- In preparation for November’s general election, the Yale College Democrats began mobilizing this weekend
for U.S. Senate Democratic nominee and current U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy. During a registration drive organized by the Dems, a crowd of over 85 Yale students holding hand-painted signs welcomed Murphy as he arrived at Phelps Gate just after 3 p.m. on Saturday.
- This fall’s new ban on freshman rush has proven difficult for fraternities, Greek leaders say. Greek organizations have had to adjust their rush plans in light of a policy announced last March that prohibits freshmen from joining fraternities and sororities during first semester. What’s the effect? Madeleine McMahon reports in tomorrow’s News.
- With the highest number of disabled students ever enrolled this year, the University has planned an array of events next month to prompt discussion about issues faced by disabled members of the Yale community. The number of disabled students has increased from 125 during the 2000-’01 academic year to 554 both this year and last year, said Judy York, director of the Resource Office on Disabilities.
High of 74 degrees, low of 52 degrees, sunny.
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Breakfast: Waffle Bar, Pumpkin Cranberry MuffinWaffle Bar, Pumpkin Cranberry Muffin
Lunch: Vegetable Soup Pistou, Tuscan White Bean Soup, Roman Orecchiette with Chard, Chili & Tofu, “Old Country” Porketta, Mediterranean Foccacia, Brown Sauce, Pandorato (Italian Grilled Cheese), All-Natural Grilled Chicken Breast
Grilled Garden Burger, All-Natural Grilled Cheeseburger, All-Natural Grilled Burger, Red Pepper Hummus Baba Ganoush Lavash, Roasted Potatoes With Garlic & Thyme, Fresh Market Vegetable, White Bean Salad with Sundried Tomato Vinaigrette, Peanut Butter Cookie
Dinner: Chicken with Slow Roasted Tomatoes, Farro & Vegetable Pilaf, Panna Cotto, All-Natural Grilled Chicken Breast, Grilled Garden Burger, All-Natural Grilled Cheeseburger, All-Natural Grilled Burger, Roasted Vegetables & Provolone Panini, Pasta With EV Olive Oil & Fresh Herbs, Fresh Market Vegetable, White Bean Salad with Sundried Tomato Vinaigrette, Devils Food Cake
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, Pumpkin Cranberry Muffin
Lunch: Southwest Black Bean Soup, Spinach & Gruyere Tart, Fajita Beef, Portabella Fajita, Penne, Organic Tomato Sauce, Alfredo Sauce, All-Natural Grilled Chicken Breast
Roasted Vegetables & Provolone Panini, Pepperoni Pizza, Fresh Vegetable Pizza, Cheese Pizza, Green Bean & Tofu, Vegetable Fried Rice, Beef & Broccoli, Jasmine Rice, Chickpeas & Tomato Pita Sandwich, Spanish Rice, Fresh Market Vegetable Sautéed Carrots With Dill, White Bean Salad with Sundried Tomato Vinaigrette, Peanut Butter Cookie