Close to home. Yale Police Department Chief Ronnell Higgins’ latest email went out a little past midnight Tuesday, alerting campus to a robbery that took place at the York Street-Chapel Street intersection. Neither of the victims, both undergraduates, reported injuries, but still: That Google Maps location was far too recognizable.
No strings attached. Earlier this year, those claiming to “love Yale” were instructed to apply for a gig with the tour guides. Those merely wanting a summer fling with the University, however, have been invited to try their hand at the summer tour guide application, due this evening.
Feeling lucky? Not many items merit this much advance warning, but we figure this one’s important enough: The last day to convert a course from Credit/D(/Fail) to a latter grade is Monday. Brace yourself for a wave of returned grades this weekend, as many grapple with the decision.
Think you know it all? In a Wednesday article on Endgadget, psychology professor Frank Keil spoke on his finding that the volume of information available online has made people overestimate how knowledgeable they really are. Sounds more like a Harvard problem.