This is the last issue of The Tech for the semester! We will resume publishing on Jan. 9.

The student center will be closed from 11:30 p.m. Dec. 21 until 6:30 a.m. Dec. 26. It will also be closed for New Year’s from 11:30 p.m. Dec. 28 until 6:30 a.m. Jan. 2.

A community Winter Break will be held in Walker Memorial from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. on Dec. 13. Join the MIT community for refreshments and live music!

Shuttles will be running to Logan Airport from Dec. 19 to 22 at scheduled times for a $10 fee. Make a reservation at

The MIT Glass Lab Holiday Sale continues today in Lobby 10 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

MIT is searching for a new director of the Writing Across the Curriculum program, after director Les Perelman’s retirement from the position this summer, according to search committee chair Professor Edward Schiappa. The two candidates are Steven Corbett and CMS Professor Suzanne Lane, who is currently serving as Acting Director of WAC. WAC assists in the teaching of writing in all departments, and also administers the annual Freshman Essay Evaluation. Undergraduates had the chance to meet with Corbett yesterday, and will have the chance to meet with Lane today at 4 p.m. in 14E-304.