University | 9:52 pm | October 9, 2012 | By The Yale Daily News

Wednesday’s Buzz: 10.10.12

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THE NEWS

  • After receiving input from students, faculty and alumni, the Presidential Search Committee released a statement Tuesday detailing the qualities it considers most important during the search for Yale’s next president. The statement was published on Yale’s website and included in an email to students containing University updates, but only two of 10 students interviewed had been aware of the statement’s existence. Most students and faculty interviewed said they considered the statement “general” and “obvious.”
  • Five female leaders, each from different nations, defended their right to be influential before a group of roughly 80 attendees Tuesday evening. The Yale World Fellows program, along with four other partner organizations, brought together the five women from several different sectors — including politics, non-profits, business and academia — to explore the biases preventing contemporary women from attaining prominence in the professional world.
  • On Tuesday afternoon, international photographer Kike Calvo presented on his evolution from focusing on nature photography to documenting human life. Calvo, a photojournalist represented by the National Geographic Collection and The New York Times, gave a lecture to 37 Yalies in a Davenport College Master’s Tea titled “Life as a Photographer.”

THE WEATHER

High of 65 degrees, low of 47 degrees, showers.

THE FOOD

In the colleges

Breakfast: Waffle Bar, Almond Bun

Lunch: Sweet & Sour Shrimp Soup with Herbs, Rice Soup With Chicken & Ginger, Roasted Thai Red Curry Chicken, Asian Sesame – Peanut Pasta, General Tso’s Tofu, All-Natural Grilled Chicken Breast, Grilled Garden Burger, Szechuan Beef Stir Fry, Pork Bahn Mi, Basmati Rice, Persian Carrot & Orange Pilaf, Asian Chicken Slaw, Peanut Butter Blondie, Chocolate Chip Cookie

Dinner: Asian Sweet & Spicy Spareribs, Miso Glazed Whole Roasted Salmon, All-Natural Grilled Chicken Breast, Tofu & Vegetable Stir Fry, Cilantro Rice, Persian Carrot & Orange Pilaf, Asian Chicken Slaw, Pastel de Tres Leche

In Commons

Breakfast: Steelcut Oats, Waffle Bar, Cage-Free Scrambled Eggs, Apple Cinnamon Dairyless Pancakes, Red Bliss Home Fries, Almond Bun

Lunch: Thai Coconut Chicken Soup, Miso Soup, Stir-fried Cabbage, Peppers, Peanuts & Peas, Asian Sweet & Spicy Spareribs, Penne, Tofu & Vegetable Stir Fry, Pepperoni Pizza, Mushroom Pizza, Cheese Pizza, Vegetable Lo Mein, Chicken & Broccoli, Thai Vegetable Wrap with Tofu, Basmati Rice, French Fries, Roasted Cauliflower, Persian Carrot & Orange Pilaf, Asian Chicken Slaw, Peanut Butter Blondie, Chocolate Chip Cookie

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