April 12th, 2011 | Uncategorized

Wednesday’s Buzz: 4.13.11

THE NEWS

  • The University will change some of its sexual misconduct policies following the Department of Education’s clarification of Title IX regulations, a member of the General Counsel’s office said Tuesday. The revised specifications, released April 4 in a “Dear Colleague” letter from the Office of Civil Rights to schools and universities receiving federal funding, outline procedures for handling sexual misconduct that are mandatory for compliance with Title IX. As administrators determine the details of the University-Wide Committee — a new board that will begin hearing sexual misconduct cases from across Yale on July 1 — they will take into account new policies required in the DOE advisory that are not currently in place at Yale.
  • When Dan Meyer ’81 became the Chairman of the Yale College Council, he expected to attend law school and follow his father, current Connecticut State Senator Edward Meyer ’57 LAW ’61 , into politics. Instead, he played for a semi-professional basketball team in Northern Ireland after graduation, became a pastor and now hosts a three-time Emmy award-winning television show called “Life Focus” on PBS. Although Meyer did not pursue the political career he expected, he said his experience on the YCC influenced his choices by teaching him lessons about collective enterprise and achievement. Former leaders of the YCC have ended up all over the professional spectrum: six former presidents and chairmen interviewed now work in industries ranging from academia to environmental policy to the non-profit sector. All of them say their time at the head of Yale’s student government prepared them for work they would undertake in the future.

THE WEATHER

High of 49 degrees, low of 39 degrees, rain.

THE FOOD

In the colleges

Breakfast: Waffle Bar

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

Dinner: Vegan Paella, Leek & Potato Galette, Szechuan Beef Stir Fry, Chicken Burrito, Steakhouse French Fries, Cheese Sauce, Black Pepper Mayonnaise, Rice, Caribbean Blend Vegetables, Chicken & Mesclun with Creamy Tarragon Dressing, Insalata Di Farro, Marinated Green Bean Salad, Oreo Cheesecake Kiss

In Commons

Breakfast: Steelcut Oats, Waffle Bar, Sweet Potato Dairyless Pancake, 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, California Burger, Steakhouse French Fries, Philly Steak & Cheese Sub, Pepperoni Pizza, Chef’s Choice Pizza, Cheese Pizza, Penne With Roasted Peppers Edamame & Artichokes, 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, Mideast Spiced Chicken, Felafel With Tahini Dressing, Honey Glazed Corned Beef, Nachos Bar, Pepperoni Pizza, Chef’s Choice Pizza, Cheese Pizza, Pasta Sauté, Organic Tomato Sauce, Mashed Yukon Gold Potatoes, Roasted Zucchini & Yellow Squash, Insalata Di Farro, Marinated Green Bean Salad, Oreo Cheesecake Kiss, Iced Gold Cake

  • dalet5770

    Why don’t they ever ask children what the force is when Adam and EVE have sex. I mean if we can talk about Atom smashers why can’t we talk about sex?

  • dalet5770

    How does Philanthropy work at Yale these days? – Having no relevant cause or than self promotion and epitome. Should we bring in day laborers to finish all the repairs Yale is in affection with. For any day laborer could attest to the routine tripe they are fed up with every day! Why don’t they ever ask children what the force is when Adam and EVE have sex. I mean if we can talk about Atom smashers why can’t we talk about sex?

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