Photos by Elijah Mena
Freshman ride the “Merry-Go-Death” at the East Side Party last Sunday night. As the platform spins, riders stand near the edge and walk toward the center, causing the ride to spin faster.
Danny Chiao ’14 (left) and George T. Cheng ’14 add the final gummy bears to a gingerbread house during the “Games, games… Graham Simmons?” REX event held by Simmons Hall on Sunday night.
Party-seekers dance late Sunday night at the East Side Party, held in the East Campus Courtyard.
Ann Ouyang, A Next House desk worker, sorts through a deluge of package deliveries. Other dorms have also been inundated with packages recently. East Campus, for instance, reported receiving over 90 packages a day last week.
At the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear on the Mall on Saturday, comedians Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert showed up with a semi-serious message promoting political moderation. As visitors flooded the nation’s capital, wacky characters and witty signage were in abundance.
New security cameras, Aug. 27.
Scott T. Landers ’13 advertises himself for the Sigma Alpha Epsilon Camp Kesem Date Auction on Saturday night. The event sold 22 dates and raised $6,000 to benefit Camp Kesem, a summer camp for children whose parents have or have had cancer.
Kiele D. Miller Oana ’15 fights for the ball in the first half during MIT’s Saturday game against the Coast Guard Academy. The Engineers won 2-0, bringing their overall record to 10-3-2.
Lawrence H. Summers ’75 (right) spoke Wednesday evening in Building E51 in a lecture sponsored by the Undergraduate Economics Association. In his talk, titled “Stimulating Growth in the Short and Long Run,” Summers spoke about the lack of demand as the key factor in the U.S. economy’s sluggishness. Summers, a former Harvard president, also talked about his experiences working for Presidents Clinton and Obama.
Jessie T. Zhang ’15 overlooks her robot during the 6.270 final competition. In the IAP course 6.270, the Autonomous Robot Design Competition, Lego robots faced-off in a hexagon ring and scored by dropping white balls that they collected into the central cavity. Tull N. Gearreald ’12, Mark A. Chodas ’12, and Stephen H. Salinas ’12 received three MacBook Airs for their winning robot, “Martin the Paranoid Android.”
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