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Joanna Kao—The Tech
Staff Sergeant Tracy Labrecque and the U.S. Army Field Band and Soldiers Chorus kick off the program with the Star-Spangled Banner.
Aislyn Schalck—The Tech
Members of the public watch the fireworks, which started shortly after 10:30 p.m. on Monday night.
David M. Templeton—The Tech
Firing tubes that have not yet been loaded with fireworks shells are seen midday Saturday.
Joanna Kao—The Tech
Keith Lockhart, conductor of the Boston Pops, and Michael Chiklis, host for the concert, pose for reporters before the beginning of the July 4th concert at the Esplanade. Chiklis is best known for playing Detective Vic Mackey on The Shield.
Audrey M. Healy
Joanna kao—The Tech
Members of the 101st Field Artillery Regiment fire off cannons during the 1812 Overture.
Joanna Kao—The Tech
The honor guard displays flags before the beginning of the concert.
Jessica L. Wass—The Tech
Over 15,000 fireworks lit up the sky above the Charles River on Monday night.
Joanna Kao—The Tech
Over half a million people gathered to watch the fireworks and the Boston Pops concert on Monday.
infographic by connor kirschbaum
The graphs show the net flux of all requested undergraduate dorm transfers. Net flux is defined as the number of people requesting to move into a dorm minus the number of people requesting to move out of the dorm, normalized by dividing this difference by the capacity of the respective dorm.
David M. Templeton—The Tech
A worker makes electrical connections to a fireworks shell that has been loaded into its firing tube midday Saturday.
Jessica Liu—The Tech
Boats gather on the Charles River to watch the fireworks display.
Audrey M. Healy
NIKITA A. KHLYSTOV
The Beta Theta Pi fraternity was disbanded for two years by its local alumni association and national organization.
Deena Wang—The Tech
Manohar Srikanth—The Tech
Thousands lined the Charles River to watch the fireworks display.
Audrey M. Healy
Illustration by Candice Calve
David M. Templeton—The Tech
The barge that fired off Boston’s Fourth of July fireworks show caught fire around 5 a.m. yesterday morning, six hours after the end of the show. The Boston Fire Department’s harbor unit extinguished the fire around 6:10 a.m.
Courtesy of Jaimie Trueblood
Shia LaBeouf — once again, a man on a mission in Transformers: Dark of the Moon.
Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Owen Wilson and Marion Cotillard: Present and past mix in Midnight in Paris.