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Eric D. Schmiedl—The Tech
Baker residents prepare to send a grand piano to a smashing demise six stories below in the annual Baker House Piano Drop on Drop Date yesterday.
Courtesy Comedy Central
John Oliver, correspondent on The Daily Show, recently hosted his own special “Terrifying Times.”
Brian D. Hemond­—The Tech
A grand piano, donated to Baker House by the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity for destruction in the annual Piano Drop, slams into a second target piano laying on the ground outside the dorm on Thursday, April 24. The Piano Drop is held every spring on Drop Date.
Glen Wilson—Courtesy Universal Pictures
Matthew (Jonah Hill), Rachel (Mila Kunis), Peter (Jason Segel), Aldous (Russel Brand), and Sarah (Kristen Bell) share an awkward moment in a romantic disaster comedy that explores one guy’s quest to grow up and get over the heartbreak of being dumped in “Forgetting Sarah Marshall.”
Brian D. Hemond—The Tech
Goodwin Chen ’04 runs bandit in the Boston Marathon on Monday, April 21 wearing a wrestling mask of Mil Mascaras, a Mexican Wrestler.
Chelsea Grimm
Brian P. Doyle ’11 eyes the pitch during a doubleheader against Springfield College on Saturday on Briggs Field. MIT lost the first game 16-5, but came back to win 7-2 in the second. The two teams met again on Wednesday in the first round of the NEWMAC Tournament, where MIT dominated Springfield 11-2.
Brian D. Hemond—The Tech
Marathoners round the corner into Kenmore Square beneath the landmark Citgo sign, less than one mile from the finish line of the 2008 Boston Marathon.
Brian D. Hemond—The Tech
Noah S. Jessop ’09, Undergraduate Association President-Elect.
K.C. Bailey—Courtesy Universal Pictures
Single businesswoman Kate Holbrook (Tina Fey) is romanced by juice bar owner Rob (Greg Kinnear) in “Baby Mama.”
K.C. Bailey—Courtesy Universal Pictures
Kate Holbrook (Tina Fey) explains the rules to her surrogate, working girl Angie Ostrowiski (Amy Poehler), in “Baby Mama.”
Alex H. Chan—The Tech
Senator John Edwards shares the news that Maria Sharapova, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Goodwill Ambassador, has invited NBA star LeBron James to “Team Up Against Poverty” on a new UNDP advertisement supporting eight Millennium Development Goals. Senator Edwards told the conference participants to follow the lead of these stars and help make poverty an issue of public concern. Edwards made his appearance as keynote speaker at the Millenium Campus Conference Opening Ceremonies at Kresge Auditorium.
Andrew T. Lukmann—The Tech
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and Secretary Ian Bowles respond to questions after a major environmental policy address in Kresge Auditorium on Tuesday commemorating Earth Day.
Alex H. Chan—The Tech
Paul Romer, one of the nation’s leading economists and developer of New Growth Theory, addressed the Millennium Campus Conference participants as the economics keynote speaker.
Omari Stephens—The Tech
Matthew M. Stevenson G plays the trumpet during a performance by Don Byron’s Sugarhill Ensemble this past Sunday, April 20 in the Senior House basement.
Aaron Sampson—The Tech
John R. Kucharczyk ’11 breaks away from Clark University’s Nate Sherman during the closing minutes of the men’s lacrosse team’s 9-5 defeat over the Cougars on Saturday.
Michael Jacokes
Deena Kastor (in the white hat) runs past Killian Court shortly before the twelve-mile mark in the 2008 Women’s Marathon Olympic Trials on Sunday as the chase pack attempts to catch leader Magdalena Lewy Boulet. Kastor overtook Lewy Boulet to win in 2:29:35.
Jongu Shin—The Tech
Ken Van Tilburg ’11 serves his way to a 6-3, 6-2 victory over his opponent from Wheaton College on Saturday. Van Tilburg was named NEWMAC Singles Player of the Week, as he helped the Engineers win the match 9-0 to claim their tenth consecutive NEWMAC conference title.
Omari Stephens—The Tech
Raphael R. Peterson ’10 concentrates as he plays a guitar solo during a performance by Don Byron’s Sugarhill Ensemble this past Sunday, April 20 in the Senior House basement.
Eric D. Schmiedl—The Tech
The Campaign for Real Time performed at the MIT Burton Third Bombers’ annual DTYD party on April 20th, 2008.
Vincent Auyeung—The Tech
Milan Vit and Amanda Davis of Wellesley College dance “American Smooth” at the MIT Open Ballroom Dance Competition on Saturday, April 19. With over 1000 competitors gracing the floor in Rockwell Cage, the competition is the largest amateur ballroom competition in the nation.
William B. Yee—The Tech
John Legend, five time Grammy award winner, performed at Johnson Ice Rink for the closing ceremony of the Global Poverty Initiative on Sunday, April 20.
Andrew T. Lukmann—The Tech
Dire Tune of Ethopia (right), winner of the 2008 Boston Marathon, and runner-up Alevtina Biktimirova of Russia run neck-and-neck down Commonwealth Avenue on Monday morning. Tune finished in 2:25:27, two seconds ahead of Biktimirova in the closest women’s final in the race’s history.
Alex H. Chan—The Tech
MIT hackers hung a large bomber silhouette with the letters ‘DTYD’ in the middle of Lobby 7 on the morning of April 18. The letters refer to the large annual party of the same name.
Michael Jacokes
Adrienne M. Bolger ’09 drafts off the leaders in the first lap of the women’s 800 meter run during Saturday’s annual Spring Invitational at Steinbrenner Stadium. Bolger went on to pass the leaders and take the victory in 2:20.94.
Michael Jacokes
Anthony D. Teixeira ’08 (second from left) and David P. Fernholz ’10 (right) compete in the men’s 110 meter hurdles. Teixeira won the event in 15.21 seconds.
Michael Jacokes
Mattias S. Flander ’11 competes in the men’s triple jump at last Saturday’s annual Spring Invitational, held at Steinbrenner Stadium. Flander placed second with a distance of 45 5.75”.