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Ethan A. Solomon—The Tech
Manohar Srikanth—The Tech
Former Chancellor Phillip L. Clay PhD ’75 speaks at the MIT Next Century Convocation.
Manohar Srikanth—The Tech
President Susan J. Hockfield holds an Apple iPad, used for its touch interface to sign a renewal of MIT’s charter, flanked (from left) by Chairman of the MIT Corporation John S. Reed ’61 and former Presidents Paul E. Gray ’54 and Charles M. Vest at the MIT Next Century Convocation this past Sunday at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. See page 9 for more photos of the convocation.
Sarang Kulkarni—Tech file photo
W. Eric L. Grimson PhD ’80 sat down with prefrosh over CPW to talk about his days as an undergraduate, what he’s doing now as chancellor, and his plans for the future.
Biyeun Buczyk—The Tech
Undergraduate Association President Vrajesh Y. Modi ’11, holds up the iPad used to sign a recommitment to MIT’s charter at the MIT Next Century Convocation this past Sunday at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.
arfa aijazi—tech file photo
David W. Miliband SM ’90, former British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, visited MIT Monday and will be speaking on Afghanistan this Wednesday in 34-101 at 4 p.m. Miliband also spoke on Afghanistan at his Compton Lecture last March, pictured in this Tech file photo.
Joanna Kao—Tech File photo
Free food is often found at events around campus. There are several free food lists, the largest being freefood@mit.edu.
Jasmine Florentine—The Tech
In 2007, hackers covered the campus in giant board games, including Scrabble, Settlers of Catan, and Chess. As part of this CPW’s hacking tribute to MIT’s 150th anniversary, hackers put a table in the money lounge with regular-size board games — but all with an MIT twist.
Jasmine Florentine—The Tech
Hackers celebrated MIT’s 150th anniversary by putting up a banner on 77 Massachusetts Ave. early Friday morning, replacing “Inventional Wisdom” with “Inventional Hacking.”
Ethan a. Solomon—The Tech
Nearly 1,200 prefrosh descended upon MIT last weekend for Campus Preview Weekend. The weekend was packed with events like the Academic Expo, Activities Midway, sumo-wrestling, and liquid nitrogen ice cream.
Yuanyu Chen—The Tech
Hackers, to commemorate last year’s “Inverted Lounge” CPW hack, installed a “Verted Lounge” on the side of the Media Lab arch. Last year’s lounge was tied around a classy theme, complete with pool table, leather chairs, a sleeping cat, and a working lamp fixture. This year, the hackers appear to have moved to a beach, with a beach chair, a sandcastle-esque dome, a beach towel, and a special reprise from the sleeping cat.