• In a controversial proposal published in Slate Magazine last November, Yale Law School professors Akhil Amar ’80 LAW ’84and Ian Ayres

    call for law schools to offer to pay off part of their first-years’ loans should these students realize that their prospects of successful legal careers are slim. As law professors and administrators have continued to debate the article the argument has brought new life to an old question: Should the responsibility of a student’s success in law school fall on the school or the student?

  • A new book published in December highlights the dialogue between architects and developers in the context of Brazil’s booming economy.

    “Urban Intersections: São Paulo” is the sixth book in a series that showcases the designs by students at the School of Architecture created for a spring semester studio co-taught every year by a practicing architect and a visiting player in the real estate industry.

  • The first 25 head coaches of Yale football were alumni of the team. Each had a winning record. The first coach hired from outside of Yale, Spike Nelson in 1941, posted the first sub-.500 coaching record in Yale history. Indeed, even today in the Ivy League, athletic departments and coaches seek familiarity: many coaches shuffle between schools in the Ancient Eight.


High of 33 degrees, low of 30 degrees, light snow.


In the colleges

Breakfast:Steelcut Oats, Chef’s Choice Hot Cereal, Waffle Bar

Lunch: Chicken Rice Soup, Lentil Minestrone, Whole Grain Penne, Vegan Italian Meatballs In Sauce, Eggplant Parmesan, Organic Tomato Sauce, Hand-breaded Chicken Tenders, Honey Mustard Dip, Duck Sauce, Bull’s Eye Original Barbecue Sauce, French Fries, Fresh Green Beans & Mushroom Sauté, Arugula Fennel Fontina Salad, Aragonian Lentils & Mushroom, Carrot & Raisin Salad, Plain Brownie, Gingersnap

Dinner: Cellentani With Beans Spinach & Cheese, Brown Sugar Crusted Pork Loin, Manicotti, Organic Tomato Sauce, Portabella Fajita, Wild Rice Pilaf, Bourbon Glazed Fresh Carrots, Arugula Fennel Fontina Salad, Aragonian Lentils & Mushroom, Carrot & Raisin Salad, Chocolate Cream Pie

In Commons

Breakfast: Waffle Bar, Scrambled Eggs With Cheese, Cage-Free Scrambled Egg Whites, Cage-Free Scrambled Eggs, Breakfast Sausage Pattie, Potato Pancakes

Lunch: Roasted Corn & Tomato Soup, English Beef Barley Soup, Home-Style All Beef Meatloaf, Penne Tuscan Style, Spaghetti, Chef’s Choice Pasta Sauce, Organic Tomato Sauce, Chefs Choice All-Natural Burger, Marinated Oven Roasted Tofu, Herb Marinated Chicken Breast, Garden Burger, Pepperoni Pizza, Chef’s Choice Pizza, Cheese Pizza, Beef Pad Thai, Vegetable Fried Rice, Jasmine Rice, General Tso’s Chicken, Roast Beef Sandwich with Caramelized Onions, Mashed Potatoes, Chef’s Choice Fries, Curried Cauliflower & Eggplant, Calabrian Roasted Cauliflower Salad, Arugula Goat Cheese & Beet Salad, Plain Brownie, Gingersnap