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Decoding Harvard's Most Popular Class
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Decoding Harvard's Most Popular Class

Freshmen pose for a photo booth at CS50 Puzzle Day on September 6, 2014. Prof. David J. Malan later posted the photo booth pictures on Facebook.

Facebook Sign
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Facebook Sign

"I want the Facebook sign in the background," exclaimed CS50 staff photographer as CS50 TFs posed in front of the entrance to Puzzle Day. The Facebook-sponsored event was held at the i-lab.

Decoding Harvard's Most Popular Class
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Decoding Harvard's Most Popular Class

Freshmen pose for a photo booth at CS50 Puzzle Day on September 6, 2014. Prof. David J. Malan later posted the photo booth pictures on Facebook.

Binary Lights
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Binary Lights

Gordon McKay Professor of the Practice of Computer Science David J. Malan uses lights to teach binary code.

Binary Lights
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This is CS50

Facebook at Puzzle Day
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This Is CS50.

CS50 is exceptional for its size, its resources and the cult of personality around its charismatic leader. It is more than just a class at Harvard; it is a cultural touchstone, a lifestyle, a spectacle. This is CS50, and it’s here to stay.

Lights, Camera, CS50
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Lights, Camera, CS50

Students on the CS50 production team put finishing touches on the stage setup at the first lecture of the school year.

Puzzle Time
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Puzzle Time

Morris Yau '17 works during Puzzle Day at the iLab. Teams of students competed for prizes at the Facebook-sponsored event such as a Nintendo Wii U.

Photo Booth
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Photo Booth

Photobooth pictures feature CS50 teaching fellows at Puzzle Day on September 6, 2014. Some TFs have felt a degree of celebrity working for the high-profile course.

Let Them Eat Cake
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Let Them Eat Cake

Slices of cake await the rush of students after the first CS50 lecture.

Guide to CS50
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Guide to CS50

Stacks of paper guides to computer science at Harvard and puzzle pieces advertising the annual CS50 Puzzle Day decorate the tables outside Sanders Theater at the first lecture of the year.

Puzzle Pic
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Puzzle Pic

A CS50 staff photographer photographs a puzzle piece at CS50 Puzzle Day at the iLab on September 6, 2014.

Facebook at Puzzle Day
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Facebook at Puzzle Day

Mohammed N. Oosman, a university recruiter for Facebook, welcomes the crowd at CS50 Puzzle Day. Malan has described "a mutually beneficial relationship" between CS50 and tech companies.

Facebook and Sweets
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Facebook and Sweets

A table full of Facebook paraphernalia rests next to another filled with snacks at CS50 Puzzle Day on September 6, 2014. The Facebook-sponsored event included a photobooth and electronic giveaways.

Rubik's Snake
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Rubik's Snake

A rubik's snake rests on a table at CS50 Puzzle Day on September 6, 2014. The Facebook-sponsored event featured Facebook and CS50 paraphenalia and giveaways.

Facebook at Puzzle Day
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This Is CS50.

GSD picture
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django unchained scene
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Script Doctors

Harvard vs. Yale
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