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Brian Hemond—The Tech
Illinois Senator and presidential candidate Barack H. Obama shakes Governor Deval L. Patrick’s hand after delivering a stump speech last Tuesday, Oct. 23.
Ramya Sankar
Rachel M. Bainbridge ’09 (left) and Kristin K. Brown ’09 (right) collect donations for APO’s annual charity UMOC contest (short for Unholiest huMan on Campus this year) in Lobby 10 on Monday. At the end of the first day Miriam “Mish” A. Madsen ’09 led the competition with $17.85.
Ramya Sankar
Illinois Senator and presidential candidate Barack H. Obama speaks to a crowd of over 9,500 about his vision for America at a political rally on Boston Common on Oct. 23.
Perry Hung—The Tech
A shirtless daredevil jumps off an awning in Kenmore Square to crowd surf the happy throng below. The Boston Red Sox defeated the Colorado Rockies 4-3 on Sunday night, claiming their second World Series win in the past four seasons.
Daniel P. Beauboeuf—The Tech
Elizabeth A. Hass ’10 and Brooks L. Reed ’09 compete for the Erwin Schell Sailing Trophy on Sunday. The team placed first in its division.
Omari Stephens—The Tech
Danielle H. Yuen ’11 (left), Tanya S. Goldhaber ’10 (center), and Alex T. Vai ’11 play violin for Rachmaninoff’s Symphonic Dances, Opus 45. The MIT Symphony Orchestra performed this past Friday, Oct. 26 with new conductor Adam K. Boyles. The concert featured pieces from Kevin Puts, Johann Sebastian Bach, Edward Elgar, and Sergei Rachmaninoff.
Michael McGraw-Herdeg—The Tech
An exuberant fan celebrates near Kenmore Square. The Boston Red Sox defeated the Colorado Rockies 4-3 on Sunday night, claiming their second World Series win in the past four seasons.
Andrea Robles—The Tech
Javier J. Ordonez ’10 poised with epée in hand at Saturday’s alumni fencing meet. Nearly 50 alumni attended the event to compete in foil, epée and sabre.
Samuel E. Kronick—The Tech
A line of police officers in riot gear blocks off Boylston Street one block west of Massachusetts Avenue in an attempt to contain the jubilant crowd that took to the streets following the Boston Red Sox victory. The Sox defeated the Colorado Rockies 4-3 on Sunday night, claiming their second World Series win in the past four seasons.
Omari Stephens—The Tech
Tomina Parvanova tunes her harp during intermission at the MIT Symphony Orchestra performance this past Friday, Oct 26. Directed by MITSO’s new conductor, Adam K. Boyles, the concert featured pieces from Kevin Puts, Johann Sebastian Bach, Edward Elgar, and Sergei Rachmaninoff.
Anjaney P. Kottapalli
Revelers stop a passing cab and rock it until smoke pours from the tailpipe. The Boston Red Sox defeated the Colorado Rockies 4-3 on Sunday night, claiming their second World Series win in the past four seasons.
Roseanne Chanchall
Chiron, played by Sabrina M. Neuman ’09, takes advantage of Titus’ widowed daughter, Lavinia, played by Sara E. Ferry ’11, to avenge his brother’s death and his mother’s grief. The MIT Shakespeare Ensemble is performing Titus Andronicus on Nov. 1–3 in Kresge Little Theater.

Omari Stephens—The Tech
Ian C. Smith ’07 plays french horn during The Wand of Youth: Suite No. 1 by Sir Edward Elgar. The MIT Symphony Orchestra performed this past Friday, Oct. 26 with new conductor Adam K. Boyles. The concert featured pieces by Kevin Puts, Johann Sebastian Bach, Edward Elgar, and Sergei Rachmaninoff.
Roseanne Chanchall
Queen Tamora’s sons, Chiron (Sabrina M. Neuman ’09, left) and Demetrius (Akira Kobayashi ’10, right), fight over who will rape Titus’ daughter Lavinia. The MIT Shakespeare Ensemble is performing Titus Andronicus on Nov. 1–3 in Kresge Little Theater.
Roseanne Chanchall
Pumpkins explode as they hit the ground at the end of their 21-story fall from the roof of the Green Building during last Saturday's Pumpkin Drop.
Roseanna Chanchall
Spectators gather at the base of the Green Building to examine what happens when speeding pumpkins hit the ground.
Perry Hung—The Tech
A Boston police officer stands ready to disperse rioters with a baton. The Boston Red Sox defeated the Colorado Rockies 4-3 on Sunday night, claiming their second World Series win in the past four seasons.
Michael McGraw-Herdeg—The Tech
Two young men crowd surf. The Boston Red Sox defeated the Colorado Rockies 4-3 on Sunday night, claiming their second World Series win in the past four seasons.
Eric D. Schmiedl—The Tech
(Front to back) Asilata A. Bapat ’10, Sarang N. Kulkarni ’10, Isaac M. Asher ’10, and Eric P. Brown ’08 lob pumpkins off the roof of the Green Building last Saturday night.
Roseanne Chanchall
Queen Tamora, played by Holly B. Laird ’07, Empress of Rome, takes advantage of her power over Emperor Saturninus, played by Yuri A. Podpaly G. The MIT Shakespeare Ensemble is performing Titus Andronicus on Nov. 1–3 in Kresge Little Theater.
Sherry Yan—The Tech
Richard Pittman, music director of the New England Philharmonic, concentrates on bringing the best out of his orchestra at a concert on Saturday night in Kresge Auditorium.
Samuel Kronick—The Tech
Berklee College of Music students Stash Wyslough (left) and Andy Reiner (right) celebrate the Red Sox World Series victory by jamming in the streets of Boston. See more photos on pages 10–11.
Omari Stephens—The Tech
New MITSO conductor Adam K. Boyles talks to the audience before Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 3, which was played by a subset of the orchestra. This past Friday, Oct. 26, MITSO performed a concert featuring pieces from Kevin Puts, Johann Sebastian Bach, Edward Elgar, and Sergei Rachmaninoff.
Alex H. Chan—The Tech
Inebriated college students flooded the streets of Boston just past midnight on Monday morning to celebrate the Red Sox victory. The Sox defeated the Colorado Rockies 4-3 on Sunday night, claiming their second World Series win in the past four seasons.
Aaron Sampson—The Tech
Joshua J. Campoverde ’08 slides to keep the ball from Worchester Polytechnic Institute’s Evan Demers-Peel during the final minutes of the Saturday’s match. The Engineers defeated WPI 1-0.
Omari Stephens—The Tech
Tiffany Ho ’11 (left, from Wellesley) and Minhee Sung ’10 play cello during Millennium Canons, by Kevin Puts. The MIT Symphony Orchestra performed this past Friday, Oct. 26 with new conductor Adam K. Boyles. The concert featured pieces from Kevin Puts, Johann Sebastian Bach, Edward Elgar, and Sergei Rachmaninoff.
Sherry Yan—The Tech
Baritone David Kravitz joins the New England Philharmonic for Gustav Mahler’s Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen during Saturday’s concert in Kresge Auditorium.
Alex H. Chan—The Tech
A enthusiastic driver leans out the window of his car while stopped on Bay Street Road near Kenmore Square shortly after the last game ended. The Sox defeated the Colorado Rockies 4-3 Sunday night, claiming their second World Series win in the past four seasons.
Aaron Sampson—The Tech
Jason Zhu ’11 executes a corner kick during the men’s soccer team match against the Worcester Polytechnic Institute on Saturday. The Engineers defeated WPI 1-0.
Roseanne Chanchall
Lavinia, played by Sara E. Ferry ’11, pleads with her father, Roman general Titus Andronicus, played by Olivia Leitermann G, to allow her to marry the Emperor’s brother, Bassianus. The MIT Shakespeare Ensemble is performing Titus Andronicus on Nov. 1–3 in Kresge Little Theater.
Andrea Robles—The Tech
Maximilian L. Brand ’11 defeats his alumnus competitor in sabre last Saturday at the alumni fencing meet. Nearly 50 alumni attended the meet to compete in foil, epée and sabre.
Daniel P. Beauboeuf—The Tech
An ad hoc street musician beats on a traffic light with a drumstick in Kenmore Square. The Boston Red Sox defeated the Colorado Rockies 4-3 on Sunday night, claiming their second World Series win in the past four seasons.