University | 3:54 am | September 9, 2011 | By Yale Daily News

Cross Campus: 9.9.11

Technical difficulties. About two hours after the Yale College Council elections for representative positions went live Thursday, they were shut down with what YCC President Brandon Levin ’13 said was a technical glitch that caused some names to be eliminated from ballots.

Voting reopened around 5:15 p.m. It closes at 9 p.m. today.

Is it? A website with the URL isitchickentendersday.com launched Thursday and answers that simple question: Are Yale dining halls serving chicken tenders? Fortunately for all, yesterday the answer was “Yes. Get your chicken tenders on.”

The one thing more addicting than chicken tenders. The New Haven Police Narcotics Unit arrested three people Wednesday at two apartments in Fair Haven in charges related to the sale of crack cocaine, according to city spokesman Adam Joseph.

Calling all puzzle-solvers. Beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday in Sudler Hall, Yale plays host to its first annual Rubik’s cube competition, recognized as an official World Cube Association competition. Any Yalie can compete for free.

Singapore second thoughts? Asia Times published an article today by a Yale alum skeptical of the Yale-NUS plans who interviewed other Yale grads and students, whose opinions ranged from positive to opposed.

Bouncy. Old Campus plays host today to Israel Fest, which is set to feature an inflatable obstacle course, rock walls and falafel.

Ready for battle. A Facebook group has dubbed Friday’s soccer game against Quinnipiac as the “Yale Men’s Soccer Battle for Toad’s.”

See those seniors in suits? Campus recruiting has begun. Consulting firms were on campus this week. Next week, hedge fund Bridgewater is holding “invite-only” drinks at Pacifico, according to an email by Investment Associate Steven Kryger ’10.

A fire alarm went off in Lanman-Wright Hall Thursday morning at about 9 a.m. Students were required to evacuate, but were then told it was okay to return. According to the Yale Police Department, the alarm was accidental.

THIS DAY IN YALE HISTORY

1979 Two thousand and three hundred undergraduates sign a petition that argues that the University does not considered the abilities of professors when making decisions regarding tenures.

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