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Sam Range—The Tech
New Assistant Dean Leah Flynn speaks at the UA Senate meeting yesterday. Flynn will coordinate Student Involvement and Leadership, and will meet weekly with UA President and Vice President Vrajesh Y. Modi ‘11 and Sammi G. Wyman ‘11 to hear the concerns of the student body.
Photos by Elijah Jordan Turner (cat, rally), Flickr user cliff1066 (Stewart, Colbert), Lawrence Jackson (Obama) Photoillustration by Elijah Mena—The Tech
At the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear on the Mall on Saturday, comedians Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert showed up with a semi-serious message promoting political moderation. As visitors flooded the nation’s capital, wacky characters and witty signage were in abundance.
Nora Vrublevska—The Tech
HallowMIT, the annual Halloween festival for MIT’s families, took place on Saturday, October 30 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. in Stata Center. Activities included pumpkin carving, face painting, balloon twisting, caricatures, arts and crafts, food, and games.
Feng Wu—The Tech
Nightmarket visitors gather to watch Chinese Yo-yo performances on Saturday night in Lobdell. Nightmarket is an annual festival held by Asian culture clubs on campus.
Left: SAm Range — The Tech; RIGHT: MIT Security and Emergency Management Office
A security camera overlooks the vehicle entrances to campus on both sides of Bldg. 66; it was installed in early September. Left: The camera is mounted on Building E15, the old Media Lab building (inset: detail on the camera). Right: Still frame from the security camera. It includes the gate to McDermott Court between the East Campus dormitory and Bldg. 66, and the driveway to the new courtyard in front of Bldg. 76, the Koch Institute.
Elijah Jordan Turner—The Tech
At the “Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear”, many people dressed in costumes and held satirical signs. Over 200,000 people attended the event hosted by Jon Stewart and Steven Colbert.
Feng Wu—The Tech
SaveTFP’s annual Spooky Skate is all about dressing up and having fun on ice. The event took place on Saturday night at Johnson Ice Rink.