• Ward 1 Alderman Michael Jones ’11 will not run for a second term on the Board of Aldermen. In an announcement to the News on Monday, Jones said he would not seek reelection because he has yet to find a job in the area that he would want to stay at after graduation. While Jones could have waited until August to file as a candidate, he said waiting until then would have unfairly compromised the ability of other candidates to run for his seat in November.
  • International students considering Yale face a unique range obstacles in applying, but admissions representatives travel around the world to tell them why a Yale education is valuable and how they can close the distance separating them from New Haven.
  • Black Hair 101. This week’s WEEKEND cover looks at the politics of hair in Yale’s black community. Some black women at Yale straighten their hair. Some wear their hair natural, rocking an afro or a mop of tight curls. Either way, their decision is controversial and makes a statement on race and race relations. Martine Powers investigates.


High of 52 degrees, low of 33 degrees, chance of rain after 2 p.m.


In the colleges

Breakfast: Waffle Bar, Cranberry-Orange Tea Bread (no nuts)

Lunch: New England Clam Chowder, Grilled Chicken Breast Montreal Sandwich, Lime & Cilantro Roasted Tofu, Berkeley Mac & Cheese, Baja Style Fish Tacos, Nachos Bar, Roast Beef Sandwich with Caramelized Onion, Rice Valencienne, Cut Corn, Pasta Salad With Pesto Sauce, Chef’s Choice Pantry Salad, Chicken Caesar Salad, Lemoncello Cupcakes, Chocolate Chip Cookie

Dinner: Roman Orecchiette with Chard, Chili & Tofu, Mussels Mariniere, Beef Bourguignon, Nachos Bar, Gruyere & Sundried Tomato Grilled Foccacia, Egg Noodles, Fresh Broccoli Crowns, Pasta Salad With Pesto Sauce, Chef’s Choice Pantry Salad, Chicken Caesar Salad, Iced Gold Cake

In Commons

Breakfast: Maple Flavored Organic Oatmeal, Waffle Bar, Scrambled Eggs, Omelets To-Order, Blueberry Pancakes, Scrambled Egg Whites, Hash Brown Patty, Cranberry Orange Bread

Lunch: Escarole & Sausage Soup, New England Clam Chowder, BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich, Berkeley Mac & Cheese, Classic Grilled Cheese, Fillet Of Fish Sandwich, Pepperoni Pizza, Chef’s Choice Pizza, Cheese Pizza, Organic Tomato Sauce, Greens & Tofu, Chicken & Broccoli, Jasmine Rice, Roast Beef Sandwich with Caramelized Onion, Vegan Baked Beans, Peas & Sautéed Mushrooms, Chickpea & Spinach Salad, Pasta Salad Of Choice, Lemoncello Cupcakes, Chocolate Chip Cookie