Protestors hold signs at the Join the Impact rally on Saturday outside Boston City Hall. The rally was a part of a national protest against the passage of Proposition 8, the ban on same-sex marriage in California.
Steve Howland—The Tech
Andrew Yoon ’10 prepares for a backhand drive during the squash match against Bard College on Friday, Nov. 14. MIT went 4-0 in their opening set of matches and defeated Bryant University, Bard College, Boston College, and University of Vermont.
Eric D. Schmiedl—The Tech
Traders@MIT hosted an intercollegiate trading competition in the Stata Center on Nov. 15. Participants from MIT, Harvard University, Dartmouth College, Princeton University, Columbia University, and Wellesley College worked in teams of two to buy and sell securities in hopes of winning a trip to the Rotman International Trading Competition in Toronto and a trip to the J.P. Morgan trading floor.
Andrew Shum —The Tech
Arin S. Rogers ’11 shows off his talent for improvisation during a passionate saxophone solo at the MIT Festival Jazz Ensemble concert entitled “The Innovators” on Friday, Nov. 14.
Meng Heng Touch
MITSOlite, a chamber orchestra taken from current members of MIT Symphony Orchestra, presents works from the Baroque, Classical, and modern eras on Friday, Nov. 14.
Monica Kahn—The Tech
Ruth Schwartz Cowan, the Janice and Julian Bers Professor of the History and Sociology of Science at the University of Pennsylvania, delivers the 2008 Miller Lecture on Science and Ethics in the Bartos Theater on Nov. 17. The lecture, hosted by the MIT Program in Science, Technology, and Society, was entitled “Climbing up the Slippery Slope: the History of Genetic Screening,” and focused on discrediting the link between prenatal genetic testing and eugenics.
Chelsea Grimm—The Tech
(Front to back) Leslie C. Sprague ’09, Jenna R. Sternberg ’11, Jane M. Wolcott ’09, Alice M. Ainsworth ’09, and coxswain Grace Lin ’12, of the varsity openweight team, competed in Saturday’s Foot of the Charles Regatta despite rainy conditions. The Engineers entered boats from each of the women’s teams in this 2.5 mile annual race.
Andrew Shum—The Tech
Dylan J. Sherry ’12 plays a dreamy opening solo in “Goodbye Pork Pie Hat” during the MIT Festival Jazz Ensemble concert entitled “The Innovators” on Friday, Nov. 14.
Rachel Fong—The Tech
Barry M. Kudrowitz G of the band Supa Dupa performs for the Benefit Concert for Malaria in Wong Auditorium on Sunday, Nov. 16. All proceeds from the concert will be donated to the Against Malaria Foundation.
Meng Heng Touch
Jacob A. Strauss G performs a solo from the song “Suite of Old American Dances” during the Concert Band performance for the MIT Fall Concert series.