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Courtesy of the elevated movement

Matthew Santens, the founder of The Elevated Movement, uses recycled plastic to make hammocks.

Courtesy of Höweler + Yoon Architecture

A rendering of the planned memorial to the late MIT Police Officer Sean Collier. The memorial will stand between the Stata Center (Building 32) and the Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research (Building 76), near where Collier was shot.

Courtesy of New WAVE FILMS

Oscar-nominated The Missing Picture uses documentary footage and clay figures to depict what happened in Cambodia under Pol Pot’s regime.

Julia Hsu

Rose A. Abramson ‘14, the SEVT electrical lead, checks Valkyrie’s battery pack during Tuesday’s track testing.

Tahin F. Syed

Michelle W. Chen ’14 competes in a taekwondo match against University of Iowa at the National Collegiate Taekwondo Association (NCTA) Championships on April 5.

Courtesy of George Bergman, Berkeley

Eliana Hechter in 2012.

Courtesy of Ron Hoffmann

Jing Wang ‘10 and Alex Arazawa of MIT Ballroom Dance Team at Harvard Invitational Ballroom Competition.

Ho Yin AU—The Tech

Dan Oliver, a member of the MIT Strong marathon team, unveiled signs that mark the distance of the Boston Marathon in Smoots‚ 24.8 KiloSmoots, to be exact. The MIT Strong marathon team was recognized on stage during a pre-Boston Marathon rally on Friday, April 18.

Ho Yin Au—The Tech

David Mahor, the Mayor of the City of Cambridge, announced last Friday at the ceremony of remembrance that the corner of Main and Vassar Streets shall be designated as “M.I.T. Police Officer Sean A. Collier Square.” A new sign was unveiled at the location shortly after the ceremony concluded.

Landon Y. Carter—The Tech

An MIT Police Officer enjoys the food at the community picnic and MIT Strong marathon rally that occurred after the remembrance ceremony last Friday.

Ho Yin Au—The Tech

The MIT Police and Cambridge Police Joint Honor Guard presented the flags at the ceremony of remembrance for Officer Sean A. Collier held last Friday in MIT’s North Court.

Jessica L. Wass—The Tech

One of one hundred runners selected of the nearly three hundred who applied for Team MR8, the team established by the Martin W. Richard Charitable Foundation, runs the final stretch of Commonwealth Ave. before turning onto Boylston Street and crossing the finish line. The foundation and the team were established by the parents of Martin Richard, the young boy who was killed in the bombings last April.

Ho Yin Au—The Tech

Elizabeth A. Warren, United States Senator (D-MA), delivered remarks at the ceremony of remembrance for Officer Sean A. Collier last Friday, April 18 in MIT’s North Court.

Landon Y. Carter—The Tech

Thousands of paper cranes adorned the Stata Center’s Gates Atrium in remembrance of Sean Collier last Friday, April 18. Hackers collected, strung, and glued cranes from students, faculty, alumni, and friends throughout the Greater Boston area, and installed the hack overnight.

Jessica L. Wass—The Tech

There was a heavy police presence at the Boston Marathon this year. Security checkpoints to get near the finish line were established, and many roads were blocked with police barriers and public works trucks.

Ho Yin Au—The Tech

MIT Strong Boston Marathon team member Thomas Brand shortly after the 10K checkpoint in Framingham. The MIT Strong team ran the Boston Marathon on Monday in honor of MIT Police Officer Sean A. Collier, who died one year ago.

Melissa Renée Schumacher—The Tech

A “Prayer Canvas” was laid out in Boston Common, decorated with messages of hope, solidarity, and love for Boston during the marathon. Markers were provided so that anyone could add to the canvas.

Ho Yin Au—The Tech

Associate Professor Hugh Herr from the Biomechatronics group at MIT’s Media Lab demonstrated his research into bionic limbs to the press on Friday, April 18. His research restored Adrianne Haslet-Davis’s ability to dance after she lost her left leg following the Boston Marathon bombings that occurred in April 2013.

Christopher A. Maynor—The Tech

Emotions were high at the finish line of the 118th running of the Boston Marathon on Monday.