Uncategorized | 3:49 am | September 14, 2009 | By Yale Daily News

Cross Campus: 09.14.09

A prayer vigil for Annie Le GRD ’13 will be held today on Cross Campus at 8 p.m. An e-mail message sent to the Yale community at around 1 a.m. today invited members of the Yale community to “bring a candle and join us in solidarity.”

Watch out, ’Houn frosh. Calhoun College Master Jonathan Holloway sent a strongly worded e-mail message to all Calhoun freshmen following two unauthorized parties in Bingham on Saturday night. Holloway threatened students with a personal visit in the case of future misbehavior.

Going out with a moo? A cow grazed in Harvard Yard at a retirement ceremony for Harvard professor Harvey G. Cox Jr. on Thursday. Cox exercised his right as Harvard’s Hollis Research Professor of Divinity to graze his cows on Harvard Yard whenever he chooses. The only other professors to claim this right were Edward Wigglesworth and his son — nearly 300 years ago.

Vegan no more. Ahimsa, a family-run vegan restaurant and tapas bar that opened in February 2007 on Chapel Street, is presently closed for an undetermined period of time. The closure comes during the development of a new addition to the restaurant, the similarly vegan “earthborn café,” located on a small property directly next-door to Ahimsa.

Learning on the go. Can you learn about “How the Fly Provides Insight into Brain Disease and Injury” in four minutes? The University of Pennsylvania thinks you can. The university recently launched a new series of outdoor mini lectures aimed at educating students of all disciplines (and attention spans).

The Arts Council of Greater New Haven put on their annual exhibition “Somewhat Off the Wall” on Sunday. The exhibition and gala took place at the home of the Odonnell Company and featured original jewelry, painting, pottery and stained glass by nearly 60 artists.

Infamous co-founder of The Living Theatre Judith Malina returns to the Yale School of Drama today for a two-day residency. Her troupe’s performance of “Paradise Now” at the Yale Repertory Theatre 41 years ago resulted in the arrests of performers and audience members for public indecency.

Cyrus Vance ’77 will face off against Leslie Crocker Snyder and Richard Aborn in tomorrow’s Manhattan district attorney election. The Vance campaign’s internal polls place him in the lead with a projected 30 percent of the vote, a full six points ahead of Snyder. Incumbent Manhattan District Attorney Robert Morgenthau LAW ’48 has endorsed Vance as his successor.

This day in Yale history

1993 College masters met for a symposium to consider a large-scale condom installation plan. They hoped to put machines in the basement of all 12 residential colleges. Head student AIDS educator Allison Epstein ’94 welcomed the plan, saying, “[We] go through condoms like you wouldn’t believe here.”

Comments
  • Anon

    the NY DA’s race tomorrow is a primary — not the general election.