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Christopher A. Maynor—The Tech

Both protesters and supporters of the Dalai Lama made their voices heard on campus during the Tibetan spiritual leader’s visit on Friday. Those protesting accused the Dalai Lama of oppressing a form a Buddhism that is devoted to the entity Dorje Shugden. Just across from the protesters, numerous supporters gathered to show their approval for the Dalai Lama.

Daniel Mirny—The Tech

The Dalai Lama thanks the audience during Friday’s event sponsored by The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values. His Holiness discussed the implications of global warming with a panel of professors from MIT and Harvard, followed by a conversation with middle and high school students in the SPARK program.

Christopher A. Maynor—The Tech

Both protesters and supporters of the Dalai Lama made their voices heard on campus during the Tibetan spiritual leader’s visit on Friday. Those protesting accused the Dalai Lama of oppressing a form a Buddhism that is devoted to the entity Dorje Shugden. Just across from the protesters, numerous supporters gathered to show their approval for the Dalai Lama.

alexander c. bost—The Tech

Jennifer R. Ibanez ’16 works her way between a player and the ball during a cold and rainy 3-0 victory over the United States Coast Guard Academy this past Saturday. The No. 1 seeded Engineers play in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference Semifinals this Saturday against an opponent to be determined.

Landon Carter—The Tech

MIT students rehearse for Dramashop One Acts’ play: The Importance of Being Earnest, which will be showing in Little Kresge Thursday through Saturday this week.

Ho Yin Au—The Tech

MIT Chamak, a female South Asian fusion dance team, kneels in darkness during a set filled with otherwise upbeat moments.

Ho Yin Au—The Tech

MIT Bhangra performs a high-energy Punjabi folk dance.

Melissa Renée Schumacher—The Tech

On Saturday night, the annual Pumpkin Drop was held at the Green Building. Hundreds of pumpkins were dropped from the top of the building, and spectators used the pumpkin pieces to have a food fight afterwards.

Ho Yin Au—The Tech

MIT’s Graduate Student Bollywood Dance Team performs at Diwali Night.

Ho Yin Au—The Tech

A member of the MIT Ohms sings during the show.

Ho Yin Au—The Tech

A dancer performs the Kaliya Nartana dance, which demonstrated the story of how Lord Krishna conquered the poisonous serpent Kaliya and danced on its head.

Ho Yin Au—The Tech

Tuft’s JumboRass dances to a blend of traditional Gujarati garb music and modern beats.