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Emily Moberg
Emily A. Moberg G conducted tropical ecology research at a site off the coast of Panama, shown here.
Infographic by Anthony Yu
John A. Hawkinson—The Tech
At the MIT-Harvard snowball fight held outside the Cambridge Public Library on Sunday, Harvard students prepare to launch an attack.
Joseph Maurer—The Tech
A student jumps into a snow pile from the third floor of Novartis’ parking garage at Cross and Albany Streets on Saturday. The snow pile blocked most of Cross St. across from Edgerton House, and gathered a crowd of a dozen. About half a dozen additional students took the plunge into the loosely packed snow.
Jessica L. Wass—The Tech
MIT Facilities worked through the blizzard on Friday and Saturday to clear snow from campus streets and sidewalks.
Tami Forrester—The Tech
Lindsay M. Sanneman ’14 and Omar A. Trujillo ’15 use a slingshot to throw snowballs during the Institute-wide snowball fight.
David Da He—The Tech
A pedestrian on skis takes advantage of the unshoveled sidewalk by the Charles River Saturday.
David Da He—The Tech
The blowing snow makes visibility poor in front of the Student Center on Friday and Saturday.
Jessica L. Wass—The Tech
On Saturday afternoon, pedestrians walked among slow-moving motorists down Massachusetts Avenue in Boston since in many places, streets were more clear than the sidewalks.
David Da He—The Tech
On Feb. 9 starting at 4:05 p.m., crowds gathered in the snow-filled Killian Court for an MIT-wide snowball fight, organized by Brendan T. Deveney ’13 and Amanda C. David ’13 of the UA Special Projects Committee.
Kevin R. Baptista
President L. Rafael Reif and his wife Christine join the brothers of Chocolate City for a photo-op amidst the chaos of the campus-wide snowball fight on Saturday in Killian Court.
Joseph Maurer—The Tech
Saferide and Tech Shuttle buses sit idle on Saturday in their parking lot off Albany St. With the Institute shut down during the blizzard, normal shuttle routes were canceled through the weekend.
Megan L Mansfield
Next House residents enjoy a day at the beach during this weekend’s blizzard. From left to right: Daniel Martelly ’14, Eric K. Ruleman ’16, Colin P. McDonnell ’16, Felipe Hernandez ’15, Aleksya D. Aguirre ’15, Hannah R. Kempton ’15, Shante K. Stowell ’15, Benjamin A. Evans ’16, Ian W. Chesser ’16, and Halla M. Moore ’15.