University | 9:35 pm | January 25, 2012 | By The Yale Daily News

Thursday’s Buzz: 1.26.12

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Photo by Joy Shan.

THE NEWS

  • New sexual misconduct prevention workshops launched for freshmen this week are drawing on new research about sexual relationships to encourage students to listen to their instincts in social situations. The 75-minute workshops, which will continue next week, take place in freshman counselor groups and are led by pairs of communication and consent educators, a group of 40 undergraduates tasked with raising awareness of sexual misconduct prevention.
  • Thirteen years and 252 straight wins had made Trinity squash a dynasty. But Yale, the No. 2 squash powerhouse for three years, was determined to claim some of the glory last Wednesday night. College squash saw the end of an era when John Roberts ’12 scored his 11th point against Trinity’s Johan Detter, ending the longest winning streak in college sports history.
  • This week, some city politicos threw their weight behind candidates who hope to replace U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman ‘64 LAW ‘67.

    Nearly 100 city Democrats, including members of the Board of Aldermen and Yale College Democrats, attended a fundraiser at the East Rock home of U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro Sunday to support U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy in his bid for the U.S. Senate. Two days later, Murphy opponent and former Secretary of the State Susan Bysiewicz ’83 met with the Yale Democrats’ election committee to introduce herself to students and discuss the upcoming 2012 elections.

THE WEATHER

High of 43 degrees, low of 39 degrees, chance of rain.

THE FOOD

In the colleges

Breakfast: Steelcut Oats, Chef’s Choice Hot Cereal, Waffle Bar, Blueberry Oat Tea Bread

Lunch: Chicken Rice Soup, Cream Of Roasted Butternut Squash Soup, Pizza with Pepperoni & Mozzarella, Farfalle With Shiitake & Edamame, Pizza With Mashed Potato & Bacon, Pizza With Mozzarella, Monte Cristo Sandwich, Broccoli Hummus Spread, Roasted Vegetable Zep, Fresh Green Beans with Lemon & Thyme, Sautéed Yellow Squash & Carrots, Chicken & Mesclun with Creamy Tarragon Dressing, Eggplant Caponata, Orecchiette Pasta with Zucchini & Mozzarella, Magic Bar

Dinner: Buffalo Chicken Wings, Grilled Chicken Breast with Spice Rub, Cinnamon Roasted Pork Loin, Chana Masala, Grecian Eggplant Casserole, Broccoli Hummus Spread, Stewed Red Beans Sofrito (Peanut Oil), Sardinian Baked Eggplant, Chicken & Mesclun with Creamy Tarragon Dressing, Eggplant Caponata, Orecchiette Pasta with Zucchini & Mozzarella, Lemon Raspberry Cheesecake Kiss

In Commons

Breakfast: Grits, Waffle Bar, Fried Egg & Cheese Sandwich, Cage-Free Scrambled Egg Whites, Cage-Free Scrambled Eggs, Breakfast Ham Slice, Potato Pancakes, Blueberry Oat Tea Bread

Lunch: Tortellini & Spinach Soup, Cream Of Fresh Mushroom Soup, Chef’s Choice Cod, Cashew Chili, Southern Fried Chicken, Spaghetti, Chef’s Choice Pasta Sauce, Organic Tomato Sauce, Chefs Choice All-Natural Burger, Herb Marinated Chicken Breast, Garden Burger, Chinese Marinated Tofu, Pepperoni Pizza, Chef’s Choice Pizza, Cheese Pizza, Eggplant & Black Bean Sauce, Tofu Pad Thai, Jasmine Rice, Stir Fried Broccoli & Carrots, Pork Fried Rice, BLAT Sandwich, Chef’s Choice Fries, Vegan Collard Greens, Oven Roast Potatoes, Eggplant Caponata, Penne Caprese Salad, Magic Bar

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