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Deval Patrick, governor of Massachusetts, was chosen to be the guest speaker at MIT’s 2009 Commencement Ceremony on June 5. Patrick, the second ever African-American elected American governor, has already spoken at MIT twice before; here he is seen outlining a $3.8 billion bond proposal on April 9, 2008 in the Tang Auditorium.
Yuanyu Chen—The Tech
Class of 2011 Ring Committee Chair Mitchell T. Westwood ’11 and Vice Chair Anita Y. Lin ’11 unveil the Brass Rat bezel at the Class of 2011 Ring Premiere ceremony, held last Friday in Kresge Auditorium.
Vibin Kundukulam—The Tech
Jack H. Bourbonnais ’10 fights through a crowd of opponents during the men’s 5000 meter run during the Engineers’ indoor track meet at the Johnson Athletic Center on Saturday.
Elizabeth J. Eddison
MIT Hackers placed a giant mock Brass Rat above the entrance to the Infinite Corridor in Lobby 7 on Friday morning, the day of the 2011 Ring Premiere.
William Yee—The Tech
Senior Amy J. Marshall attempts for a pass in front of two Clark College basketball players on Saturday in Rockwell Cage. The Engineers lost 69-51.
William Yee—The Tech
Jacob T. Shapiro 11 performs on the pommel horse in the men’s gymnastics team’s meet against Vermont University and Springfield College on Saturday in the duPont Athletics Center.
William Yee—The Tech
Senior James M. Bartolotta drives the basketball under pressure from a Coast Guard Academy player on Saturday in Rockwell Cage. The Engineers lost 63-67 in overtime.
David M. Templeton—The Tech
(right to left) Chancellor Phillip L. Clay PhD ‘75 speaks to the Undergraduate Association Senate as UA President Noah S. Jessop ’09 and UA Vice President Michael A. Bennie ’10 look on Monday evening in W20-400.
Seth A. Villarreal—The Tech
Gregory I. Telian ’11 focuses his attention downrange at the MIT vs. Navy Free Pistol competition this past Saturday in the basement of the duPont Athletic Center.
Rachel Fong—The Tech
On Thursday evening, the List Visual Arts Center held an opening reception for its new exhibitions: Melanie Smith’s “Spiral City & Other Vicarious Pleasures” and Taylor Davis and Nicole Cherubini’s “In Contention. ” An exhibit is shown.
William Yee—The Tech
Timothy J. Stumbaugh 12 swims the 200 yard backstroke during the MIT Invitational this past Saturday at the Zesiger Center pool. Stumbaugh won the event with a time of 1:56.21 and was also victorious in the 400 individual medley on Friday. The Invitational was the last meet before NEWMAC championships at the end of the month.
William Yee—The Tech
MIT varsity basketball coach Larry Anderson, communicates with players during a timeout in the game against Coast Guard Academy on Saturday in Rockwell Cage. The Engineers lost 63-67 in overtime.
David Da He—The Tech
Actress Renée Zellweger received Hasty Pudding Theatricals’ 2009 Woman of the Year Award at Harvard University on Thursday. She was accompanied in the parade by members of the Hasty Pudding Theatricals who were dressed in drag.
Michael Y. McCanna—The Tech
Cynthia S. Lu ’12 performs a piece on her hulusi at the Lunar New Year Festival, held last Saturday by the Association of Taiwanese Students.
Monica G. Gallegos—The Tech
Popular street artist Ron English spoke with students at the Student Art Association’s open house on Saturday in the Coffeehouse of the Stratton Student Center. English is best known for his billboard modifications and his painting combining the faces of Abraham Lincoln and Barack Obama.
Vibin Kundukulam—The Tech
Lincoln-Sudbury High students collaborate on the team question at halftime during the Blue Lobster Bowl, a regional high school competition of the National Ocean Sciences Bowl, in 26-100 on Saturday.