Yale Law School Musical. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Zac Efron has been cast as a Yale Law School graduate in the upcoming film adaptation of John Grisham’s 2009 novel “The Associate.” The film follows the YLS graduate as he is blackmailed by a criminal group into taking a job at the world’s largest law firm where he serves as a spy on a dispute between two multi-billion dollar defense contractors.
Let the hunger games begin. Sunday marks the start of New Haven restaurant week, offering you six days of alternatives to the Yale Dining diet. Participating restaurants are offering three-course, prix fixe menus at $18 for lunch and $32 for dinner
The Storming of Toad’s. Members of the Yale Precision Marching Band took to Toad’s this Wednesday in “attack bands.” Marching band members of Team Y stormed the premises and played “I Love It” by Icona Pop.
Tea time. The Green Teahouse at 1008 Chapel St. is hosting its grand opening today. The affair will feature a traditional Chinese Lion Dance as well as a tea pouring ceremony for Mayor Toni Harp. The Teahouse offers traditional Chinese loose leaf teas as well as tea pots and cups. The Zen atmosphere comes free.
Battle of the bars. A cocktail competition is being held tonight at 45 Church St., hosted by On9. Local mixologists will be pitted against each other to see who can create the best alcoholic beverage, competing for the titles of “Signature Cocktail for 2014” and “People’s Choice” cocktail. The winning cocktail is to be featured at On9 events for 2014.
Tea Time again. The annual Edible Book Tea is being hosted by Creative Arts Workshop this weekend. An edible book is defined as “something you can eat and it looks like a book and/or makes reference to a book title, content, or structure.” Entries from last year included Slaughterhouse Five — a meat and cheese platter, Madeline — madeline cookies, Grapes of Wrath — decorated bowl of grapes, and more. The only entry fee is “bring some tea!”
Shoot for the moon, if you miss you’ll land in an unpaid internship. The Harvard Crimson recently published a feature on unpaid internships. The piece concludes that an unpaid internship “is experience that you pay for.”
THIS DAY IN YALE HISTORY 1966 Three senior society members announce in an open letter they plan to help in the formation of new societies for juniors who are not tapped or who rejected taps on Tap Day. Four existing societies endorsed this initiative.
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