March 28th, 2011 | Uncategorized

Tuesday’s Buzz: 3.29.11

THE NEWS

  • Over the years, growing numbers of students have opted to travel outside of traditional destinations in Western Europe. The inherent risk of studying and working in developing countries combined with this year’s events have both Yale and its contracted travel services provider MEDEX working to keep more complete records of their charges abroad, Filer and MEDEX representatives said.
  • Although data for this year is not yet available, more than half of Credit/D/Fail course registrations were changed to letter grades during the 2010-’11 academic year, said Rebecca Friedkin, a senior researcher at the Office of Institutional Research.
  • After making it through the local, regional and state auditions, Ward 16 Alderwoman Migdalia Castro — an American of Puerto Rican descent — will be the sole Northeastern bacholerette on the Spanish-language Telemundo dating show “12 Corazones.”

THE WEATHER

High of 43 degrees, low of 26 degrees, mostly sunny.

THE FOOD

In the colleges

Breakfast: Waffle Bar, Assorted Danish

Lunch: Chicken Gumbo Soup, Vegan Yellow Split Pea Soup, Cornmeal-Crusted Catfish, Penne With Roasted Peppers Edamame & Artichokes, Sausage & Pepper Grinder, Grilled Peppered Jack Cheese On Whole Wheat, Grilled Cheese On Whole Wheat, Roasted Sweet Potatoes With Lime, Cut Corn, Mesclun, Cauliflower & Cheddar, White Bean Salad with Sundried Tomato Vinaigrette, Combination Salad, Salt Caramel Icing Devils Food Cupcakes, Cinnamon Sugar Cookie

Dinner: Chef’s Choice Whole Roasted Chicken, Kung Pow Seitan, Pork Burgers, Cheese Quesadillas, Roasted Herbed Potatoes, Bourbon Glazed Fresh Carrots, Mesclun, Cauliflower & Cheddar, White Bean Salad with Sundried Tomato Vinaigrette, Combination Salad, Cherry Pie

In Commons

Breakfast: Waffle Bar, Omelets To-Order, Cage-Free Scrambled Eggs, Scrambled Egg Whites, Pain Perdu, Sausage Links, Shredded Potatoes, Assorted Danish

Lunch: Southwest Black Bean Soup, Vegan Yellow Split Pea Soup, Teriyaki Chicken Wings, Buffalo Chicken Wings with Celery & Dip, California Turkey Burger Sandwich, French Fries, Pepperoni Pizza, Chef’s Choice Pizza, Cheese Pizza, Vietnamese Garlic Noodles, Greens & Tofu, Jasmine Rice, Italian Deli Zep, Southern Style Collard Greens, Collard Greens & Ham Hocks, White Bean Salad with Sundried Tomato Vinaigrette, Curried Corn & Farro Salad, Cinnamon Sugar Cookie

Dinner: