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Photos by Tristan honscheid

Colin Godwin ’17 crosses the finish line at the NEICAAA Championships at Franklin Park in Boston on Saturday. The MIT Men’s Varsity Team placed ninth out of 39 teams.

A hack referencing Jack and the Beanstalk was deployed on top of the 3rd floor skywalk connecting buildings 66 and 68 late Friday (Oct. 24) night. The hack features a wooden castle, paper maché clouds, and a beanstalk running the height of the building. A stuffed Jack Florey figure is climbing the plant, complete with a bag of (fake) gold. The coat of arms on the castle bears the greek letter phi, a noodle dish called pho, and a thumbs up that, when pronounced, refer to the chant shouted by the fairytail’s giant: “Fee fi fo fum!”

Three judges sample dishes made during the 7-11 Iron Chef Competition, part of the 2015 Bad Ideas Weekend. Teams were given $20 to prepare gourmet meals using only ingredients from a convenience store.

Team 7, consisting of Aarshavi Shah, Alberto Mulero ’17, Michelle Sit, and Vahid Fazel-Rezai ’17, prepares its robot “Stack Overflow” for the next round at the the 2015 MASLAB competiton.

Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia leads the way through Kenmore Square at the 2015 Boston Marathon. Dedisa won first place with a time 2:09:17.

Caroline Rotich (left), Buzunesh Deba (center), and Mare Dibaba (right) lead the elite womens’ race through Kenmore Square at the 2015 Boston Marathon. Rotich won with a time of 2:24:55.

Runners in the first wave pass under Massachusetts Avenue in the last mile of the 2015 Boston Marathon. This year’s marathon saw 26,610 runners finish.

Yemane Adhane Tsegay of Ethiopia muscles through Kenmore Square, nearing the last mile of the 2015 Boston Marathon. Tsegay finished in a close second place with a time of 2:09:48.

The timer truck leads the elite runners through the course at Kenmore Square.

Students drop a piano from the roof of Baker House in an annual Drop Date celebration.

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