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Friday,
August 23, 2013

13:00

13:00—EAsT camPUS

I think we can fit one more on the bed: come hang out with us on our fort

14:00

14:26—EAsT camPUS

Holly tells you about hedghogs: it took me like two and a half years to get her to like toilet paper tubes

16:00

16:19—EAsT camPUS

Hula hooping with ec: my “ring” is too small to do it… :-(

17:00

17:42—EAsT camPUS

We’re probably wrestling in something: i feel like that should be jello

19:00

19:06—EAsT camPUS

Social engineering with michael flynn: so wait, are there rules about this?

19:57—EAsT camPUS

Building the fort: it’s super stable and level!

20:00

20:06—EAsT camPUS

Our room assignment chair explains how rooming works: wait what?? - leonoid

20:59—MacGregor

Must-See Movies: Come chill in the MacG outdoor lounge and watch the movies you should have seen before college. AND IT’S OUTSIDE!

22:00

22:29—EAsT camPUS

Building a double pendulum: #yolo — not a word, not even an act, but a lifestyle

Saturday,
August 24, 2013

0:00

0:01—EAsT camPUS

Dorm tours: east campus - it could be worse

3:00

3:17—Random Hall

Random House of Pancakes: I’m a delicious warm pancake smothered in maple syrup. Bite me. We have almost as many pancakes as the International House of Pancakes, and you don’t have to drive to get here. See how much maple syrup you can fit on one plate.

4:00

4:18—EAsT camPUS

Come learn about painting murals: this daily confusion is dedicated to austin “saucy wiggles” wigley

7:00

7:15—EAsT camPUS

Grilling: we should just serve this to the freshmen

9:00

9:35—EAsT camPUS

Seminar on how to sponsor east campus rush: we need to explicitly not talk about biggerpackage.ru

12:00

12:22—EAsT camPUS

The international student residents of ec answer your questions: east campus —

13:00

13:47—Random Hall

Epic Meal Time of Destiny Random Hall cooking show! What up haters, today we’re gonna unleash another furious beast of baconstrips (and baconstrips and baconstrips) for you to shove down your food holes. Get ready to get lost in the sauce with the Sauce Boss!

13:59—MacGregor

Pickup Sports: Come stretch your legs after that long trip to MIT. We’re playing football, basketball, frisbee, and any other games you can dream up.

14:00

14:19—EAsT camPUS

Introduction to important student groups: jhawk is just misunderstood…

15:00

15:17—Random Hall

I scream, you scream, we all scream for 77 Kelvins.

15:59—MacGregor

Water War FIRST BLOOD: Come help West Campus begin to gear up for this year’s Water War! This time, WE DRAW FIRST BLOOD!

16:00

16:17—EAsT camPUS

Hair dying: i shaved my neck today

16:17—Random Hall

Do you like game theory? Do you like chocolate? Do you like learning about some fun problems while eating chocolate? I thought so. Come to Random to join us in two of our favorite things: learning and chocolate. 1

6:17—Random Hall

“A BEAR ON A BULLDOZER COMES THROUGH THE DAMN WALL EVERYBODY ROLL INITIATIVE.” Come dance your way through an insane one-shot tabletop roleplaying game based on the system written by the author of the webcomic Leftover Soup. http://leftoversoup.com/AndTheBeatGoesOn.pdf

17:00

17:40—EAsT camPUS

Fashion tips from big james: it think he was exclusively known as “salmon shorts” or “pink pants.”

18:00

18:06—EAsT camPUS

The dos and don’ts of mit: if an administrator emails you asking for your username and password, give it to them; they need it for maintenance.

18:17—Random Hall

You’ve just left home, possibly for the longest time you’ve ever chosen to do so. Come snuggle up with some comfy blankets, eat some comfort food, and appreciate the homey atmosphere of Random Hall.

18:30—Senior Haus

BBQ And Tireswinging. Feast on the corpses of many a bovine in the courtyard. Oh, and we’ll have kale or grass or something for the dirty hippies.

19:00

19:00—Maseeh Hall

Mafia. This is a battle of wits and strategy between the townspeople and the mafia. Who will the townspeople be able to kill off all the mafiosos and keep their town safe, or will the mafia be able to gain control of it?

19:47—Random Hall

What happens in your future if you attend this event? Come find out! No time travel experience necessary.

20:00

20:00—Maseeh Hall

Disney Movie Night! Best way to ward off homesickness —

20:17—EAsT camPUS

Come build circuits capable of sending audio over infrared light, and learn some electronics in the process. No experience necessary, everyone is welcome — just BYO headphones and audio source!

20:18—EAsT camPUS

Freshmen: ask mark spatz where you should send your mail.

21:00

21:17—Random Hall

It’s not quite Hogsmeade, but it’s close. Come taste a few of the yummy treats you read about while we watch Harry enjoy his first year at Hogwarts. Butterbeer will be served.

21:32—EAsT camPUS

Ec desk, explained!: and this kids, is the story of how you convince kids to live in macgregor

22:00

22:00—Senior Haus

Philosophy and Coffee

22:00—Next House

Cult Classic Movie Night: Movies, concession stand food, and Fondue. What more could you ask for?

23:00

23:40—EAsT camPUS

Building forts correctly since 2012: manyu belani

23:29—MacGregor

Singles in Singles: Gettin’ cozy at movie night… snuggle in my single?

Sunday,
August 25, 2013

0:00

0:00—Senior Haus

Smoke Rings and Other Things. Hear the music ring in y

0:12—EAsT camPUS

Seminar on the highlights of ec-discuss: no! it would not be the correct east campus without the monthly stud-finder thread!

0:13—EAsT camPUS

Speed dating: east campus has unconventional studs

0:24—EAsT camPUS

Chill with residents from various east campus halls: #thesocialhall

1:00

1:00—EAsT camPUS

Building tips from east campus: can we talk about dunktanks? or ropes? or ballistas?

2:00

2:00—EAsT camPUS

Grilling: this years unnecessary leadership award goes to…

3:00

3:03—EAsT camPUS

Lumberjacking with pat mcdaniel: we might have to cut down a few trees first.

3:17—Random Hall

Random House of Pancakes. Why are we up this late? To feed you pancakes of course! Pancakes pancakes pancakes pancakes pancakes pancakes pancakes. Wow, pancakes is a really weird looking word.

5:00

5:55—EAsT camPUS

Defend your furniture or it may face the same fate: our lawn chair is now in michigan

7:00

7:00—EAsT camPUS

Play jenga with ec residents phoebe, jes, and margo and marisa the non-ec-resident: #course1lesbianbullshit

9:00

9:00—Simmons Hall

Sugar wuga in cake form. Stayed up all night? Come fuel up for an exciting day the right way: with a scrumptious assortment of pancakes! Make them your own with rainbow-colored batter!

9:00—Next House

Sunday Morning Breakfast Games: Get into good habits. Eat a balanced breakfast. Sleep well. Play video games all morning instead of all night.

9:00—Simmons Hall

Making pancakes PAULA DEEN STYLE: Stayed up all night? Come fuel up for an exciting day the right way: with a scrumptious assortment of pancakes! Make them your own with rainbow-colored batter!

9:27—EAsT camPUS

Story time with ec exec: chapter 1: bubbly mcbubbles checks into east campus

10:00

10:29—MacGregor

Flapjack Festival: Pancakes on flapjacks on pancakes on plates, smothered in every topping we could find.

10:38—EAsT camPUS

Frisbee games: …bro!

10:17—Random Hall

You can curry favor by helping someone mod their nerf gun. You can curry curry by showing up to Random Hall and eating brunch with us. We will have golden curry with lots of vegetables and rice. Vegan and vegetarian options available.

10:47—Random Hall

You’ll meet many people this week, and friendly competition is an amazing icebreaker. After a day spent running all over campus, work out your arms while your feet rest.

11:00

11:11—Burton Conner

Silent Rave with BC’s REX Chairs: Bring your own headphones and iPod (do they even sell those anymore?).

12:00

12:00—Simmons Hall

pizza bagelz.

12:00—Next House

Big Food, Bigger Swing: We like swings, so we’re building a big one. Two stories, and that’s no tall tale. You should help. Not into swings? Enjoy volleyball, frisbee, burgers (and veggie burgers), hotdogs, and drinks in our beautiful courtyard.

12:00—New House

Carne Asada: I bet you’re hungry. Come join La Casa for a delicious meal. We’ve got grilled marinated beef, rice, beans, and great company.

12:00—New House

Painting à La Maison: We provide the markers, paint, swaths of blank paper, and white t-shirts. You bring your energy and artistic skills! Come paint the walls, floor, and tables, and residents of La Maison Française!

12:00—Burton Conner

Bubbles!: What’s more fun than bubbles? Big bubbles! (We got small ones too)

12:00—Burton Conner

Mural Painting: Come join upperclassmen enjoy the tradition of mural painting on the walls of Burton Conner!

12:00—Simmons Hall

Better than Einstein’s: Come enjoy some free lunch by making your own bagel pizza with delectable toppings. You should probably eat said pizza as well.

12:17—Random Hall

“Back in 1920, when Random Hall was just some apartment buildings in Central Square, its residents knew how to DANCE. Come repopulate the dorm with more Cool Cats (we already have cats of the feline variety). Learn to Swing Dance! No partner nor experience necessary.”

12:47—Random Hall

Sure, you’ve had ice cream before. But now you’re at MIT — it’s time for the real stuff.

12:59—MacGregor

Piñata-Making: Relive kindergarten and come make paper-maché piñatas with MacGregorites (to be dried, filled with candy, and destroyed tomorrow!)

13:00

13:00—Baker House

Baker House Tours (meet in Baker Lobby): Come take a tour of Baker and try some ice cream!

13:00—New House

Carnival Time: New House is putting on a show for you – from cotton candy to horseshoe throwing, you’re bound to find something you like! Rain location: inside New House!

13:14—EAsT camPUS

Political correctness seminar with east campus: that is insensitive

13:47—Random Hall

If mathematicians turn tea into theorems… do physicists turn coffee into awesomeness? Caffeine, physics, and cookies all in one place.

13:47—Random Hall

Anamorphism: the building up of a structure. Catamorphism: the consumption of a structure. Hylomorphism: both an anamorphism and a catamorphism. This event? A hylomorphism on dumplings. Come learn the basic fold, or just perform a metabolic reduction on food.

13:58—EAsT camPUS

Fashion tips with laura: laura: leonoid, i have a question: are we wearing the same shirt?

13:59—EAsT camPUS

Building: rope bridge to nowhere!

14:00

14:00—New House

Rubber Band War: Show off your sharpshooting skills with our endless supply of extra-snappy rubber bands. FEAR THE VULCANIZER.

14:00—Simmons Hall

Capture whatever we find for the flag Learn our floor plan in the best way possible - during a competitive game of capture the flag.

14:00—Burton Conner

Make Your Own Mural: Have you seen Burton Conner’s great murals? Come design your own! We’ve got art supplies and paper…

14:00—McCormick

Picnic! [F

14:00—Burton Conner

Move your Hips: Love Shakira? Learn some belly dance and hula and dance away!

14:00—Burton Conner

Toilet Paper Dodgeball: Toilet paper has many unconventional uses. Come explore yet one more possibility; this one’s a group activity. Throw projectiles at your friends and avenge your teammates, all before the rolls unravel.

14:00—Simmons Hall

Getting lost: Learn our floor plan in the best way possible — during a competitive game of capture the flag.

14:29—MacGregor

Water War Military Build Up: Lock and Load… C

14:29—MacGregor

Carnival: Funnel cake, hot dogs(and veggie dogs), dunk tank, bouncy castle, giant hamster balls, and puppies. You know you want to check this out…

15:00

15:00—Next House

Color Everywhere: Under the shade of the big swing, come tie-d

15:12—EAsT camPUS

Bird watching until we die with mike flynn: this is the daily confusion, not the daily make sense

15:17—Random Hall

Random Hall has thin, topologically convoluted, claustrophobia- and vertigo-inducing hallways. Come learn and practice the creativity of applying centripetal force to poi and staff in time to music. Let’s see if we can involve stairs in this bad idea somehow.

15:30—Simmons Hall

Throwing plastic: Stretch your legs after a long flight (or a not so long drive) to MIT —

15:30—Simmons Hall

Sucking thingies Biatches, we have freezepops. A 1000 of them. One THOUSAND.

15:30—Simmons Hall

Throwing plastic: Stretch your legs after a long flight (or a not so long drive) to MIT - and meet some new friends!

15:30—Simmons Hall

Sucky thingys: Biatches, we have freezepops. A 1000 of them. One THOUSAND.

16:00

16:00—Senior Haus

BarbieQ. Vicious. Delicious.

16:00—New House

Karaoke with Desmond: Hang out with House 5 over the latest popular hits. We bring the mic and snacks; you bring your enthusiasm and best belting voice!

16:00—Next House

Fire and Ice, Redux: Now that you’re at MIT, join us at

16:00—New House

Cuisinez avec La Maison Française!: Help La Maison Française prepare a scrumptious meal from scratch. Stick around until dinnertime, quand nous mangerons. No kitchen experience required!

16:00—Burton Conner

DDR Tetris: Have you ever played Tetris? Have you ever played DDR? Have you ever played Tetris against another person? Have you ever played DDR Tetris against another frosh on two giant LED boards we made ourselves while the crowd screams your victory? No? Then do we have the game for you!

16:03—Burton Conner

Miracle Berries: A secret wonder of the world for centuries, Miracle Berries make sour and bitter foods taste sweet. We’ll have limes, grapefruit, hot sauce, mustard and all sorts of other food for your “flavor trip”. No harmful side effects (other than wanting more).

16:30—Burton Conner

Experimental Baking: No recipes allowed. No measuring utensils provided. Mix stuff up and cook it however you want.

16:47—Random Hall

Think Dr. Horrible is a beautiful, amazing, inviolable work of perfect art? Please go somewhere else. Anyone else? Come join us in yelling obscenities at a perfectly nice Sing-Along Blog that has done absolutely nothing to deserve it.

17:00

17:00—Senior Haus

Story time

17:00—Simmons Hall

Eating dead cows:

17:00—McCormick

Taste of Cambridge [Lobby]; Try a variety of foods from local restaurants. We’ll have Indian, Italian, Chinese, and more!

17:00—Burton Conner

Edible Board Games: Chocolate Chess, Smoothie BattleShots, Bananagrams, Pizza Settlers of Catan… make friends as you play games and then eat them when you’re done!

17:17—Random Hall

It’s electroswing night at your friendly neighborhood bubble tea parlor! We’ll provide basic and exotic bubble tea ingredients, and you get to formulate delicious new concoctions.

18:00

18:00—Baker House

Parents Reception: Get your questions answered by the Housemasters themselves. Refreshments will be served.

19:00

19:30—Next House

Vegetarian Banquet at Next: Taste a delicious Vegetarian dinner for both meat lovers and veggie lovers.

19:30—Simmons Hall

Storytime with Eli: Talk to Simmons residents about college life! We’ve chosen a variety of student panelists to answer your questions about the next four years. We’re open to anything — so ask away (but don’t ask Eli about the sink…)

19:30—Burton Conner

Nachos and Chess: Eat nachos and/or play chess

19:30—McCormick

Fondue! [E

19:47—Random Hall

Winter is coming, but it’s not here yet. Come socialize outdoors while the weather is still nice. You’ll find ribs, sausage, pulled pork, and more! Vegetarians and vegans, we have you covered as well.

19:59—MacGregor

Naughty Liquid Nitrogen: It turns out LNO2 is cheaper than water, so we bought 50 gallons of it to play with. Head over to MacG to freeze and smash all the unwanted trinkets you’ve collected thus far, make hovercrafts, run through fog, and shatter marshmallows on walls.

20:00

20:00—New House

Video games with Desmond: Come play the usual suspects (Smash, Mario Kart, Marvel vs Capcom, etc.), or you can try your hand at Demon’s Souls…

20:00—Senior Haus

Chu PA chu chu PA chu PA chu chu PA

20:00—New House

Game Night (Spielnacht): Play board and card games with German House residents. We have Settlers of Catan, Apples to Apples, and more.

20:00—Maseeh Hall

Board Games with Maseeh. Bored? Play board games with current and new Maseeh residents!

20:00—New House

Dinner with French House: Dînez avec La Maison Française! Come have a delicious home-cooked meal with the residents of French House.

20:00—Next House

RXion Time —

20:00—Maseeh Hall

S’mores in the Courtyard. Join us in the Maseeh Courtyard to toast some delicious marshmallows, make fabulous s’mores and listen to awesome music!

20:29—MacGregor

Brr, it’s cold in here: too much LN2. come warm me up?xoxo

20:30—New House

Batman Marathon: Come watch the Batman trilogy with the New House 2 family! There will be popcorn, soda, food and ridiculously comfortable couches.

20:30—Burton Conner

Ice Cream Social: Come enjoy ice cream with cookies to make your own sandwiches and toppings to make your own sundae in the Conner 3 floor lounge!!

20:47—Random Hall

Do you ever get bored with ice cream? Ever wish it could be problematic? Come chill out with us as we use ice cream, string, and dowels to make everyone’s favorite impossible-to-eat food, ice planets!

21:00

21:00—New House

Powerpoint Karaoke: Remember that one time you had that presentation due NEXT PERIOD and threw together random pictures on a PowerPoint and presented it to a room full of people? Experience PowerPoint Karaoke, which requires presenters to think on their feet.

21:00—Senior Haus

Slamming Erotic Poetry. Cum lounge in our lobby to bang out poetry throughout the night.

21:00—New House

Slumber Party!: You’re invited to our (mock) sleepover! Help us construct a pillow fort, then pick a side in the ensuing pillow fight. We also have board games, snacks, friendship bracelets, hair that needs braiding, and Dr. Who. Pajamas optional.

21:00—Burton Conner

Connect 4 Competition: Come play connect 4 against BC’s best and brightest. Stay for 1 game or 10, but the person with the most wins by the end wins cookies!

21:00—Burton Conner

Get Baked: Bake and mingle with some cool upperclassmen while groovin’ to some funky tunes. Stay for the food or leave more for us.

21:00—Simmons Hall

Not DnD…m

21:00—Burton Conner

YouTube Derp: Let us expose you to some of the greatest cultural artifacts of our time.

21:00—Simmons Hall

Omnoms: Om nom nom.

21:03—Burton Conner

Pop Star Night: Dress awesomely and dance like Kanye West will get up on stage for you!

21:17—Random Hall

Bobby is trying to pick the optimal set of juices to buy. He can’t buy cranberry juice without something sweeter to mix it with, like orange, but if he buys orange juice, he won’t buy orange mango as well…uh oh. Bobby smells a boolean satisfiability problem to solve.

22:00

22:00—New House

New House —

22:00—Simmons Hall

Right hand blue! …I

22:17—Random Hall

Build a Dominion in Puerto Rico to prevent your Descent into Revolution. Through the ages, board games have been a leading tradition of Random Hall. Come play them with us through the night!

23:00

23:00—Burton Conner

Smash Bros: Come play super smash brothers with BC!

23:03—Burton Conner

Let’s Play Ball!: Do you have aim? Do you have stamina? Do you have style? Are you a ping pong ball whisperer? Prove it in the Burton Third floor lounge!

23:30—Next House

Midnight Pancakes: Be a part of an epic Next House tradition! Catch pancakes as they fly off the griddles and eat them with whatever you want.

23:53—EAsT camPUS

Building: i love to get me some chuckles watching my diy!

Monday,
August 26, 2013

0:00

0:01—EAsT camPUS

More building: let’s build an

0:02—EAsT camPUS

Still building: igloo. how about a

0:03—EAsT camPUS

Continuing building: zillion?

0:04—EAsT camPUS

Dorm tours: idiosyncratic

0:05—EAsT camPUS

Grilling: systematicnes

0:06—EAsT camPUS

Burger, saw: you decide!

3:00

3:25—EAsT camPUS

Racial diversity seminar: why are minorities the whitest people in east campus? - kamal ndousse, pranjal vachaspati, sun zixuan

4:00

4:24—EAsT camPUS

Construction tool seminar: what is this igloo thing?

5:00

5:20—EAsT camPUS

Snow boarding: only 1 person has pulled off the double vincent

6:00

6:05—EAsT camPUS

Kool-aid and lemonade tasting: #drinkable

7:00

7:48—EAsT camPUS

Double pendulum building: go for it kathryn; finish it!

8:00

8:00—Burton Conner

I Like Big Breakfasts!: Come and cook and eat a full, substantial breakfast. We’ll have eggs, potatoes, bacon, onions, fruit and other things to give you a full start to your busy day. Learn how to make omelets or chow on that quiche I’ve just made while you experience what it’s like to live in a cooking dorm.

8:00—Simmons Hall

def: squirtle”::Help us build our man-sized machine of watery-destruction! Then we shall prepare for war!

8:59—EAsT camPUS

Mud wrestling: q: what are we wrestling in this year? a: the wrestling pit

9:00

9:00—New House

Breakfast of the Admitted —

9:00—Simmons Hall

Better than IHOP (not): Stayed up all night? Come fuel up for an exciting day the right way: with a scrumptious assortment of pancakes! Make them your own with rainbow-colored batter!

9:34—EAsT camPUS

Story time with ec exec: chapter 2: mr. mcbubbles pops his bubbles

9:17—Random Hall

Listen to the finest Viking romance novels and eat delicious warm chocolate chip cookies. Feel the horriblehorriblehorrible sensation of rivulets of chocolate dripping down your throat and discover Thor’s magnificent hammer!

9:17—Random Hall

Yarn has one dimension. Fabric has two dimensions. Plushies have three dimensions. See how many dimensions you can make with a ball of string and some handy sticks!

10:00

10:15—Senior Haus

Brunch while Reagan Babies Reenact The War On Drugula. Y

10:27—EAsT camPUS

Come get a superpower of your own: all hail lajnarp the strong!

11:00

11:08—EAsT camPUS

Grilling: laura will get high blood pressure if she continues this rate of sodium consumption

11:59—EAsT camPUS

Learn to blanche: why are all our jokes about mailing lists?

12:00

12:00—EAsT camPUS

Grilling: get out of my sandwich

12:00—MacGregor

Water War Smell of Water Balloons in the Morning: Help MacG’s military build up for the War War! We’ll be here AAAAAAALL day. “I love the smell of water balloons in the morning. Smells like victory.”

12:30—Simmons Hall

Join us for a Simmons tradition. Chat with our residents and Housemasters while enjoying John’s famous smoothies and Ellen’s world-renowned pancakes. Seriously, you have never had a smoothie this good.

12:34—EAsT camPUS

Advanced math seminar: .99, 24, 8.3 - those are numbers i can get behind

13:00

13:37—EAsT camPUS

3d twister: stephen just beasted me in the ass

14:00

14:00—Next House

Water War prep: A day may come when the courage of Nexties fail, when we forsake our fellows West Campus comrades, and break all bonds of fellowship, but it is not this day. TODAY WE FIGHT!

14:00—Senior Haus

Mask Making. Make your new face, one befitting a wanderer of the night

14:00—Random Hall

Come join the Random faction as we prepare to march to victory at the water wars! Cover yourself in war-paint! Prepare flying aqueous projectiles! Create funnelators of doom and deathiness! Unleash your inner berserker!

14:04—EAsT camPUS

Q&a with ec rush chairs: can we talk about the lack of permit?

14:07—EAsT camPUS

Learn the layout of cambridge: it’s 4:52, and i walk into the building inspector’s office…

14:08—EAsT camPUS

Conversations with high level ec administrators: …and it turns out, when it’s almost time to close the office, they just have a powwow behind their desk…

14:09—EAsT camPUS

Building: …and the little indian man…

14:10—EAsT camPUS

More political correctness with east campus: q: “dot or feather” a: “what”

14:11—EAsT camPUS

Finance seminar: …so i ask him how much money i owe them…

14:12—EAsT camPUS

Dorm tours: …and he says “what?”…

14:13—EAsT camPUS

Building: …and i said “for the building permit”…

14:14—EAsT camPUS

Seminar on stress in college: …and he said “don’t worry about that…

14:15—EAsT camPUS

Dorm tours: …and i said, “can i get that in writing?” and he laughed.

15:00

15:37—EAsT camPUS

Meet ec residents: stephen suen != stephen serene

16:00

16:00—Next House

Water War: What do we say to East Campus? Not today.

16:00—Burton Conner

Smoothies: Waste away in margaritaville and get caught in the rain with a piña colada.

16:00—McCormick

Playground Games :) [F

16:00—McCormick

Ice Cream Extravaganza!!! [Front Lawn]: Cool down with your favorite ice cream and our homemade fudge!

16:00—Random Hall

Come join the Random faction as we prepare to march to victory at the water wars! Cover yourself in war-paint! Prepare flying aqueous projectiles! Create funnelators of doom and deathiness! Unleash your inner berserker!

16:00—Maseeh Hall

Castle Battle CTF! Compete for the crown, and defend for your honor as you battle throughout Maseeh for the in a Capture the Flag Battle.

16:00—MacGregor

Water War Smell of Water Balloons in the Morning: “FRESHMEN, WHAT IS YOUR MAJOR? WAR, WAR, WAR!” Take up arms with West Campus against the East. Meet at MacG to receive armaments

16:03—EAsT camPUS

Come write tweets for east campus rush: #laurastheonlypersononthelist

16:16—EAsT camPUS

Building: paul: congratulations!

16:17—Random Hall

It’s hard to overstate my satisfaction with how much this event is fulfilling in creative way. If hopes and dreams are shattering apart, remember it’s gonna be the future soon, so apply forgetful functors to the past and be still alive.

16:44—MacGregor

Silly String Lava War, pt 2: It’s back — the Silly String Lava War. This time with double the silly string. And remember — the floor is lava. FIGHT TO THE LAST MAN STANDING!

17:00

17:16—EAsT camPUS

Come patch the roofs of east campus: dude this shit is dripping

18:00

18:25—EAsT camPUS

Ec desk, explained!: also you should tell me when i should stop putting my fork up q: “why are you putting your fork up?”

18:30—Simmons Hall

Not yoga: Balancing on things

18:30—Burton Conner

Mug Shots and Mug Meals: Learn to cook a full meal out of a mug! Make your own delicious quiche (with tomatoes, ham, egg, cheese, and bread) and chocolate nutella cake. Top off your dessert with whipped cream and ice cream! The entire meal will be ready to eat in under 10 minutes. We’ll take a mug shot of you with your mug meal to remember this scandalously delicious occasion.

18:30—Senior Haus

Garment District Adventure Time

18:30—Burton Conner

Dance Central: So you think you can dance? Come show off your skills or just have a good time. 1 on 1 faceoffs or bring a crew and have up to 4 vs 4 throwdowns!

18:30—MacGregor

Luau! : Grab a lei, snack on a lavish pile of tropical fruit, sway to the music, play games, and empty an ice cream truck with the residents of MacGregor House

18:47—Random Hall

Have you ever wondered how printed circuit boards (PCBs) are manufactured? Have you ever wanted to design a circuit and lay out a circuit board? Come help us finish our homemade fridge-mounted RGB led display and learn about how we designed it.

18:47—Random Hall

We all love our majors. But whose major is truly the best? Come listen to us argue. Delicious home cooked Hispanic food will be served!

19:00

19:00—New House

Meet the Brothers of Chocolate City: The Brothers of Chocolate City are a very lively and diverse bunch. We originate from multiple corners of the country and beyond but share common interests that help to bring us close as a brotherhood. Some of these common interests inclu

19:00—Burton Conner

Let’s Rock Let’s Rock Today: Jam session in the BC music room(s). Come make oppresively loud or pleasantly soft and possibly musical noises. Instruments provided. Tenacity encouraged. Talent and skill not required.

19:00—New House

Dinner with DH: Come eat delicious German food with the residents of Deutsches Haus!

19:00—New House

Cooking Competition: 99.9% of our house is off the meal plan; come learn from the best. Vegan, vegetarian, and meat options all provided. Come hungry, leave happy.

19:00—New House

Board Games with French House: We like games. You like games. Come play games! Board games, card games, TextTwist. All of them are games. We have them. Milkshakes, smoothies, and cookies are not games. We have them anyway.

19:00—New House

Anime with Desmond: She’s a scythe-mistress with a short temper and a wicked chop. He’s a wannabe cool guy who can turn into a scythe. They Fight Madness.

19:16—EAsT camPUS

Dorm tours: #toooldforthisshit

19:30—Senior Haus

Screen Printing

19:30—New House

Ice Cream and Desserts!!!!: You know what goes well with ice cream? Cupcakes! Cookies! Alllll the sugar! :D

19:30—Burton Conner

Apples to Apples, and other card and board games: Do you enjoy games of hilarious associations? Feel like you haven’t had enough to laugh about today? Join us and your fellow frosh for one of the best party games ever invented. And when that gets tiring, we have a whole lot more for you to play!

19:56—EAsT camPUS

Enjoy our hamster wheel: #notacube

20:00

20:00—Burton Conner

The Naked Game: *does not involve actual nudity. You might have heard it called the salad bowl game, or even simply the bowl game. Whatever the title, come join us for a bit of Taboo, Charades, memorization, death by laughter, snacks, and chatter with some upperclassmen of Burton Conner!

20:00—Burton Conner

Lightning Lectures on Ridiculous Things: Want to learn quantum mechanics at high speed? Learn circular breathing? Come listen to upperclassmen lecture on the most ridiculous of things in under 5 minutes. Some are so ridiculous that they are even practical! Snacks will be provided!

20:00—McCormick

Disney Night :) [GLC]: Feeling old now that you’re in college? Relive your childhood by dressing up like your favorite Disney character and singing along to your favorite Disney classics!

20:00—New House

Baking + Origami: Come bake cookies with us and talk to the friendly folks of New House 3. For those who have already had too much sugar, fold paper and learn origami from our resident OrigaMIT masters.

20:11—EAsT camPUS

Q&a with our house manager: you should totally attribute that to joeg

20:17—Random Hall

Whether you’re here to sing along or just take over the world, come join us as we act out Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog live! There will be love, drama, and freeze rays galore! Hosted at Simmons.

20:30—New House

Sugar Water Purple!: Come relax and get to know the New House 2 family through a New House 2 tradition! There will be a lot of free candy and soda.

20:30—Burton Conner

Coffee break: In order to stay up to enjoy all of the festivities of REX, some caffeine is needed for assistance. Come have a quick break with coffee, tea, and other snacks.

20:47—Random Hall

Ever wanted to experience meditation? Come to this guided session, where Alison, our friendly GRT, will walk you through a couple special breathing exercises to reduce your heart rate and calm your body, and show you how to meditate.

20:59—MacGregor

Piñata-Smashing and S’more-Making:Because those go together, right? Come destroy the now-filled piñatas you made yesterday (or one of ours!) and toast marshmallows with the folks of MacG.

21:00

21:00—Burton Conner

Sugar High Pre-Party Featuring Rolltreppe: “Come prep for the biggest party of REX with the sounds of Rolltreppe - MIT’s most well-known student band, showcasing a fusion of funk and electroswing.”

21:00—Senior Haus

Last Minute Mask Making. H

21:00—Simmons Hall

Drop the bass: Play Super Smash Bros, eat some wings, and listen to Dubstep. Sounds like a great night. Long live Bobby.

21:17—EAsT camPUS

Roll around in our sweet fort net: clearly we need more stuff in this thing

21:17—Random Hall

LNIC: Served steaming cold.

21:47—Random Hall

Do you like SPACE? Do you like COWBOYS? Do you like SPACE COWBOYS? Come to random to watch a few animated and live action Space Westerns. Why camp out and stare at the stars at night when you can fly through them?

21:59—MacGregor

oh hey there: what are YOU doin’ tonight? ;)

22:00

22:00—Senior Haus

That thing with the masks

22:00—Burton Conner

Sugar High: Your first real college party is Burton Conner’s annual REX party —

22:00—Baker House

Skyline Party: Over 600 people attended this largest party of REX last year; can we beat the record?

22:00—New House

Midnight Ultimate Frisbee: We have the light-up disk, you bring the fun! Come join our midnight Frisbee game —

22:00—New House

Fireside Chat: Gather in our beautiful house lounge for a quiet evening of answers to all of your burning questions. Light refreshments and video of a roaring fire will be provided.

22:14—EAsT camPUS

Meet the ec cats: why do cats hate fun?

22:17—Random Hall

Rave (noun). An underground party in which electronic music is played, dancing occurs in a very free-form fashion. The dress of the partygoers is quite unrestrained.

22:56—EAsT camPUS

Story time with ec exec: chapter 3: bubbly holes to fill! teeheehee!!!

23:00

23:00—Simmons Hall

Making out in the back (rhymes with rex): Come watch a movie! Legally, we can’t tell you which, so it’ll be a fun surprise! Hurray!

23:11—EAsT camPUS

You should probably climb out of our fort net now: my butt really really hurts…

23:38—EAsT camPUS

Dance party with ec: his wiggles are too saucy

Tuesday,
August 27, 2013

0:00

0:00—Senior Haus

Coffee & Cigarettes.

0:17—EAsT camPUS

Isawyou seminar: #isawyounotbeingeddie

00:59—MacGregor

Bedtime Baking: Before you melt into your bed, come bake some melt-in-your-mouth goodies with the residents of MacGregor.

1:00

1:16—EAsT camPUS

Isawyou part 2: mf have my babies

2:00

2:11—EAsT camPUS

Grilling: drink your pickle juice, pranjal

3:00

3:17—Random Hall

Random House of Pancakes! Is it early, or is it late? All we know is that we have delicious pancakes to feed you.

3:38—EAsT camPUS

Dorm tours: shit just got weird gaiz

4:00

4:00—Senior Haus

Orgy. H

4:36—EAsT camPUS

Landlines available for preemptive breakups: #yobuwyhsgo —

5:00

5:24—EAsT camPUS

Meet the rush chairs: jessica “1 pickle juice” parker

6:00

6:00—Senior Haus

Walk Of Shame. Already broke the November

6:34—EAsT camPUS

Write us a story: the pen is mightier than the sword

7:00

7:04—EAsT camPUS

Alphabet seminar: abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz

8:00

8:30—Burton Conner

Waffle Flockle Flame: Break the fast the right way with an eggselent event!

8:38—EAsT camPUS

Get yo drank on : lajnarp the thirsty

9:00

9:00—New House

Breakfast of the Admitted —

9:00—Simmons Hall

Better than Denny’s for sure: Stayed up all night? Come fuel up for an exciting day the right way: with a scrumptious assortment of pancakes! Make them your own with rainbow-colored batter!

9:00—Burton Conner

Fast-paced Tourism: Get in your morning run while exploring Boston’s many scenic and historical sights! We’ll give you a not-guaranteed-to-be-completely-factually-correct tour of our awesome city, and how to make the most of it in your time here. Meet on time at <insert start time here>, we’ll do some stretches and leave!

9:30—McCormick

Running [meet in the lobby]: See Cambridge and Boston on a morning bridge loop (a popular route for runners) led by McCormick residents.

9:47—Random Hall

You just can’t wait to be King. No one will tell you no, or where to go, or say you’re only dreaming. Come to Random Hall to rediscover tales as old as time and songs as old as rhyme. We don’t mind if you sing along. We know all of the words, too.

9:47—Random Hall

Up in the morning, ready to seize the day, watch your enemies quiver in fear and make the whole world tremble with the power of your footsteps? Come have some breakfast first! We have waffles, s’mores, smoothies, and more.

10:00

10:00—Senior Haus

SH Runners

10:00—Baker House

Sunrise: Feast on some delicious OJ and waffles on Baker’s rooftop!

10:30—Senior Haus

Brunch of Doom

11:00

11:00—Burton Conner

BBQ with Burton Conner!: Come eat summer foods with BC! We’re firing up the grills to bring you delicious burgers (meat and veggie) and hot dogs, and we’ll have some awesome summer-ripe fruit to enjoy as well. Grab some food and hang out with the residents of Burton Conner! And while you’re here, why not take a break and enjoy the sun in our hammocks? :)

11:00—Burton Conner

Make your own healthy-ish salads: In case you were possibly getting sick of ice cream, cookies, burgers, and other staple REX foods. We’ll have all the classy toppings you could ask for, plus some you probably wouldn’t ask for.

11:11—EAsT camPUS

Linguistics seminar: what am i, nordic?

12:00

12:00—Maseeh Hall

Epic Water War Training. Enter an epic battle with Maseeh residents to prepare for the campus wide water war. We will have GIANT guns, water balloons, and an obstacle course to prepare you for the war! For Maseeh!

12:00—Burton Conner

Slacklining! Better than slacking off!

12:30—Senior Haus

Mad Hatter Tea Party.

12:30—New House

Pretzels and Pastries: The dough is ready! Your pretzel and pastry creations will be out of the oven in no time, just bring your creativity and appetite!

12:30—Simmons Hall

ARGHHGHARRR: Medieval tournament with foam swords. Rules simple. Fence until ‘ARHGHHGH’. Bloody, yes, only finest warriors for Simmons. Now prepared if time travel happen. Or chill and nom ice cream. All OK. GRRRAHHHHRGGG

12:30—Burton Conner

BC Pro Skater: Shred the gnarin in our new mini halfpipe. Rock out to classic Tony Hawk era jams and unleash your inner hooligan. Skateboards and helmets provided. Bring your own Rocket Power quotes.

12:47—Random Hall

The lovely ladies of Fortress Awesome invite you to their castle for a glorious feast. Eat stews, breads, meats, and vegetables that you might find in fantasy movies or shows.

12:47—Random Hall

Negotiations have failed. The shooting has begun. Both sides have vowed to fight to the death, and now the moment of glory is at hand. Do you have what it takes to be a hero?

12:54—EAsT camPUS

Building: girlfriend, we ain’t runnin’ out of wood.

12:59—MacGregor

Tie Dye: You’ve got an Orientation T-Shirt; it’s white. Come fix that. While you’re at it, those socks are looking pretty boring, too…

13:00

13:00—New House

Q & A with Upperclassmen: Just came from Core Blitz and still have questions about how to survive MIT academics? What classes to take? Get them answered while you munch on snacks!

13:00—McCormick

Picture Scavenger Hunt [L

13:00—Burton Conner

Board Games and Snacks!: Come play Dominion, 7 Wonders, Agricola, Bang! and more while eating the most delicious cookies ever!

13:00—Burton Conner

Paint with your BODY: Welcome back to the days of kindergarten, when they understood that you simply couldn’t conform to such things as paintbrushes. Fear not, your creativity shall be stifled no more. Come hang out with Burton Conner and relive the glory days. There will be a large canvas and neon paint, we leave the rest up to you.

13:00—Burton Conner

Tropical Getaway (hammock to-be-included!): Picture chillin’ on a tropical beach with a bunch of friends, swinging in a hammock, drinking smoothies and soaking up the sun. Except that you have to help us weave the hammock first. We’ll bring the smoothies, and the sun better the hell show up.

13:02—EAsT camPUS

Seminar on inclusivity: eddie: “ugh i hate it; i don’t smoke.”

13:15—Burton Conner

Sponge Wars: What better way to make new friends than by pelting them with soaking wet sponges?

13:43—EAsT camPUS

Red bull tasting: just stick a monster sticker on it, it’s fine.

13:47—Random Hall

An introduction to the art of tying knots and people in practical and ornamental ways. Our knowledge of knots is not for naught. I can knot understand how anyone could knot be excited.

14:00

14:00—Senior Haus

Graffiti & Anti Vandalism. Come be delinquent with some of the best.

14:00—Simmons Hall

Ashley hates this event: Simmons has an official velociraptor safety guarantee —

14:17—Random Hall

Tired of boring old chocolate? Come to Random Hall and try our truffles with flavors ranging from raspberry to pink lemonade to wasabi. That still too boring for you? Then freeze your truffles in liquid nitrogen!

14:22—EAsT camPUS

Meet the house team: if you don’t give our housemaster the paper she needs to grade, she can’t go to hawaii, god dammit.

15:00

15:15—EAsT camPUS

Violence prevention seminar: uhhh, if i say ‘no,’ are you going to smash that bottle on my head?

15:33—EAsT camPUS

Cooking seminar: if you try to pour, but the cap is still on, it won’t work.

16:00

16:00—Senior Haus

BBQ & Tireswinging

16:00—New House

Smoothigami: What happens when you mix smoothies and origami? You get… wet sticky paper. Luckily, we’re not doing that. We have state-of-the art cups that are specifically designed to keep smoothies out of your origami.

16:00—New House

Cuisinez avec La Maison Française!: Help La Maison Française prepare a scrumptious meal from scratch. Stick around until dinnertime, quand nous mangerons. No kitchen experience required!

16:00—Simmons Hall

Friendly nerf fire: Negotiations have broken down, and there is no way to settle things except through WAR. Join us as we fight until only one side remains.

16:00—McCormick

Arts and Crafts with McCormick GRTs! [BLR]: Have fun with arts and crafts while hanging out with the McCormick GRTs!

16:00—Burton Conner

Photo booth: With all the proper accessories of course…

16:00—Burton Conner

Tea and tattoos: Join us in the tea-and-tattoo parlor to soak leaves in hot water the RIGHT way, eat teatime-appropriate goodies, and decorate your newfound friends with temporary tattoos and sharpie art. Minimal pain and poshness threshold required.

16:17—Random Hall

Math is beautiful, cookies are sweet, tea is tasty. Come enjoy all three as we discuss topics in math ranging from algebra to topology.

16:17—Random Hall

Come play (almost) life-sized Settlers of Catan! Hoard sheep, wheat, iron and bricks. Trade them with your neighbors, or foil their plans and keep everything for yourself. Build roads, villages, and cities!

16:30—Maseeh Hall

Maseeh Exploration (MEX). Explore the seven levels of Maseeh. Get to know the GRTs and hall residents at different floor-wide events before you choose where you live.

16:47—EAsT camPUS

Dorm tours: don’t live here if you have lou gehrig’s disease

16:48—EAsT camPUS

Ec desk, explained!: he’s not stephen, he’s still “handy house”

17:00

17:07—EAsT camPUS

Even more rushburgers: no! you’ve had enough pickle juice!

17:29—MacGregor

Quesadillas Locas: Channel your REX sleep deprivation into some creative quesadillas. We’ve got 50 kitchens and a hell of a lot of food; you’ve got the imagination. What would you like to do about it?

17:30—Simmons Hall

Eating more dead cows: Same thing (burgers). Same place (the super huge and totally functional stairs).

17:51—EAsT camPUS

Wrestling: i can maybe wrestle you…because definitely i’ll just win

18:00

18:00—New House

Meet and mingle over baked, blended, and fried goods!

18:00—New House

Non-Newtonian Fluid Pool: What do you do with 200 pounds of cornstarch? We have the answer. Come run across our pool and play with a non- Newtonian fluid.

18:00—Senior Haus

Nude Portraiture. Figure drawing with senior haus models in the flesh.

18:00—New House

Mangez comme les français (Eat like the French): Dînez au restaurant français! Come experience the finest dining west of Mass Ave.

18:00—McCormick

Sweets, Treats, and Board Games! [East Penthouse]: We’ve got board games, card cames, and tons more. Come play or eat delicious desserts!

18:00—Burton Conner

Jell-o wrestling: Some like it hot. Some like it dirty. Personally, we like it slippery, sexy, and covered in jello. Come join Burton Conner’s most athletic residents for a sensual competition in humanity’s ultimate challenge. There is only one way to prove one’s greatness, and it lies in a pool full of jello. Safety not guaranteed (Legally speaking, yes it is).

18:00—Burton Conner

Outdoor Twister: Bring back the little kid funtimes on a giant outdoor twister mat!

18:00—Burton Conner

Giant Snickers (making): Is there a better way to kick off freshman year than by making the biggest Snickers bar you’ll ever see? Nope, there really isn’t. If you love chocolate then come on over and help us do just that! Note: we will be cooking with peanut butter so if you have a nut allergy please use your best judgement regarding this event

18:17—Random Hall

Come draft our custom Magic: The Gathering set with our resident Magic players. If you’ve never cast Global Thermonuclear War, now’s a good time.

18:30—New House

International Development Talk: Serious discussion on international development. Food will be provided and we’re ordering out!

18:30—Burton Conner

Henna Tattooing: Come find the inner artist in yourself with this exquisite form of art brought to you all the way from the Middle East! No experience necessary. But if learning is too much, come by and get a free tattoo!

18:44—EAsT camPUS

Take laura down: i’m pretty sure i mud-wrestled maja every year and didn’t get a yeast infection, so they’re all just bitches

19:00

19:00—New House

Nerf Gun War: Battle your way through the halls of New House to claim your opponent’s flag, and get to know your comrades for the next four years along the way —

19:00—New House

Delicious Desserts at German House: The title says it all. Bring your sweet tooth!

19:17—Random Hall

Secretly, this is TNT. But there won’t be any explosions. Come listen to upperclassmen talk about how not to explode at MIT and Random. It’s going to be great. Seriously. Food (including vegetarian options) will be provided.

19:29—MacGregor

Outdoor Laser Tag: Oh yes we did make our own laser course in the courtyard of MacGregor House. Grab some friends (or meet some new ones!) and shoot each other up.

19:30—Senior Haus

Pretend to be a teen mother. I am a teen mother!

19:30—Simmons Hall

Being intellectually masochisitc: A puzzle hunt made by MIT students for MIT students. Drop in at any time and solve a few puzzles, or try to solve the meta first.

19:30—Burton Conner

Burn baby burn!: The grills are still hot from the barbecue. Why waste an excellent opportunity? Come enjoy a good, old-fashioned campfire — campfire songs, scary stories, roasting marshmallows, the works. But we’re at MIT, so you’ll learn the Engineer’s Drinking Song/B

19:32—EAsT camPUS

Dorm tours: we don’t pee off the roof here; roofs are disgusting

20:00

20:00—New House

Find A Clue in New House 2!: Do you like riddles, puzzles, logic problems or figuring out random clues? Come and experience a classic scavenger hunt with the New House 2 family!

20:00—McCormick

Nigh time Carnival!! [Front Lawn]: Why limit yourself to games under the sun? Grab a glow stick and join in for a game of frisbee, capture the flag, and more!

20:11—EAsT camPUS

Cultural diversity seminar with pat mcdaniel: the 14th ba’ktun is sure shaping up to be a good one! thank quetzalcoatl!

20:30—New House

Game night!: We have more things to do with ping-pong balls and cups than you could ever imagine. Plus lots of video games and board games. Come join us!

20:30—Senior Haus

Alternative Sex Seminar.

20:47—Random Hall

Having problems being woken up at night by swordsmen breaking down your door? Well, you’ll be able to sleep easy after this event; come learn to make armor worthy of the thirteenth century! Also suitable for badass jewelry.

20:47—Random Hall

“Cruft, n.: (1) An old piece of computer equipment, possibly useless, that keeps hanging around. (2) An old alum. Come hear stories from back in the day, when things were more hardcore.”

20:59—MacGregor

Movie Night on the Deck: Tired!? Come relax and watch a movie in MacGregor’s outdoor lounge before REX ends. We’ll pick a movie at 9pm and munch onsnacks as we hang out under the stars.

21:00

21:00—Burton Conner

Bananagrams and banana splits: Can you beat us in bananagrams? We think not. But come play with us anyway while eating banana splits!

21:00—Burton Conner

Bananagrams and banana splits: Can you beat us in bananagrams? We think not. But come play with us anyway while eating banana splits!

21:04—EAsT camPUS

Come exclude big james: i’m glad that flipdog is in on all the inside jokes

21:47—Random Hall

Beam up to Random and discover Star Trek at warp speed! If you want to live long and prosper at MIT, frosh, you want to come to this event--make it so!

22:00

22:00—New House

Midnight Ultimate Frisbee: We have the light-up disk, you bring the fun! Come join our midnight Frisbee game —

22:10—EAsT camPUS

We’re still blasting music, come listen: blah blah blah it’s all a cacaphony

22:17—Random Hall

Night is the period where the sun vanishes beyond the horizon. Fortunately, humans are designed to be able to withstand this temporary decrease in solar energy. Join us in doing so by playing games of the board and non-board varieties and eating various foodstuffs.

22:30—Senior Haus

Church

23:00

23:00—New House

Midnight Breakfast: Waffles and bacon and eggs and bacon and biscuits and bacon and pancakes and bacon. Facon options available.

23:00—McCormick

Smoothies! [Lobby]: We’ve raided Haymarket so we’ve got tons of fruit and yogurt. Use your imagination to design your concoction!

23:00—Simmons Hall

Sporcle fun fun: Because we all know we want to.

23:30—Senior Haus

Bouncy Ball Drop

23:40—EAsT camPUS

Outwit laura while stuffing your face: if laura has too much pickle juice to know what’s going on, the freshmen are definitely too dumb to understand.

23:44—EAsT camPUS

Advice from the ec rush chairs: east campus: don’t drink and tweet

Wednesday,
August 28, 2013

0:00

0:00—Simmons Hall

Throwing glowing plastic: Things will glow.

0:31—EAsT camPUS

Trader jacks: now selling!: pranjal: “i’d like to thank trader joes for this wonderful evening”

0:54—EAsT camPUS

Dorm tours: i’m trying to hug you back

1:00

1:26—EAsT camPUS

Learn about housecomm: i don’t know what, but i’m raising my hand to it!

01:59—MacGregor

oh, I didn’t see you there: wanna hang out? the MacG REX chairs are always awake. Always.

2:00

2:53—EAsT camPUS

Don’t elbow your wrestling opponent.: i hear you’re talking about elbows. “yeah?” “what about them?” “elbows!!!”

4:00

4:13—EAsT camPUS

Fun time with laura: if the tech allows it, we’ll fill a whole dorm’s entries with the shit laura says

5:00

5:33—EAsT camPUS

Taylor swift listening session: toilet dispenser beats goats, i’m sorry

7:00

7:00—Next House

Orange Sunrise: Where did we get all these oranges?

9:00

9:00—New House

Breakfast of the Admitted —

9:00—Simmons Hall

Better than nothing: Stayed up all night? Come fuel up for an exciting day the right way: with a scrumptious assortment of pancakes! Make them your own with rainbow-colored batter!

9:14—EAsT camPUS

Physical reasoning with east campus: i weigh like 3 times she does she can’t do shit

9:47—Random Hall

You’ve been running around doing exciting things all of REX — come hang out with us and relax a bit and play bananagrams! We’ll have hot chocolate and cookies, too — come ask any and all questions about life at MIT, classes, extracurriculars, etc. :)

10:00

10:47—Random Hall

Don’t be afraid of cooking for yourself. It can be delicious without taking tons of time and money. Come see (and eat) the kinds of food that your peers cook on a regular basis during the semester.

10:53—EAsT camPUS

Dorm tours: that’s creepy, take that one out.

11:00

11:00—Simmons Hall

The sky is the limit!: Come master the skies with us as we build and fly kites! We’ll even have cameras to attach for aerial photography! We’ve got the materials — you’ve got the ideas! Kite construction on Si

12:00

12:00—Senior Haus

Paint a mural. Spill yourself on the walls t

12:04—EAsT camPUS

Construction: why does he have a tape measure in his pants? a: isn’t it obvious?

12:17—Random Hall

Have you ever wondered how glowsticks work? Why bread browns when it’s baked? Join us for the answers to these questions and more, including a whirlwind tour of Course 5, and a live demonstration of the breakdown of sugars and carbohydrates (in tasty cupcake form)!

12:29—MacGregor

Devils’ Dodgeball: MacGregor has an underground basketball court, did you know? Come hurl dodgeballs at new friends and current MacGregorites in the depths of our aforementioned dungeon.

12:30—Simmons Hall

Pie tasted better on your face: COME EAT PIE SANS HANDS. Do so in competition or in the hippie-lovin’ kind of way.

14:00

14:38—EAsT camPUS

More story time with ec exec: chapter 4: bubbly’s blobby bubbles

15:00

15:11—EAsT camPUS

Infectious disease seminar: the do’s and don’ts: laura: he has mono, you know. pranjal: did he get it from you?

16:00

16:17—Random Hall

You know what chess is lacking? More projectile combat! Use nerf darts to skip your opponent’s turns and capture their king. Come play chess as you’ve never played it before.

16:44—EAsT camPUS

Come test this empirically: the gallon challenge: if you get mono, you will vomit through you nose.

17:00

17:00—Senior Haus

Sport Death. Only life can kill you.

17:00—Simmons Hall

Balls of Fury: Are you the master of table tennis? Prove your title on our custom ping-pong table.

17:00—EAsT camPUS

Dorm tours: i am permanently the most sober person you know.

17:00—MacGregor

Laser Tag! : Yup, we still have a laser tag arena set up at MacGregor. JOIN A TEAM. JOIN THE BATTLE!

17:17—Random Hall

This just came across the wire! The secret police has issued a new statement on last night’s secret tea party incident. Those who are interested should avoid the hooded figures by the dog park. The city council remarked, ‘What is tea? Tea isn’t even a thing!’

18:00

18:00—Simmons Hall

Frosh Tours: Giving frosh tours

18:17—Random Hall

Arm yourself with a weapon wrought of foam and tape, and strike with the fury of a thousand tigers! FOR THE GLORY OF RANDOM HALL!

19:00

19:00—McCormick

McCormick Sleepover! [East Penthouse]

19:00—Simmons Hall

Showing frosh how awesome each part of the building is

22:00

22:00—Maseeh Hall

Ultimate Frisbee. Come play Ultimate with your new neighbors!

Thursday,
August 29, 2013

9:00

9:06—EAsT camPUS

Dunkin donuts tasting

10:00

10:25—EAsT camPUS

Carnival. Hang out with the Maseeh crowd and enjoy all living in the Castle has to offer: food, pop corn, cotton candy, our own castle…

12:00

12:00—Maseeh Hall

Balloon Dart Painting. Create art while throwing sharp objects!

15:00

15:00—Maseeh Hall

Dessert Around Town! Join some upperclassmen to explore the area and visit the best dessert locations in Boston/Cambridge of your choosing!

19:00

19:00—EAsT camPUS

Dorm tours