April 21st, 2013 | University

Monday’s Buzz: 4.22.13

A new partnership is bringing students another option for summer storage this year.
A new partnership is bringing students another option for summer storage this year.

THE NEWS

  • The stage was crowded Saturday afternoon when the five men vying to become New Haven’s next mayor squared off in the first public debate of the election season. But among the officially announced candidates, only one issue emerged as clearly dividing the rapidly crystallizing field: campaign finance. That’s because the candidates have already made starkly different choices about how to finance their campaigns.
  • This May, students will have yet another summer storage option. Starting this summer, Yale has partnered with All College Storage, a third-party college storage service that picks up students’ boxed belongings from their rooms, stores them during the summer and returns them in the fall.
  • After over 10 months of deliberations, the Yale-NUS inaugural Curriculum Committee released a 90-page report on April 4 detailing the final version of the curriculum to be implemented at the college Yale is establishing with the National University of Singapore. But the report’s content ventured far beyond details of the liberal arts college’s academic curriculum and into the nature of liberal arts education in Southeast Asia and the United States. University President Richard Levin called the curriculum report a “seminal document” for the philosophy of a contemporary liberal arts institution. Aleksandra Gjorgievska investigates.

THE WEATHER

High of 56 degrees, low of 39 degrees, mostly sunny.

THE FOOD

In the colleges

Breakfast: Steelcut Oats, Waffle Bar, Lemon Poppy Muffin

Lunch: Vegetable Soup Pistou, Split Pea Soup With Ham, Chef’s Choice Frittata, Penne with Tofu & Winter Vegetables, “Old Country” Porketta, Pan Gravy, All-Natural Grilled Chicken Breast, All Beef Grilled Hot Dog, Grilled Garden Burger, All-Natural Grilled Cheeseburger, All-Natural Grilled Burger, Roasted Potatoes with Olives & Caper Dressing, Fresh Market Vegetable, White Bean Salad with Sundried Tomato Vinaigrette, Asparagus Salad With Greens & Mint, Peanut Butter Cookie

Dinner: Vegetable Soup Pistou, Split Pea Soup With Ham, Pot Au Feu, All-Natural Grilled Chicken Breast, Grilled Garden Burger, All-Natural Grilled Cheeseburger, All-Natural Grilled Burger, Roasted Vegetables & Provolone Panini, Lemon Scented Orzo with Spring Vegetables, Fresh Market Vegetable, White Bean Salad with Sundried Tomato Vinaigrette, Asparagus Salad With Greens & Mint, Dirt Cake

In Commons

Breakfast: Maple Flavored Organic Oatmeal, Waffle Bar, Omelets To-Order, Buttermilk Pancakes, Cage-Free Scrambled Egg Whites, Cage-Free Scrambled Eggs, Home Fries, Lemon Poppy Muffin

Lunch: Chicken Gumbo Soup, Southwest Black Bean Soup, Spinach & Gruyere Tart, Chicken Fajita, Portabella Fajita, Guacamole, Penne, All-Natural Grilled Chicken Breast, Hot Pastrami Sandwich, Pepperoni Pizza, Fresh Vegetable Pizza, Cheese Pizza, Green Beans STIR, Vegetable Fried Rice, Beef & Broccoli, Jasmine Rice, Chickpeas & Tomato Pita Sandwich, Spanish Rice, Fresh Market Vegetable, Sauteed Carrots With Dill, White Bean Salad with Sundried Tomato Vinaigrette, Peanut Butter Cookie