University | 8:53 pm | December 6, 2011 | By The Yale Daily News

Wednesday’s Buzz: 12.7.11

Protestors, including many Occupiers and union members, took to the streets of New Haven on Tuesday night, marching from City Hall to Wall Street to protest income inequality.
Protestors, including many Occupiers and union members, took to the streets of New Haven on Tuesday night, marching from City Hall to Wall Street to protest income inequality. Photo by Joy Shan.

THE NEWS

  • As Yale gears up to face winter weather, administrators have made several changes

    to the University’s emergency operations to prepare for the season ahead.

    The University Emergency Operations Team, which includes University Secretary Linda Lorimer and Deputy Secretary for the University Martha Highsmith, has implemented these changes in order to ensure earlier notification of anticipated snowstorms and improve communication about service cancellations and facilities’ closures.

  • University President Richard Levin signed an agreement with Chairman Zhu Shanglu of Peking University on Friday that officially extends the Peking University-Yale University Joint Undergraduate Program in Beijing, which four Yale officials says reflects their satisfaction with the program after five years.

    The joint undergraduate program creates a two-way exchange where Yalies have the opportunity to spend a semester living and studying at Peking University — widely-regarded as the most prestigious higher education institution in China — and Peking University students have the chance to live and study at Yale.

  • College football fans aggravated by Sunday’s Bowl Championship Series (BCS) selection show now have a Yale professor’s study supporting allegations of bias in the Coaches’ Poll and validating the concerns of impartiality in the bowl game selection process.

THE WEATHER

High of 55 degrees, low of 36 degrees, rain.

THE FOOD

In the colleges

Breakfast: Steelcut Oats, Waffle Bar, Banana Bread

Lunch: Boston Clam Chowder, Tortilla Soup, Fresh Tomato Quiche, Fried Tofu With Broccoli & Cashews, Chicken Stew, 5 Way Cincinnati Chili, Thai Vegetable Wrap with Tofu, Sticky Rice, Fresh Mashed Butternut Squash, Mesclun, Fresh Mozzarella & Olives, Broccoli Olive & Ricotta Salata Salad, German Potato Salad, Cherry Jubilee Cupcake, Oatmeal M & M

Dinner: Apricot Roasted Chicken, Roast Chicken Picnic Pieces, Vegan Bean Burrito, 5 Way Cincinnati Chili, Bacon Slices, Omelets To-Order, Israeli Couscous, Roasted Fresh Baby Carrots, Mesclun, Fresh Mozzarella & Olives, Broccoli Olive & Ricotta Salata Salad, German Potato Salad, Tiramisu Cake

In Commons

Breakfast: Steelcut Oats, Waffle Bar, Omelets To-Order, Cage-Free Scrambled Egg Whites, Cage-Free Scrambled Eggs, Apple Cinnamon Dairyless Pancakes, Red Bliss Home Fries, Banana Bread

Lunch: Thai Coconut Chicken Soup, Miso Soup, Stir-fried Cabbage, Peppers, Peanuts & Peas, Bombay Spiced Roast Pork, Puttanesca Sauce, Penne, Organic Tomato Sauce, Chefs Choice All-Natural Burger, Herb Marinated Chicken Breast, Garden Burger, Chinese Marinated Tofu, Pepperoni Pizza, Mushroom Pizza, Cheese Pizza, Broccoli & Tofu, Vegetable Fried Rice, Dragon Chicken, Jasmine Rice, Stir-Fried Beef & Peppers, Thai Vegetable Wrap with Tofu, Chef’s Choice Fries, Basmati Rice, Mexican Corn, Insalata Di Grano, Broccoli Olive & Ricotta Salata Salad, Cherry Jubilee Cupcake, Oatmeal M & M Cookie

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