Flair. The Asian-American Students Alliance will be hosting its annual Night Market event this evening, bringing together dozens of the University’s cultural groups to transform the JE-Branford walkway for the night. Promotional materials tease at delicious eats and artistic acts, such as a pole dance by Kasama: The Filipino Club at Yale.
Meet the parents. A Thursday night email from the Yale Hunger & Homelessness Action Project announced a series of Family Weekend lunch dates next weekend for students and their parents with some of Yale’s best-known scholars. Charging $30 for guests and $15 for sutdents, YHHAP will donate proceeds to various homeless relief projects around the city.
Consulting or cookies? They say to “do what you love,” so cookie lovers on campus are in luck. Buried under the pile of Goldman and McKinsey offerings on Symplicity is a listing for an Insomnia Cookies Campus Representative. The job — which pays $10 an hour — involves making delivery runs, spearheading marketing initiatives and maintaining a general enthusiasm for baked goods. Don’t sleep on this opportunity.
So much drama. Four plays — Arcadia, All My Sons, Paradise Lost and Liminal — are set for curtain times today to kick off the theater scene’s fall season. The University’s major auditoriums hope to offer a nice change in scene from the standard suite party and fraternity house fare offered every other Friday night.
Keeping it in the family. Speaking from a golf tournament held at the Las Colinas Country Club, former President George W. Bush ’68 voiced support for his younger brother Jeb’s potential run for office in 2016. “I think [Jeb] wants to be president … He understands what it’s like to be president,” the Davenport College alumnus told Fox News on Thursday.
Say “Ello.” A Thursday night feature ran by Mashable profiled Paul Budnitz ’89, who burst onto the tech scene by creating the Ello social network after dabbling in a series of entrepreneurial projects like starting a bicycle manufacturing company and producing films. Dubbed “the anti-Facebook,” Ello has gone against the industry grain by promising its users a completely ad-free experience.
THIS DAY IN YALE HISTORY 1983 Yale Police arrest four men on charges of burglary, larceny and criminal mischief for breaking into suites in the first floor of Jonathan Edwards College, ransacking them and randomly discharging fire extinguishers in the JE hallways.