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Last Published: April 14, 2016
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Photos by Greg Steinbrecher

Man-Yan Lam ’11 guides the MIT women’s lightweight team down the Charles during the Head of the Charles regatta on Sunday. “Every time we passed under a bridge, there would be spectators yelling encouraging words to motivate us,” said lightweight rower Lizzy Wei ’12.

A banner announcing Bad Ideas appeared in Lobby 7 Saturday morning. The annual IAP competition celebrates unwise and misguided plans and contraptions.

Fariborz Maseeh ScD ’90 contributed $24 million to complete the construction in W1, which had stalled for lack of funds. Maseeh Hall is scheduled to open in fall of 2011 and will help expand MIT’s student population.

A cosplayer dresses up as Sarah Kerrigan from Starcraft.

Tabletop gamers filled an exhibition hall during last weekend’s Penny Arcade Expo. Games ranged from Katamari Damacy to Jenga.

An attendee plays Dance Central, a Kinect game by Harmonix.

A case mod of Divx, a character in Penny Arcade, was featured holding a bottle of Wild Turkey.

The Tech’s Jessica J. Pourian ’13 interviews “Thorkon,” the creator of a case mod who is dressed as Boo.

A Metroid fan dressed as Samus Aran plays Rockband with other attendees. There were several Rockband stations set up around the PAX East convention.

Some of the best arcade game players in the world try to set records at PAX East.

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