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Situation for Noon Eastern Time, Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Elijah Mena—The Tech
Stephen T. Frost ’13 and Caitlin R. Pomeroy ’13 unveil the bezel of the 2013 Brass Rat on Friday night. The bezel features the beaver, who clutches a branch with four leaves, and a framing square in the shape of a seven. The beaver sits atop eight ivy leaves.
Turner Bohlen—The Tech
Andrew J. Musacchio ’11 and Brent M. Johnson ’14 lead the pack over the second hurdle during the men’s 55 meter hurdles race at the MIT Coed Invitational Track and Field meet on Saturday. Musacchio held on to grab first with a time of 8.23 seconds. Isaac Nicholson of Williams took second, followed by Johnson in third.
Joanna Kao—The Tech
Students were shown a furnished double in Maseeh during the tours on Saturday. The dorm contains 166 doubles, 19 triples, and 77 singles. The rooms have tile floors, and hallways will be carpeted.
Elijah Mena—The Tech
Scott T. Landers ’13 advertises himself for the Sigma Alpha Epsilon Camp Kesem Date Auction on Saturday night. The event sold 22 dates and raised $6,000 to benefit Camp Kesem, a summer camp for children whose parents have or have had cancer.
Meng Heng Touch—The Tech
Associate Provost Martin A. Schmidt PhD ’88 speaks to Walker Memorial groups about the process for deciding whether Music and Theatre Arts will move into the building, and how students will be affected.
John A. Hawkinson—The Tech
UA President Vrajesh Y. Modi ’11 is serenaded by the MIT Muses prior to the Valentine’s Day UA Senate meeting. The Logarhythms and the Muses both sell Valentine’s Day serenades each year.
NICHOLAS CHORNAY—THE TECH
Railroad crossing on Mass. Ave. near Vassar Street, shot looking directly into the late afternoon sun. The Metropolitan Storage Warehouse is visible on the left; smokestacks from the Francis Bitter Magnet Lab stand on the right side of the picture. The strong backlighting provided by the sun silhouettes the buildings and is reflected in the exposed railroad tracks and the melting snow.
Infographic by Fareeha Safir; text courtesy of 2013 ring committee, http://twenty13.mit.edu/ringcomm