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Glen A. Caroline hands out National Rifle Association membership certificates and free t-shirts to students yesterday after his talk on the Second Amendment and gun control.

Volunteers sign-up to participate in a community jog called "The Burger Mile" and receive free burgers. Led by the Burger Brigade, they hope to raise money to start a Somerville chapter of "Back On My Feet," an organization that aids Boston's homeless populations.

Origami Study Break

Students explore the complex art of origami as a part of a study break workshop during Harvard for Japan Week on Tuesday, March 22, 2011 in Quincy Dining Hall. Their goal is to fold one thousand paper cranes. Known as "Senbazuru" in Japanese, a thousand paper cranes symbolize a wish for speedy recovery from disaster or illness.

On Information Theory

James Gleick '76 answers a question about the nature of information and information gathering at the Brattle Theatre on Tuesday, March 22, 2011. Hosted by the Harvard Bookstore, this event featured readings from Gleick's new book "The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood."

Bagpipes Section

The Boston Police Department's bagpipe band play a tribute to St. Patrick's Day. This organization, known as 'Gaelic Column of Pipes and Drums,' specializes in the traditional music of the Gaelic culture.

Parade Salutations

City officials greet the crowds present at the 2011 St. Patrick's Day Parade in Boston. Many other government representatives made an appearance at this year's parade, including ones from the Boston Fire Department and the United States Navy.