• Yale’s Latino cultural house, La Casa Cultural, receives the same amount of Yale College Dean’s Office funding as the other three cultural houses — but, unlike the others, it lacks an endowment. And some say this deficiency is detrimental to the organization.
  • Reporter Elisa Gonzalez interviewed Pulitzer Prize winner Louise Glück for tomorrow’s Arts & Culture page. According to Gluck: “The degree to which I learn from my students is almost impossible to communicate. I have never felt any conflict between teaching and writing. For me, they’re necessary companions.”
  • Tough times for PWG. Because of a $900,000 budget deficit, the Department of Athletics has cut 15 jobs at Payne Whitney Gymnasium and is proposing to lay off more people by the end of the year, including athletic attendants who staff the front desk

    High of 60 degrees, low of 37 degrees, chance of sprinkles.


    In the colleges

    • Breakfast: Almond Coffee Cake
  • Soup: Vegan Yellow Split Pea Soup
  • Lunch: Penne with Salmon & Pistachio Parsley Pesto, Spinach Felafel Patties, Meatball Grinder, Penne & Spaghetti Sauce, Fresh Broccoli Crowns, Cream Cheese Brownie, Peanut Butter Cookie
  • Dinner: Menu not available from the Yale Dining Web site.
  • In Commons

    • Breakfast: Scrambled Eggs With Zucchini, Sausage Links, Hash Brown Patty, Blueberry Sour Cream Coffee Cake Ring
  • 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: Cream Of Tomato Soup, BBQ Chicken Wings, Buffalo Chicken Wings, Cashew Chili, Spanakopita, Whole Grain Pancakes, Cage-Free Scrambled Eggs, Grilled Cheese On Whole Wheat, Breakfast Sausage Links, Sweet Potato Fries, Batter Fried Onion Rings, Creamy Coleslaw, Blue Cheese Dip, Cranberry-Orange Bread Pudding with White Chocolate, Apple Pie