• When women’s hockey captain Caroline Murphy ’10 stepped onto the ice of Ingalls Rink Saturday for the last home game of the season, there was someone special cheering from the crowd: her father, Colonel David Murphy, on two-week leave from the military after a seven-month deployment in Afghanistan.
  • It’s been more than a year since Mary Miller took up the mantle as dean of Yale College, and while she says she intends to focus increasingly on academic standards and distributional requirements, budgetary restraints out of Miller’s control could have just as great an impact on the goals Miller pursues during her tenure as dean.
  • There’s a new comedy show on campus: it’s called the Cucumber, and it’s a series of stand-up open mic comedy nights hosted by the Yale Record. Said amateur funnyman Eric DePalo ’11: “Stand-up is an animal all its own, different than improv and sketch comedy … And the Cucumber is its only habitat at Yale.”

    High of 33 degrees, low of 23 degrees, rain and snow likely during the day, chance of snow at night.


    In the colleges

    • Breakfast: Blueberry Sour Cream Coffee Cake Ring
  • Soup: Chicken & Sausage Gumbo Soup, Vegan Yellow Split Pea Soup
  • Lunch: Penne with Salmon & Pistachio Parsley Pesto, Spinach Felafel Patties, Cornmeal Fried Catfish, Sausage & Pepper Grinder, BBQ Beans, Quick Sautéed Collard Greens, Savory Cabbage Salad, Cream Cheese Brownie, Peanut Butter Cookie
  • Dinner: Chicken & Sausage Gumbo Soup, Cajun Chicken with Pineapple Salsa, Barbecued Shrimp with Cheese Grits, Tofu & Grilled Vegetables, Muffaletta, Dirty Rice, Fried Okra, Bourbon Glazed Fresh Carrots, Brennan’s Salad, Bananas Foster
  • In Commons

    • Breakfast: Scrambled Eggs With Zucchini, Sausage Links, Hash Brown Patty, Almond Coffee Cake
  • Lunch: Bean & Bacon Soup, Tortilla Soup, Santa Fe Chicken Stew (Bacon), Stir-fried Cabbage, Peppers, Peanuts & Peas, Marinated Salmon with Cilantro Pesto, Mango Cilantro & Mint Chutney, Chicken Korma, Dal Gobi, Chana Masala, Basmati Rice, The Lumberjack Sandwich, Trattoria Burger, Couscous, Steakhouse French Fries, Sliced Fresh Carrots, Cream Cheese Brownie, Peanut Butter Cookie
  • Dinner: Tortilla Soup, Fresh Catch Of The Day, Spinach Felafel Patties, Cajun Chicken with Pineapple Salsa, Tzatziki Sauce, Dirty Rice, Fried Okra, Bourbon Glazed Fresh Carrots, Bananas Foster