Uncategorized | 2:26 am | April 14, 2009 | By Yale Daily News

Cross Campus: 04.14.09

Voting for the Yale College Council elections ends today. Polls for the YCC executive board races close online at 9 p.m. “You might think the YCC doesn’t do anything, but you have no right to complain if you don’t exercise your right to vote,” a YCC e-mail to undergraduates warned Monday morning.

But Brown doesn’t look like Hogwarts. “Harry Potter” actress Emma Watson is said to have decided to attend Brown University in the fall, where she will study “liberal studies,” according to a British news report. She “fell in love with Brown,” an unnamed source told the News of the World tabloid. A Brown spokesman would neither confirm nor deny the report, while Watson’s publicist could not be reached for comment.

“The man who raped my friend is still at Yale,” read one of the T-shirts worn by Yale Women’s Center members on Cross Campus yesterday, advertising for a Yale Women’s Center meeting this Saturday.

Another Yale championship? Davenport freshman Jack Hart ’12 has been chosen to represent the East Coast at the World Paper Airplane Championships in Austria, following the Red Bull Paper Wings competition on campus last month.

Jonathan Edwards College freshmen stormed the college yesterday for JE’s annual Wet Monday water fight. The freshmen used water balloons and super soakers in their attack on the upperclassmen but were eventually repelled.

Pre-tap continues. Taps for senior societies faked orgasms in Commons yesterday, while another group of juniors in sportswear performed stretches in Bass.

Students in professor Anders Winroth’s Vikings lecture were disturbed to see an unknown man walk into lecture wearing an adult diaper yesterday. Asked whether he was in the wrong class, he replied, “No, I’m not.” The man stopped next to a student, squatted and left, to general laughter and confusion.

The Baker’s Dozen house recently became the stage for another musical phenomenon. Yale band Great Caesar and the Go Getters released a YouTube video of its latest song, “Everyone’s a VIP to Someone,” filmed in and around the BD house.

This day in Yale history

1993 Over 140 students staged an eat-in at Berkeley College dining hall, protesting the administration’s decision to require all students living off campus to purchase $600 meal plans.

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