March 21st, 2011 | Uncategorized

Cross Campus: 3.21.11

Welcome back! Spring break is officially over and classes resume today. They end Apr. 25.

Spring has sprung, kind of. Today is the first day of spring, but don’t get out those short shorts just yet — snow is forecasted to fall this week, according to the National Weather Service.

Get your tickets. Tickets subsidized by the Department of Athletics to this weekend’s regional semifinal of the NCAA Men’s Hockey Tournament will be available on a first-come, first-served basis at Ray Tompkins House starting at 2:30 p.m. Monday. A Yale ID gets a subsidized ticket for $20 and another at the full cost of $60. The tickets allow admission to all of the weekend’s matches.

A Yale School of Medicine professor was the first juror selected in the trial of Joshua Komisarjevsky, the second of the two Cheshire murder trials, the New Haven Register reported.

Getting crowded. New Haven added 6,153 new residents between 2000 and 2010, according to a press release sent by City Hall spokesman Adam Joseph. The city’s total population is 129,779.

Winning. Yale’s Model United Nations team won Best Small Delegation at the WorldMUN competition in Singapore. The team also met with Kishore Mahbubani, dean of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore, to discuss the Yale and NUS plans for a liberal arts college.

Bring a trenta cup? Blue State Coffee is roasting its own blend of coffee — True Blue — and handing out free cups of it Tuesday.

Now there are more ways to get your ¡Ay! Salsa. The popular restaurant, which recently expanded, now accepts credit cards.

James Franco GRD ’16 has left the undergraduate production “The Stargazer,” which he was set to produce, according to a statement from director Ari Berkowitz ’12. “This change has necessitated that the current show be re-worked with the hope of a later production date,” she wrote.

Number one. Yale Law School is still the top law school in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report.

THIS DAY IN YALE HISTORY

1938 On the first day of spring, Yalies are seen playing outdoors while a repairman recites Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” while working on Phelps Gateway.