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Fourth East, located on the fourth floor of the east parallel of [http://ec.mit.edu/ East Campus], is a co-ed living group, home to around 40 undergrads and 1 [[GRT]].
  
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Some of the things our residents enjoy include cooking, movies, adventuring and biking, working on [[:Category:Projects | projects]], partying, collecting electronics, listening to loud music, playing frisbee and soccer, [[Board Games|board games]], and working on problem sets (or enjoying [[Pass/no record|pass/no record]]). We have a traditional nightly [[Cocoa|cocoa]] (other beverages welcome).  Many of our residents are active in the greater East Campus community.
  
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Our historical name is "Slugfest," which refers to when residents took extra time to graduate or hung around MIT for a few extra years to get a higher degree.
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[[Image:balcony.jpg|thumb|left|Looking over Ames Street.]]
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[[Image:_MAX8233.jpg|thumb|left|Happy to be living at EC.]]
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==[[:Category:Slugfest_Culture |Culture]]==
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[[Image:slugfolks.jpg|thumbnail|right|Pre Green Building Challenge]]
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[[Image:lizzie.jpg|thumb|right|Guyyyyysssss!]]
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Our culture is sometimes a little hard to nail down.  Lots of us like to cook, but some of us only really know how to use the microwave. Some of us stack our rooms with computers found on reuse; some of us keep the emptiest rooms found in East Campus.  We decidedly have a few course six majors, but no real shortage of other majors, either.  Our residents participant in a wide variety of extracurricular activities, including the student government, research, sports teams, competitive teams and a huge variety of cultural groups.
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==[[:Category:Projects | Projects]]==
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Projects have a large place in our hall history.  "Back in the day" it is rumored that people used calculators and finger scanners to open their doors.  A perennial project is the [[Bemix]] music system that comes and goes, letting residents make playlists from their room and then play it in their bathroom of choice or in the "Walcool" ceiling tiles.
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[[Image:bemix.jpg|thumb|left|Mural in our bathroom, touch it gently if it's not broken.]]
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==[[:Category:Hall Feeds | Hall Feeds]]==
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[[Image:robcappie.jpg|thumb|right|Hawt.]]
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Every term we have about six or seven hall feeds.  Hall feeds are hall sponsored activities where a few residents make food for the rest of the hall and guests.  Everyone is happy.  Check out past hall feeds and keep up to date with what hall feeds are coming up!
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==[[:Category:Slugfest Government| Government]]==
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The hall is governed by three [[Hall Chairs|hall chairs]] that are elected each spring at the scheduled hall budget meeting.  Our chairs attend bi-weekly East Campus meetings, occasionally mediate conflicts, and make decisions about our hall rooming, budget, etc.
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We also have a dedicated [[GRT]] or Graduate Resident Tutor--a grad student who is given a wad of cash each semester to act like a freshmen.  Our current GRT is [[Jo Melville]].
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In 2002, the residents of our hall ratified a new hall [[constitution]] which is still in effect today.
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==[[:Category:Slugfest Places | Places]]==
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Fourth East is divided into three sections: [[Walcott]], [[Bemis]], and [[Goodale]]. Each section of the hall has its own character, defined by its current residents.
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The hall has two lounges: the [[Cocoa Lounge]] otherwise known as "Wallounge" and the [[Goodale Lounge]].
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==[[Slug_Quotes| Slug Quotes]]==
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Slugs say the most ridiculous things. Some of these quotes are taken out of context, that's why they are there. They wouldn't be funny otherwise.
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These quotes are hall of famers that live through the test of time.
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==[[:Category:Murals| Murals]]==
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Fourth East is proud of its murals, and [[ivanaf]]  documented them in 2015. Take a look at our[[:Category:Murals| murals]]!
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[[File:BS.jpg|thumbnail|left|Bemis Street Side]]
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==Recent changes==
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Here you can see what shenanigans slugs have written on the wiki lately!
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==External Links==
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* [http://web.mit.edu/slugfest/www/oldindex.html Old Webpage]

Latest revision as of 23:22, 6 May 2019

Fourth East having cocoa, every damn night.

Fourth East, located on the fourth floor of the east parallel of East Campus, is a co-ed living group, home to around 40 undergrads and 1 GRT.

Some of the things our residents enjoy include cooking, movies, adventuring and biking, working on projects, partying, collecting electronics, listening to loud music, playing frisbee and soccer, board games, and working on problem sets (or enjoying pass/no record). We have a traditional nightly cocoa (other beverages welcome). Many of our residents are active in the greater East Campus community.

Our historical name is "Slugfest," which refers to when residents took extra time to graduate or hung around MIT for a few extra years to get a higher degree.

Looking over Ames Street.
Happy to be living at EC.

Culture

Pre Green Building Challenge
Guyyyyysssss!

Our culture is sometimes a little hard to nail down. Lots of us like to cook, but some of us only really know how to use the microwave. Some of us stack our rooms with computers found on reuse; some of us keep the emptiest rooms found in East Campus. We decidedly have a few course six majors, but no real shortage of other majors, either. Our residents participant in a wide variety of extracurricular activities, including the student government, research, sports teams, competitive teams and a huge variety of cultural groups.

Projects

Projects have a large place in our hall history. "Back in the day" it is rumored that people used calculators and finger scanners to open their doors. A perennial project is the Bemix music system that comes and goes, letting residents make playlists from their room and then play it in their bathroom of choice or in the "Walcool" ceiling tiles.

Mural in our bathroom, touch it gently if it's not broken.

Hall Feeds

Hawt.

Every term we have about six or seven hall feeds. Hall feeds are hall sponsored activities where a few residents make food for the rest of the hall and guests. Everyone is happy. Check out past hall feeds and keep up to date with what hall feeds are coming up!

Government

The hall is governed by three hall chairs that are elected each spring at the scheduled hall budget meeting. Our chairs attend bi-weekly East Campus meetings, occasionally mediate conflicts, and make decisions about our hall rooming, budget, etc.

We also have a dedicated GRT or Graduate Resident Tutor--a grad student who is given a wad of cash each semester to act like a freshmen. Our current GRT is Jo Melville.

In 2002, the residents of our hall ratified a new hall constitution which is still in effect today.

Places

Fourth East is divided into three sections: Walcott, Bemis, and Goodale. Each section of the hall has its own character, defined by its current residents.

The hall has two lounges: the Cocoa Lounge otherwise known as "Wallounge" and the Goodale Lounge.

Slug Quotes

Slugs say the most ridiculous things. Some of these quotes are taken out of context, that's why they are there. They wouldn't be funny otherwise. These quotes are hall of famers that live through the test of time.

Murals

Fourth East is proud of its murals, and ivanaf documented them in 2015. Take a look at our murals!

Bemis Street Side

Recent changes

Here you can see what shenanigans slugs have written on the wiki lately!

19 April 2022

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