Tuesday’s XC | 1.28
Boston Pride! Members of the Red Sox, including pitcher Craig Breslow ’02, catcher Ryan Lavarnway ’09 and mascot Wally the Green Monster, stopped by Yale Law School Monday afternoon for a visit, bringing their World Series trophies with them. The event was set up by team president and CEO Larry Lucchino LAW ’71.
Miracle worker Edward A. Snyder has pulled Yale SOM up another rung on the social ladder of business schools. Yesterday, the Financial Times released its annual list of the top business schools in the world. For the first time in seven years, the Yale School of Management cracked the top ten, confirming Snyder’s reputation for knowing how to work some sort of dark magic with business school rankings.
Round 2: On Campus Interview. Though Case in Point by Marc P. Consentino is not required reading, the intensive interview process for campus tour guides is now underway. Get your Yale gear, your extroverted personality and your touching stories about campus locales together if you want a spot within these elite, one might even say elitist, ranks.
The secret life of overachievers. Abhimanyu Chandra ’14 wrote a column for the New Haven Register titled “Restoring the Fun at Yale.” The piece suggested ways to reduce student commitments, in classes or extracurriculars, so students can make the most of their time here. The column also called out “the bizarre existing scenario in which even professors consider students’ failure to finish their readings understandable and acceptable.”
Life after a cappella. Youtube sensation Sam Tsui ’11 received a recent shout-out in Entertainment Weekly: “Sam Tsui’s Coca-Cola ad featured better singing than any audition during American Idol’s two night premiere.” Nobody who watched said American Idol premiere could dispute this claim.
The world’s oldest babies. The Peabody exhibit ‘Tiny Titans: Dinosaur Eggs and Babies’ explores the adorable lives of baby dinosaurs. The displays include a “dinosaur nursery” from China, embryonic fossils and over 150 dinosaur eggs.
Birds and bees. According to a recent Yale News piece, the “science of baby-making still a mystery for many women.” A new School of Medicine finds that 50% of American women of reproductive age had never discussed their reproductive health with a medical provider.
THIS DAY IN YALE HISTORY 1960 Yale College bans “female visitors” from dorm rooms on weekdays. Saturdays and Sundays are unaffected.
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