University | 9:58 pm | February 9, 2014 | By Yale Daily News

Monday’s XC | 2.9

International love. Hype for the annual ISO Date Auction is underway. “If you would like to see some really really good-looking internationals show you a good time, that would be your chance,” the event description reads. Campus cuties up for grabs include Abhijoy Mitra ’17 who “can cook a mean curry,” Isabelle Savoie ’17 who has “something extra that you won’t want to miss out on,” and Yi-Ling Liu ’17, who “takes Asian flavor to the next level.”

Good, clean, kosher fun. The Slifka Center threw a holiday bash titled “Matzoball” this weekend. The dance was held on Saturday in the Kosher Kitchen.

Race to the bottom. DKE threw its annual Tour de Franzia party this weekend. There was no clear winner as it appears the race ended early …

Friends, comrades, the Branford God Quad sent around an email this weekend advertising a “Master’s Tea with Vladimir Putin.” The event, which started at 9:30 p.m., was a “calming evening of pong, conversation and endangered felines.”

A new Chillenium. Meanwhile, in the other courtyard, the Saybrook 12-pack hosted Chi Psi Chillenium to celebrate the newest pledges of the campus’s newest frat.

Snowballs. The Yale Ballroom Dance Team threw its fourth annual Winter Ball in Davenport this weekend, celebrating 25 years of ballroom dancing at Yale.

Winter has come. Dartmouth held its annual Winter Carnival this weekend themed “Carnival of Thrones.” Shenanigans included a torch-lighting ceremony, a human dogsled race, an ice sculpture contest, 99-cent skiing and a “beach party.” The Duke’s Men were also in attendance for a weekend performance in Hanover, N.H.

Jazz hands! The second annual Jazz Festival at Yale was held on Sunday. The affair, organized by the Yale Undergraduate Jazz Collective, consisted of performances and master classes with notables including a steel drummer and a saxophonist/flautist.

Where is the love? LOVE Haven, a festival of local designers and shop owners, was held on Saturday at Trolley Square in New Haven, providing attendees with vintage and handmade goods.

THIS DAY IN YALE HISTORY 1960 Yale’s chapter of Chi Psi decides to cancel spring rush. The fraternity has been unable to find lodgings since the sale of its house to the University in January.

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