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SATURDAY

September 3rd

12:00

12:00 PM — pika 
 Killian Kickoff. Find us at the Killian Kickoff and have some vegan and other special cookies with your barbecue.

12:15 PM — Epsilon Theta 
 Boffing in Lobby 7 - Grab a foam sword and face the evil Knight for a chance to win ducks and glory. Meet us in Lobby 7.

13:00

1:06 – 05:06 PM — No. 6 Club 
 Mechancial Bull - You proved that you have what it takes to come to MIT. Do you have what it takes to survive? Come join us and our mechanical bull to show your skills. Be sure to not miss out on the Greek-style lamb roast as well!

1:30 — Epsilon Theta 
 Battleship Twister - “Green two.” “Ow, you sunk my left foot!” Meet us in Lobby 7 at this time to catch our van.

14:00

2–4 PM — Fenway House 
 Water Fight, Location TBD. Come find us at the kick-off griller and we’ll form teams and battle it out with super soakers and balloons!

15:00

3:06 PM — No. 6 Club 
 Lamb Roast - Delight in the savory taste of Delicious Lamb roasted right over the fire and indulge in the culinary talents of our members. Come take over our parking lot, and chill outside under the bright Boston sun, with delicious Lamb and refreshing lemonade. Join us in our traditional start to Rush, it’s not right to miss the Lamb Roast!

3:30 PM — Epsilon Theta 
 Contact Charades - Like the game Contact, but more...gesticulatory. Meet us in Lobby 7 at this time to catch our van.

17:00

5:15 PM— Epsilon Theta 
 Dinner - Chicken Fajitas! Come eat dinner with us at our house. Vegetarian options are always available. Meet us in Lobby 7 at this time to catch our van.

5:30 PM — pika 
 Roofdeck Smoothies. With all natural ingredients, our fruit smoothies (vegan and not) will take you to cloud nine - especially since pika’s roofdeck is already closer to the heavens than any other roof in Cambridge.

18:00

6:30 PM — pika 
 Italifornian Dinner. Join us for an exquisite Italian dinner courtesy of a West Coast hippy.

19:00

7 PM — Epsilon Theta 
 Crazy Electronic Music - Realize your dream of becoming an EE rock star. Meet us in Lobby 7 at this time to catch our van.

7 PM — WILG 
 Tacos. Join us for a delicious dinner at WILG!

20:00

8 PM— pika 
 Unleash your Inner Hippy. Learn how to be a stereotypical hippy at pika: tie-dye, bracelets, sustainability, henna, granola, and general grooviness.

21:00

9 PM— Epsilon Theta 
 Telephone Pictionary - Thought the game Telephone was hard enough? Try doing it with pictures. Meet us in Lobby 7 this time to catch our van.

9 PM— pika 
 Raft across the Charles to BU pika prides itself on its intercampus connections - take a secret raft journey to Boston University and meet our beantown compatriots!

9 PM— Fenway House 
 Hot Chocolate and Rocky Horror. Meet us in front of the student center and come get delicious L.A. Burdick’s hot chocolate in Harvard Square then experience the insanity that is the Rocky Horror Picture Show. Costumes encouraged!

22:00

10:06 PM — No. 6 Club
Tech-ankh-amun: Dance of the Nile - The Pharoahs of olden times had many things going for them, festivals and celebrations shared the magnitude of their pyramids and monuments, so don’t miss out on a party of epic proportions.

23:00

11:00 PM — Epsilon Theta 
 JP Licks Mob - Engage in some good ol’ dairy consumption. Meet us in Lobby 7 at this time to catch our van.

SUNDAY

September 4th

10:00

10:06 AM – 04:06 PM — No. 6 Club
Trip to Walden Pond Our annual rush trip to Walden Pond, once habitat of Henry David Thoreau and an inspiration for his book Walden. A Historic Site as well as a State Reservation, it is an enchanting and beautiful place. Join us!

12:00

12 noon — Fenway House 
 Brunch at Fenway House. Meet in front of the student center to walk over and experience delicious breakfast food (including lots of bacon).

12:15 PM— Epsilon Theta 
 Lunch - Come have clam chowder, corn chowder, and ice cream with us. Meet us in Lobby 7 at this time to catch our van.

13:00

1:30 PM— Epsilon Theta 
 Boffer Construction - Make a sword, or a spear, or anything else your weapon-happy heart desires. Meet us in Lobby 7 at this time to catch our van.

1:30-3:30 PM— Fenway House 
 Museum of Fine Arts. Join us for an afternoon of art and culture at the Boston MFA.

15:00

3:30 PM — Epsilon Theta 
 Boffing in the Park - Enjoy the beautiful park across from our house while simultaneously beating people with foam weapons. Meet us in Lobby 7 at this time to catch our van.

3:30-7 PM — Fenway House 
 Wings and Chillin. After an afternoon of art, hang out playing video games and eat wings with the crew at Fenway house.

16:00

4:22 PM — pika 
 pika-tEp Water War. An epic pirate war has raged on for years and years between pika and tEp - be there on the Charles and help us defend MIT’s lands against the perpetrators from the Boston side! ARRGH!

17:00

5:15 PM — Epsilon Theta 
 Dinner - Make your own pizza! Meet us in Lobby 7 at this time to catch our van.

18:00

6:30 PM — pika 
 Indian Dinner. Our Mauritian chef makes a tasty Indian dinner (Mauritius is close to India, relatively).

19:00

7 PM — WILG 
 Breakfast for Dinner. Join us for a delicious brinner at WILG!

7:06pm PM — No. 6 Club

Crêpes & Coffee - Sixers love Crêpes and Coffee, and you should too. Our talented members will use our espresso machine and our secret French crêpe recipe to bring you the best evening dessert. Enjoy!

20:00

8 PM — Epsilon Theta 
 Party - The n Doctors Party! Come celebrate your favorite Doctors: Horrible, Who, Strangelove, Mario, Seuss... There will be LARPing, Doctor Jeopardy, movie showings on our giant projector, sing-alongs, and lots of dessert. Meet us in Lobby 7 at this time to catch our van.

8 PM— pika 
 Dye your Hair! Come and make your hair look exciting with colorful dye and henna!

8:30 PM— pika 
 Build a Firestaff. Build a firestaff.

9:00 PM — pika
 Make and/or Consume Bubble Tea. Suck little black gooey tapioca balls through a fat straw and wash them down with sweet artifically flavored milky tea - a surprisingly delicious MIT classic.

22:00

10:00 PM— pika 
 Roofdeck Movie and Sleepover. Count the few stars whose radiation makes it through the Boston light pollution, watch a movie and fall asleep above the roofs of Cambridgeport.

MONDAY

September 5th

09:00

9 AM— pika 
English Channel Breakfast. We have international students, including Brits and Frenchmen, but who makes the better breakfast?

10:00

10:06 AM - 04:06 PM — No. 6 Club

Beach Trip - Come join us for a trip to the beach, where we’re going to have so much fun out there in the sun. And have a good breakfast with us right before, with good wholesome food, fruits, coffee and all that jazz.

12:00

12 noon — Fenway House 
Lunch at Fenway House. Meet in front of the student center to walk over and experience delicious comfort food with lots of mac & cheese.

12:15 PM — Epsilon Theta 
Lunch - Burgers! Vegetarian options are always available. Meet us in Lobby 7 at this time to catch our van.

13:00

1:30 PM — Epsilon Theta 
Card Games - How many things can you do with a deck of playing cards? Come find out (hint - a lot). Meet us in Lobby 7 at this time to catch our van.

1:30-3:30 PM — Fenway House 
Walk the Freedom Trail. Come walk the freedom trail and experience Boston history (and find out where all the good social scenes are located around the city) with your trusty Fenway tour guides.

15:00

3:30 PM — Epsilon Theta 
Giant Bubbles - Help us conduct experiments in surface tension by blowing huge bubbles! Meet us in Lobby 7 at this time to catch our van.

16:00

4:45 PM — Epsilon Theta 
Kemps - A card game that rewards clever communication. We’ll be playing it in Lobby 7.

17:00

5:00 PM — pika 
Learn to Brew Ginger Ale and Root Beer! Come learn the basics of nonalcoholic brewing, and come back Friday to drink the fruit of your efforts!

5:15 PM — Epsilon Theta 
Dinner - Beef teriyaki, vegetable stir-fry, and scallion pancakes. Come eat dinner with us at our house. Meet us in Lobby 7 at this time to catch the van.

18:00

6:30 PM — pika 
Guang Hao does his dinner taste so good? Guang Hao (pronounced ‘how’) makes delicious food and his name has unlimited pun capacity.

19:00

7 PM — Epsilon Theta 
Stargazing - We’ll head out of Boston to get a better look at the night sky. Sip hot cocoa while our resident astronomers ramble on about little bright spots in the sky. Meet us in Lobby 7 at this time to catch our van.

7 PM — WILG 
Balsamic Chicken & Bruschetta. Join us for a delicious dinner at WILG!

20:00

8 PM — pika 
Firestaff Spinning. Spin or watch others spin firestaffs.

8:06 PM — No. 6 Club

International Supper - Feel hungry and want some very good food from all corners of the world? The Number Six Club is the place to come for fine dining of the worldly persuasion.

21:00

9 PM — pika 
Harvard Adventure: Frozen Yogurt and Secret Playground. We’ll take you to the best frozen yogurt place and the most fantastic playground in the world!

23:00

11 PM — pika 
The Fine Art of Freeganism. The final step to becoming a true hippy. Field trip!

TUESDAY

September 6th

12:00

12:15 PM — Epsilon Theta 
Son of Duck - Be in Lobby 7 at 12:15 PM sharp for a very classy performance by the Ducks in Suits.

13:00

1 PM — pika 
Rock Climbing! Come climbing with pika! Hopefully outdoors, but there is a sweet gym if it’s raining or anything.

1:06 – 05:06 PM — No. 6 Club
Soap Soccer- Yes. Slip slide and kick a ball with your foot on Briggs Field in our little football field. It will be epic. It will be also more epic if you can actually score.

1:30 PM — Epsilon Theta 
Oregon Trail by committee - Experience one of the most beloved computer games of all time, in a way that it totally wasn’t meant to be played. Meet us in Lobby 7 at this time to catch our van.

15:00

3:30 PM — Epsilon Theta 
Poster Karaoke - Sort of like Powerpoint Karaoke. Make scientific presentations on topics that you know nothing about! Silliness is highly encouraged. Meet us in Lobby 7 at this time to catch our van.

16:00

4:45 PM — Epsilon Theta 
Contact - The famous word-guessing game. We’ll be playing it in Lobby 7.

17:00

5:15 PM — Epsilon Theta 
Dinner - Pork chops and squash soup! Come eat dinner with us at our house. Meet us in Lobby 7 at this time to catch the van.

5:30 PM — pika 
(Learn to) Make Sushi! Sushi rolling is a simple yet highly zen experience - learn to do it yourself and get acquainted with pika’s kitchen.

18:00

6:30 PM — pika 
Sushi Dinner Sushi is subtle; Raw fish can tempt your taste buds; But... waffle sushi?

19:00

7 PM — WILG 
Chili and Cornbread. Join us for a delicious dinner at WILG, followed by chocolate fondue.

7 PM — Epsilon Theta 
Manhunt - Need am excuse to run around the halls of MIT? Come play our own version of manhunt. We’ll meet in Lobby 7.

7:06 PM — No. 6 Club

Roofdeck Lounge - The roofdeck is one of our most celebrated house areas. Come enjoy pastries, coffee and the night view over MIT with all the sixers. Hold on to your cups!

7:30 PM — pika 
proud pikan pastimes Trilogy: Shoeblade, Forkapple and Iron Chef. Shoeblade (n): a purely pikan sport in which a participant attempts to place a shoe on a fan blade using a stick. Predicted date of induction into the Olympic Games: 2012.

20:00

8 PM — WILG 
Chocolate Fondue. Come for the chocolate, stay for the chocolate.

21:00

9 PM — Epsilon Theta 
Edible Katamari - Nah, nah nah nah-nuh-nah-nah-na NOM OM NOM NOM. Meet us in Lobby 7 at this time to catch our van.

9 PM — pika 
Electronica at Central Square’s Middle East Club (18+). Get off campus, come listen to music and dance at an 18+ club ten minutes from MIT.

9-11 PM — Fenway House 
Recess Games on Killian Court. Join us for TV tag and glow-in-the-dark Frisbee and all those other recess games you miss from elementary school.

WEDNESDAY

September 7th

16:00

4:45 PM — Epsilon Theta 
Falling - A lightning-fast card game. We’ll be playing it in Lobby 7.

17:00

5:15 PM — Epsilon Theta 
Dinner - Curried lamb/chickpeas, rice and lentils. Come eat dinner with us at our house. Meet us in Lobby 7 at this time to catch our van.

18:00

6:30 PM — pika 
Ethiopian Dinner Our finest Welshman overwhelms you with the sweet sensations of Ethiopian cooking.

6:30 PM — Fenway House 
Dinner from around the World. Meet in front of the student center to walk over to Fenway and enjoy cultural food from around the world cooked by your very own Fenway Residents!

19:00

7 PM — Epsilon Theta 
Board Game Night - Do you desire Dominion? Perhaps you pine for Puerto Rico? Whether you’re a serious board gamer or you’ve never played them before, come play! Meet us in Lobby 7 at this time to catch our van.

7 PM — WILG 
Thai Food. Join us for a delicious dinner at WILG!

20:00

8 PM — pika 
Chill at pika, Maybe Watch a Movie. It’s a school night, so we’ll do what we usually do - hang out, maybe watch Jon Stewart or something.

8:36 PM — No. 6 Club
Conversations at Number Six - We love to dissect and ponder upon various topics as well as to argue about and discuss every little bit of them. Come reflect upon the issues of the modern world, and let your intellect run wild in the comfort of our rustic second floor.

THURSDAY

September 8th

16:00

4:45 PM — Epsilon Theta 
Word Association Games - Help us come up with silly word games. We’ll be playing them in Lobby 7.

17:00

5:15 PM — Epsilon Theta 
Dinner - Antipasto and tortelloni! And peach cobbler for dessert. Come eat dinner with us at our house. Meet us in Lobby 7 at this time to catch our van.

18:00

6:30 PM — pika 
Dîner français. Nos étudiants français préparent un dîner de leur cuisine légendaire. Allons-y!

19:00

7 PM — Epsilon Theta 
Science Balderdash - “This graph clearly depicts the rise of tea prices in China over time.” “But...it’s a pie chart.” Invent ridiculous descriptions for the strangest graphs we could find on the Internet. Meet us in Lobby 7 at this time to catch our van.

7 PM — WILG 
Meat and Vegetarian Lasagna. Join us for a delicious dinner at WILG!

7:06 PM — No. 6 Club

Café Vittoria - Celebrate the end of Rush with fine coffee and delicacies from Italy at Café Vittoria, in Boston’s North end. We shall take little Italy by storm. The fine end to a fancy rush.

20:00

8-10 PM — Fenway House 
Campfire with food and music at Kresge BBQ pits. Hot dogs, Smores, Live Music, and Ghost Stories, Oh My!

8 PM — WILG 
Trip to Berryline. Meet at WILG and we’ll head down to Harvard Square for a frozen yogurt treat.

21:00

9 PM — pika 
Pirates vs. Ninjas Capture the Flag. Meet us in Lobby 10 to play CTF pika-style; we’ll bring the swords and projectiles. It’ll be epic!

FRIDAY

September 9th

16:00

4:45 PM — Epsilon Theta 
Real Time Survival Horror - A quick card game made by some of our own members, featuring ghosts, zombies and raptors. We’ll be playing it in Lobby 7.

17:00

5:15 PM — Epsilon Theta 
Dinner - Dumplings! Meet us in Lobby 7 at this time to catch our van.

18:00

6:30 PM — pika 
Matzo-Bacon Dinner. Something for everyone! Vegan option available, as always.

19:00

7 PM — WILG 
Sweet and Savory Crepes. Join us for a delicious dinner at WILG!

7 PM — Epsilon Theta 
Firefly Marathon - Can we make it all the way through this Joss Whedon classic? Meet us in Lobby 7 at this time to catch our van.

7:30 PM — pika 
Try Home-Brewed Root Beer/Ginger Ale. Remember that brewing lesson you had on Monday? Taste your results!

20:00

8 PM — pika 
Frisbee and Other Sports. Sometimes we go to Brigg’s field and goof off - you should come!

8 PM — WILG 
Movie Night. Come relax with us and watch movies on our 50” Plasma TV a great way to unwind after the first week of classes!

22:00

10:30 PM — pika 
Kid A: The Most Transcendent Listening Experience You Will Ever Have. You feel yourself dissolve into the sonic cesspools gathering in the crevices of your brain as your pupils relax and succumb to the light of planets dying, reborn, dying, reborn on a white wall.

00:00

12 midnight — Epsilon Theta 
Sleepover in the Pit - Once we get sick of Firefly (is that even possible?), we can lay around and have deep philosophical conversations about life. Or late-night Mexican food. Or both, I guess. Meet us in Lobby 7 at this time to catch our van.

SATURDAY

September 10th

12:00

12:15 PM — Epsilon Theta 
Lunch - Try our mac n’ cheese, and enjoy a delicious bowl of strawberry soup. Meet us in Lobby 7 at this time to catch our van.

13:00

1:30 PM — Epsilon Theta 
Sailing - Join us for a scenic trip along the Charles. Meet us in Lobby 7 at this time, and we’ll head over to the boat house. In case of rain, we’ll head back and play board games instead.

15:00

3:00 PM — pika 
Medieval Weaponry Demo and Lessons. Watch and learn medieval-era longsword fighting techniques from traveling ren-faire professionals.

3:30 PM — Epsilon Theta 
Duck Duck Mafia, and Other Experiments - The classic game Mafia, with a whimsical twist. Meet us in Lobby 7 at this time to catch our van.

4:00 PM — pika
Paint a Mural! We still have a couple empty walls in our house - come design and bring into existence a brand new mural!

17:00

5:15 PM — Epsilon Theta 
Dinner - Ham, pinto bean cakes, and magic cookies, among other yummy things! Vegetarian options are always available. Meet us in Lobby 7 at this time to catch our van.

18:00

6:30 PM — pika 
Homemade Delicious Pizza Magic. This pizza is tops. Carnivore, herbivore, whatever you are you can’t miss Jess’s pizza magic.

19:00

7 PM — Epsilon Theta 
ET Mini-Puzzle Hunt - Strengthen your puzzle-solving muscles for Mystery Hunt with one of our custom-made Mini-Hunts. Meet us in Lobby 7 at this time to catch our van.

7 PM — WILG 
Salmon and Risotto. Join us for a delicious dinner at WILG!

20:00

8 PM — pika 
Gender Blender Pride Night. pika’s LGBT orientation event - play bananagrams, make smoothies, discuss LGBT life at MIT, and dress up for our Rocky Horror trip.

8 PM — pika 
Dye your Hair! Missed the earlier hair-dye event/sick of your old color already? More hair dye!

8 PM — WILG 
Cheesecake and A Cappella. Come enjoy tasty homemade cheesecakes while an all-male A Cappella group serenades you.

21:00

9 PM — Epsilon Theta 
Applying the Scientific Method to Cookies - How does one make the best cookie? With SCIENCE! Meet us in Lobby 7 at this time to catch our van.

23:00

11:30 PM — pika 
Rocky Horror Picture Show. Join us as we cross boundaries and walk to the local showing of Rocky Horror - if you’ve never been, you seriously have to come!

SUNDAY

September 11th

13:00

1 PM — Epsilon Theta 
Corn Maze - Join us for an epic journey through a mysterious land of corn. Will Team Awesome finally beat Team Apathy in the Corn Maze Challenge? Picnic lunch will be provided. Meet us in Lobby 7 at this time to catch our van.

1 PM — WILG 
Trip to Amesbury Sports Park for Summer Tubing and OGO Ride. Ever had the desire to roll down a hill in a giant ball? Come with us for a day of tubing and outdoor thrills. Limited spots, advance sign up required
 sign up during a house dinner before Saturday 9/10!

17:00

5:15 PM — Epsilon Theta 
Dinner - Chili! Vegetarian options are always available. Meet us in Lobby 7 at this time to catch our van.

19:00

7 PM — Epsilon Theta 
Thetan-Made Board Game Night - In the past, some of our members have made their own board games. Come play them! Meet us in Lobby 7 at this time to catch our van.

7 PM — WILG 
Steak, Chicken, and Veggie Fajitas. Join us for a delicious dinner at WILG, followed by house dessert.

MONDAY

September 12th

19:00

7 PM — WILG 
Tortellini & Tiramisu. No time to go to the North End? Join us at WILG for an Italian dinner followed by Tiramisu from Modern Pastry.

TUESDAY

September 13th

19:00

7 PM — WILG 
Indian Curry with Spinach Paneer. Join us for a delicious dinner at WILG!

WEDNESDAY

September 14th

19:00

7 PM — WILG 
Hawaiian Kebabs. Join us for a delicious dinner at WILG, followed by Tropical Smoothies.

20:00

8 PM — WILG 
Tropical Smoothies. Enjoy tropical smoothies made with assorted frozen fruits, fresh pineapple, and toasted coconut.

THURSDAY

September 15th

19:00

7 PM — WILG 
Chicken and Eggplant Parmesan. Join us for a delicious dinner at WILG!

FRIDAY

September 16th

19:00

7 PM — WILG 
Three Course Candlelit Meal. Join us by candle light for three delicious courses. Enjoy Mediterranean vegetables followed by seafood and pasta, and end the evening with a fancy dessert.

SATURDAY

September 17th

13:00

1 PM — WILG 
Introductory Outdoor Rock Climbing Class. No rock climbing experience necessary. Just bring a love of outdoors and a sense of adventure. Limited spots, advance sign up required.

Sign up during a house dinner before Thursday, 9/15!

19:00

7 PM — WILG 
Homemade Pizza & Brownies. Join us for a delicious dinner at WILG, followed by warm, gooey brownies.