Feb 15th, 2015
9:00 pm
February 15th, 2015 | Cross Campus, Week in review
Week-in-Review | 2.9 – 2.15

As the University community enters the thick of midterm season, events from outside the classroom brought to the fore some of the most important issues on campus — sexual misconduct, mental health policy and divestment.

Feb 13th, 2015
1:57 am
February 13th, 2015 | Cross Campus
Friday’s XC | 2.13

Luck ’n love. You’ll need the former today (Friday the 13th) and the latter tomorrow (Valentine’s Day/Iraqi Communist Martyrs’ Day) — and if you have enough charm for both, well, congratulations.

Feb 11th, 2015
11:26 pm
February 11th, 2015 | Cross Campus
Thursday’s XC | 2.12

No regrets. With basketball season in full swing and Whiffs auditions around the corner, now’s a good time to check in on forward-turned-tenor Brandon Sherrod ’15. And that’s what The New York Times did in a Wednesday piece entitled “At Yale, Trading a Playbook for a Songbook.” Long story short, Sherrod says he’s happy with his choice to pick the songbook.

Feb 11th, 2015
1:40 am
February 11th, 2015 | Cross Campus
Wednesday’s XC | 2.11

The next Varga? Numerous high school football players took to social media yesterday to report that they had received a letter of interest from the Yale football team. Coach Tony Reno’s main recruiting pitch is a pretty good one: “We offer one of the finest college educations in the country.” Vikings and Structure of Networks aside, he’s darn right we do.

Feb 10th, 2015
1:01 am
February 10th, 2015 | Cross Campus
Tuesday’s XC | 2.10

“Zombies can’t swim.” Speaking of economics, yesterday’s Intro Macro lecture — given by professor Aleh Tsyvinski — included a slide full of survival tips in the event of a zombie apocalypse. Among them: “Go out to sea (zombies can’t swim)” and “Sacrifice Ms. Barbra, the old lady across the street.” Let’s just say Tsyvinski’s style is a bit different from Robert Shiller’s.

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