During a Good Morning America segment on Monday about the federal government’s Title IX investigation of Yale, a male student yelled a sexually explicit remark as the reporter interviewed a female freshman on Old Campus near Lanman Wright and Durfee halls.
Meanwhile, the Title IX story was also covered on NBC’s Today Show, and CBS’ Early Show featured an interview with Naomi Wolf ’84. Wolf wrote a 2004 New York magazine article accusing professor Harold Bloom of sexual harassment when she was a student at Yale. “Yale has been systematically covering up much more serious crimes than the ones that can be easily identified,” she said in the interview.
Chicken tenders day obsession finally explained. A new study published Monday by the Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity concluded that humans’ addictions to food and drugs stem from the same part of the brain.
Tiger prefrosh. Sophia Chua-Rubenfeld, daughter of Yale Law Professor and self-proclaimed Tiger Mother Amy Chua, will be at Bulldog Days, Chua wrote in an email to the News. Despite reports that Chua-Rubenfeld would matriculate at Harvard, Chua wrote that her daughter is still deciding between the two Ivies.
The Hungerford is on fire. English professor and director of undergraduate studies Amy Hungerford told the News she is eagerly anticipating stepping into Calhoun’s mastership next year. “I am just thrilled. Calhoun is just such a happy place,” she said.
St. Louis Blues hockey player Cam Janssen Tweeted Monday that, in exchange for every new Twitter follower he receives this week, he will donate money to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society in memory of Mandi Schwartz ’11, who died of acute myeloid leukemia Sunday. Mandi’s younger brother, Jaden Schwartz, was a first-round draft pick for the Blues in 2010.
The Yale Glee Club will perform with “Glee” star Darren Criss, who plays Blaine, May 14 in San Francisco, Calif. Proceeds from the concert will go to organizations that work to put an end to bullying in schools, according to the ticket website.
THIS DAY IN YALE HISTORY
1961 The News learns that University President A. Whitney Griswold is scheduled to return to his post later this month. Griswold has been recovering from an intestinal operation in Florida, which he underwent in the winter. The president has been swimming daily and playing golf.