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Feng Wu—The Tech
Panelists Jamie Wilkinson and Kenyatta Cheese (Know Your Meme), Greg Rutter (, and Christopher “moot” Poole (4chan) show Ben Huh (I Can Has Cheezburger?) some love during the Mainstreaming the Web panel of ROFLcon after Ben said, with regard to ROFLCon, “I feel like I’m part of something special.” ROFLCon, a two day conference on Internet culture, took place last Friday and Saturday on campus.
Yuanyu Chen—The Tech
Richard S. Yau ’10 performs his Senior Singout, a dramatic rendition of Mulan’s “I’ll Make a Man Out of You,” with the MIT/Wellesley Toons at the Toons’ 20th Anniversary Concert Saturday evening in 10-250.
Arfa Aijazi—The Tech
To complete his last performance with the MIT Chorallaries, Michael R. Blaisse ’10 sings his first solo, “Papercut,” with the group at their annual Spring Concert on Friday. He is joined by current members and alumni of the Chorallaries.
Arfa Aijazi—The Tech
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood speaks on the dangers of distracted driving in the Media Lab on Monday. LaHood challenged MIT students to develop new technologies and media strategies to combat the increasing number of deaths and injuries attributed to talking on the phone, texting, e-mailing, and other distractions while driving.
Aditi Verma—The Tech
Left: Beef is cooked over the pit at Steer Roast on Friday. The lighting of the pit (by tradition with a flaming ball of toilet paper) marks the beginning of Steer Roast, Senior House’s annual weekend long party with several hundred pounds of meat, music, and mud wrestling.
Stephanie C. Lin
Artist and architect Otto L. Ng G stands in front of MURAL ORIGAMI, his winning entry in the 2010 MIT Student Mural Competition, in Stata on Monday. The mural consists of a photograph of a person walking on the sidewalk overlaid on a computer-generated image of a theoretically possible 3D surface. The mural will be on display in the Stata Center for one year.
Greg Steinbrecher—The Tech
Students and visitors examine the pieces available at the MIT Glass Lab’s annual Mother’s Day sale yesterday afternoon. The sale is primarily staffed by students and staff of the Glass Lab, many of whom have pieces available for purchase. The sale will continue until 4 p.m today.
Eric D. Schmiedl—The Tech
Sam Franklin of “Mamarazzi” plays on Saturday at Steer Roast 2010. Mamarazzi was one of eleven bands that performed at Steer Roast.
Steve Howland—The Tech
Sean D. Fannin ’13 and Jordan Lyday dive and struggle against their bungee-cord harnesses to get their velco marker further along the centerline at the Greek Week(end) 2010 carnival held by Panhel/IFC on Kresge lawn on Friday. Tickets given out at the front could be used for food or a number of events, and the Greek Week(end) team which ran each station received credit toward their team’s total. Greek weekend teams are made up of a combination of fraternities and sororities. The winning team selects which charity receives all the proceeds from the weekend.
Brian Hemond—The Tech
Students watch as a V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft departs Briggs Field during a brief rain squall on Monday, May 3. The Osprey, operated by the Marines of VMM-264, Air Station New River North Carolina, arrived at MIT as part of an event sponsored by the Marines and the MIT Flying Club.
Feng Wu—The Tech
Students eagerly explore the insides of a MV-22 Osprey. The tilt-rotor helicopter landed on Briggs Field and visited other Boston landmarks on Monday as part of Marine Week Boston.
Aditi Verma—The Tech
Below: Joseph E. Lemberg ’11 and Aaron N. Flores ’12 mud wrestle during Steer Roast on Saturday. Steer Roast, an annual weekend-long event hosted by Senior House, features meat and performances by a number of bands, in addition to mud wrestling matches.