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Fabiola Michel—the tech
Marathon runners complete their last mile, heading to the finish line at Copley Square. Soaked in sweat, smiling proudly, and physically exhausted, all the finishers made a valiant effort.
Joseph Maurer—The Tech
The Tetris game was controlled using two red buttons positioned on a podium below the Green Building. A sign on the podium said “Danger: Do not play Tetris on Green Bldg.”
Joseph Maurer—The Tech
The Green Building became a playable game of Tetris on Friday night, in what was deemed the “Holy Grail of Hacks.” The screen was created by using multicolored lights positioned on each window. The words “TETRIS” scroll across the building before the game begins.
Tiffany ira Huang—The Tech
East Campus hosted an Iron Chef event during CPW. Three teams of prefrosh each cooked four or five dishes within one hour and were subsequently judged by a panel of critics. The event was held in Fifth East’s kitchen last Thursday.
Tiffany Ira Huang—The Tech
The winning dish was chicken tenderloins wrapped in bacon, coasted in a potato chip breading, pan fried, and served on a bed of crispy Brussels sprouts. It was cooked by “Team Overcoat” and chosen as the winning dish based on creativity and depth of flavor at the East Campus Iron Chef event on Thursday evening.
Tiffany ira Huang—The Tech
Butterscotch pie with an Oreo crust, topped with chocolate syrup, chocolate chips, chopped nuts, coconut, and strawberries. This dish was entered in the East Campus Iron Chef event during CPW.
Ian M. Gorodisher—the tech
Bryan M. Williams of Alexandria, VA, won $100 to amazon.com in The Tech sponsored CPW Super Smash Bros. Brawl tournament last Friday. Williams, who played as Falco, says that he has been playing Smash since he was seven years old. “I’m definitely coming here,” he said of MIT, “I like the people, I went to a couple classes. It’s been cool!”
Graham H. Bratzel
Hackers turned the Boston side of the Green Building into a giant game of Tetris, see p. 11.
Tiffany ira Huang—The Tech
An operational Newton’s cradle composed of personality cores from the video game Portal 2 appeared under the walkway connecting Buildings 56 and 18 on Friday night. When the nearby button of the walkway was pressed, the sphere at the end would swing, setting the “cores” in motion.