January 18th, 2011 | Uncategorized

Wednesday’s Buzz: 1.19.11

THE NEWS

  • Robert Sargent Shriver ’38 LAW ’41, former vice-presidential candidate and director of the Peace Corps, died Tuesday. Shriver leaves behind a legacy of public service that has reshaped community participation in America.
  • Senator Joseph Lieberman ’64 LAW ’67is expected to announce at a press conference today in Stamford that he will not seek re-election in 2012, the New York Times and other national outlets reported Tuesday evening. The race to replace Lieberman has already begun, with former secretary of the state Susan Bysiewicz ’83 declaring yesterday her intention to run.
  • 2010 Yale World Fellow Alexey Navalny,a Moscow-based lawyer and a crusader against corruption in Russian state-owned companies, is facing a criminal investigation now that he has returned to Moscow after a semester in New Haven. Navalny, who publishes documents online to reveal fraud in businesses owned by the Russian government, is charged with giving bad advice to a state timber company in 2009 and causing it to lose 1 million rubles, or US $32,700.

THE WEATHER

High of 39 degrees, low of 19 degrees, chance of rain and freezing rain.

THE FOOD

In the colleges

Breakfast: Waffle Bar, Blueberry Oat Tea Bread

Lunch: Corn Chowder, Vegetable Beef Soup, Slow Cooked Moroccan Chicken Stew, Quinoa Almond Pilaf, Mediterranean Foccacia, Steakhouse French Fries, Cheese Sauce, Brown Sauce, Grass-Fed Burger, Grass-Fed Cheeseburger, BLT Sandwich, Fresh Broccoli & Cauliflower, Chicken & Mesclun with Creamy Tarragon Dressing, Insalata Di Farro, Marinated Green Bean Salad, Magic Bar, Peanut Butter Choc Chip Cookie

Dinner: Spanish Chicken Chilindron (no ham), Vegan Paella, Chef’s Choice Quiche, Szechuan Beef Stir Fry, Steakhouse French Fries, Cheese Sauce, Brown Sauce, Rice, Caribbean Blend Vegetables, Chicken & Mesclun with Creamy Tarragon Dressing, Insalata Di Farro, Marinated Green Bean Salad, Apple Crumble Pie

In Commons

Breakfast: Steelcut Oats, Banana-Walnut Dairyless Pancakes, Waffle Bar, Cage-Free Scrambled Egg Whites, Cage-Free Scrambled Eggs, Omelets To-Order, Red Bliss Home Fries, Blueberry Oat Tea Bread

Lunch: Vegan Yellow Split Pea Soup, Chicken Orzo Soup, Nachos Bar, Mediterranean Foccacia, Spicy Black Bean Veggie Burger, Steakhouse French Fries, Philly Steak & Cheese Sub, Pepperoni Pizza, Chef’s Choice Pizza, Cheese Pizza, Organic Tomato Sauce, Vegetable Fried Rice, Dragon Chicken, Spring Roll, Garden Salad Pocket Sandwich, Roasted Zucchini & Yellow Squash, Insalata Di Farro, Marinated Green Bean Salad, Magic Bar, Peanut Butter Choc Chip Cookie

Dinner: Vegan Yellow Split Pea Soup, Berkeley Mac & Cheese, Spinach Felafel Burger, Honey Glazed Corned Beef, Nachos Bar, Pepperoni Pizza, Chef’s Choice Pizza, Cheese Pizza, Organic Tomato Sauce, Roasted Sweet Potatoes With Lime, Roasted Zucchini & Yellow Insalata Di Farro, Marinated Green Bean Salad, Apple Crumb Pie