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More stars than could fit in an elevator: In Valentine’s Day, Taylor Swift falls flat as a dumb blonde and Jennifer Garner adds spunk — but wait, did we mention Jessica Biel, Jessica Alba, Patrick Dempsey, Queen Latifah, Anne Hathaway, Jamie Foxx and Topher Grace?
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Computer effects and gore in Wolfman distract from the film’s atmospheric horror (or lack thereof).
Rui Luo—The Tech
Keith T. Loebner ‘11 painted his face MIT red to support the volleyball team. MIT fans lampooned Harvard throughout the game with lines such as “Grade Inflation! Grade Inflation!”
William Yee—The Tech
Sarah L. Sprague ‘13 led MIT in the women’s 3,000 meter run in the coed track and field invitational on Feb. 13..
Jasmine Florentine—The Tech
“Pythagoras” is one of three musical installations in the Kendall T station, all of which have fallen into disrepair. Its bells are tuned to B-minor and produce a mellow tone with subtle vibrato.
Arfa Aijazi—The Tech
Sara Quin, of the indie pop-rock duo Tegan and Sara, plays the group’s 2004 hit “Walking with a Ghost” during a concert at the Orpheum Theatre in Boston on Feb. 13. The band’s new album, Sainthood, was released in October.
Feng wu—The Tech
Staff and cast members of this year’s production of The Vagina Monologues sell Valentine’s Day memorabilia in the Stata Center during an intermission last Sunday. They are raising money for local organizations working to curb violence against women.
Rui Luo—The Tech
David R. Thomas ‘12 lines up for devastating spike in the third set against Harvard on Wednesday night. The Engineers swept the match 3-0. The team is on a five-game winning streak.
ELizabeth D’Arienzo
Swiss Ambassador Peter Maurer spoke about challenges facing the United Nations on Wednesday in Building E40. The talk was sponsored by the MIT Center for International Studies.
William Yee—The Tech
William E. Bender ’12 scans the court to make a pass during the game against Coast Guard Academy on Feb. 13. MIT won 64–53 and clinched the NEWMAC regular season title. The team plays next at Springfield College on Saturday.
Eric D. Schmiedl—The Tech
In honor of the 80th anniversary of Pluto’s discovery, hackers installed a motorized solar system mobile in Lobby 7 on Thursday. They also adorned the Lobby 7 pedestals with birthday-themed paraphernalia. Two other “dwarf planets,” Eris and Makemake, are Pluto’s birthday party guests.
Elijah Mena—The Tech
MIT’s Senegalese percussion group RAMBAX performs during Pulse 2010, MIT’s annual Black Culture Show, in Kresge Auditorium last Saturday. Pulse 2010 was the culmination of Black Week and featured performance groups from MIT, Harvard, Boston University, Berklee College of Music, and Boston College.
Arfa Aijazi—The Tech
School is still in session: Mocha Moves’ Armand E. Mignot ’10 performs at the group’s fifth annual show, MoCurriculum, which took place in Little Kresge last weekend.