University | 8:08 pm | April 2, 2013 | By Yale Daily News

Wednesday’s Buzz: 4.3.13

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THE NEWS

  • Jeremiah Quinlan, deputy dean of admissions, has been named Yale’s new dean of undergraduate admissions. Quinlan will replace current Dean of Admissions Jeffrey Brenzel, who announced earlier this year that he will step down at the end of the 2012-’13 academic year. Read tomorrow’s News to find out more about Quinlan’s appointment.
  • On the morning of Valentine’s Day in 1989, Salman Rushdie woke to the news that an entire region of the world wanted him dead. Rushdie, a celebrated and controversial British Indian author, was forced to live in hiding under police protection for nearly a decade after Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, the Supreme Leader of Iran from 1979 to 1989, issued a religious decree, or fatwa, calling for his death. In a Tuesday afternoon talk at the Yale University Art Gallery, Rushdie addressed an audience of more than 300 to speak about his works, political interests and feelings of isolation following the publication of his controversial novel.
  • Despite a two-week stretch of sub-50 temperatures and clear skies, last month’s “Snowpocalypse” continues to affect New Haven and Connecticut residents across the state. According to a Connecticut Labor Department report released Thursday, last month’s massive snowstorm significantly impeded businesses in Connecticut and resulted in the loss of 5,700 jobs. The storm, which buried the Elm City, Connecticut municipalities and much of New England in three feet of snow, shut down countless office buildings, businesses and restaurants between February 8 and 9. As part of the Labor Department’s research, employers across the state were asked to report job figures, and the survey results indicated a drop-off in employment.

THE WEATHER

High of 46 degrees, low of 25 degrees, breezy.

THE FOOD

In the colleges

Breakfast: Steelcut Oats, Waffle Bar, Cinnamon Sugar Bun

Lunch: Carrot & Coriander Soup, Tomato & Chick Pea Soup, Moroccan Spiced Salmon, Beef & Turkey Moussaka, Penne, All-Natural Grilled Chicken Breast, Grilled Garden Burger, All-Natural Grilled Cheeseburger, All-Natural Grilled Burger, Mediterranean Turkey Burger Sandwich, Lebanese Ciabatta Sandwich, Fresh Market Vegetable, Turkish Chopped Salad, Chickpea, Peppers, Olives & Charmoula, Peanut Butter Iced Chocolate Cupcake, Chocolate Chip Cookie

Dinner: Carrot & Coriander Soup, Tomato & Chick Pea Soup, Chicken Tikka Masala, Dal Masala, Saag Tofu, Eggplant & Red Pepper Panini, All-Natural Grilled Chicken Breast, Grilled Garden Burger, All-Natural Grilled Cheeseburger, All-Natural Grilled Burger, Basmati Rice Pilafi, Fresh Market Vegetable, Turkish Chopped Salad, Chickpea, Peppers, Olives & Charmoula, Coconut Cream Pie

In Commons

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

Lunch: Thai Coconut Chicken Soup, Minestrone, Baked Cod, Chard & Gruyere Tart, Penne, Grilled Portabella Mushroom, Grilled Ham & Cheese Sand On Rye, Pepperoni Pizza, Cheese Pizza, Mushroom Pizza, Vegetable Lo Mein, Chicken & Broccoli, Vegetable Fried Rice, Jasmine Rice, Curried Tofu, Ham Salad Sandwich, Olive Oil & Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Fresh Market Vegetable, Fresh Green Bean-Garlic Saute, Chickpea, Peppers, Olives & Charmoula, Heirloom Tomato Salad, Peanut Butter Iced Chocolate Cupcake, Chocolate Chip Cookie

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