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Christina Kang—The Tech
A young mother watches over her children at a construction site. The children glance longingly at the bright McDonald’s restaurant next to them as people eat behind the large, sparkling windows.
Photo Courtesy of Office of the Dean for Student Life
Dean for Student Life Larry G. Benedict will retire at the end of the academic year after almost eight years of service to MIT.
David M. Templeton—The Tech
Cardboard regatta, Head of the Zesiger, winners Rebecca K. Oman ’08, Chensi Ouyang ’08, and Ellann Cohen ’08 cross the finish line after their first run on Friday, Oct. 19. Their boat, Ship Happens, was the only vessel to survive at the end of the day.
David M. Templeton—The Tech
Gavin M. Cotter ’09, Stephen P. Fournier ’09, and Alan D. Foreman ’09 (left to right) enter their boat, The Black Pearl, at the start of the final race at the Head of the Zesiger Cardboard Boat Regatta on Friday, Oct. 19. Shortly after entering the Pearl, as the race was starting, the boat started taking on water and sunk.
Martin Segado—The Tech
Katharine A. Smolley ’08 paints a wooden box at Friday’s SaveTFP Crafts Night with fiancé Jonathan L. Mercurio. SaveTFP puts on free events for the MIT community, ranging from Friday Night Coffeehouse to next Saturday’s Spooky Skate. For more information, see http://web.mit.edu/savetfp/.
Brian Hemond—The Tech
The MIT lightweight crew team charges up the Charles River in the Lightweight Men’s Eights race on Sunday, Oct. 21 during the 43rd annual Head of the Charles Regatta, held this past weekend. The team finished 21st with an unofficial time of 15:41. Over 1,700 boats completed the regatta’s 3-mile course which starts at the Boston University DeWolfe Boathouse and ends past Eliot Bridge.
Ramya Sankar
The MIT heavyweight crew team passes the Weeks Footbridge on Sunday, Oct. 21 during the 43rd annual Head of the Charles Regatta, held this past weekend. Over 1,700 boats completed the 3-mile course, which starts at the Boston University DeWolfe Boathouse and ends past Eliot Bridge.
Helen Hou
MIT men’s heavyweight crew glimmers in the sun in the Championship Men’s Eights race on Sunday, Oct. 21 during the 43rd annual Head of the Charles Regatta, held this past weekend. Over 1,700 boats completed the 3-mile course which starts at the Boston University DeWolfe Boathouse and ends past Eliot Bridge.
Diane Rak—The Tech
MIT Sloan Crew Club position themselves at the starting line for the Club Women’s Eights on Saturday, Oct. 20 during the 43rd annual Head of the Charles Regatta, held this past weekend. Over 1,700 boats completed the 3-mile course which starts at the Boston University DeWolfe Boathouse and ends past Eliot Bridge.
Diana Ye—The Tech
Guitarist Tim Reynolds, founder of the band TR3, headlines the 2007 Row-A-Palooza concert on Sunday, Oct. 21. The 43rd annual Head of the Charles Regatta was held this past weekend. Over 1,700 boats completed the 3-mile course, which starts at the Boston University DeWolfe Boathouse and ends past Eliot Bridge.
Ramya Sankar
Ryan M. Daspit ’09 (left) and Ryan A. Flynn ’10 (right) row with the men’s lightweight crew team on Sunday, Oct. 21 during the 43rd annual Head of the Charles Regatta, held this past weekend. Over 1,700 boats completed the 3-mile course which starts at the Boston University DeWolfe Boathouse and ends past Eliot Bridge.
Helen Hou
Crew teams race at the 43rd Head of the Charles Regatta this past weekend. Over 1,700 boats completed the 3-mile course which starts at the Boston University DeWolfe Boathouse and ends past Eliot Bridge.
Andrew T. Lukmann—The Tech
Boston and Metropolitan Law Enforcement Council Police keep crowds at bay in Kenmore Square after the Red Sox overcame the Cleveland Indians in the American League Championship Series on Sunday night. The World Series will start on Wednesday night as the Sox face the Colorado Rockies at Fenway Park.