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Eric D. Schmiedl—The Tech
Last Friday, students gathered their books and sleeping bags to stage a “tool-in” in Lobby 7. Calling themselves the “Campaign for Students,” they protested an administration that they claim has excluded students from the decision-making process.
Andrea Robles—The Tech
The a cappella group Resonance opens Songfest on Oct. 18 with Caroline H. Hunting ’11 belting “That Thing” by The Fugees during Family Weekend.
William Yee—The Tech
Alexandra T. May ’10 reaches for a block against Western New England College on Saturday, Oct. 18. MIT claimed first place in the Quad Tournament with victories over Western New England and Saint Mary’s Colleges.
Maksim Imakaev—The Tech
Michael R. Smith-Bronstein ’09 lobs a ball through a line of three Queens College’s defenders in the Engineers’ 14-6 victory on Saturday, Oct. 18.
William Yee—The Tech
Nirupama Yechoor ’11 aims for a pass past Smith College defenders on Saturday, Oct 18. A late goal pushed Smith College to a 2-1 victory during double overtime.
Eric D. Schmiedl—The Tech
Parents Niranjan Kumar and Nita Kumar read in Lobby 7 on Oct. 17, the first day of Family Weekend at MIT. Family Weekend lasted 3 days and welcomed family members of current students with several fun events including the Nobel Laureate luncheon, an a cappella concert, and several informational panels.
Andrea Robles—The Tech
Shamarah J. Hernandez ’12 from the MIT Muses shows off her skills singing “Shut Up and Drive” by Rihanna on Oct. 18 at Songfest during Family Weekend.
Andrea Robles—The Tech
Jared C. Sadoian ’10 performs one of the MIT Chorallaries classic songs “Africa” by Toto during the Songfest held last Saturday during Family Weekend.
Andrea Robles—The Tech
The MIT/Wellesley Toons perform “I’ll Make a Man Out of You” from the movie Mulan on Oct. 18 for the Family Weekend Songfest in Kresge.
Chelsea Grimm—The Tech
The Varsity Women’s Openweight Rowing team races past Radcliffe’s Weld Boathouse, halfway through the 44th Head of the Charles Regatta. The team rowed in the Championship eight division, which took place on Oct. 19. The boat finished 31 out of 38 entries, covering the 3.2 mile race course with a time of 17:50:703. (right to left) Celena Chan ’12 coxed the rowers, including stroke Tess Saxton-Fox ’12, Leslie Sprague ’09, Catherine Crowley ’12, Megan O’Donnell ’12, Jane Wolcott ’09, Ariana Chehrazi ’12, Genevieve Russo ’09, and Inessa Liskovich ’09.
William Yee—The Tech
Christian W. Therkelsen ’11 takes control of the soccer ball from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. MIT triumphed 2-1 for their first victory over the Academy since 2004.
Andrea Robles—The Tech
Michael E. Lee ’09 and the MIT Logs close Songfest on Oct. 18 during Family Weekend with “Once In a Lifetime” by Talking Heads.
Chelsea Grimm—The Tech
The Varsity Men’s Heavyweight Rowing team (red boat) clashes oars with the University of Washington’s rowers after passing under Weeks Footbridge in Sunday’s Championship eight division of the Head of the Charles. Stephen F. Young ’09 coxed the men, (right to left) stroke Luke S. Urban ’09, Rane Nolan ’09, Thomas A. Larsen ’09, Steven A. Wesel ’12, Christopher M. Jones ’12, Alessandro Chiesa ’09, David Janicek ’09, and Lucas Goodman ’10. Their boat finished 16 out of 37 with an official time of 15:13:958.
Andrea Robles—The Tech
Stephanie Senna ’12 from the MIT Cross Products sings “All Things Are Possible” by Darlene Zschech last Saturday in Kresge as part of the Songfest held during Family Weekend.
Peter H. Rigano—The Tech
Oarsmen (Left to right) Jameson W. Nash ’11, Johannes A. Schneider ’10, Adam Bockelie ’11, and Timothy J. Villabona ’09, led by coxswain Diana T. Wu ’11, power MIT’s Men’s Varsity Lightweight Four past the Weeks footbridge in Sunday’s Head of the Charles regatta. The crew finished 10th out of a field of 14 teams with a time of 18:03.215. The Head of the Charles is the world’s largest two-day regatta, with more than 8,000 athletes from around the world racing the 3 mile course.
Peter H. Rigano—The Tech
(Front to back) Emily C Shao ’11 (coxswain), Nicholas B. Murlo ’10, Ryan A. Flynn ’10, Ryan M. Daspit ’09, Aaron M. Blankstein ’10, Richard A. Suarez ’11, Keith T. Loebner ’11, Samuel B. Paul ’11, and Russell J. Ryan ’09 row MIT’s Men’s Varsity Lightweight Eight towards the Eliot Bridge in Sunday’s Head of the Charles Regatta. The Engineers finished the event 16th out of 21 with a time of 15:48.5.