Shawarma Shack is now open on the second floor of the student center in the Lobdell Food Court. Operated by the owners of Pacific Street Cafe, Shawarma Shack serves Middle Eastern dishes with Moroccan flair, including shawarma, falafel, kebobs, grape leaves, and other Halal dishes. It is open Sunday thru Friday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Physicist Marc Kaster, dean of MIT’s School of Science, will be nominated to head the Department of Energy’s Office of Science, the White House announced yesterday.

Donate to the Philippine Red Cross today in the student center (right next to LaVerde’s) to aid the victims of Tyhpoon Haiyan. MIT Filipino Students Association and MIT SEALNet will be hosting the fundraiser.

Drop Date is Wednesday, Nov. 20. This is the last day to drop classes, change classes from credit to Listener, or register a credit UROP. Be sure to get all of your forms signed and turned in by 5 p.m.!

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