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The team “Death From Above” works to solve puzzles. They placed 12th overall.
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Mystery Hunt participants gather in Lobby 7 last Friday at noon to receive instructions before they begin solving puzzles. They learned that the theme of this year’s hunt is making bad Broadway musicals, based on the plot of The Producers. The puzzles were created and organized by Borbonicus and Bodley, winners of last year’s Mystery Hunt.
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Francis Heaney poses as Leo Bodley, one of the reappearing characters in this year’s hunt.
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The mountain terrain in Skyrim makes for stunning visuals.
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MIT Institute Professor John H. Harbison had his Sixth Symphony premiered at the Boston Symphony Orchestra last week. The piece was dedicated to James Levine, the former conductor of the BSO.
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Participants gather at the Mystery Hunt Wrap-Up in 26-100 on Sunday evening. The Hunt ended when the coin was found in little Kresge at 10:27 p.m. on Saturday. Onstage, from left to right: Josh Ain, C. Scott Ananian, Francis Heaney, Patrick Blindauer, Xavier C. Jackson ’12, Kevin Carde, and Barack Michener.
Janelle Mansfield—The Tech
Members from the team “Freshman 15” work in Building 34 to solve puzzles Saturday evening. Each team has a headquarters in separate bases located throughout MIT.
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The conflict begins in Skyrim’s live action television commercial.
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A team performs a show after solving several puzzles. The performances are necessary to advance in this year’s Mystery Hunt.
John A. Hawkinson—The Tech
Members of the hosting team “Borbonicus and Bodley” on one of the Lobby 7 plinths during the opening ceremony on Friday.
Tiffany Huang—The Tech
Carl F. Lian ’15 competes in the first round of the Integration Bee tournament, held in 10-250 yesterday evening. In order to advance, two opponents race to solve two integrals displayed on a projector above. The winner, Justin T. Brereton ’13, was crowned the “Grand Integrator.”
Christopher A. Maynor—The Tech
Professor Noam Chomsky reflects upon the Arab Spring and Western foreign policy in the Middle East on Wednesday evening. The event was hosted by the MIT Presidential Fellows/Sidney Pacific Distinguished Lecture Series.
Bruno B. F. Faviero—The Tech
Jessica L. Wass ’14, a Tech photo editor, performs a dive at Saturday’s meet against Colby College. MIT Women’s Swimming and Diving beat Colby 237-57.
Bruno B. F. Faviero—The Tech
Megan E. Tadge ’12 swims in the women’s 500 freestyle against Colby College on Saturday. The Engineers beat the Mules 237-57.
Christopher A. Maynor—The Tech
Madeleine E. Bairey ’15 rounds a curve during MIT’s first track meet of the indoor season Saturday afternoon. MIT easily defeated its opponents, finishing with 210 points against Bates College’s 88 and Colby College’s 80.
Christopher A. Maynor—The Tech
Workers take down the MIT150 banners hanging from the facade of the entrance to Building 7 Monday morning.
Joseph Maurer—The Tech
Bruno B. F. Faviero ’15, a Tech staffer, tops a newly constructed snowman with a hat on Monday evening in front of the Student Center. Light snowfall blanketed Cambridge on Monday evening.