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A robot built by Radu Gogoana ’10 pulls back the barrier containing the “food” pellets and diverts the flow of falling balls into the starting box. The annual 2.007 competition, this year entitled “Da(yes)MIT” or “Save the Baby Beavers,” was held last Wednesday and Thursday, May 7 and 8, in the Johnson Athletic Center.



The MIT Chorallaries sing “The Engineer’s Drinking Song” before the beginning of the second round of the 2.007 competition. The annual 2.007 competition, this year entitled “Da(yes)MIT” or “Save the Baby Beavers,” was held last Wednesday and Thursday, May 7 and 8, in the Johnson Athletic Center.



2.007 competition winner Gregory D. Tao ’10 hands his trophy to second-place Ethan L. Huwe ’10 as course professor Alexander H. Slocum ’82 picks him up to carry him on a victory lap around the arena. The annual 2.007 competition, this year entitled “Da(yes)MIT” or “Save the Baby Beavers,” was held last Wednesday and Thursday, May 7 and 8, in the Johnson Athletic Center.



A robot constructed by Joshua B. Gafford ’10 rescues a baby beaver and places it in the competition board’s “lodge,” the only robot in the second round and beyond to do so. The annual 2.007 competition, this year entitled “Da(yes)MIT” or “Save the Baby Beavers,” was held last Wednesday and Thursday, May 7 and 8, in the Johnson Athletic Center.



Encased in a foam suit, Aaron E. Ramirez ’10 makes last minute adjustments and checks on his robot prior to facing an opponent in the second round of the 2.007 competition. The annual 2.007 competition, this year entitled “Da(yes)MIT” or “Save the Baby Beavers,” was held last Wednesday and Thursday, May 7 and 8, in the Johnson Athletic Center.



Ethan L. Huwe ’10 tries unsuccessfully to extract his robot from the clutches of his opponent’s “bother bot,” a small robot designed to rapidly cross the competition field and jam its opponent’s movement. The annual 2.007 competition, this year entitled “Da(yes)MIT” or “Save the Baby Beavers,” was held last Wednesday and Thursday, May 7 and 8, in the Johnson Athletic Center.



Goodwin Chen ’04 runs bandit in the Boston Marathon on Monday, April 21 wearing a wrestling mask of Mil Mascaras, a Mexican Wrestler.



Marathoners round the corner into Kenmore Square beneath the landmark Citgo sign, less than one mile from the finish line of the 2008 Boston Marathon.



A grand piano, donated to Baker House by the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity for destruction in the annual Piano Drop, slams into a second target piano laying on the ground outside the dorm on Thursday, April 24. The Piano Drop is held every spring on Drop Date.



Noah S. Jessop ’09, Undergraduate Association President-Elect.


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