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Christoph Waltz and Kate Winslet play concerned parents in Carnage.
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Meryl Streep and Jim Broadbent play Margaret and Denis Thatcher in The Iron Lady.
Elizabeth L. Rosen
(right to left) Ethan P. Sherbondy ’14, Katharine Schutz ’14, and Leah Alpert ’13 serve various flavors of hummus during the “The Annual Hummus Taste Off” held last Thursday in Lobby 10. Attendants sampled among different hummus creations made by student teams and voted for their favorite. The winning flavor was “Messrs Bentry and Lolpert’s Silk Road Hipster Hummus with Grapefruit Black Tea Infusion.”
Christopher A. Maynor—The Tech
Fredric F. Ehrich ’47, an MIT senior lecturer, instructs students during the IAP subject “Introduction to Jet Propulsion.” The class began hands-on testing of a jet engine.
Elaine M. Kung—The Tech
Students learn how to work with clay and pottery wheels as part of the IAP Beginning Potter’s Wheel class, offered by the MIT Student Art Association.
Tiffany Huang—The Tech
Mason G. Glidden ‘14 works on a cube containing 4,096 individually addressable LEDs during the three-day Bad Ideas Weekend. The device will be able to take captured images from an Xbox Kinect and display them on the cube.
Joseph Maurer—The Tech
Prior to the start of Bad Ideas Weekend, a painted banner of the Green Building appeared under the dome in Lobby 7. The words “Bad Ideas” are displayed using red and black windows and a QR code taped to the bottom directs viewers to the main website for Bad Ideas, http://bad-ideas.mit.edu.