February 24th, 2010 | Uncategorized

Thursday’s Buzz: 2.25.10

THE NEWS

  • Two miles of tunnels wind their way underneath Yale’s central campus, and while they’re off-limits to Yalies, the tunnels have historically piqued the interest of student explorers for decades. Nora Caplan-Bricker investigates the truth behind the myth.

  • Levi Jackson ’50 was the first African American to play football for Yale — and the first black man ever tapped for a Yale secret society. Check out tomorrow’s News to read the fourth and final story in a series on the history of black athletes at Yale.
  • Everything from pharmaceuticals to Hush Puppies shoemakers: The Yale Investments Office’s most recent quarterly report, filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission this month, provides a rare peek into the University’s wide range of closely guarded investment holdings.
  • THE WEATHER

    High of 38 degrees, low of 30 degrees, rain and snow during the day and into the evening.

    THE FOOD

    In the colleges

    • Breakfast: Cranberry Orange Bread

  • Soup: Chicken & Cabbage Soup, Creamy Tomato & Roasted Garlic Soup
  • Lunch: Pizza With Clams & Smoked Mozzarella, Pizza With Mozzarella, White Beans & Spinach Casserole, Buffalo Chicken Breast Sandwich, French Fries, Chef’s Choice Fresh Hot Vegetable, Arugula Goat Cheese & Beet Salad, Magic Bar, Magic Bar, Organic Shortbread Cookies
  • Dinner: Chicken & Cabbage Soup, Squash Chickpea & Lentil Stew, Smothered Turkey Wings, Roast Pork with Carolina Apple Compote, Sweet Potato Casserole, Carolina Hoppin’ John, Mixed Greens Southern Style, Succotash, Peach Cranberry Cobbler
  • In Commons

    • Breakfast: Buttermilk Pancakes, Sausage Links, Shredded Potatoes, Cranberry Orange Bread

  • Lunch: Tuscan White Bean Soup, Quinoa & Bulgur Vegetable Pilaf, Chicken Scarpariello, Ham & Cheese Quiche, Lomo Saltado (Peruvian Beef Stirfry), Cuban Roasted Chicken Thighs, Chilaquiles Verdes with Tofu, Cilantro Rice, Refried Black Beans, Roasted Chayote, Italian Burger, Monte Cristo Sandwich, Curly Fries, Caribbean Blend Vegetables, Magic Bar, Magic Bar, Organic Shortbread Cookies
  • Dinner: Chicken & Cabbage Soup, Squash Chickpea & Lentil Stew, Smothered Turkey Wings, Roast Pork with Carolina Apple Compote, Sweet Potato Casserole, Carolina Hoppin’ John, Mixed Greens Southern Style, Succotash, Peach Cranberry Cobbler