An 85 year-old Connecticut resident, Louis William Gallucci, held a sign on Elm Street Thursday that read “DOCTOR JESUS CHRIST IS THE ANSWER.” Gallucci told the News that he wants to end abortion and “restore rectitude to the school.”
Dunham Laboratory was evacuated at 9:32 Wednesday morning because of a fire alarm. “Maybe I’m speaking too fast?” Björn Brügemann quipped to his intermediate macroeconomics class before students exited the building. All were allowed to return 20 minutes later.
An email sent Thursday claiming to be from the Yale College Council asking students what potential YCC candidates they had heard of and would vote for was a hoax, YCC Vice President Annie Shi ’12 said. The Elections Committee is investigating the source of the email.
Purveyor of dresses Seychelles closed its Chapel Street location over the weekend. The store is still offering its merchandise online, however. “We found that most of our customers were shopping online, so we decided to change our model to take advantage of e-commerce,” owner Pansy Croft said. Seychelles will still have an appointment-only location at 129 Church St.
This year’s Class Day video will feature former Governor of Vermont and Pierson College seminar professor Howard Dean ’71 and legendary Shakespeare scholar Harold Bloom GRD ’56, the News has learned.
Sgt. Louis Cavaliere, president of the New Haven Police Department union and veteran police officer, announced Tuesday that he will retire. Earlier this year, Cavaliere caused controversy with his remark that because of police layoffs, “the people of New Haven are going to have to start arming themselves.”
Former women’s hockey captain Caroline Murphy ’10 memorialized her teammate Mandi Schwartz ’11, who died Sunday after a long battle with cancer, in a post on espnW this week. “I feel quite certain Mandi would prefer us all to drop down and commence the most riotously joyful dance party ever seen, rather than shed too many tears,” she wrote.
THIS DAY IN YALE HISTORY
1962 Despite attempts to find an alternative, the United States Post Office decides to keep its location in the basement of Wright Hall. The University estimated that it would have cost $100,000 to convert its Co-op building into a mail station; in addition, Yale would have to demand “substantial” rent.