Do it. Today’s your chance to make good on your civil liberty to vote. You’ve heard the pitches — the Dems have slid flyers under your door, the Republicans have blasted you emails — time to make some noise of your own by filling out a ballot.
All the more reason. The Caseus Cheese Truck, in collaboration with Liberty Bank, will be offering voters free grilled cheese sandwiches and tomato soup between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. to the first 200 people they see at the polls. For reference, Commons will be serving French onion soup right around the same time. Make the right choice.
“It’s like the Game.” A Monday article by the Wall Street Journal investigated the financial rivalry between Yale and Harvard, academia’s two investing superpowers. The piece declared Yale the clear winner for 2014, its 19th win in the series since 1985 by the Journal’s numbers. And numbers don’t lie, Harvard.
Meet Meb. Yesterday, marathon runner Meb Keflezighi stopped by Yale to speak about racing and life, a day after he finished in fourth place at Sunday’s New York City Marathon. Earlier this year, Keflezighi also won the Boston Marathon.
Moment of truth. Payne Whitney Gymnasium staff sent out an email to the University community on Monday night to alert students to the facility’s “Fall Into Fitness” program this weekend, which will offer free fitness assessments to those interested in finding out whether or not they’ve been eating too many Wenzels.
The other Theta. Phi Alpha Theta, the National History Honor Society, will host professor John Merriman this evening to discuss the college cultures in France and America.
Let’s see what you’ve got. The Advisory Committee on Investor Responsibility will have an open meeting today to gather student input on ethical ways of investing the endowment. On the agenda: an opportunity for anyone in the audience to pitch their ideas to the committee.
Science wins! University of Wisconsin chemistry professor Bassam Shakhashiri will continue his “Science is Fun” circuit this evening in the Sterling Chemistry Lab to showcase colorful and exciting chemical displays.
THIS DAY IN YALE HISTORY 2010 The Davenport courtyard receives 52 new holly bushes to help ameliorate a series of landscaping problems rooted in issues that cropped up after the college’s 2005 renovation.
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