roof deck you can see the stars. Come stargazing at pika, and enjoy the beautiful summer weather while it lasts. 69 Chestnut St., call (617) 492-6983 for a ride.
22:00—Alpha Epsilon Pi—Poker Tourney
22:00—Delta Kappa Epsilon—College Movie Night: Animal House, Old School, PCU, Sorority Boys, and Van Wilder will be playing on our 5 count ‘em, 5 big screen TVs
22:00—Phi Kappa Theta—Ice Party: The one and only.
22:00—Sigma Chi—Stoop Session: Come do nothing on our stoop with us.
22:00—Theta Chi—Games of Chance: Casino Night! Great prizes given out hourly. Come by and get lucky.
23:00—Theta Xi—Night Life at Theta Xi: There will be poker, pool, darts, TV on our big screen, music, and SPEW (Society for the Promotion of Early Weekends) in the bar.
23:00—pika—Any respectable sleepover should include a pillow fight. Come to pika for one. There is no better way of getting to know your fellow freshmen than beating them with fluffy objects. We’ll provide the pillows. 69 Chestnut St., call (617) 492-6983 for a ride.
23:22—Tau Epsilon Phi—Rock Star Lazor Light Show!
23:59—Kappa Sigma—Midnight Buffet: Grab some grub on your way home. Visit Kappa Sigma right between Baker and Burton-Conner.
23:59—Phi Delta Theta—IHOP. The day’s not over until you’ve enjoyed a maple syrup-covered short stack at Boston’s finest available late night dining.
23:59—pika—Sometime tonight, we’ll drag our sleeping bags and blankets up to the roof deck and sleep soundly under the stars. BYOTB (Bring your own teddy bear). We’ll make breakfast for you in the morning. 69 Chestnut St., call (617) 492-6983 for a ride.