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Kevin Chave, from Fitchburg, MA. Electrical engineering and computer science major.
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Monica Neugebauer, from Houston, TX. Chemical engineering major.
Monica Gallegos—The Tech
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Andrew Ardito, from Coxsackie, NY. Mathematics and physics major
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Francesca McCaffrey, from Wakefield, MA.
Monica Gallegos—The Tech
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Andrea Hinton, from Kansas City, KS. Chemistry major.
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Rex Lam, from Wakefield, MA. Economics major.
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Laura Zehender, from Richmond, VA. Mathematics major.
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Katie Allsop, from CT. Biology major.
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Jen Liu, from Newton, MA. Environmental engineering major.
Charles Lin—The Tech
Twice the guitars, twice the hooks: Rostam Batmanglij (left) and Ezra Koenig (right) of Vampire Weekend play their hit “A-Punk.”
Andrea Robles—The Tech
Victor Rodrigues, from Mexicali, Mexico. Engineering and business major.
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Esmeralda Ramiro, from San Diego, CA. Bioengineering major.
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Susan Ballentine, from Richmond, VA. Mathematics major.
Steve Howland—The Tech
MIT Lion Dance Club members bang on drums and demonstrate Chinese lion dancing during the CPW Festival in Johnson.
Andrea Robles—The Tech
Prospective freshmen play a twisted version of Twister during the CPW Festival held in Johnson on Thursday. Participants in the East Campus-sponsored event wore T-shirts with twister dots on them, adding a human dimension to the Twister mat.
Dan Kubaczyk—The Tech
The varsity men’s lightweight crew passes the halfway point in Saturday’s 2K race against Dartmouth and Penn. The Engineers lost ground in the second 1,000 meters, finishing in third place.
Sam Range—The Tech
Underground tunnels: Much of the MIT campus is connected by a subterranean network of tunnels, including the Stata Center and MIT Medical. Try taking an “alternate” mode of transportation down this long ramp in Building 66.
Cole Houston—The Tech
Kresge organ: This pipe organ sits in the loft near the stage of Kresge Auditorium. The ceiling of Kresge features “clouds” that absorb and direct sound, making the auditorium well known for its acoustics.
Eric D. Schmiedl—The Tech
For Campus Preview Weekend 2010, hackers installed a high-class lounge (complete with pool table, sleeping cat, whiskey, and hack plans) upside down on the Media Lab Arch on Thursday morning.
Eric D. Schmiedl—The Tech
For Campus Preview Weekend 2010, hackers installed a high-class lounge (complete with pool table, sleeping cat, whiskey, and hack plans) upside down on the Media Lab Arch on Thursday morning.
Alessa Moscoso
Prospective freshmen (from left) Lucia Wang, Kaixi Wang and Staphanie Chiang enjoy snacks at McCormick’s NONLINEAR CHAOS (Games Night!!!) held at the East Penthouse on Thursday.
Yuanyu Chen—The Tech
Sound benches: The parabolic benches outside of Building 18 are a popular place to study when the weather is nice. Try standing at the focal point of either parabola and making a sound!
Jasmine FLorentine—The Tech
Barker Engineering Library: Located directly beneath the Great Dome, the engineering library offers a place to sit, study, or snooze.
Melissa Renée Schumacher—The Tech
Secret ninja courtyard: Also known as the Atomic Courtyard, this space is bordered on all sides by Buildings 6, 6C, 4, and 2, and is only accessible through basement tunnels.
Yuanyu CHen—The Tech
Hacks and Puzzles: The hallway between Buildings 16 and 56 features a puzzle on the floor, as well as murals describing the Institute’s hacking history.
Elizabeth D’Arienzo—The Tech
Hart Nautical Gallery: Lying in the middle of Building 5, this branch of the MIT Museum contains model ships, a rare early autonomous underwater vehicle, and information about Ocean Engineering, Course 2-OE (formerly Course 13).
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The Tech: Like what you’re reading? Come visit the Tech office on the fourth floor of the Student Center or our booth at the Activities Midway to learn about MIT’s oldest student activity!
Susan Ballentine
The MIT Logs perform in front of over 1000 prospective freshmen during the CPW Student Welcome and Prefrosh Icebreaker in Rockwell Cage on Thursday.
Elizabeth D’Arienzo—The Tech
Zesiger Center: Behind a wall mural containing abstract images and equations lies the Z-Center’s olympic-sized swimming pool.
Jasmine Florentine—The Tech
Wile E. Coyote mural: If you try walking between Building 7 and 9 on the third floor, you’ll find you may meet the same fate as the beloved coyote. What’s on the other side of the tunnel? You could use TNT to find out.
Megan Bumgarner
Prospective freshmen play “Apples to Apples” on Thursday evening as part of McCormick’s CPW event.
Alessa Moscoso
Giuseppe Zingales, a prospective freshman, plays Jenga on Thursday at McCormick.
Nicholas Chornay—The Tech
Prefrosh attempt to rebuild a giant foam Jenga tower, but to no avail.
Nicholas Chornay—The Tech
With a variety of props before them, members of the Musical Theatre Guild speak to prefrosh during the CPW Festival.
Sam Range—The Tech
The Media Lab: The $90 million extension to MIT’s world-famous research center was designed by Pritzker Prize-winner Fumihiko Maki, and is a definite sight to see — and see through!
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Colored walkway: The spectacular walkway between Buildings 6C and 8 reflects colors in the afternoon. Building 6C was completed in 2007. It houses physics and materials science labs.
Jasmine Florentine—The Tech
Kendall T station: The Kendall subway station takes MIT students into the heart of Boston, as well as to the city’s large train station at South Station. The musical structure hanging over the rails is currently being repaired by a team of MIT students.
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Maja Wiehrowska ’13 (left) and Laura Royden ’13 (right) dance in liquid nitrogen during the CPW Festival on Thursday. The liquid nitrogen ice cream, provided by East Campus, is an icon of MIT student culture.
Melissa Renée Schumacher—The Tech
Steam Café: Located on the fourth floor of building 7, Steam is the result of a collaboration between the School of Architecture and Planning, MIT Dining, and Sodexho Corporation. The cafe serves mainly organic and nutritious food.
Vibin Kundukulam—The Tech
MIT chapel: MIT’s non-denominational chapel, designed by Eero Saarinen, lies across from Kresge Auditorium. The metal sculpture behind the altar catches reflected light from the moat to provide ambient lighting inside.
Steve Howland—The Tech
A member of the MIT Sport Taekwondo team holds a pad while a prospective freshman gives it a solid kick.
Sam Range—The Tech
Jungle mural: A variety of tropical animals greet visitors to MIT’s Hayden Memorial Library in Building 14.