The Golden Ticket. Today at 11 a.m., the News will begin accepting bids for a first balcony ticket to Friday’s YSO Halloween show. For details, visit the online Cross Campus page. All proceeds from the auction will be donated to Water Collective, the nonprofit organization that develops clean water projects in Africa.
Asking for help. On Wednesday morning, the YCC emailed the entire student body to solicit applications for four committees, spanning issues of alcohol and traffic safety, career services and Provost office initiatives.
Theater Throwback Thursday. The first performance of The Crucible will take place this evening at the Off Broadway Theater at 7 p.m. Characters like Abigail Williams, John Hale and the Proctors will evoke the days of the Salem witch trials for some and of high school English classes for most.
Night at the museum. Tonight, the Peabody Museum will attempt to one-up Wednesday’s costume party at Toad’s with its Haunted Hall Crawl & Costume Ball. The institution’s halls will open up after-hours for attendees to “dance with the dinosaurs.”
Money meets medicine. Today, World Bank Health Economist Aaka Pande ’02 will give a guest lecture on public health in the Arab world in an event hosted by the ASA and MedX Yale. Having graduated with degrees in International Studies and MCDB, Pande was destined for a career in the field that she eventually entered.
Leading Ladies. An email from Yale Leading Ladies invited the University community to nominate female students for recognition on the group’s Facebook page and potentially at its Women’s Leadership Initiative Leading Ladies Gala. Current nominees include prominent figures from Yale athletic, political and musical organizations, among others.
Oct Club. A post from the Feb Club Emeritus’ Twitter page on Wednesday night noted that one doesn’t need a local Yale Club to schedule a Feb Club event. Apparently, one doesn’t even need it to be February these days, either.
Let’s get weird. Fuel Coffee Shop is hosting “Strange Night” this evening at its Chapel Street location, complete with an art exhibit and a donut truck, courtesy of Orangeside Donuts.
THIS DAY IN YALE HISTORY 1968 Daniel P. Moynihan, then the director of the Harvard-MIT Joint Center for Urban Studies comes to campus for a debate with the YPU. 8 years later, Moynihan was elected to the first of his four terms as U.S. Senator for New York.

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