• During Wednesday night’s hip-hop showcase at Toad’s Place, Fitzroy Ford, 29, was shot in the left leg and Antonio Streater, 20, was shot in the left arm, New Haven Police Department Spokesman Joseph Avery wrote in an e-mail. The police have not made any arrests in the case, Avery told the News, but NHPD Sgt. David Guliuzza said Wednesday night on the scene that detectives are working off a description of a male suspect. Some Yale students said this incident will make them stop going to Toad’s for other events.
  • English Director of Graduate Studies Paul Fryis one of ten recipients of the Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Award, a series of annual grants that celebrate the important role of teachers in society. David Pogue ’85, a former student and current New York Times technology columnist, nominated Fry by providing a short narrative about Fry’s influence on his writing.
  • With a $50 million gift to the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences announced Thursday, University administrators say they now have the resources to put ambitious plans for the school into motion.


High of 40 degrees, low of 21 degrees, sunny


In the colleges

Breakfast: Waffle Bar, Banana Bread

Lunch: New England Clam Chowder, Hoisin Tofu w/Bean Sprouts & Spinach, BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich, Berkeley Mac & Cheese, Cornmeal-Crusted Catfish, Chicken Caesar Wrap, Jasmine Rice, Cut Corn, Spinach Salad with Beets, Bulgur Salad with Roast Peppers, Capers & Raisins, Oatmeal Cranberry Cookie Made With Organic Ingredients

Dinner: Pasta Primavera, Chef’s Choice Cod, Sautéed Swiss Chard with Beans & Bread, Chicken Breast In Beer & Teriyaki, Sticky Rice, Spinach Salad with Beets, Bulgur Salad with Roast Peppers, Capers & Raisins, Red Velvet Cake

In Commons

Breakfast: Maple Flavored Organic Oatmeal, Waffle Bar, Pancakes, Omelets To-Order, Cage-Free Scrambled Egg Whites, Cage-Free Scrambled Eggs, Hash Brown Patty, Banana Bread

Lunch: Chicken Gumbo Soup, New England Clam Chowder, Peanutty Tofu, Creamy Macaroni & Cheese, Chicken Caesar Wrap, Cape Cod Style Fish Tacos, Grilled All Beef Franks, Shoestring French Fries, Pepperoni Pizza, Chef’s Choice Pizza, Cheese Pizza, Organic Tomato Sauce, Chicken Curry, Pork Dumpling, Jasmine Rice, Curried Cauliflower & Eggplant, Chickpea & Spinach Salad, Specialty Salad Of Choice, Peanut Butter Iced Chocolate Cupcake, Oatmeal Cranberry Cookie Made With Organic Ingredients