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The Varsity Women’s Openweight Rowing team races past Radcliffe’s Weld Boathouse, halfway through the 44th Head of the Charles Regatta. The team rowed in the Championship eight division, which took place on Oct. 19. The boat finished 31 out of 38 entries, covering the 3.2 mile race course with a time of 17:50:703. (right to left) Celena Chan ’12 coxed the rowers, including stroke Tess Saxton-Fox ’12, Leslie Sprague ’09, Catherine Crowley ’12, Megan O’Donnell ’12, Jane Wolcott ’09, Ariana Chehrazi ’12, Genevieve Russo ’09, and Inessa Liskovich ’09.



The Varsity Men’s Heavyweight Rowing team (red boat) clashes oars with the University of Washington’s rowers after passing under Weeks Footbridge in Sunday’s Championship eight division of the Head of the Charles. Stephen F. Young ’09 coxed the men, (right to left) stroke Luke S. Urban ’09, Rane Nolan ’09, Thomas A. Larsen ’09, Steven A. Wesel ’12, Christopher M. Jones ’12, Alessandro Chiesa ’09, David Janicek ’09, and Lucas Goodman ’10. Their boat finished 16 out of 37 with an official time of 15:13:958.



Kristen E. Whaley ’11 attempts to score in the Women Engineers’ November 22 basketball game against Eastern Nazarene College. The Crusaders bested MIT 57-47 in the non-conference game.



Gene Lee ’89, a Senior Software Engineer with Walt Disney Animation Studios, lectured on the work of the modeling and animation group after a special showing of Disney’s newest release, Bolt. The free screening and presentation were sponsored by MIT TechFair and LSC on Satuday, Dec. 6.



Carl Jara of Cleveland Heights, Ohio focuses on the details as he constructs his masterpiece at the New England Sand Sculpting Festival, held at Revere Beach on July 18. The world class sculptor won the festival’s top prize this summer for the second year in a row.



Over 350,000 spectators visited the New England Sand Sculpting Festival at Revere Beach where 11 sculptors from across the globe competed for $15,000 in prize money. The event was held July 14–20,



(Front to back) Leslie C. Sprague ’09, Jenna R. Sternberg ’11, Jane M. Wolcott ’09, Alice M. Ainsworth ’09, and coxswain Grace Lin ’12, of the varsity openweight team, competed in Saturday’s Foot of the Charles Regatta despite rainy conditions. The Engineers entered boats from each of the women’s teams in this 2.5 mile annual race.



Damage following the October 31 steampipe break in Building 66 can be seen in the Chemical-Biological Engineering teaching labs. The reported repair cost is in the millions of dollars.



Marcel P. Nunez ’11 (back) of MIT’s Habitat for Humanity chapter works with a volunteer from the Greater Lowell chapter to remove mud and stone from the basement of a 150-year-old farmhouse in Bedford, MA. MIT’s chapter sends 16 volunteers to a Build Day each month.



Breakdancing group Imobilare performs to several songs from Disney’s Mulan at the Habitat for Humanity Benefit Concert last Friday in 10-250.


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