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Marissa Vogt—The Tech
Star A. Simpson ’10 leaves the East Boston District Court after her arraignment the afternoon of Sept. 21, 2007 on the charge of possession of a hoax device. She was released on $750 bail.
David M. Templeton—The Tech
Dean for Student Life Larry G. Benedict speaks with students protesting outside of Walker Memorial on Monday. The students were protesting the reaction of the MIT administration to the arrest of Star A. Simpson ’10 on Friday.
Andrea Robles—The Tech
Amy S. Ludlum ’08 scores her third goal against Mount Holyoke midway through the second half of the women’s soccer game Saturday. The Engineers blasted away the Lyons in the second half winning in a 7-0 shutout.
Ricardo Ramirez—The Tech
Charles Goodwin of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute extends a tape measure to well over 10 feet at Rev. Thomas J. William Park on Sunday, Sept. 23. Hundreds of xkcd Web comic fans showed up at the park after creator Randall Munroe posted a reference to the site’s location and time in a comic in March.
Ricardo Ramirez—The Tech
Brooke Schepp of Case Western Reserve University asks xkcd fans to sign a poster with their name and where they are from. The poster was later given to xkcd creator Randall Munroe. Hundreds of fans showed up at Rev. Thomas J. Williams Park on Sunday, Sept. 23, 2007 after Munroe posted a reference to the site’s location and time in a comic in March.
TungShen Chew
In recognition of the release of Halo 3, a highly anticipated video game by Microsoft and Bungie, MIT hackers adorned the John P. Harvard statue, in Harvard Yard, with a Spartan helmet. The back of the helmet, which is worn by the protagonist of the game, Master Chief, was labeled with “Master Chief in Training.” The statue was decorated with an assault rifle (bullet count of 2E), as well as a Beaver emblem on the right shoulder.
Ricardo Ramirez—The Tech
YOU’RE A KITTY!—Randall Munroe, creator of the popular xkcd Web comic, gives his autograph to loyal fans at Rev. Thomas J. Williams Park in Cambridge on Sunday, Sept. 23, 2007. Hundreds of fans showed up at the park after Munroe posted a reference to the site’s location and time in a comic in March.
William Yee—The Tech
Jean E. Theurer ’10 aims to score under pressure from a Bridgewater State defender midway through the second half of the Sept. 20, 2007 women’s soccer game. The Engineers overpowered the Eagles 2-1 in overtime.
Ricardo Ramirez—The Tech
Over 30 xkcd fans climbed onto a giant metal-and-rope regular octahedron in Rev. Thomas J. Williams Park in Cambridge Sunday, Sept. 23. According to xkcd forums, the structure managed to hold up to 106 people. Hundreds of the Web comic’s fans showed up at the site after creator Randall Munroe posted a reference to the site’s location and time in a comic in March.
Ricardo Ramirez—The Tech
Eilzabeth G. Lovegrove ’09 fills out part of the “Dream Girl” comic from xkcd. Creator Randall Munroe expressed to hundreds of fans Sunday, Sept. 23 that the last frame in his comic was clearly incorrect and asked for their help to write a new ending. Fans showed up at the meeting site after Munroe included a reference to the site’s location and time in a comic in March.
Ricardo Ramirez—The Tech
Water splashes (left to right) Elizabeth L. Hanson ’11, Sara L. Campbell ’10, and Monica G. Gallegos ’11 at Rev. Thomas J. Williams Park on Sunday. Hundreds of xkcd Web comic fans showed up at the park after creator Randall Munroe included a reference to the site’s location and time in a comic in March.