• After a bitter campaign against Mayor John DeStefano Jr. in September’s primary, Anthony Dawson took a seat in the mayor’s administration on Friday.
  • Speculation on how the Rhodes Trust learned of an informal sexual assault complaint filed against Patrick Witt ’12 last semester has sparked campus discussion regarding the University’s confidentiality procedures for incidents of sexual misconduct. Although students and administrators are expected to adhere to confidentiality proceedings, University administrators said they recognized the difficulty in enforcing confidentiality requests.
  • Total applications to Yale’s master’s programs jumped 19 percent this year. The largest increases occurred in programs that professors said lead to promising job prospects during a time of economic uncertainty.


High of 40 degrees, low of 22 degrees, mostly sunny.


In the colleges

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

Lunch: Chef’s Choice Soup, Hot & Sour Soup, Pork Chile Verde, Grilled Chicken Breast Sandwich, Broccoli & Cheese Pasta, Nachos Bar, Pita with Chickpea, Spinach & Cukes, Puebla Style Rice, Sautéed Swiss Chard Rainbow, Spinach with Cinnamon Citrus Vinaigrette, Chickpea, Peppers, Olives & Charmoula, Black Bean & Rice Salad, Plain Brownie

Dinner: Lule Lamb Pattie, Zucchini Frittata With Ricotta, Stir Fried Turkey & Snap Peas, Nachos Bar, Sticky Rice, Chef’s Choice Hot Vegetable, Spinach with Cinnamon Citrus Vinaigrette, Chickpea, Peppers, Olives & Charmoula, Black Bean & Rice Salad, Lemon Cake Ring with Lemon Glaze

In Commons

Breakfast: Maple Flavored Organic Oatmeal, Waffle Bar, Western Style Scrambled Eggs, Omelets To-Order, Buttermilk Pancakes, Cage-Free Scrambled Egg Whites, Cage-Free Scrambled Eggs, Home Fries, Bacon Corn Muffin

Lunch: Chicken Rice Soup, Southwest Black Bean Soup, Spinach & Gruyere Tart, Fajita Beef, Portabella Fajita, Penne, Organic Tomato Sauce, Alfredo Sauce, Chefs Choice All-Natural Burger, Herb Marinated Chicken Breast, Garden Burger, Chinese Marinated Tofu, Pepperoni Pizza, Chef’s Choice Pizza, Cheese Pizza, Vegetable Fried Rice, Jasmine Rice, Beef Lo Mein, Vegetable Curry, Szechuan Tofu Stir Fry, Chickpeas & Tomato Pita Sandwich, Chef’s Choice Fries, Spanish Rice, Sautéed Carrots With Dill, Roasted Sweet Potato Salad, Tabbouleh, Plain Brownie