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Project Coordinator Lars Torres introduced this year’s challenge to find low-cost energy storage solutions at the IDEAS generator dinner on Thursday evening in Walker. The IDEAS Competition is a service based award that judges project ideas based on their innovation, feasibility, and community impact, and funds the winners to implement these projects.



Barry M. Kudrowitz G of the band Supa Dupa performs for the Benefit Concert for Malaria in Wong Auditorium on Sunday, Nov. 16. All proceeds from the concert will be donated to the Against Malaria Foundation.



On Thursday evening, the List Visual Arts Center held an opening reception for its new exhibitions: Melanie Smith’s “Spiral City & Other Vicarious Pleasures” and Taylor Davis and Nicole Cherubini’s “In Contention. ” An exhibit is shown.



Members of the Mystery Hunt team Manic Sages, affiliated with MIT’s Experimental Studies Group and with Mathcamp, concentrate on solving individual puzzles.



A spaceship crew chronicles its daring escape from the planet Zyzzlvaria at the opening ceremony of the year’s annual puzzle competition, the MIT Mystery Hunt, on Friday, Jan. 16. During the 2009 Hunt, teams of problem solvers posed as space travelers stranded on Zyzzlvaria and solved puzzles to find their way home. See page 8 for more photos of Mystery Hunt 2009.



Members of the Manic Sages team organize their previously-solved puzzles in order to tackle a metapuzzle at 6 a.m. on Jan. 17. A metapuzzle is a puzzle whose solution is found by using the answers to puzzles from each mystery hunt round or stage. The team Manic Sages included students from the Experimental Study Group and the independent living group Epsilon Theta, as well as remote solvers and friends. They were the third team to finish this year’s hunt.



The MIT-Wellesley Toons stage a fight scene during “I’ll Make A Man Out Of You” from Mulan, with soloist Richard Yau ’10. Nine MIT a cappella groups performed for CPW at the A Cappella Extravaganza in room 54-100 on Friday, April 17.



Benjamin A. Bloomberg ’11 and the Logarhythms perform Miley Cyrus’s “See You Again.” Nine MIT a cappella groups performed for CPW at the A Cappella Extravaganza in room 54-100 on Friday, April 17.



Mae I. Fuchs ’12 and Catherine A. Olsson ’12 of the Asymptones harmonize in “Still Alive” from the video game Portal. Nine MIT a cappella groups performed for CPW at the A Cappella Extravaganza in room 54-100 on Friday, April 17.



East Campus residents make progress on their traditional one-person roller coaster on Tuesday afternoon. The dorm builds many large-scale wooden constructions as part of Residence Exploration (REX) every year.


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