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Tami Forrester—The Tech
The U.S. Navy Sea Chanters open the Boston Pops July 3rd Independence Day Concert at the Hatch Shell singing the Star-Spangled Banner.
DAvid Da He—The Tech
The Green Building lights up in sync with the music before the July 4th fireworks.
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Queen Elinor, King Fergus, Princess Merida and the triplets.
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John (Mark Wahlberg) with his best friend Ted (voiced by Seth Macfarlane)
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Princess Merida demonstrates her superior archery skills.
Tami Forrester—The Tech
Jennifer Hudson performs “Feeling Good” for a large crowd at the concert.
Elijah Mena—The Tech
Ray Magliozzi ’72 talks about the creation of Cartalk, its most memorable moments, and why he and his brother decided to discontinue the show.
Dominick Reuter
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Amy Macdonald’s latest album explores everything from fast cars to love and politics.
Tami Forrester—The Tech
The Dropkick Murphys perform I’m Shipping Up to Boston during the concert.
Tami Forrester—The Tech
The U.S. Navy Sea Chanters sing America the Beautiful.
Tami Forrester—The Tech
Firing tubes that have been loaded with fireworks shells stand on the fireworks barge on Sunday before Wednesday’s fireworks show.
DAvid Da He—The Tech
The Boston July 4th Fireworks went according to schedule despite thunderstorm alerts and a temporary downpour during the show.
Elijah Mena—The Tech
Walter Lewin gives a special lecture on Friday June 29 titled “Trajectories in Moving and Accelerated Reference Frames” to a packed audience in 6-120. This was one lecture in an 8-lecture series that will continue until July 20.
Antonia J. Warner
Chunks of turkey jerky give savory granola a protein-packed punch.
Elijah mena—The Tech
The Institute held an Ice Cream Social on July 2 to celebrate L. Rafael Reif and Chris A. Kaiser’s PhD ’87 first days as president and provost, respectively. Hundreds of members of the community lined up along the Infinite Corridor to get ice cream and to chat with Reif and Kaiser.
Antonia J. Warner
The flavors of daikon radish and carrots mingle with soysauce, vinegar, and sesame oil for a strong and refreshing salad.