This is very cool, but I'm pretty sure that Master Chief doesn't wear shoes like that:

photo by TungShen Chew

In recognition of the release of Halo 3, a highly anticipated video game by Microsoft and Bungie, MIT hackers adorned the John P. Harvard statue, in Harvard Yard, with a Spartan helmet. The back of the helmet, which is worn by the protagonist of the game, Master Chief, was labeled with “Master Chief in Training.” The statue was decorated with an assault rifle (bullet count of 2E), as well as a Beaver emblem on the right shoulder.

Found via my colleague Brian Johnson

It's funny to see just how mainstream Halo has become. Just yesterday, I was listening to talk radio, and Paul Harvey news had an item on Halo 3 sales, which are apparently the biggest of any entertainment launch in U.S. history. When Paul Harvey is talking about you, you know you've arrived.

The Tech - Volume 127, Issue 41

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