September 15th, 2009 | Uncategorized

Cross Campus: 09.15.09

The flag will be flown at half-mast today at the University of Rochester, where Annie Le GRD ’13 received her undergraduate degree in cell and developmental biology with honors in 2007.

The Undergraduate Career Services workshop “Killer Cover Letters” will occur at 7:30 p.m. today at UCS. In an e-mail message sent to seniors yesterday afternoon, UCS Director Philip Jones apologized for any insensitivity perceived by the name of the program in light of Le’s killing.

Say what? Say, where’s the airduct? This past weekend Saybrook College saw a string of vandalism cases. The incidents include the theft of air ducts to the dryers in the laundry room, the removal of a decorative finial from the Athenaeum room and letter “D” from its respective entryway, and chalk graffiti near entryway I.

Suspicious croquet. After a call from the blue phone system, Yale police were sent to investigate a suspicious person holding a croquet mallet at Phelps Gate at 7:20 p.m. Monday. Nothing came of the incident.

Don’t resist this screening! At 7:30 p.m. the School of Drama will present a screening of the film “Resist!” at the Yale Repertory Theatre lounge. A discussion and book signing will follow with Judith Malina, Tom Walker and Brad Burgess, members of the Living Theatre.

Polls for the Ward 22 Democratic primary open this morning at the Wexler/Grant School on Foote Street. The Yale College Democrats will run shuttles from campus to the polling center from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. The buses leave in front of Swing Space and Timothy Dwight College.

Attention overachievers! The Yale Graduate Joint Degree Fair will be held today in the ballroom at Edward S. Harkness Memorial Hall, 12–1 p.m. Representatives from universities offering joint degree programs will be present.

Howard Dean ’71 year spoke at Atticus Bookstore yesterday to discuss his book “Howard Dean’s Prescription for Real Healthcare Reform.” The event drew a vocal crowd of supporters as well as opponents of his policies.

This day in Yale history
1969 The first women enrolled in Yale College. The enrollment of approximately 600 women marked the beginning of coeducation at Yale.