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MIT staff blogger Matt McGann '00

CPW 2006 Day 1 by Matt McGann '00

Campus Preview Weekend has begun! [photos]

Campus Preview Weekend has begun! Here are some photos from Day 1:

Registration began at 9am with a huge influx of people. It was great to see so many familiar faces!


Mitra helps to check in one of the first students to arrive.


Hundreds of families checked in during the first several hours of CPW.


Dean Marilee Jones poses with Star from Hawaii.


The evening concluded with a huge Festival, which included…



Liquid nitrogen ice cream!


A resident of Random Hall prepares a dry ice (!) drink for me.


TEP brought along their pickle-powered VU meter to show off.


2×4 Jenga!



The MIT Origami Club taught students the art of paper folding; those present included Jason ’09 and “THE Andrea Hawksley.”


MIT MUN hosted a live version of Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?


Performances included breakdance by Imobilare.


The Indian fusion dance troupe Chamak also gave a great performance.

CPW has been great so far, with more to come!

7 responses to “CPW 2006 Day 1”

  1. errhode says:

    Nothing about the cannon hack?!

    http://www.mitcannon.com

    http://www.collegecannoncoeds.com

    This is quite possibly the most well executed hack in recent memory.

  2. Christina says:

    Looks AWESOME! I’m pretending I’m there. grin

  3. Shammi says:

    OOOOOOWWWWWWW!!!! It all looks so GREATATTTTATAT!!! ohhhhh, i wish i were there!!! nooo!!!! ::::((((((

  4. Mergen says:

    I wish I was there in CPW.

    Can’t wait to meet ya all in September.

    PEACE! smile

  5. kt says:

    BEST WEEKEND OF MY LIFE!!!! I sent in my letter the day I got home!!! MIT is the place for ME!!! smile

  6. Manuel says:

    Wow, amazing. Norway ight now is lovely, though I would also love to be there….

  7. Maria says:

    Oh wow, I’m in one of your pictures! I feel special to be on Matt’s blog! (second picture of ‘Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego’, first on the left) CPW was amazing, I can’t wait for next year!