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Greg Steinbrecher—The Tech
Fariborz Maseeh ScD ’90 contributed $24 million to complete the construction in W1, which had stalled for lack of funds. Maseeh Hall is scheduled to open in fall of 2011 and will help expand MIT’s student population.
Connor kirschbaum—The Tech
Nikita A. Khlystov
Beta Theta Pi was brought before the Rush Infractions Board on Sunday.
Jeff Guo—The Tech
Notices on PBE’s door inform freshmen that there will be no more rush events.
Connor Kirschbaum—The Tech
Sam Range—The Tech
St. Joseph Lighthouse, in Michigan, at sunset
Melissa Renee Schumacher—The Tech
Hexagonal volcanic rocks form the Giant’s Causeway in County Antrim, Northern Ireland.
Aviv Ovadya—The Tech
This interactive artwork at the Singapore Night Festival is called the “The World’s Slowest SMS Billboard.” Workers ran around frantically, hoisting and placing human sized cardboard letters onto the front of the five story structure to spell out amusing messages texted to them by the wandering crowd.
Nora Vrublevska
The Esplanade is seen from the Harvard Bridge at the end of August. The warm summer evenings were great for runners, walkers and everyone enjoying the spectacular views to and from the Esplanade.
Ethan SOlomon—The Tech
The Petronas Towers at night in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The Petronas towers are the tallest twin buildings in the world, standing at 1482.6 feet.
Aviv Ovadya—The Tech
Three Indonesian street artists, Popo, Bujangan Urban and Rharharha, were brought in from Jakarta to create billboards for the 2010 “Night Festival” in Singapore. In addition to the traditional spray paint, they used multicolored duct tape to create strong lines and expand into the surrounding area.
Ethan Solomon—The Tech
Masjid Raya Batam, or Batam Great Mosque, in Batam Centre, Indonesia. Batam is a small island off the coast of Singapore.
Jordan T. Moldow
An unusually-decorated car is seen on a New York state highway.
Nicholas Chornay—The Tech
Students register for classes in Johnson Ice Rink on Tuesday. Despite movements toward towards digitization, MIT still uses paper registration forms.
Nora Vrublevska
To enjoy the Boston Pops’ July 4th concert and the fireworks, thousands of people gathered on the Cambridge side of the Charles River across from the Esplanade