October 8th, 2012 | Uncategorized

Tuesday’s Buzz: 10.9.12

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Photo by Margaret Katcher.

THE NEWS

  • Amidst reports of tension between the Yale Police and administration, sources with close ties to Yale Security have claimed that the University has altered deployment policies and breached contractual agreements to penalize the security force for unionizing.They accused the administration of leaving established security posts largely unattended, breaching the security officers’ contracts by moving and segmenting their shifts, and reducing work opportunities by hiring casual security guards through unaffiliated security companies.
  • Restaurants across Connecticut are participating in a statewide Restaurant Week by offering special menus of a multicourse meal for a fixed price of $20.12. From Oct. 8 through Oct. 14, 100 restaurants in Connecticut will participate in the fifth annual Connecticut Restaurant Week, in which eateries statewide offer meals for a reduced prices.
  • After nearly a decade of fighting extradition to the United States, Babar Ahmad and Syed Talha Ahsan arrived in New Haven early Saturday from Great Britain on charges of aiding terrorist organizations. According to the affidavit, the two suspects are accused of operating a website to raise funds, recruit fighters and provide material support to terrorists in Afghanistan and Chechnya — charges that they plead not guilty to on Saturday morning. The affidavit cited the Connecticut address of Ahmad’s Internet provider as the reason for holding the men in New Haven.

THE WEATHER

High of 60 degrees, low of 47 degrees, likely rain.

THE FOOD

In the colleges

Breakfast: Waffle Bar, Cranberry-Orange Tea Bread (no nuts)

Lunch: Pork & Hominy Soup (Pozole), Roasted Tomato & Black Bean Soup, Enchiladas Verdes, Chipotle Tomato Salsa, Quinoa Black Bean & Corn Pilaf, Chile-Cumin Shredded Beef Tacos, All-Natural Grilled Chicken Breast, Grilled Garden Breast, All-Natural Grilled Cheeseburger, Peruvian Cilantro Brown Rice, Quinoa with Roasted Jalapenos, Brazilian Black Bean Salad, Oatmeal Cranberry Cookie with Organic Ingredients, Raspberry Coconut Bar

Dinner: Southwest Pasta, Mexican Grilled Vegetable Flatbread, All-Natural Grilled Chicken Breast, Grilled Garden Burger, Lime & Cilantro Carne Asada, Diri et pois coloes (Haitian Rice & Red Beans), Quinoa with Roasted Jalapenos, Brazilian Black Bean Salad, Apricot Pistachio Cardamon Ring

In Commons

Breakfast: Cream of Wheat Without Milk, Waffle Bar, Zucchini Frittata, Omelets To Order, Texas French Toast, Cage-Free Scrambled Eggs, Scrambled Egg Whites, Shredded Potatoes, Cranberry-Orange Tea Bread (no nuts)

Lunch: Escarole & Sausage Soup, Cream of Fresh Mushroom Soup, Turkey Mango Chili, Vegan Shepherd’s Pie, Bolognese Sauce, Spaghetti, Bean Burger with Chipotle Spread, Beef Shogayaki, Pepperoni Pizza, Fresh Tomato & Basil Pizza (Vegan), Cheese Pizza, Broccoli & Tofu, Shrimp Fried Rice, Jasmine Rice, Vegetable curry, Italian Deli Zep, Dirty Rice, Roasted Butternut Squash, Quinoa with Roasted Jalapenos, Brazilian Black Bean Salad, Oatmeal Cranberry Cookie with Organic Ingredients, Raspberry Coconut Bar