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Biyeun m. bUCZYK—The Tech
Marc Abrahams, the master of ceremonies of the Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony, is hit with paper airplanes as he announces the next Ig Nobel winner.
Biyeun M. Buczyk—The Tech
Ig Nobel Prize Laureate Dan Meyer swallows a sword for the audience. He won the Medicine Prize last year for investigating the side-effects of swallowing swords.
Allison M. Alwan
Grad Ring Committee chair Shahriar R. Khushrushahi G describes elements of the new Grad Rat to an audience of graduate students. The design was unveiled Wednesday evening in Walker Memorial.
Eric D. Schmiedl—The Tech
MIT hackers put the NASA logo on McDermott Court, often called “The Dot,” on Oct. 1, exactly 50 years after the National Aeronautics and Space Administration began operations.
Eric D. Schmiedl—The Tech
To protest Chancellor Clay’s campus-wide e-mail detailing what was perceived to be an overly-restrictive policy on hacking, MIT hackers covered the hacks on display in the Stata Center. Hacks were covered with black cloth and description placards with large VIOLATION NOTICE signs were added, detailing how each historic hack was prohibited by Clay’s e-mail.