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Arfa Aijazi—The Tech
Cecilia R. Louis ’10 belts out an encore performance of “Halo” at the Chorallaries’ Annual Spring Concert last Friday. Falling on the same night as Ring Delivery, the concert, “Sing Delivery,” still drew enough people to fill 10-250.
Courtesy of Fueled By Ramen
Synthpop band Cobra Starship will be playing at the House of Blues in Boston this Sunday as part of the Too Fast For Love Tour. Guitarist Ryland Blackinton (right) sat down with The Tech for a quick chat.
Charles Lin—The Tech
The White Rabbits launch into the percussion-heavy “Rudie Fails” from their latest album It’s Frightening at the Paradise Rock Club last Saturday.
William Yee—The Tech
Dance Troupe freezes at the end of a house-style number choreographed by Kristopher B. Dos Santos ’10.
Stephanie C. Lin—The Tech
Soloist Nozomi Ando, a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Chemistry, sings “Dona Nobis Pacem” (“Grant us peace”) by Ralph Vaughan Williams in the concert choir’s spring concert on Sunday in Kresge. The concert also featured the world premiere of Professor Peter Child’s “Song of Liberty.”
Sam Range—The Tech
Junior Randall M. Briggs’s robot keels over in a fierce game of tug-of-war to win yesterday’s 2.007 competition in Johnson Athletic Center. The design and manufacturing class culminated in the annual two-day robotics competition featuring over 100 contestants.
Andrew Swayze—The Tech
New solar-powered, compacting single stream recycle bins were placed outside of the Student Center this week. The new bins aim to reduce the amount of waste going to a landfill, and they do not have to be emptied as often as regular recycling bins.
William Yee—The Tech
(left to right) Reid C. Van Lehn G, Mason Tang ’10, and Armand E. Mignot ’10 show off their moves in the show’s opening hip-hop dance.
Arfa Aijazi—The Tech
Thaddeus R. Cybulski ’10 cradles Casey K. Hua ’11 during a contemporary dance they choreographed.
William Yee—The Tech
WeiYang Sun ’11, Adrianna L. Tam ’11, and Jia X. Wu ’10 peform a mashup of 2PM songs “Tic Toc” and “Heartbeat” at the Syncopasian spring concert on Sunday in 6-120.
Andrew Swayze—The Tech
Former Peruvian president Alejandro Toledo speaks about the interaction of poverty, growth, and democracy, particularly with regard to South and Central America, as part of the Legatum Pericles lecture series in the Wong Auditorium on Monday.
At March’s Faculty meeting, and again at an April meeting for administrative and financial officers, Provost L. Rafael Reif presented planning models of the Institute’s budget deficit out to the year 2020, based on various endowment returns. These graphs show the budget without this fiscal year’s cuts (left) and with cuts (right), in the face of four scenarios of long-term endowment return: 8.25 percent (green), 7 percent (blue), 5 precent (red), and 3 percent (purple).
This data does not incorporate planned cuts for fiscal year 2011 (the 2010-2011 academic year).
Quentin Smith—The Tech
The southwestern window of 54-100 blew out on Thursday around 8:30 p.m. because of high winds. The Cecil and Ida Green Building was designed in 1962 by architect I. M. Pei ’40, the same architect who designed the John Hancock Tower in Boston, which is famous for its original glass panels cracking and falling out in high winds. Pei did not respond to an e-mail sent late last night.