Breakfast lovers got a special treat at dinner Thursday: French toast cupcakes, replete with bacon bits.

Next time, eat dessert first. A fire alarm forced students to leave their trays behind and evacuate the Berkeley dining hall around 6 p.m. Thursday.

So grab dinner on the go! Caseus Cheese Truck, the Whitney Avenue bistro’s mobile spinoff that often parks on York Street near JE, is now serving dinner.

Unless you’re fasting… Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement, starts tonight at sundown. Break-fast starts Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the Slifka Center.

Free parking? Yale’s Urban Collective will be participating in international Park(ing) Day today, when people take over parking spots and turn them into parks to make a statement about urban space. The group plans to have a “park” on College Street betweeen Elm and Chapel.

Cosmopolitan magazine had a fashion shoot on the walkway between York Street and Pierson College. The photo appears in this month’s issue, on newsstands for another week or so.

What up, bro? Yale ranked 35th on a list of the 50 best colleges for men published by the website Guyism. “There are few places where you’ll be quite as likely to run not only into the children of the wealthy and powerful, but also get to meet the leaders of tomorrow,” the post reads. “But if you want to cut loose and hang out somewhere that isn’t the library, you may not find a whole lot to do.”

It was a bubbly Thursday morning for students walking by the Women’s Table, where soap bubbles were spewing up the fountain and foaming around the base, to the bemusement of passersby.

Charlie bites Yale! The third most-watched YouTube video of all time — “Charlie bit my finger – again !” — was played as part of a lecture on child development in Paul Bloom’s “Introduction to Psychology” class Thursday afternoon.

If you still haven’t picked up your two-day delivery textbooks, you’re in luck: Just this Saturday, the UPS substation in the basement of Hendrie Hall will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.


1947 One third of the incoming freshman class is reported to be starting their Yale careers living in the Sachemville Barracks on Whitney Avenue, while desperate newspaper ads for rooms indicate a severe on-campus housing shortage.