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Cambridge Community Development Department —The Tech
Parcels of land in Central Square, currently owned by Kathy Fennell and the Fennell Realty Trust (in black), valued at over $15 million, are up for sale. Real estate currently owned by MIT is shown in gray.
Priya Garg—The Tech
The Blue Team presents their product, StormShield, which provides environmental protection for cyclists.
Priya Garg—The Tech
To conclude the event, 2.009 staff exploded cannons of confetti into the crowd.
image by Derya Akkaynak
14 of the 28 plots in Figure 3 are shown here. Besides the addition of individual x- and y-axis labels for each plot, extra tick marks were added in the published version to show scale. This is unnecessary because only a luminance contrast value of 1 (green line) is meaningful; how much smaller or larger the gray bars are than this value does not offer any insight or clarification.
Priya Garg—The Tech
Following the presentations, all of the teams presented gifts to the 2.009 Professor, David R. Wallace PhD ’95.
Priya Garg—The Tech
The SkyBeacon, a novel rescue beacon for ships out at sea, floats above the Purple Team.
John A. Hawkinson—The Tech
MIT hasn’t published a printed annual report since 2005. The Institute Archives and Special Collections in 14N-118 have printed copies of prior annual reports.
Priya Garg—The Tech
The Red Team presents Heatware, a flameless outdoor cooker.
Tiffany Ira Huang—The Tech
Kresge Auditorium’s facade shines with various colored banners corresponding to the different teams presenting in the 2.009 Product Engineering Processes final project milestone Monday night.
Manohar B. Srikanth—The Tech
Chairman of the MIT Corporation, John S. Reed ’61.
Greg Steinbrecher—The Tech
On Friday night, an MIT student punched a hole in a Baker House stairwell window. According to MIT Police Sergeant Amoroso, the individual was transported to Cambridge Hospital and no charges were filed, with further disciplinary action up to the administration. A trail of blood led from Baker, to a bathroom in the Student Center, to the corner of Ames and Amherst through the basement of the Infinite.
Emily Kellison-Linn—The Tech
A Student Art Association representative talks to potential customers at the SAA’s ceramic sale, held on Monday in Lobby 10. The sale featured ceramic sculptures and vessels by MIT students, faculty, and staff. The MIT Glass Lab also held a sale in Lobby 10. Both sales continue today.
Jessica L. Wass—The Tech
Students dance in Dance Troupe’s semester concert on Saturday evening. Numerous groups of students showcased their dancing in the five shows that took place over the last weekend.
Emily Kellison-Linn—The Tech
Amita Gupta ’15 checks out the cacti sold by local artisan Dave Holmstead at the Holiday Vendor Fair last Tuesday. The annual event, sponsored by the Campus Activities Complex, featured several local vendors. Soaps, necklace charms, and scarves among other items were sold in the Student Center throughout the day.
John A. Hawkinson—The Tech
The Cambridge Fire Department responded to MIT five times on Sunday night to vandalism by a Boston University student. Within a few minutes of each other, fire pull stations in the Student Center (W20) and Kresge Auditorium (W16) were pulled shortly before 10 p.m., evacuating both buildings. Within the next hour, the same happened in Building 13, where power was also lost throughout much of the building, presumably from the perpetrator flipping circuit breakers. In the next hour, the Fire Department returned another time in response to an alarm in Building 31 (the Sloan Automobile Lab). MIT Police apprehended the suspected vandal — apparently with the assistance of MIT people who chased and caught him — and said he was a BU student. The Fire Department returned to Bldg. 31 for the fifth and last time just after 11 p.m. in response to a water flow alarm. An emergency eyewash on the third floor had been activated, causing flooding on the third and second floors, and requiring Facilities electricians to come in and assess damage. Cambridge Fire finally left MIT around 11:55 p.m., and MIT Facilities restored power to Bldg. 31 an hour later.
By Tiffany Ira Huang Staff Photographer A barred owl was spotted in the East Campus courtyard last week. Residents report having seen it and another barred owl hunting mice at night. Another barred owl (perhaps the same one!) was also spotted near the Student Center and near Simmons Hall recently. Aperture: ƒ/5.3 Exposure Time: 1/400 sec. Sensitivity: ISO 800 35mm Equivalent Focal Length: 300 mm