March 23rd, 2010 | Uncategorized

Cross Campus: 3.23.10

Control yourself, kids. After its new album “Congratulations” leaked, MGMT posted the tracks on its Web site Monday, saying it wanted the public to hear the album from the band first.

Meanwhile, Harvard’s Spring Fling equivalent, Yardfest, will be headlined by hip-hop artist Kid Cudi, best known for his song “Day ‘n’ Nite.”

March Madness on ice. The Athletic Department announced Monday that it will subsidize all-session tickets to this weekend’s NCAA Northeast Regional hockey tournament in Worcester, Mass. Tickets will go on sale today at 2 p.m. for $35.

No more dusty undies? The Timothy Dwight laundry room now features laundry baskets to keep laundry left in washing machines and dryers clean. Problem: Two baskets are already missing.

Rivalry, what rivalry? Harvard Law School Dean Martha Minow LAW ’79 returned to her alma mater to deliver a lecture titled “Confronting the Seduction of Choice: Law, Education, and American Pluralism” on Monday.

Five more years! In an e-mail to the Silliman community, University President Richard Levin announced that after “faculty, staff and students alike expressed enthusiastic support,” Master Judith Krauss has been appointed to another term.

‘Consistent with federal reporting requirements…’ An undergraduate was robbed on Lake Place near Ashmun Street on Sunday night, Yale Police Chief James Perrotti said in a campuswide e-mail Monday. He neglected to mention that the incident occurred only one block from YPD headquarters. Nevertheless, the suspect got away.

While Yale’s two new residential colleges have been delayed, NYU has proposed the largest expansion in its history, including an outpost on Governor’s Island and a new engineering school in Brooklyn. By 2031, the university aims to increase its academic square footage per student to 240. For Yale, that figure is currently 866.

THIS DAY IN YALE HISTORY

1981 With a 5–1 loss to Cornell, the first-place Yale men’s hockey team dropped to second place in the ECAC’s Ivy Region and was prevented from reaching the ECAC tournament.