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Last Published: April 14, 2016
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Jeremy M. Hahn ’12 (Protoss) takes on Yue Jack Chu G (Terran) in the first round of the Starcraft II tournament finals on Sunday, March 6. Hahn went on to the final round, but lost to Max M. Nelson ’12 (Terran).



Works of origami art submitted to the 10th Annual OrigaMIT Student Origami Competition are now on display in the Weisner Student Art Gallery in W20. Shown here is Tim the Beaver, designed and folded by Michelle Fung ’13. The exhibit runs until the end of April.



In 2005, hackers turned the Infinite Corridor into a level from the Nintendo game Mario. This weekend, to commemorate the hack, hackers put up structures — built from soda cans — of Mario and a piranha plant next to the police car in the Stata Center’s Hack Gallery. This CPW, which coincides with the 150th anniversary of MIT, hackers are installing 20–30 hacks all over campus, some of which will be performance hacks. The hacks are accompanied by a booklet, which can be found on stands by some of the hacks. Try to find them all!



Ruth D. Abrams ’14, Elana Ben-Akiva ’15, Noa Ghersin ’14, Benjamin Z. Niewood ’15, Elisabeth L. Rosen ’14, Sarah J. Toledano ’15, and Inbar S. Yamin ’15 decorated the MIT Sukkah on Tuesday night. The Sukkah will be on Kresge Oval until Oct. 18.



Hackers dressed the Alchemist in the likeness of Steve Jobs on Monday. There was also an Apple logo hack in Lobby 7 the same day — all in honor of the recently deceased visionary.



Professor Jeffrey A. Hoffman argues that latkes are the perfect space food at the annual Latke vs. Hamantashen debate on Tuesday night. The debate ended in a tie, and both foods were served at a reception afterwards.



On Tuesday, a large Dalek appeared perched on the Stata Center. Daleks are genetically engineered organisms which appear in the British science fiction series Doctor Who.



Rebecca A. Vasquez ’12 demonstrates the Narrow Rickshaw project at the D-Lab showcase at the MIT Museum on Saturday.



Last Friday night, the MIT Shakespeare Ensemble held a free showing of the film 10 Things I Hate About You on Kresge Lawn. Students came equipped with snacks and blankets for fending off the cold while they watched the modern version of Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew.



A construction crew demolishes the building at 219 Vassar St. on Monday morning. The TCC Vassar childcare facility will be constructed in its place.


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