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Marissa Vogt—The Tech
(from left) Alessandro Chiesa ’09, Russell J. Ryan ’09, and Zackary M. Anderson ’09 appear at a press conference held by the Electronic Frontier Foundation to discuss their canceled presentation titled “The Anatomy of a Subway Hack.” The presentation, which would have been held Sunday at the 2008 DEF CON hacker convention, was pulled because of a temporary restraining order filed by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority.
Michael Meyer
Simmons Dining Hall, pictured above, will return to a la carte service in the fall, while a new committee will decide future changes.
AFGHANISTAN—Siddiqui was hospitalized at Bagram Air Base, 30 miles north of Kabul, the capital. Ghazni is 80 miles southwest of Kabul.
Courtesy of Universal Pictures
Wesley (played by James McAvoy) hunts down his would-be killers in Wanted.
Courtesy of Universal Pictures
Best friends Ali, Sophie, and Lisa (left to right: Ashley Lilley, Amanda Seyfried, and Rachel McDowall) discuss Sophie’s upcoming wedding in Mamma Mia!
Source: U.S. Department of Justice
Excerpt from the sworn criminal complaint against Siddiqui, describing the gunfight between her and U.S. military and FBI personnel.
Ricardo Ramirez—The Tech
Former Red Sox slugger Manny Ramirez steps up to the plate in the bottom of the eighth inning against the New York Yankees on Sunday, July 27. Ramirez was traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers as part of a three-way deal with the Pittsburgh Pirates just minutes before the trade deadline on July 31. The Red Sox won 9-2 to avoid being swept in the series.
Marissa Vogt—The Tech
SAN DIEGO—Giant panda Bai Yun rests in the enclosure she shares with her cub Zhen Zhen (whose name means “Precious”) at the San Diego Zoo. The zoo celebrated Zhen Zhen’s first birthday on Aug. 3, 2008 with a cake made of ice, bamboo, honey, protein biscuits, and other treats. Zhen Zhen’s big sister, Su Lin, celebrated her third birthday on Aug. 2, 2008 and also received a cake.
David M. Templeton—The Tech
Belfor Property Restoration trucks are seen in front of the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity midday on Saturday, July 26. Summer residents of ATO had to be relocated after a water pipe burst, causing water damage to the interior structure of the building.
Chelsea Grimm
Over 350,000 spectators visited the New England Sand Sculpting Festival at Revere Beach where 11 sculptors from across the globe competed for $15,000 in prize money. The event was held July 14–20,
Eric D. Schmiedl—The Tech
MIT hackers illuminated the Green Building with a bat signal on the night of July 17, in honor of the midnight opening of the 2008 Batman film The Dark Knight.
Chelsea Grimm
Carl Jara of Cleveland Heights, Ohio focuses on the details as he constructs his masterpiece at the New England Sand Sculpting Festival, held at Revere Beach on July 18. The world class sculptor won the festival’s top prize this summer for the second year in a row.