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photoillustration by jessica liu; photos by Melissa Renée Schumacher—tech file photo
Several of Walker Memorial’s student groups, pictured in this December 2010 file photo. The Walker Memorial Assessment Team is evaluating the feasibility of using Walker as a space for Music and Theater Arts, which could mean students groups will need to find new homes.
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Altan Dugaraa, Sarah Wroth, and Yury Yanowsky perform in Boston Ballet’s Bella Figura.
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Paul Matisse, the artist behind the Pythagoras musical sculpture in the Kendall T station, attends the Kendall Band re-installation ceremony on April 30. In 2010, the MIT Kendall Band Preservation Society embarked on a 13-month restoration project to repair the hanging set of hammers and chimes.
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Pythagoras, the musical art installed in the Kendall T station, was recently restored by MIT’s Kendall Band Preservation Society. The society plans to repair smaller Kendall installations this summer.
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Miranda July wrote, directed, and starred in independent film The Future.
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“Mood Meters,” a FAST Art Festival installation, have taken up residence in the Infinite Corridor, the Stata Center, the Media Lab, and the first floor of the Student Center.
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The theme of this year’s 2.007 (Design and Manufacturing I) competition was “MIT’s Greatest Hacks” in honor of the Institute’s 150th anniversary. The four tasks that the teams’ robots had to complete were placing a police car on the dome, pulling the Caltech cannon, dropping five bouncing balls, and inflating a weather balloon on the Harvard football field.