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David M. Templeton—The Tech File Photo
Belfor Property Restoration trucks are seen in front of the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity midday on Saturday, July 26, 2008. Summer residents of ATO had to be relocated after a water pipe burst, causing water damage to the interior structure of the building.
Campus_Basemap_R2009—MIT Facilities
This map shows the location of the body of Han Duy Nguyen G, found in the parking lot east of MIT Building E19. Nguyen fell from the roof of the building late-morning Tuesday. E19 is at the corner of Main St. and Ames St.
Eric d. Schmiedl—The Tech
The pastry chef at Elephant Walk prepares a dessert called Mousse aux Fruits de Passion, a tart passion fruit mousse served in an almond lace cup, garnished with fresh pineapple chunks, and macerated in dark rum, sugar, and citrus on Wednesday, April 29.
Steve Howland—The Tech
Four robots sprawl out onto the field during the 2.007 (Design and Manufacturing I) competition. Each contestant was allowed to have two drivers, so many created a secondary “bother bot” which would prevent their opponent from scoring. The winner of the competition, Edward M. Grinnell ’11, used two robots. One robot immediately went to prevent the opponent from scoring, while the other scored a single point and then also crossed the field to defend.
Han D. Nguyen G
Perry Hung—The Tech
Emergency personnel, including MIT Police Captain Albert F. Pierce Jr. (center, facing right), investigate the death of Han Nguyen G, who was found in the parking lot on the east side of Building E19 on Tuesday, June 2.
Sherry Yan—The Tech
Phyllis, played by Kaila Deiorio-Haggar ’11, and Strephon, played by Mark Costello, perform during “Good Morrow, Good Lover” in the MIT Gilbert and Sullivan Players’ spring 2009 production, “Iolanthe,” on Saturday, May 9 in La Sala de Puerto Rico.
jESSICA lIN—The Tech
Alejandro F. Arambula ’12, Kevin A. Rustagi ’11, and Thomas M. Cervantes ’11 of the student band The Guitar Knives perform covers and original songs at their debut concert in the Simmons Hall Multipurpose Room on Saturday, May 9.
Eric D. Schmiedl—The Tech
An “Ideas To Be Processed” box styled in a fashion similar to the “Domestic and International Mail To Be Processed” box next to it is seen at the intersection of MIT’s Building 3 and the Infinite Corridor on Monday, May 11. The “MIT Visual Arts Program” designation (in the same place as the “MIT Facilities” label on normal mailboxes) suggests the box is an art project.
Wan Yusof Wan Morshidi
Mona Santoso (left) and Chandra Kowi from California play in the final of mixed doubles, an event they won with scores of 21-19 and 21-17, at the Wilson MIT Boston Open badminton tournament in Rockwell Cage on May 10. The Boston Open is one of the largest badminton tournaments in the nation.
Eric D. Schmiedl—The Tech
Meena L. Viswanath ’11 rides a water-pumping seesaw next to the MIT Chapel on Monday, May 11. The seesaw was a final project for 1.102 (Introduction to Civil and Environmental Engineering Design II) that Viswanath’s group built.
Sherry Yan—The Tech
The ensemble looks upon the law of the Fairies during the MIT Gilbert and Sullivan Players’ spring 2009 production, “Iolanthe,” on Saturday, May 9 in La Sala de Puerto Rico. From left to right are the Fairy Queen, played by Amanda Keil; the Lord Chancellor, played by Andrew Bobson Sweet; and Iolanthe, played by Roselin Osser SM ’07.
Sherry Yan—The Tech
Fairies open the scene with the song “Tripping Hither, Tripping Thither” during the MIT Gilbert and Sullivan Players’ spring 2009 production, “Iolanthe,” on Saturday, May 9 in La Sala de Puerto Rico.
Meng Heng Touch—The Tech
Master Winchell Woo and Nathan Li from the Shaolin Hung Gar Martial Arts Academy demonstrate using “Qi,” the body’s flow of internal energy, to defend against a spear attack during the “Channeling Qi” event hosted by the MIT Traditional Medicine Society in Lobdell last Friday, May 8.