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Saturday
September 4

04:00

04:06—No. 6 Club

Tour de la House—Come and check out our lovely four story house in the entirety of its splendor!

13:00

13:30—Epsilon Theta

Giant Bubbles—Float away your cares as we strive to fill the air with ephemeral fun. Meet us in Lobby 7 at 1:30 to catch our van.

14:00

14:00—pika

Play “parents and children” at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts with pikans. We will divide into two groups, one which will walk around admiring art and looking dignified and one which will run around and make noise.

15:00

15:45—Epsilon Theta

Human Ricochet Robots—Strategically collide with your friends on a life-sized board! Meet us in Lobby 7 at 3:45 to catch our van.

16:00

16:06—No. 6 Club

Delight in the savory taste of Delicious Lamb roasted right over the fire and indulge in the culinary talents of our members. Come take over our parking lot, and chill outside under the bright Boston sun, with delicious Lamb and refreshing lemonade.

17:00

17:15—Epsilon Theta

Pork Chop Dinner—With Pesto Pinwheels, Veggie white bean stew, and delicious cherry crisp for desert! Meet us in Lobby 7 at 5:15pm to catch our van.

17:30—pika

Slurp smoothies on pika’s roofdeck. Deliciousness is proportional to elevation.

18:00

18:00—Fenway House

Picnic on Killian—Dinner on the lawn with members of Fenway House! Afterwards, we’ll take everyone back to the house for Movie Night.

18:30—pika

Indian Dinner at pika. Meet pikans in Lobby 7 at 6:00 or follow the little orange flags from Simmons.

19:00

19:00—Epsilon Theta

Dry Ice Hockey—Dry (Ice Hockey)? No, (Dry Ice) Hockey! Table hockey with a very special puck. Meet us in Lobby 7 at 7:00 to catch our van.

19:00—WILG

Rush dinner: Grilled cheese and tomato soup! Just like mom made.

19:30—pika

pika house tours. The house is awesome. Come see the house.

20:00

20:00—pika

Hair dying. Let us dye your hair bright, garish, unnatural colors.

20:00—WILG

Truffle Riot: Make your own truffles! Other confections will probably come into existence too. We wanted a catchy name for ‘truffle party’; thesaurus.com thought ‘riot’ was a good synonym. We agree. Good truffles are totally worthy of civil unrest.

20:00—Fenway House

Movie Night—The Hangover and Forgetting Sarah Marshall, with food to boot. Who could ask for more?

21:00

21:00—pika

Boba at pika. Suck balls.

21:00—Epsilon Theta

Gluck—What’s Gluck? It’s speed multiplayer solitaire! How does that make sense? Come find out! Meet us in Lobby 7 at 9:00 to catch our van.

22:00

22:00—pika

PLAYGROUND TRIP! there is this really sweet playground with these spinny things and these climby things just blocks from pika. Perfect for games of Zombie Apocalypse Tag or Get Dizzy And Fall Down.

22:06—No. 6 Club

Sadisa: Party at the Club—The circus is coming to MIT! It’s going to be a wild night at Number Six with this party, a festivity to end all festivities. Mask yourself, and enjoy the ring, the music, the sight and the sounds, dancing to the best beats of the ringmaster.

23:00

23:00—Epsilon Theta

Ice Cream at JP Licks—Do you like ice cream? We do too! Join us for tasty ice cream at J.P. Licks. Meet us in Lobby 7 at 11:00 to catch our van.

Sunday
September 5

10:00

10:06—No. 6 Club

Trip to the Boston Common—Join the Sixers for a picnic and a very relaxing morning at the Boston Common Gardens, soak up the warm sunlight that Boston offers you for now.

12:00

12:00—Fenway House

Sack Races—Now that’s what I call retro.

12:15—Epsilon Theta

Clam Chowder—Veggie corn chowder, fresh baked bread, spinach salad, and ice cream for dessert! Meet us in Lobby 7 at 12:15pm to catch our van.

13:00

13:00—pika

We have a half built trebuchet. Come help us finish it and then throw things.

13:30—Epsilon Theta

Boffer Weapon Construction—For Glory! For Honor! Or simply for the fun of whacking people with your newly made foam sword! Meet us in Lobby 7 at 1:30 to catch our van.

14:00

14:00—Fenway House

House Tours—We have an elliptical staircase! See it and other exciting things structural marvels as we show you around.

14:00—WILG

Boston-bound for Bubble tea: Walking tours of Boston are awesome; they’re even better when run by Wilglettes! We’ll show you our favorite haunts, give you some useful tips for those necessary off-campus escapes, and end up in Chinatown for bubble tea. Leave from WILG at

15:00

15:00—Fenway House

House Chocolate Egg Hunt—Hidden chocolate for your devouring pleasure.

15:06—No. 6 Club

Lecture with Bill Ayers: “Trudge Toward Freedom: Moral Commitment and Ethical Action in the Classroom”—A lecture concerning the state of education in school systems today, given by Professor William Ayers, Professor at the College of Education at the University of Illin

15:30—pika

Water war against tEp in the Charles. Meet us in Lobby 7 to help soak our longtime rivals. Towels will be provided.

15:45—Epsilon Theta

Life-or-Death Boffer Struggle—You’ve transformed once-humble insulation materials into a savage battleaxe. Whatever could you do with it… Meet us in Lobby 7 at 3:45pm to catch our van.

17:00

17:15—Epsilon Theta

Lasagna—come eat it. Meet us in Lobby 7 at 5:15pm to catch our van.

17:30—pika

Roll Sushi at pika. Later: eat the sushi you just rolled.

18:00

18:00—Fenway House

Poker Night—Come show off those card-counting skills you’ve been working on. Antique soft drinks for prizes!

18:06—No. 6 Club

International Supper—Feel hungry and want some very good food from all corners of the world? The Number Six Club is the place to come for fine dining of the worldly persuasion.

18:30—pika

Sushi dinner at pika. Meet us at 6:00 in Lobby 7 to walk to pika or follow the orange flags from Simmons. As always, vegan options available.

19:00

19:00—Epsilon Theta

Science Balderdash—Can you tell “trajectories of light mesons” from a “comparison of phytomer appearance and increase in root dry matter?” Meet us in Lobby 7 at 7:00 to catch our van.

19:00—WILG

Rush dinner: Homemade pizza, and dessert pizza! You won’t believe our mad pizza-creation skills.

20:00

20:00—pika

Tune up your Gaydar/High Tea. Let pika’s official Sassy Gay Friend steer you through the twists and turns of this age of ambiguous sexuality… while enjoying a light supper. Tea? Scones? Clotted cream and strawberry jam? We’ll see!

20:06—No. 6 Club

Games—Can you outwit the Mafia, be the King of Twister, or beat our Cranium champions? How about showing off your pool skills, or becoming the Master of the Dartboard. Can you beat us at Rockband? Come join the members for an awesome time.

21:00

21:00—Epsilon Theta

Fractal Cookies—Recursion is delicious! Come make cookies with non-integer Hausdorff dimensions. Meet us in Lobby 7 at 9pm to catch our van!

21:00—pika

Russian night. Russian food. Russian movies. Russian awesome.

Monday
September 6

10:00

10:06—No. 6 Club

Petit Déjeuner International—What better way to wake up on Monday than with delicious and healthy Arabic, Asian, European, Greek, and South American treats, paving the way for a glorious start of the day!

11:00

11:06—No. 6 Club

Trip to Walden Pond—Our annual rush trip to Walden Pond, once habitat of Henry David Thoreau and an inspiration for his book Walden. A Historic Site as well as a State Reservation, it is an enchanting and beautiful place. Join us!

12:00

12:00—Fenway House

Super Smash Bros. Melee/Brawl—Because everybody loves the feeling of throwing a bob-omb into Kirby’s face.

12:15—Epsilon Theta

Hamburgers—with black eyed pea burgers for vegetarians, a veggie platter with dip, and chocolate chip cookies! Meet us in Lobby 7 at 12:15pm to catch our van.

13:00

13:30—Epsilon Theta

Oobleck—Solid if forced, liquid if coaxed, it’s your favorite non-Newtonian fluid. In a kiddie pool! Meet us in Lobby 7 at 1:30 to catch our van.

14:00

14:00—Fenway House

House Tours—We promise not to lock you in the pit below our kitchen. We’ll be nice!

14:30—pika

Mural painting. pika still has some patches of walls that are completely blank. THIS IS A BAD THING AND WE NEED TO FIX IT.

15:00

15:45—Epsilon Theta

Duck Duck Mafia—“Duck, Duck… Mafia!!” Uncover the mafia by playing Duck Duck Goose. Meet us in Lobby 7 at 3:45 to catch our van.

16:00

16:00—Fenway House

Dramatic Housebook Readings—The housebook holds the history of Fenway, and the best stories are read theatrically.

17:00

17:00—WILG

MANIC MANHUNT: What better way to spend Labor Day afternoon than to flee the enemy, test your skills of subterfuge, and then stay for a classic American picnic dinner with those you were just at war with. Team up at 5pm at WILG, but feel free to come early and hang out!

17:15—Epsilon Theta

Wiki Racing & Teriyaki Beef—Race through cyberspace from “Bananas” to “Communism”! Afterward enjoy a delicious home-cooked meal of teriyaki beef and tofu with scallion pancakes, broccoli, and red bean baozi! Meet us in Lobby 7 at 5:15pm to catch our van.

18:00

18:00—Fenway House

Bad Poetry and Nachos Night—Good poetry is for squares. Nachos are for everyone!

18:06—No. 6 Club

Soap Football—Yes. Slip slide and kick a ball with your foot on Briggs Field in our little football field. It will be epic. It will be also more epic if you can actually score

18:30—pika

Vote at the Greek Griller to help Yan choose her main ingredients, and watch as she manages to make a delicious dinner based around eggplant and caffeine. Meet us at 6:00 in Lobby 7 to walk with us to pika, or follow the orange flags from Simmons.

19:00

19:00—WILG

Rush dinner: International night! Chinese noodles with veggies, Indian chicken curry, and Brazilian desserts.

19:00—WILG

Rush dinner: It’s a Labor day picnic! Potato salad, corn on the cob, marinated chicken, and fresh watermelon. Dinner on the roof deck if there’s no rain.

19:00—Epsilon Theta

Stargazing—Our resident astronomer, Becky, will tell you all about those “fireflies that got stuck on that big bluish black thing.” Blankets, hot chocolate, and good conversations will be provided. Meet us in Lobby 7 at 7:00 to catch our van.

20:00

20:00—pika

Dance Dance Revolution. Dance dance dance dance dance dance dance dance dance dance dance REVOLUTION!

22:00

22:30—pika

Roofdeck sleepover at pika. Watch a movie, admire the lights of MIT from a distance, and wake up to a hot breakfast. Rain location: pika’s basement.

Tuesday
September 7

10:00

10:00—WILG

Cookie giveaway: We’re waiting on the student center steps. We have your cookies. Come to claim them.

12:00

12:00—Fenway House

Balloon Darts—Pointy metal objects being hurled at thin latex membranes. With FenFortunes inside!

12:00—Fenway House

Our Milkshakes Bring all the Frosh to the Yard—And they’re like “they’re tastier than yours.” Damn right.

12:00—Fenway House

Bobbing for Hostess Products—Like bobbing for apples, just with chocolate and more sugar.

12:15—Epsilon Theta

Addictions Tour of Coolidge Corner—Who needs drugs? We go broke buying books! (And coffee and chocolate.) Meet us in Lobby 7 at 12:15 to catch our van.

13:00

13:00—pika

Rock Climbing. Meet us in Lobby 7 to walk to the MIT bouldering wall.

13:30—Epsilon Theta

Chainmail—Come concatenate metallic toroids into fun shapes! Whether you tilt toward armor or jewelry, we’ll teach you what to do and give you plenty of shinies to play with. Meet us in Lobby 7 at 1:30 to catch our van.

14:00

14:00—Fenway House

House Tours—Come check out our epic murals of Alice in Wonderland and Where the Wild Things are!

15:00

15:00—Fenway House

Soccer in the Fens—Do you like soccer? Yes, you do. Did you know the Back Bay Fens are right outside our door? You do now.

15:06—No. 6 Club

Jamm N’ Chill in Da Haus—Show off your musical prowess with our guitars, amplifiers, sing your heart out to live music or to karaoke, or just enjoy the show of all the talents with the other sixers.

15:45—Epsilon Theta

Battleship Twister—“Green four.” “Hey, you sunk my foot!” Join us while we plant our limbs all over Twister boards and see which team can sink the opposition first. Meet us in Lobby 7 at 3:45 to catch our van.

16:00

16:00—pika

Water gun fight. The fun you have using squirt guns is proportional to the number of corners to jump out from. pika has lots of corners.

17:00

17:15—Epsilon Theta

Chili—with corn bread and orange cream pie for dessert! Veggie options always available. Meet us in Lobby 7 at 5:15pm to catch our van!

18:00

18:30—pika

Suandwich Matrix. Ruth tried to describe this dinner with bad puns, but we voted them down. To find out what they were, meet us in Lobby 7 at 6:00 or follow the little orange flags from Simmons.

19:00

19:00—Epsilon Theta

Dominion—I throne room a throne room and play two bridges! Come learn ET’s favorite card/board game! See if you can reach the theoretical maximum of 1419 points! Meet us in Lobby 7 at 7:00 to catch our van.

19:00—WILG

Rush dinner: International night! Chinese noodles with veggies, Indian chicken curry, and Brazilian desserts.

20:00

20:00—WILG

Dirty Dancing: Hips don’t lie. Come shake them at WILG and learn some killer dancing steps. Come early and join us for our international dinner!

20:00—pika

pikans concert. Sit in the murph and hear jazz violin, Irish fiddle, Scandinavian accordion and much more from pikas many resident strummers and hummers.

20:06—No. 6 Club

Roofdeck Lounge—The roofdeck is one of our most celebrated house areas. Come enjoy pastries, coffee and the night view over MIT with all the sixers. Hold on to your cups!

21:00

21:00—Epsilon Theta

Monkey Island Talk-Along—Your opponent insults you: “You fight like a dairy farmer.” You respond with? Join us and Guybrush Threepwood, mighty pirate wannabe, on a glorious adventure! Meet us in Lobby 7 at 9:00 to catch our van.

21:30—pika

Make music at pika! Kazoos provided, but other instruments welcome.

Wednesday
September 8

11:00

11:00—WILG

Cookie giveaway until 2pm! Stop by the vending machine area by 26-100 to taste-test our baked goods.

12:00

12:00—Fenway House

Telephone Pictionary—The telephone game, combined with Pictionary. More entertaining than watching parrots wrestle.

12:00—Fenway House

The French Radio Game—Requires an antenna to be drilled into your skull. Pain medication provided.

14:00

14:00—Fenway House

House Tours—Our wallpaper is poisonous. No, seriously. Come check it out yourself!

16:00

16:00—pika

Athena orientation. Learn how to print, subscribe to mailing lists from the command line, access your Athena account from your laptop, and use the zephyr instant messaging system. You will be glad you did. The web interface for printing sucks.

16:30—pika

V* For Vendetta 6:30, V* is pika code for vegan food, which is available every night. Come eat V* lentil burgers. Meet us at 6:00 in Lobby 7 or follow the sound of screaming vegetables from Simmons.

17:00

17:00—Fenway House

One-Legged Pillow Smackdown—With a name that awesome, the game itself must be incredible. Only one way to find out… BE THERE!

17:15—Epsilon Theta

Puzzle & Various Pastas!—Come start a jigsaw puzzle then eat dinner with us. We’ll have tortellini, ravioli, all sorts of Italian names. Maybe you’re not quite sure what the difference is, but you know they’ll all be delicious! Tiramisu for dessert! Meet us in Lobby 7

19:00

19:00—Epsilon Theta

Telephone Pictionary—Doodle with us while playing this ET creation. Meet us in Lobby 7 at 7:00 to catch our van.

19:00—WILG

Rush dinner: Mac and cheese, asparagus, and apple pie. Comfort food is great.

19:06—No. 6 Club

Crêpes & Coffee—Sixers love Crêpes and Coffee, and you should too. Our talented members will use our espresso machine and our secret French crêpe recipe to bring you the best evening dessert. Enjoy!

20:00

20:00—pika

Pirates vs. Ninjas Capture the Flag. Meet us in Lobby 7 to run through MIT’s academic buildings looking for a little piece of fabric on behalf of your favorite category of characters.

20:00—WILG

Succulent Smoothies: If there’s one thing we always have at WILG, it’s smoothies. Berries, mangoes, yogurt, ice cream, soy milk, pineapple. You get the idea. We are expert blend-masters, connoisseurs of fruity concoctions. Bring yourself; we’ll provide the frozen delights.

20:36—No. 6 Club

Conversations at Number Six—We love to dissect and ponder upon various topics as well as to argue about and discuss every little bit of them. Come reflect upon the issues of the modern world, and let your intellect run wild in the comfort of our rustic second floor.

21:00

21:00—Epsilon Theta

Candle Making—Dip… dip… dip… light on FIRE! Meet us in Lobby 7 at 9:00 to catch our van.

Thursday
September 9

11:00

11:00—WILG

Cookie giveaway until 2pm! Stop by the vending machine area by 26-100 to taste-test our baked goods.

12:00

12:00—Fenway House

Rock Band Bonanza—You know that satisfying feeling when you hit a 50-note streak? Come and feel it all over again!

14:00

14:00—Fenway House

House Tours—Have you seen the door in our ceiling? Would you like to?

15:00

15:00—Fenway House

Dodgeball in the Fens—Hitting each other with rubber balls in a park. How could you say no to that?

16:00

16:00—pika

Handicrafts at pika. Learn to make beaded bracelets and headdresses fit for the priestesses of the Lesbian Baby Seagull Earth Goddess, knit shawls for her feathery shoulders, or her proud head out of sculpey. Or do something completely unrelated.

17:00

17:15—Epsilon Theta

Fajitas!—Beans, cheese, rice, onions all living together in the great melting pot of the flour tortilla… yummm. Meet us in Lobby 7 at 5:15pm to catch our van.

18:00

18:30—pika

Pizza night at pika. Meet us in Lobby 7 or follow the smell of homemade pizza sauce from Simmons. As always, vegan options will be available.

19:00

19:00—WILG

Rush dinner: Breakfast for dinner! You know you want it.

19:00—Epsilon Theta

A Dramatic Reading of The Princess Bride—Come join us in a dramatic reading and reenactment of the most entertaining scenes from The Princess Bride! Can you handle the not-lefthandedness? Meet us in Lobby 7 at 7pm to catch our van!

19:06—No. 6 Club

Café Vittoria—Celebrate the end of Rush with fine coffee and delicacies from Italy at Café Vittoria, in Boston’s North end. We shall take little Italy by storm. The fine end to a fancy rush.

20:00

20:00—pika

Hair dye, again. Because you changed your mind about that purple streak and think it would look better on a green background than a brown one

20:00—WILG

Remember summer camp? We do. S’mores never get old. Neither do tie-dye shirts. Come make both outside on our roof deck and hang out with fellow campers.

21:00

21:00—Epsilon Theta

Fondue—What’s better than cake? Cake dipped in chocolate! Come satisfy your sugar cravings. Meet us in Lobby 7 at 9pm to catch our van.

21:00—pika

Xena marathon. While that green dye sets, eat popcorn and watch Xena on the big flat screen TV in our comfy basement hangout.

Friday
September 10

11:00

11:00—WILG

Cookie giveaway until 2pm! Stop by the vending machine area by 26-100 to taste-test our baked goods.

12:00

12:00—Fenway House

Firefly Marathon—Come celebrate the adventures of Mal and the crew. Brown coats are optional!

13:00

13:00—Fenway House

Water Balloon Wars—A swimsuit is probably a good idea.

14:00

14:00—Fenway House

House Tours—Our ping pong room has a pool table. That just blew your mind.

16:00

16:30—pika

Staff making. In our awesome workroom.

17:00

17:00—WILG

Water War! Tired of tooling? Test your team’s tenacity, and trample the traitors. Wear appropriate clothing (girls, we recommend avoiding white t-shirts, but your call) and meet at 5pm at Killian Court, then come by WILG for dinner at 7.

17:15—Epsilon Theta

Mattress Slide—Did your parents forbid you to ride down the stairs on a mattress? Well, they’re not here now! ET brings you… a 100% bouncy mattress slide! Meet us in Lobby 7 at 5:15pm to catch our van!

18:00

18:30—pika

Spicy Dinner. pika has an entire shelf of chili sauce in the refrigerator. Tonight all that will be concentrated in your food. Not-spicy food also available. Meet us at 6:00 in Lobby Seven or follow the smell of capsaicin.

19:00

19:00—Epsilon Theta

Dumplings—come eat ready-made dumplings. Meat and veggie dumplings available. Meet us in Lobby 7 at 7:00pm to catch our van.

19:00—WILG

Rush dinner: Veggie and Meat Lasagna, salad, and brownies. Just the fuel to get you ready for a fun Friday night.

20:00

20:30—pika

Light show.

21:00

21:00—Epsilon Theta

Board Games & Fire—Play your favorite game or learn a new one while enjoying a cozy fire and delicious s’mores. Meet us in Lobby 7 at 9pm to catch our van.

22:00

22:00—pika

Coffee Tasting. At 10:00? Bad idea? Well, probably, but we’ll do it anyway.

23:00

23:00—Epsilon Theta

Waaaall-Eeeee! Eeeeevvvaaaaa! It’s a really cute movie despite mainly consisting of two words. Afterward we’ll watch Pixar movies with more real words, and comparable cuteness. Meet us in Lobby 7 at 11:00pm to catch our van.

Saturday
September 11

10:00

10:00—WILG

Saturday Morning Cartoons! We don’t need to rely on modern broadcasting; we’ve got the classics floating around the house. Plop down on one of our comfy couches, pour yourself a bowl of sugary cereal, and let the 90s animation wash over you in glorious colors.

12:00

12:00—Fenway House

Mario Kart Madness—Don’t make me throw a koopa shell at you.

12:15—Epsilon Theta

Mac n’ Cheese—Your favorite comfort food with strawberry smoothies for dessert! Meet us in Lobby 7 at 12:15pm to catch our van.

13:00

13:00—pika

pikans fix your bike. We charge each other in cookies for bike repairs, but today we do them for you free.

13:30—Epsilon Theta

Stuffed Animal Making—Like Build-a-Bear, but with more artistic freedom. Meet us in Lobby 7 at 1:30pm to catch our van!

14:00

14:00—Fenway House

House Tours—We won’t be showing you around, but our cat will. This will be great, since she needs to work on her English.

14:00—pika

Bike trip to the Arboretum. Ride your bike (or ask to borrow one of ours) with us to one of the most beautiful places in Boston with us.

15:00

15:45—Epsilon Theta

Build a Rube Goldberg Machine—You could flip the switch… or start a chain of dominoes to hit a bell and roll a ball down a ramp to hit a seesaw which drops a duck that falls and hits the switch. Meet us in Lobby 7 at 3:45pm to catch our van!

17:00

17:15—Epsilon Theta

Curry—We’ll have curried lamb, vegetables and lentil dal! And… two types of pie, apple and chocolate nut, for dessert! Meet us in Lobby 7 at 5:15pm to catch our van.

18:00

18:30—pika

Ethiopian dinner. Meet us in Lobby 7 or follow the smell of Ethiopia from Simmons.

19:00

19:00—Epsilon Theta

Ninjas & Pirates vs. Zombies & Vampires Party—Ninja’s and Pirates unite against a common enemy, the undead. Come pick your side! Meet us in Lobby 7 at 7pm to catch our van.

19:00—WILG

Rush dinner: Salmon, salad, and mushroom risotto. A classy dinner for a classy night. Stay for our famous Cheesecake & A Cappella!

20:00

20:00—pika

Geodesic Dance Party. Yes we have a geodesic dome. Yes we will play lots of Kesha. Yes, also good music.

20:00—WILG

CHEESECAKE AND A CAPPELLA: What is this ‘cheesecake factory’ everyone is talking about it? It can’t ever replace dozens of cheesecakes homemade by the wonderful women of WILG, eaten to the accompaniment of an all-male a cappella group.

20:00—Fenway House

Picnic Dinner in the Fens—Food and friends before Rocky Horror starts!

23:00

23:00—Fenway House

The Rocky Horror Picture Show—The cult classic movie paired with a live show at Harvard Square! Cross-dressing recommended for Rocky Horror virgins.

23:00—pika

Rocky Horror Picture Show. Meet us at 11:00 at pika to walk to Harvard Square and see the live-cast performance with us. Let us know ahead of time if you need costume help.

Sunday
September 12

11:00

11:00—WILG

Dim Sum Brunch: We’ll leave from WILG at 11am to venture into the magical world of Chinatown Dim Sum. So much food! So many choices! Let us feed you!

12:00

12:00—Fenway House

Fenway Iron Chef—Can you make a delicious meal out of random things? And don’t forget about the secret ingredient!

12:00—Fenway House

Dance Dance Revolution Revolution—Rock out with your socks out on our dance pads!

12:15—Epsilon Theta

Corn Maze—What could be more awesome than getting lost in an epic maze? Getting lost in an epic maze… surrounded by CORN! If it’s too wet, we’ll go to the Museum of Science instead. Meet us in Lobby 7 at 12:15pm to catch our van!

14:00

14:00—Fenway House

House Tours—Today’s house tours are brought to you by the snake coming out of the 3rd floor door.

17:00

17:00—WILG

Warming Hearts: WILG does lots of volunteer work year-round. This year we’re getting an early start on preparing for the cold Boston winter. Help us make some blankets for local kids who need them; we’ll show you how!

19:00

19:00—WILG

Rush dinner: Spanokopita and salad. Don’t know what this delicious dish is? Google to the rescue!

19:00—Epsilon Theta

MYO Pizza—We’ve got dough, sauce, toppings, and two large ovens! Take this opportunity to test out your dough-gyrating skills! Meet us in Lobby 7 at 7:00pm to catch our van.

21:00

21:00—Epsilon Theta

Bouncy Ball Making—BOING! Can you craft the bounciest ball of them all? Meet us in Lobby 7 at 9pm to catch our van!

22:00

22:00—Fenway House

Masked Costume Party—Come release your inner character as we turn different rooms into separately themed wonderlands!

Monday
September 13

19:00

19:00—WILG

Rush dinner: Tacos and Quesadillas. Mexican food rocks. Stay for donuts!

19:30—WILG

Donut eating contest! How fast can you eat a donut off a string? Can you do it faster than the person next to you? And how many times will you actually get to try? This opportunity is just too awesome to pass up.

20:00

20:00—WILG

Big Bang Theory Marathon: You can work on your psets while it plays in the background. Or you can devote your full attention to this wacky MIT sitcom. Either way, hang out with us for some laughs and a good time.

Tuesday
September 14

19:00

19:00—WILG

Rush dinner: Pork Loin and mashed potatoes. Chef Kristen Anderson never messes this one up. It’s a house favorite.

20:00

20:00—WILG

Stitch’n’Bitch: Know how to knit? Want to learn? Relax after dinner and wake up your crafty side for some knitting lessons. We should be far enough into term that this will serve both as a fun study break and talk therapy.

Wednesday
September 15

19:00

19:00—WILG

Rush dinner: Tilapia and Tortellini. Yum. Fish is brain food.

20:00

20:00—WILG

Feed your Inner Child: The feeling of finger paint on your hands. That indescribable smell of play-doh. The rattling sound of a hula hoop around your waist. The satisfaction of building a multi-story construction from gumdrops and toothpicks. Just good clean fun.

Thursday
September 16

19:00

19:00—WILG

Rush dinner: Burgers, veggie burgers, and hot dogs. And all the fixings.

20:00

20:00—WILG

Berry Line: Join us for our semi-annual rush outing to Cambridge’s finest frozen yogurt. Berry Line is basically legendary in its local popularity, with unique flavors of fro-yo made fresh daily and nearly every topping you can imagine. We’re buying, of course.

Friday
September 17

19:00

19:00—WILG

Rush dinner: Chicken and Eggplant Parmesan. A hearty dinner to celebrate the end of the week.

20:00

20:00—WILG

Tea, scones, and Mike’s Pastries: We’ll bring in a selection of pastries from this famous North End baking establishment, and throw in some fancy tea to end the week with class (and some caffeine, in case you need a kickstart for your weekend plans).

Saturday
September 18

08:00

08:30—WILG

Spectacle Island Excursion: Spectacle Island has everything you could want from a trip off campus. Hike, enjoy a picnic, or just lie on the beach or swim. Bring a book, or just enjoy the end of summer and the end of rush. 8:30 meet at WILG.

19:00

19:00—WILG

Rush Dinner: Chili and cornbread. The best meals are sometimes the simplest.