A Madison, WI-based business, Quarra Stone Co., is suing the University claiming that it was unfairly removed from a project to cut stone for the restoration of Payne Whiteney Gymnasium. Quarra claims that Cap Stone Rock Projects, an Ohio quarry, breached its contract. The firm is asking for $75,000 for each of five separate accounts, for a total of $375,000.
Fire officers informed residents during the evacuation they were concerned about the possibility of an explosion as a result of the leak. At approximately 2:20 AM, several fire and police vehicles were at the site. First responders were utilizing a fire hose to spray water on a structure at the intersection of Broadway and Howe, but the reason was not clear and officers on the scene declined to comment.
After the departure of Director Julie Newman in mid-August, Yale’s Office of Sustainability will soon have a new leader in Virginia Chapman. Senior Advisor to the President Martha Highsmith and Associate Vice President for Facilities John Bollier announced Chapman’s appointment in an email to the University Thursday morning. Chapman currently serves as the Director of Facilities Sustainable Initiatives.
A mysterious white van sighted around campus has actually been the vehicle of choice for University President Peter Salovey’s pre-Inauguration “rounds”.
Despite circulating rumors that the Saybrook “brown bandit” has been caught, the individual appears to still be at large.