April 15th, 2014 | Cross Campus

Tuesday’s XC | 4.15

Down memory lane. Fortnight, Kitchen Studio, a student-run restaurant at 248 York St. recently released a Yale-themed menu titled “Bright College Years” for April 18. The menu opens with a salad named “Freshman 15” followed by the “Sophomore Surprise.” Next is a dish called “Jaded Junior #chickentendersday.” The last two menu items are desserts titled “Senior Washed Up Girl” and “Graduation Day.” Previous menu themes for Fortnight have included “The Elements” and “Dumpster Diving.”

Power Couple. Sasha Pup — the Samoyed puppy of Timothy Dwight courtyard — posted photos featuring her and Dean of Timothy Dwight College John Loge on Facebook yesterday. “With the One and Only DEAN. What will I do without you?” the caption read.

Run, Yalies, run! A recent post from the Yale Alumni Magazine chronicled the large number of Yalies seeking political office this spring. In addition to Ted Kennedy Jr. FES ’91, described as the “best-known political name,” others running a campaign this season are: Gus Christensen ’94 for New York State Assembly, Andrew Romanoff ’89 for Congress as well as Dan Clodfelter LAW ’77, who was sworn in as the mayor of Charlotte, N.C. last week. That’s not to mention the four Yalies currently in the race for Yale College Council president.

Bright College Years. In a Monday email to the Branford community, Dean Hilary Fink reminded students about the impending deadline to withdraw from spring-term courses: “Advice: check to be sure you know what classes you are enrolled in.” Good to see undergraduates are making the most of their Yale education.

“We need help with sex … ” read an email from Elizabeth Bradley, master of Branford College, to her students. The request was the header for an advertisement for Communication & Consent Educators.

Love in the time of the Internet. At Princeton, a Facebook profile similar to “Yale Crushes” and “Bulldog Admirers” has been taken down for violation of Facebook’s policies. The profile, titled “Tiger Admirers,” allowed Princetonians to voice their crushes anonymously, but violated Facebook user policy because it was a profile and not a fan page. Meanwhile, a Facebook page titled “Reinstate Tiger Admirers” has popped up. 

THIS DAY IN YALE HISTORY 1966 An Easter party is held in the Branford courtyard. Wayne Southwick, master of Branford College, displays the “original Easter Bunny” of the Yale School of Medicine.

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