April 15th, 2011 | Uncategorized

Cross Campus: 4.15.11

Michele Dufault’s ’11 funeral will be held Saturday in Scituate Harbor, Mass. Two buses will take students from all colleges to the funeral and will leave at 6 a.m. from Saybrook.

The Reserve Officer’s Training Corps made an appearance at the Bulldog Days Extracurricular Bazaar Thursday. The organization had two tables, for the University of New Haven Army ROTC and the US Air Force ROTC, and was invited by the Associate Dean of Yale College William Whobrey, Major James Hamma said.

Look out for fake police. Chief Ronnell Higgins said in an email alert to campus Thursday that at about 6:40 p.m. on Chapel and York Streets, a man wearing plainclothes claimed he was a detective and told a man he “fit the description of a suspect” in a robbery. The man obeyed the imposter’s command to show ID and handed over his wallet, which the impesonator got away with.

Want a Wenzel?Onebuttonwenzel.com, a site for easy Wenzel ordering, goes live today. The site was created by students for the Yale College Council’s App Challenge.

Punk’d prefrosh. The Yale Record set up two booths at the bazaar Thursday. One was a booth for the humor magazine — the other, “Twerking for Endangered Animals.”

Book worm. Austin Shiner ’11 has won the 2011 Adrian Van Sinderen Book Collecting Prize, Ezra Stiles Master Stephen Pitti said in an email.

Lights for Mandi

Thursday night’s luminaria ceremony on Cross Campus was dedicated to cancer victim Mandi Schwartz ’11. In a precursor to tonight’s Relay for Life, attendees cracked glow sticks and threw them into a giant luminaria bag built for the occasion in honor of family and friends who have been cancer victims and survivors.

THIS DAY IN YALE HISTORY

1969 Between 90 and 100 seniors walk out as former presidential adviser McGeorge Bundy ’40 starts to speak at the Senior Class Dinner in Commons. Students for a Democratic Society hold a demonstration on Beinecke Plaza to protest Bundy’s visit.