Maybe praying can save the campus from ice. Lecturer Laurence Schiffres wrote to his 9 a.m. “Financial Accounting” class that it would not be meeting Wednesday morning. “I hope that whoever has been praying for snow and sleet stops,” he said in his 5:45 a.m. e-mail.
CNN reporter Anderson Cooper ’89 was attacked in Cairo’s Tahrir Square as political unrest continues in the Egyptian capital. Supporters of President Hosni Mubarak punched and kicked Cooper and his camera operator, and ripped off the clothes of one of his female crew members.
#thehounisonLINE. Calhoun College got a Twitter account — @calhounatyale. Revealed at a Tuesday study break, the account will be updated by Calhoun College Council officers, Master Jonathan Holloway and Dean Leslie Woodard.
New Haven’s unemployment rate increased 0.1 percentage points between November and December from 8.9 to 9 percent, according to the Associated Press. Connecticut’s overall unemployment rate for December was 8.6 percent.
Tough luck if you wanted to go to one of the men’s hockey games this weekend. Both the Friday night game versus Harvard and the Saturday night game opposite Dartmouth are completely sold out, said Jeremy Makins, assistant athletic director of ticket and rink operations.
But a hockey alum was honored by the ECAC. Jeff Hamilton ’01 was named one of the conference’s top 50 hockey players of all time.
Call us the love doctor. A student wrote the News Wednesday night to help him find a female student with brown hair and an accent whom he met at Sterling Memorial Library around 9:30 p.m. “I was too stunned to ask for her name and now I hate myself for it,” he wrote. He added that the two struck up a conversation about his T-shirt and “how raisins do not belong in cookies.”
Feb Club is in full swing for the class of 2011. Toad’s Place held a Feb Club-themed Wednesday night dance party, it announced in an e-mail Wednesday night. Included in the message was an invitation for students to attend a Toad’s-themed Feb Club party at the Delta Kappa Epsilon house.
THIS DAY IN YALE HISTORY
1980 The Yale Religious Ministry speaks out against “the increasingly militaristic stance our government displays.” Seventeen Yale chaplains sign the statement, which is handed out at services.