February 2nd, 2011 | Uncategorized

Thursday’s Buzz: 2.3.11

THE NEWS

  • James Lewis, the former New Haven Police Department chief whose official title at Yale is Interim Head of Public Safety, will be stepping down on Friday from all official University capacities, but he will not be leaving for good. Yale has asked Lewis to be available part-time as a consultant to assist Higgins in formulating a new operations and deployment plan for the department, Associate Vice President for Administration Janet Lindner said.
  • After a hazardous journey, all the Elis who were in Egypt have safely evacuated.All 20 students and faculty who were spending the semester in Egypt have left the country, in which tens of thousand of people are protesting the 30-year reign of President Hosni Mubarak. Some of the Yalies have already arrived in New Haven and will enroll in courses, but many have remained overseas, hoping that the political unrest will resolve itself so they can return to Egypt.
  • While eight of 14 seniors interviewed said law school seems like a common post-graduation plan for their classmates, many said graduating seniors have good reason to delay applying to law school.

THE WEATHER

High of 26 degrees, low of 7 degrees, sunny.

THE FOOD

In the colleges

Breakfast: Waffle Bar, Cinnamon Raisin Bun

Lunch: Italian Sausage & Pasta Soup, Curried Ginger Carrot Soup, Pizza With Sausage & Cheese, Pizza With Mozzarella, Grecian Eggplant Casserole, Roasted Garlic Hummus, Sundried Tomato Hummus, Frijole Tortilla, Brown Rice, Sautéed Fresh Spinach, Chicken & Mesclun with Creamy Tarragon Dressing, Chickpea, Peppers, Olives & Charmoula, German Potato Salad, Cream Cheese Brownie, Oatmeal Cranberry Cookie Made With Organic Ingredients

Dinner: Molasses & Rum Glazed Roasted Fresh Ham, Chef’s Choice Chicken Breast, Felafel With Tahini Dressing, Broccoli & Cheese Rice Casserole, Roasted Garlic Hummus, Sundried Tomato Hummus, Rosemary & Garlic Roasted Potatoes, Herb & Garlic Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Sliced Fresh Carrots, Chicken & Mesclun with Creamy Tarragon Dressing, Chickpea, Peppers, Olives & Charmoula, German Potato Salad, Banana Cupcakes With Organic Ingredients

In Commons

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

Lunch: Italian Sausage & Pasta Soup, Thai Coconut Chicken, Rotisserie Chicken Breast Sandwich, Beef Tacos, Tater Tots, Fried Egg & Cheese Sandwich, Pepperoni Pizza, Chef’s Choice Pizza, Cheese Pizza, Organic Tomato Sauce, Vegetable Lo Mein, Greens & Tofu, Lemon Chicken, BLAT Sandwich, Steamed Fall Harvest Vegetables, Chickpea, Peppers, Olives & Charmoula, Black Bean & Rice Salad, Cream Cheese Brownie, Oatmeal Cranberry Cookie Made With Organic Ingredients

Dinner: Italian Sausage & Pasta Soup, Lemon Rosemary Whole Roast Chicken, Pernil Al Horno, Chicken Souvlaki, Spinach Felafel Patties, Zucchini Frittata, Pepperoni Pizza, Chef’s Choice Pizza, Cheese Pizza, Organic Tomato Sauce, Greek Style Roasted Potatoes, Charred Carrots, Chickpea, Peppers, Olives & Charmoula, Black Bean & Rice Salad