BOSTON (CBS) – MIT got a makeover this weekend, inspired by “Avengers: Endgame.” Students covered the school’s “Great Dome” with Captain America’s red, white and blue shield.
Some of the “hackers” involved told The Boston Globe that this had been planned for months. They said they grew up on the Marvel movies and wanted to show their gratitude.READ MORE: 2 Brothers Who Were Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD Students Killed In Head-On Crash In Far Northwest Fort Worth
“Putting things on the dome is a big challenge,” one student told the newspaper. “We hope people look at it and it gets their imagination going.”READ MORE: Dallas' Parkland Hospital Dedicates Clinic For Those Battling 'Long COVID'
The shield also has a local connection. Sudbury native Chris Evans plays Captain America in the series.MORE NEWS: Shipping Companies, Big Box Stores Hiring Holiday Help Now
“Endgame” broke box office records bringing in some $1.2 billion in the opening weekend.