November 3rd, 2010 | Uncategorized

Thursday’s Buzz: 11.4.10

THE NEWS

  • The News continues to follow the results of the gubernatorial race in Connecticut. Both the Democrat and the Republican candidate in Connecticut’s hotly-contested gubernatorial race announced late this afternoon that they have begun forming transition teams. Democrat Dan Malloy, who the Secretary of the State said leads unofficial tallies by 3,103 votes, announced in a press conference that his runningmate Nancy Wyman would co-chair his transition team alongside Tim Bannon LAW ’77, the current executive director of the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority. But as of 8 p.m., with 99 percent of precincts reporting, Foley held a 9,000 vote lead.
  • When it comes to risky behavior, substance use and sex are strongly linked, according to a new study conducted at the Yale School of Medicine.

    The national study, conducted by School of Medicine assistant professor Jeanette Tetrault, found ties between incidents of alcohol abuse or dependence and marijuana consumption and the diagnosis of sexually transmitted infections in adolescent and young adults.

  • After Yale College Council’s push for academic minors was rejected last year by a faculty vote, the YCC is asking administrators to consider language certificates.

    The YCC plans to submit a report to administrators January recommending that the University adopt language certificates, YCC President Jeff Gordon ‘12 said.

THE WEATHER

High of 49 degrees, low of 45 degrees, rain

THE FOOD

In the colleges

Breakfast: Steelcut Oatmeal Bar, Steelcut Oats, Waffle Bar

Lunch: Roasted Corn & Tomato Soup, Goulash Soup, Cellentani With Beans Spinach & Cheese, Pizza With Alberta’s Pomodoro Sauce, Pizza With Clams & Smoked Mozzarella, Rachel Sandwich With Coleslaw, Pho Noodle Bowl Bar, Fresh Herbed Green Beans, Arugula Fennel Fontina Salad, Chickpea, Peppers, Olives & Charmoula, German Potato Salad, Cream Cheese Brownie, Oatmeal Cranberry Cookie Made With Organic Ingredients

Dinner: Asian Sweet & Spicy Spareribs, Vegan Tom Kha Gai, Pho Noodle Bowl Bar, Miso Glazed Whole Roasted Salmon, General Tso’s Chicken, Sticky Rice, Peas & Sautéed Mushrooms, Arugula Fennel Fontina Salad, Chickpea, Peppers, Olives & Charmoula, German Potato Salad, Banana Cupcakes With Organic Ingredients

In Commons

Breakfast: Breakfast Grits Bar, Waffle Bar, Scrambled Eggs, Omelets To Order, Scrambled Egg Whites, Sausage Links, Potato Pancakes

Lunch: Escarole & Sausage Soup, Mustard Parmesan Chicken, Pesto Alfredo Sauce, Spaghetti, Penne, Meatball Grinder, Organic Tomato Sauce, Rachel Sandwich With Coleslaw, Steakhouse French Fries, Pepperoni Pizza, Chef’s Choice Pizza, Cheese Pizza, Organic Tomato Sauce, Vietnamese Garlic Noodles, Greens & Tofu, Vegetable Fried Rice, Lemon Chicken, Jasmine Rice, Fresh Herbed Green Beans, Chickpea, Peppers, Olives & Charmoula, Black Bean & Rice Salad, Cream Cheese Brownie, Oatmeal Cranberry Cookie Made With Organic Ingredients

Dinner: Asian Sweet & Spicy Spareribs, Vegan Tom Kha Gai, Linguine, Cioppino, Pepperoni Pizza, Chef’s Choice Pizza, Cheese Pizza, Organic Tomato Sauce, Sticky Rice, Chef’s Choice Stir-fried Vegetables, Chickpea, Peppers, Olives & Charmoula, Black Bean & Rice Salad, Banana Cupcakes With Organic Ingredients

Correction: November 3, 2010

An earlier version of this post mistakenly said that the YCC’s report will be submitted this month. It will be submitted in January.