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Saturday

September 1, 2012

12:00 p.m.

12:00 p.m. pika

Kresge Kickoff: Find us at the Kresge Kickoff and have some fresh fruit (or cookies). Then head to pika for smoothies on our roofdeck.

12:15 p.m. Epsilon Theta

Lunch at Epsilon Theta: Meet us in Lobby 7 to take our van to ET and eat good food while talking about board games, philosophy, and math. Vegetarian and vegan options are always available.

1:00 p.m.

1:06 p.m. - 5:06 p.m. No. 6

Mechancial Bull: You proved that you have what it takes to come to MIT. Do you have what it takes to survive? Come join us and our mechanical bull to show your skills. Be sure to not miss out on the Greek-style lamb roast as well!

1:30 p.m. Epsilon Theta

Standardized Testing with a Twist: Think you’re good at the SAT writing section? Think you can do it if the words are spelled backwards? Meet us in Lobby 7 to take the van to ET.

3:00 p.m.

3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. pika

Roofdeck Smoothies: With all natural ingredients, our fruit smoothies will take you to cloud nine - especially since pika’s roofdeck is already closer to the heavens than any other roof in Cambridge.

3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. WILG

Laser Tag

3:06 p.m. No. 6

Lamb Roast: Delight in the savory taste of Delicious Lamb roasted right over the fire and indulge in the culinary talents of our members. Come take over our parking lot, and chill outside under the bright Boston sun, with delicious Lamb and refreshing lemonade.

3:30 p.m. Epsilon Theta

Wiki-Racing: How fast can you get from “pineapple” to “Louis XIV”? Join us in Lobby 7 to take our van to ET for wiki-racing!

4:00 p.m.

4:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. pika

House Tours at pika: Find out why pika has the coolest house in Cambridge — look at our loquacious pantry, chat with our chickens, marvel at our murals, jam in our jazz lounge. 4:00pm - 12:00am

5:00 p.m.

5:15 p.m. Epsilon Theta

Breakfast for Dinner: It doesn’t matter if you just woke up, or if you love breakfast as much as we do. Join us in Lobby 7 and take the van to syrup-drenched heaven. Vegan and vegetarian options are always available.

6:00 p.m.

6:30 p.m. pika

BBQ Dinner: Come have some barbecue! If you bring fruit, we will BBQ it for you!

7:00 p.m.

7:00 p.m. Epsilon Theta

Battleship Twister: Green two. “Ow, you sunk my left foot!” Come play a fusion of these two games. Meet us in Lobby 7 to take the van to ET.

8:00 p.m.

8:00 p.m. pika

Shoeblade: A Noble Sport: Join pika for a celebration of its proud heritage -- a tournament like no other -- Shoeblade and Forkapple. Match yourself against our top shoeblade athletes recently returned from the 2012 London Olympics!

8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. WILG

Movies & S’mores

9:00 p.m.

9:00 p.m. Epsilon Theta

Telephone Pictionary: Played Telephone? Pictionary? Probably not both at once. Meet us in Lobby 7 to take the van to ET.

10:00 p.m.

10:06 p.m. No. 6

Candymania Party: Hey freshmen, we just met you and this is crazy but here’s our Number (6), so candy maybe? Come join us for the best party on campus and check how parties in MIT really are!

11:00 p.m.

11:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. WILG

FSILG Kickoff

Sunday

September 2, 2012

9:00 a.m.

9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. WILG

Six Flags

9:30 a.m. No. 6

Breakfast: Get ready for another day of Rush with delicious breakfast prepared by our chef.

10:00 a.m.

10:06 a.m. - 3:06 p.m. No. 6

Trip to Walden Pond: Our annual rush trip to Walden Pond, once habitat ofHenry David Thoreau and an inspiration for his book Walden. A Historic Site as well as a State Reservation, it is an enchanting and beautiful place. Join us!

12:00 p.m.

12:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. pika

Mural Painting: Want to put paint on a wall in the shape of a mural? Well, you can at pika. We will be starting all of our sentences with w’s and painting a mural in the backyard.

12:15 p.m. Epsilon Theta

Sundaes (and Lunch) at Epsilon Theta: Come eat sundaes! And other food. But sundaes! Meet us in Lobby 7 to take the van to ET.

1:00 p.m.

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. WILG

Manicures

1:30 p.m. Epsilon Theta

Ender’s Game: Remember - the enemy’s gate is down! Come shoot your friends while you bounce around our battle school. Meet us in Lobby 7 to take the van to ET.

3:00 p.m.

3:30 p.m. Epsilon Theta

Duck Duck Mafia: We’ve incorporated Mafia, Mortal Kombat, and more into this classic children’s game. Meet us in Lobby 7 to take the van to ET.

4:00 p.m.

4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. pika

Pirate War with tEp: An epic pirate waarr has arraged on foarr yeaarrs and yeaarrs between pika and tEp - be tharr on the Chaarrles and help us s lands against the perpetratarrs from the Boston side! Meet us at pika at 4:30pm or at the MIT sailing pavillion at 5:00pm. ARRGH!!!!!! defend MIT

5:00 p.m.

5:15 p.m. Epsilon Theta

Create-Your-Own Pizza: Think you can put chains like Pizza Hut or Dominoes out of business? Meet us in Lobby 7 to take the van to ET and put your skills to the test with the help of our amazing alums!

6:00 p.m.

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. WILG

Game night

6:30 p.m. pika

Sumptuous Sunday Supper: Join us for an exquisite Italian dinner courtesy of a West Coast hippy.

7:00 p.m.

7:00 p.m. Epsilon Theta

Live-Action Video Arcade Party: Can you avoid death on your way to Oregon while eating pellets, bouncing off paddles, and rolling up a katamari to save the world? Meet us in Lobby 7 to take the van to ET.

7:06 p.m. No. 6

Crepes & Coffee: Sixers love Crpes and Coffee, and you should too. Our talented members will use our espresso machine and our secret French crpe recipe to bring you the best evening dessert. Enjoy!

8:00 p.m.

8:00 p.m. pika

Epic Playground Adventure with Froyo: After dinner, we will take you to the best frozen yogurt place and the most fantastic secret playground in the world!

10:00 p.m.

10:00 p.m. pika

Movie on the Roofdeck and Sleepover: Count the few stars whose radiation makes it through the Boston light pollution, watch a movie and fall asleep above the roofs of Cambridgeport.

11:00 p.m.

11:59 p.m. Epsilon Theta

Mysterycraft: It’s a Viking! It’s a Corruptor! No, it’s a Medivac that attacks like a Mutalisk! Come play Starcraft 2 with unknown mods. We will provide a few computers, though feel free to bring your own. Meet us in Lobby 7 to take the van to ET.

Monday

September 3, 2012

12:00 a.m.

12:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m. WILG

Midnight Crepes

9:00 a.m.

9:00 a.m. pika

Breakfast: Breakfast for you.

9:30 a.m. No. 6

Breakfast: Get ready for another day of Rush with delicious breakfast prepared by our chef.

10:00 a.m.

10:06 a.m. - 4:06 p.m. No. 6

Beach Trip: Come join us for a trip to the beach, where we’re going to have so much fun out there in the sun. And have a good breakfast with us right before, with good wholesome food, fruits, coffee and all that jazz.

11:00 a.m.

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. WILG

Dim Sum

12:00 p.m.

12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. pika

Build a Bionic Tree: Late one evening in the Summer of 2011, a gentle breeze began to waft its way to pika from the sea. Hours later it was the fiercest Hurricane that Cambridgeport had seen in the last 15 months. So fierce was it, that it managed to blow over at least two trash cans and a lawn flamingo on the other side of campus. Here at pika it uprooted two ancient trees which fell onto the house and destroyed half of our beloved chestnut tree. Today, we rectify that injustice by completing the remaining ghost of a tree with steel. Join us.

1:00 p.m.

1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. WILG

Beach Trip

1:30 p.m. Epsilon Theta

Cheese or Font: Is Crescenza a cheese or a font? Is Anvil a boy band or an insect repellent? Come and play these surprisingly difficult games with us. Meet us in Lobby 7 to take the van to ET.

3:00 p.m.

3:30 p.m. Epsilon Theta

Win my Dollar: Come participate in an iterated prisoner’s dilemma, bid in a dollar bill auction, and choose which envelope to take in a game theorist’s dream come true. Meet us in Lobby 7 to take the van to ET.

4:00 p.m.

4:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. pika

Frisbee: Meet us at pika at 4:00pm or find us at a field on campus (call 617-GPL-FANG (475-3264) for location) a bit later for some pick-up frisbee. Then come back to the house for dinner.

4:45 p.m. Epsilon Theta

Gluck in Lobby 7: Come play a quick game of Gluck while we wait for our van to take us to dinner at Epsilon Theta.

5:00 p.m.

5:15 p.m. Epsilon Theta

Dinner at Epsilon Theta: Someone named Cyndi made a great chicken recipe we want you to try. Meet us in Lobby 7 to take our van to deliciousness. Vegan and vegetarian options are always available.

5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. WILG

Henna & Tie Die

6:00 p.m.

6:30 p.m. pika

Dinner: Find out why pika is most famous for its awesome meal plan. Come meet pikans over a delicious, home-cooked meal.

7:00 p.m.

7:00 p.m. Epsilon Theta

Contact Charades: Yo dawg, I heard you like party games so I put a party game in your party game so you can party while you party. Meet us in Lobby 7 to take the van to ET.

8:00 p.m.

8:00 p.m. pika

Firestaff Making: Want a fire staff? Come make a professional quality staff with us! Or another fire prop of your choosing.

8:06 p.m. No. 6

International Supper: Feel hungry and want some very good food from all corners of the world? The Number Six Club is the place to come for fine dining of the worldly persuasion.

9:00 p.m.

9:00 p.m. Epsilon Theta

Firefly Marathon: We’ll watch until we finish! (Or get bored and start playing Rock Band!) Meet us in Lobby 7 to take the van to ET.

9:00 p.m. - 12:00 p.m. pika

Pirates vs. Ninjas: Capture the Flag!: 1: Choose your weapon sword or ninja-tennis ball. 2: Hide your flag somewhere in the second floor the infinite corridor. 3: ??????????. 4: Profit. Meet us at pika about 9:00 p.m. or meet us in Lobby 7 around 9:30 p.m.

Tuesday

September 4, 2012

12:00 p.m.

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. WILG

Dumpling Making

1:00 p.m.

1:00 p.m. pika

Rock Climbing: Climb on MIT’s wall with pikans. Meet at pika at 12:40pm or in front of Walker Memorial at 1:00pm.

1:30 p.m. Epsilon Theta

Boffer Construction: Make a sword, a spear, or anything else your weapon-happy heart desires. Meet us in Lobby 7 to take the van to ET.

2:00 p.m.

2:06 p.m. No. 6

Water War: Cool off and get soaked under the sunny Boston weather. Ready for battle?

3:00 p.m.

3:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. WILG

Trampoline Dodgeball

3:30 p.m. Epsilon Theta

Boffing in the Park: Enjoy the beautiful park across from our house while simultaneously beating people with foam weapons. Meet us in Lobby 7 to take the van to ET.

4:00 p.m.

4:45 p.m. Epsilon Theta

Falling in Lobby 7: Come play the real-time card game Falling while waiting for our van to take us to ET for dinner.

5:00 p.m.

5:15 p.m. Epsilon Theta

Dinner at Epsilon Theta: It’s Italian night at ET! Meet us in Lobby 7 to take our van to a great meal made by our cook Karen.

5:30 p.m. pika

Sushi Making: Learn to Make Sushi! Sushi rolling is a simple and zen experience - learn to do it yourself and get acquainted with pika’s kitchen.

6:00 p.m.

6:30 p.m. pika

Sushi Dinner: Taste the fruits of your labor (or somebody elses). There will be a variety of sushi, some perhaps substantially more exotic than others.

7:00 p.m.

7:00 p.m. Epsilon Theta

Games by Committee: FORD THE RIVER!! You’ve just died of dysentery. Come play Oregon Trail and other games like you’ve never played them before. Meet us in Lobby 7 to take the van to ET.

7:06 p.m. No. 6

Roofdeck Lounge: The roofdeck is one of our most celebrated house areas. Come enjoy pastries, coffee and the night view over MIT with all the sixers. Hold on to your cups!

7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. pika

Hair Dyeing: So now you are at MIT. Don’t be a conformist, come to pika and get your hair dyed a non-characteristic color (or whatever you are want) by a resident expert.

9:00 p.m.

9:00 p.m. Epsilon Theta

Impromptu Shark Contest: ???? Meet us in Lobby 7 to take the van to ET.

9:30 p.m. pika

Firestaff Spinning: Practice with your new staff if you came on Monday (or borrow one from the house) and enjoy the warm beauty of the spinning arts.

Wednesday

September 5, 2012

4:00 p.m.

4:45 p.m. Epsilon Theta

We Didn’t Playtest This At All: It’s a real game, we promise! Come play it with us in Lobby 7!

5:00 p.m.

5:15 p.m. Epsilon Theta

Dinner at Epsilon Theta: Meet us in Lobby 7 to take the van to fajitas at ET!

6:00 p.m.

6:06 p.m. No. 6

Lecture with Michael Rosen: Renowned Harvard Professor Michael Rosen joins us at No. 6 for a discussion on Dignity, its history, meaning, and relation with government. Stay tuned for the title of the talk and more information!

6:30 p.m. pika

Dinner: Find out why pika is most famous for its awesome meal plan. Come meet pikans over a delicious, home-cooked meal.

7:00 p.m.

7:00 p.m. Epsilon Theta

Manhunt: I will find you, there can be no escape. Meet in Lobby 7.

8:00 p.m.

8:00 p.m. pika

Write Love Letters: Write ridiculous letters or actual letters of admiration to friends, family, lovers, or David House.

8:06 p.m. No. 6

Conversations at Number Six: We love to dissect and ponder upon various topics as well as to argue about and discuss every little bit of them. Come reflect upon the issues of the modern world, and let your intellect run wild in the comfort of our rustic second floor.

9:00 p.m.

9:00 p.m. Epsilon Theta

Bad Movie Night: They’re eating her... and then they’re going to eat me... OH MY GOD! Enjoy such classic dialogue as we suffer through some of the most hilariously bad movies ever made. Meet us in Lobby 7 to take the van to ET.

10:00 p.m.

10:00 p.m. pika

Hack, Punt, Tool with Writers, Cast, and Crew: Come watch a recording of the student written musical about MIT hacking that was performed last winter (including a few pikans)! The cast and writers will be there to telling stories from back in the day when they were writing and rehearsing the show. Don’t you want to be hardk0re and watch Hack, Punt, Tool with us?

Thursday

September 6, 2012

4:00 p.m.

4:45 p.m. Epsilon Theta

Contact in Lobby 7: Play a quick word game with us as we wait to take our van to ET for dinner.

5:00 p.m.

5:15 p.m. Epsilon Theta

Thanksgiving in September: What? Isn’t that normal? Meet us in Lobby 7 to take the van to a grand meal by our cook Karen!

6:00 p.m.

6:30 p.m. pika

French Dinner: Find out why pika is most famous for its awesome meal plan. Come meet pikans over articles of delicious french cuisine.

7:00 p.m.

7:00 p.m. Epsilon Theta

Board Game Night: We have over 150 board games in our basement. Come play some of them. Meet us in Lobby 7 to take the van to ET.

7:06 p.m. No. 6

Caf Vittoria: Celebrate the end of Rush with fine coffee and delicacies from Italy at Caf Vittoria, in Boston’s North end. We shall take little Italy by storm. The fine end to a fancy rush.

7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. pika

Hair Dyeing: So now you are at MIT. Don’t be a non-conformist, come to pika and get your hair dyed a non-characteristic color (or whatever you want) by a resident expert.

9:00 p.m.

9:00 p.m. Epsilon Theta

Fermi Questions: How many piano tuners are there in Boston? Meet us in Lobby 7 to take the van to ET and find out.

10:00 p.m.

10:00 p.m. pika

Adventure Time!: Friday, September 7, 2012

Friday

September 7, 2012

4:00 p.m.

4:30 p.m. pika

White Clothes and Paint!: Come to pika, get dressed up in white clothes, and then throw paint!

4:45 p.m. Epsilon Theta

Kemps in Lobby 7: Join us for a quick card game in Lobby 7 as we wait to take our van to dinner at ET.

5:00 p.m.

5:15 p.m. Epsilon Theta

Dumplings!: Take our van from Lobby 7 to ET for a glorious dinner made by our equally glorious alums!

6:00 p.m.

6:30 p.m. pika

Palm Cakes dinner: Come to pika for a dinner of fried cakes made from hearts of palm, fruit salsa, and salad. So good!! I can’t wait!! Takes for ever to cook though, so you better enjoy it.

7:00 p.m.

7:00 p.m. Epsilon Theta

Laser Maze!: Homemade laser security system, Nerf gun guards, what else could budding spies want? Meet us in Lobby 7 to take the van to ET.

8:00 p.m.

8:00 p.m. pika

Science! with MITERS: Science. It works. Come look at the science, but don’t get too close. It’s Science.

Saturday

September 8, 2012

12:00 p.m.

12:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. pika

Seige Weapon Building: Learn how to build catapults and projectile-oriented devices in the backyard.

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. pika

Steamy Steampunk Steamed Lunch: Dawn your goggles and steampunk garb, and join us to steam chinese dumplings and boa! Don’t have any steampunk clothes? No worries, we will provide. If you aren’t the steaming type, come by and eat them instead.

12:15 p.m. Epsilon Theta

Lunch at Epsilon Theta: Strawberry soup! It’s delicious! Come meet us in Lobby 7 to take the van to the eighth wonder of the world!

1:00 p.m.

1:30 p.m. Epsilon Theta

Puzzle Hunt: Mystery Hunt wasn’t enough for you? Never heard of it? Anything in between? Come participate in a mini-puzzle hunt, written by Thetans. Meet us in Lobby 7 to take the van to ET.

3:00 p.m.

3:30 p.m. Epsilon Theta

Whack-a-Mole: Whack your friends! Whack your enemies! Whack ‘em all! Whack a mole! Meet us in Lobby 7 to take the van to ET.

5:00 p.m.

5:15 p.m. Epsilon Theta

Dinner at Epsilon Theta: What are we having? That’s a surprise! Meet us in Lobby 7 to take the van to ET and find out!

6:00 p.m.

6:30 p.m. pika

Guang Hao does his dinner taste so good?: pikan Guang Hao and resident pun master is making us delicious fried rice. Find out why pika is most famous for its awesome meal plan. Come meet pikans over a delicious, home-cooked meal.

7:00 p.m.

7:00 p.m. Epsilon Theta

Stargazing: Isn’t the sky beautiful tonight?--I can’t tell; there’s always so much pollution.--Never fear, citizen, we thought of that. Come join us for a night of fun looking at the stars. Meet us in Lobby 7 to take the van to ET.

7:00 p.m. pika

MTG’s Reefer Madness with pika: Go see MIT’s Musical Theatre Guild’s production of Reefer Madness. Leave from pika at 7:20pm. Show is at 8:00pm in Little Kresge.

Sunday

September 9, 2012

11:00 a.m.

11:00 a.m. Epsilon Theta

Corn Maze: A maze whose walls are taller than you. Meet us in Lobby 7 to take the van there.

5:00 p.m.

5:15 p.m. Epsilon Theta

Chili!: Take our van from Lobby 7 and chill with our alums and while you eat the chili they made!

7:00 p.m.

7:00 p.m. Epsilon Theta

Thetan-made Board Game Night: What do Minions of Darkness, Opening Night, and Real Time Strategy Horror have in common? They’re all board games made by Thetans. Come play them with us. Meet us in Lobby 7 to take the van to ET.